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Students place in post card contest

Two students at Effingham County High School recently won third place in the Jimmy Carter post card contest co-sponsored by the Peanut Institute, the National Peanut Board and the Jimmy Carter NHS Education Program.

September 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


CLC celebrates Grandparents’ Day

Central Learning Center recently hosted Grandparents' Day. Approximately 160 grandparents were hosted on campus. The grandparents met and enjoyed refreshments before going to their grandchild(ren)'s classes to enjoy activities with them.

September 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cub Scout Pack 295 is growing

Rick Seagroves, Cubmaster of Pack 295 presided over a full house at a meeting of Cub Scouts. More than 100 people were packed inside the clubhouse at Camp K.T. Wallace outside of Guyton as parents and scouts prepared for another year of scouting. There were 33 new cubs signed up at the last meeting. "With the number of boys signing up, we're going to be needing some new leaders to step up and help," Seagroves said. At the last meeting, several scouts received patches and other awards they earned over the summer and after getting assigned to dens ...

September 28, 2009 | Rick Lott | Education


School board honors master rider and master teachers

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized a South Effingham High School student and master teachers at its meeting last Thursday.

September 25, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


EMS homecoming court

Ebenezer Middle School held its homecoming on Wednesday afternoon where this year's queen, Alexx Hulsey was crowned.

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC, USCB team for hospitality management programs transition

SAVANNAH - Officials from Savannah Technical College (STC) and the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) have inked an agreement allowing students who complete the diploma program in hotel, restaurant and tourism management at STC to transition directly into the bachelor's degree program in hospitality management at USCB.

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC Liberty to offer CDL training

SAVANNAH - Top officials from Liberty County and Savannah Technical College announced the arrival of commercial truck driving instruction for Liberty County. STC will provide the CDL program in a soon-to-be-constructed classroom at the old airport site on space made available to the college by the Liberty County Commission.

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Teacher accused of abuse waits to learn fate

An Effingham County teacher accused of abusing her special education students will have to wait several weeks to learn if she can continue to teach.

September 24, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Rincon artist named state finalist in ‘River of Words’ art competition

Jayde Haas from Ebenezer Middle School is a state winner in the River of Words competition for her piece "Rain."

September 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Girl Scouts honor local soldiers

Girl Scout Troop 30358 of Rincon made yellow ribbons in honor of the Alpha Battery soldiers. New Life Florist in Rincon donated all of the materials and taught the girls how to make the ribbons.

September 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Schaffer selected to receive alumni scholarship

ATHENS - Jennifer Christine Schaffer has been selected to receive the East Georgia CAES Alumni Chapter Scholarship awarded by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the 2009-10 academic year. Each year the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences awards scholarships to students totaling more than $100,000.

September 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Edwards wins area FFA event

Effingham County High School Future Farmers of America member Jesse Edwards recently placed first in the Area IV FFA Agricultural Tractor and Machinery Safety, Operations and Maintenance Career Development Event. The event was held at Metter High School on Sept. 8.

September 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-k learn about snakes

Effingham County High School pre-kindergarten students learned about snakes from Gary and Jessica Hodges. The Hodges brought their pet snakes to their son David's pre-k classroom to teach the students about snakes.

September 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Remembering 9/11

ECHS Chorale Director Wes Perkins led the RebelAires Chorale as they sang the national anthem to begin the school day on Friday in remembrance of the national tragedy of 9/11. Perkins chose the upper classmen for this tribute out of his 30-member group. The entire student body was led in the pledge to the flag, followed by a moment of silent reflection.

September 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Volunteers promote literacy

September 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Students interact at the Capitol

The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27.

February 18, 2015 | Staff report | Education


High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:

February 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:

February 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


School system gets thumbs-up

The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years.

February 17, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Woodmen of the World offering two $500 scholarships

The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students.

February 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FBLA raises money for March of Dimes

Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes.

February 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn Ga. Tech honors

ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

February 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at University of Georgia

ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester.

February 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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