Second and third graders from Springfield Elementary School performed at the first PTO meeting held on Sept. 8. The program included songs that celebrate learning, school community and the joy that comes with being back in school.
The Consortium for Adequate School Funding, a group representing school systems including Effingham County, has withdrawn its lawsuit against the state.
The Effingham County School System has purchased 40.68 acres of land on Fort Howard Road, and that land will be used for a future elementary school.
Joel Philip Pittsley of Springfield has been named to the summer 2008 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta.
Gail Gauthier of Rincon graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with a master's of health care administration at the school's August commencement exercises.
The South Effingham NJROTC drill team consisting of 43 cadets went to Fort Stewart to kick off their drill season.
The Effingham County School System continues to hold high rankings compared to other school districts across the state on CRCT scores for first through eighth graders.
Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars - $748 million - during the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
The Effingham County Board of Education has achieved compliance with the Georgia School Boards Association's "Standards for Local Boards of Education" and was recently recognized by the Association.
There were minor decreases in the systemwide SAT average and ACT average from 2007 to 2008, as test scores at Effingham County High School improved.
The Effingham County Middle School varsity/competition cheerleaders recently held a uniform drive to collect "gently used" uniforms. The uniforms were given to the school counselors to distribute as needed.
Cathy Cox, president of Young Harris College, is pleased to announce that Rebecca Lynn Kessler has been named to the Young Harris College dean's list for the spring semester.
The Effingham County Middle School Varsity/Competition Cheerleaders had a great time working at the Habitat for Humanity "Pigging Out For Habitat" on Aug. 23. The girls gave up their Saturday to help with the event.
SAVANNAH - The Peace Officer Academy at Savannah Technical College will host two information sessions this month: Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. Both sessions will be held in room 163 of the Administrative Building at the college's Savannah Campus located at 5717 White Bluff Rd.
Having faith and faith in yourself are essential to success, the chief executive officer of Medient Studios told members of the Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC on Thursday night.
For three Effingham County school teachers, summer school was never more fun. Jana Bolton and Kendra Brophy of Effingham County Middle School and Amber Teare of South Effingham High School were selected and sponsored by Georgia-Pacific to attend summer workshop programs designed to help them bring environmental issues into the classroom in a dynamic way.
Officials from Armstrong Atlantic State University have signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives from Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany, underscoring the growing relationship between the two universities.
Georgia Southern University has embarked on a bold journey where no Eagle has ever gone before. GUS, the university's mascot, has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.
Springfield Elementary students are turning their loose change into new books for the school.
Fewer high school students in Effingham County took the SAT in 2013 than in 2012, but school officials don't view that as a negative.
Senior Rajvi Dave was crowned Effingham County High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game at Rebel Field.
Another big year for 4-H is under way in Effingham County.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club is a part of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham County. It is an active service organization comprised of nearly 100 members.