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Ebenezer Middle salutes veterans

Ebenezer Middle School honored the nation's military service members with its annual Veterans Day Assembly. The program is entirely student-led.

November 09, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Shelton places at area FFA event

Effingham County High School FFA member Dalton Shelton recently placed second in the Area IV FFA Agricultural Tractor and Machinery Operations and Maintenance Career Development Event, held at the Toombs County Agri-Center in Lyons.

November 08, 2012 | Staff report | Education


School board picks Aug. 5 to start 2013-14

Effingham County students will begin the 2013-14 school year on Aug. 5, have several breaks throughout the year, take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test prior to spring break and end the year on May 23.

November 08, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


The art of gift giving

For her 10th birthday this year, Emily Jarriel, a fourth-grader at Guyton Elementary School, decided to do something very different.

November 06, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Pre-K students dress the part for their first career fair

The South Effingham High School CTAE (Career, Technical and Agricultural Education) business department teamed up with the pre-kindergarten classroom to sponsor the first Pre-K Career Day on Oct. 26.

November 01, 2012 | Staff report | Education


AASU offers new program for special education teachers

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education announces a new academic program for special education teachers - the Special Education Transition Specialist Endorsement - that will be offered entirely online. It is the only program in Georgia that addresses a priority in public school systems: the transition of special education students from school to a post-school environment.

October 29, 2012 | Staff report | Education


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


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Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


King receives Georgia Power scholarship

Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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