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Schools to take look at bolstering writing test scores

The number of students who passed the high school writing test dropped slightly in the fall, but the mean scores of students taking the test for the first time increased.

January 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS student finds the right mix for school and work

Graduating from high school is one of life's first big milestones for many young people. Another one is deciding what career to pursue and/or how to make a living.

December 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students collect ‘Dimes for Down Syndrome’

The Effingham County High School Calculus/Physics Club has concluded their annual "Dimes for Down Syndrome" campaign.

December 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Sand Hill Elementary celebrates Children’s Book Week

Students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated their love of books during their week long celebration of Children's Book Week.

December 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Author signs contract with national publication

Tuxedo Cat Productions, Inc., and founder, publisher, author and producer Mary Jane McKittrick recently signed a contract deal with Kidsville News, Inc., publishers of the fastest growing, nationally known family-fun newspaper, to write a monthly feature of her increasingly popular "Boomer and Halley" Little Lessons, Big Results series. In addition, McKittrick also will be the featured author for the January 2009 issue of the newspaper.

December 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-K students enjoy the holiday season

Miss Jennifer and Mrs. Emily's Pre-K class at the Central Learning Center enjoyed their Christmas celebrations.

December 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School board gives Shearouse a 3-year extension

The Effingham County Board of Education extended Superintendent Randy Shearouse's contract for three years on Wednesday.

December 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Happy Days’ children smile

Kids from Happy Days Pre-School hit the town for a handful of different field trips.

December 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS Interact officers installed at Rotary meeting

Jeff Kublin, Rotary assistant district governor, installs the new South Effingham High School Interact Officers during Rotary's meeting.

December 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Taking their art for the world to see

December 23, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


New classroom building coming to STC main campus

Savannah Technical College broke ground Tuesday for a major addition to its main campus.

December 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECMS student collect more than 1,000 food items

Effingham County Middle School students recently collected more than 1,000 food items and $316 in change during their "Can and Coin Food Drive" to benefit the local GLOW Ministry.

December 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Ebenezer student earns silver medal for original oil pastel

Joshua Frost, a seventh grade student at Ebenezer Middle School, has received a silver medal for the original oil pastel he entered in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2009.

December 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


FBLA spreads cheer at hospital

On Oct. 26, nine members from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America went to the Backus Children's Hospital at Memorial Hospital in Savannah to pass out Halloween treats. Each member donated a bag of candy, and SEHS business students assembled the bags.

December 23, 2008 | Meredith Lamb Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Santa visits Pre-K students

December 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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4-H puts its heart into Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day brought new meaning to the residents of the Effingham Hospital Care Center. Effingham County 4-H'ers participated in constructing Valentine cards, baking cookies and playing bingo with the center's residents.

February 20, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Elementary brings Georgia history to life

Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham lauded for workforce development effort

The Effingham County School System was one of six school districts in the state recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor's Office of Workforce Development for having 100 percent of the system's high schools organized with a Go Build Georgia high school team.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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