The students and faculty at Rincon Elementary brought in many different types of donations for the animal shelter including food, toys and blankets.
The Effingham County 4-H held its annual banquet.
Pre-kindergarten applications for the 2009-10 school year are now available.
Cheryl Zettler has been the school counselor at Ebenezer Elementary for eight years.
Students from Effingham County Middle School will host a special Book Fair from Scholastic on Feb. 6, 9, 10 from to 8 a.m.-3:10 p.m., and on Feb. 11 and 12 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. to help raise funds for books and instructional resources for the media center.
Amanda Starling, the daughter of Skip and Dr. Nathalie Starling of Newington, and Michaela Lariscy, the daughter of Jeff and Kelli Lariscy of Guyton, were recently recognized as the first and second place winners of this year's Voice of Democracy (VOD) speech contest.
Twenty-one students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the 2009 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University honors student Rose Marie Sheahan has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Sheahan, an international studies major and University Honors Program student, will use the award for study at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan.
Ebenezer Middle School
The South Effingham High NJROTC cadets finished in the top five at Nease (Fla.) High School. The cadets finished fifth overall out of 16 teams.
Local students were awarded for posters and essays at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Youth Program.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday to revise the attendance boundary lines for Blandford, Ebenezer and Rincon elementary schools.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.