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Students get an application process to their lessons

Effingham County native Jason Lovett remembers when, not too long ago, students didn't have many opportunities to tour local industries.

October 29, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Demonstration shows the dangers of rollovers

Luther Hires delivered a clear message to South Effingham High School students Monday morning.

October 22, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Savannah Tech to host legal career information fair

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's Paralegal Studies department will host a Legal Career Information Fair that is open to the public Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Savannah Campus (5717 White Bluff Rd., Savannah) in the Academic Commons Building, Room B126.

October 22, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Unearthing more history at Camp Lawton

Georgia Southern University, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife archaeologists with assistance from Kennesaw State University, the University of Georgia, and the Lamar Institute have found the remains of the Camp Lawton stockade wall, establishing the actual layout and site of one of the Civil War's largest prisoner of war camps.

October 22, 2012 | Staff report | Education


UGa awards CAES scholarship to Sapp

ATHENS - Ashley Elizabeth Sapp has been selected to receive the Alumni Association Scholarship awarded by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the 2012-13 academic year. Each year the college awards scholarships to students totaling more than $100,000.

October 22, 2012 | Staff report | Education


A winning visual for the ECHS Chorus

DeleteKiyana Jackson submitted the winning logo design for the Effingham County High Sschool Chorus.

October 18, 2012 | Staff report | Education


GSU’s economic impact tops $846M

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's economic impact during fiscal year 2012 topped $846 million, setting a new record for one of the state's growing research universities.

October 18, 2012 | Staff report | Education


School system puts calendar options up for vote

Parents of Effingham County students can have their say on next year's school calendar.

October 15, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA students earn ServSafe certification

Twenty-nine students in the Effingham College and Career Academy culinary arts program recently completed the requirements and passed the test for ServSafe certification.

October 15, 2012 | Staff report | Education


ECHS students sew a need

In conjunction with STOP the Violence, a national FCCLA program, students in Bonnie Pritcher's health, safety and nutrition class at Effingham County High School have been involved in the Child Abuse Patchwork Project.

October 11, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Little Tots celebrates Pre-K Week

Little Tots Learning Center enjoyed a week of activities to celebrate Georgia Pre-K Week (Oct. 1-5), culminating with state Sen. Buddy Carter's visit to the Pre-K class. He read "Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf" to the children and discussed current events with them.

October 11, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Parker’s pumps up schools

Parker Companies pumped $3,000 of the proceeds from its "Fueling the Community" Wednesdays into the Effingham County School System.

October 08, 2012 | Staff report | Education


SEMS crowns queen

Cathleen Rose Chance was named South Effingham Middle School homecoming queen Sept. 26.

October 08, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Weese named county’s top teacher

The Effingham County Board of Education and Effingham Herald saluted the county's top teachers Wednesday at the 2012-13 Teacher of the Year Banquet.

October 08, 2012 | Paul Floeckher | Education


Scores rising as more students turn to the ACT

More of Effingham County's high school seniors took the ACT this year than last year, the county's SAT scores improved slightly on two of the test's three sections, and a higher number of students took Advanced Placement tests, according to a report presented Wednesday to the Effingham County Board of Education.

October 08, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Blandford students corner awards at Stock Market Game

Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn Georgia Tech degrees

ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Initiative expected to make college more affordable

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.

June 05, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham high school students surpass state marks

Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly to get early start

Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


EWIB scholarship recipients have big plans for future

David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Rotary Club honors scholarship winners

Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Allen named GSBA district director

F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students make dean's lists

Four local students named to Mercer dean's list

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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