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BoE: Number of tests may change in near future

Are students being tested too much?

December 28, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Effingham students measuring up on state, national tests

Effingham County Schools' students are holding their own against students across the nation and the state, according to recent test results.

December 28, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


SEMS citizens of the month

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Calculus Club makes it count

The Effingham County High School Calculus Club celebrated Down Syndrome Awareness month during the month of October by raising funds for the local Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society. They raised money through a raffle and by collecting donations in their piggy banks during their annual "Dimes for Down Syndrome" campaign. This year, the club raised a record $1,321.35 through their efforts.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Gomez graduates from Gardner-Webb University

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - Gardner-Webb University announces that Jennifer Gomez of Rincon was among a total of nearly 300 students who recently graduated during its 2009 fall commencement exercises.Gomez received a BS in Physical Education.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Learning a few new steps

Britt Dance Company brought in Los Angeles-based dance choreographer Rustin Matthews earlier this year. Matthews is a professional dancer as well as one of the best choreographers in the industry.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-k family pajama party at ECHS

December 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Two locals finish Youth Challenge

Two Effingham County teens graduated from the National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy on Dec. 19 at commencement ceremonies in Macon.

December 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Brown makes dean’s list at ABAC

TIFTON - Billy W. Brown II of Guyton has been named to the dean's list at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for the fall term.

December 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Students line up for H1N1 shots

Approximately 600 Effingham County students received the H1N1 vaccine last week at one of the two clinics open to students in pre-k through 12th grade.

December 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


CLA students meet local legislators

The students of the Christian Leadership Academy from the Effingham YMCA met with local state legislators Rep. Jon Burns and Rep. Ann Purcell at a special meeting on at the Effingham County Administrative Complex in Springfield.

December 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Solomon named dean at Effingham Campus

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has promoted two members of its administrative staff to leadership roles and announces new leadership for the faculty senate.

December 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


EMS chorus stages show

The Ebenezer Middle School Chorus and Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda D. Allen, presented its winter concert to a large crowd. The combined grade levels spanned the entire width of the stage as they sang the final numbers of the evening along with the show choir.

December 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


High schools sticking with block scheduling

Effingham County high school students and teachers will drive ahead with the 4x4 block scheduling.

December 17, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


EES sings in the holiday season

The Ebenezer Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus treated family and friends to a concert at the school, complete with Christmas carols, and the evening ended on the steps of the old school, with a Christmas sing-along.

December 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Heller earns HES scholarship

Ben Heller was presented the Henry C. Wilkins Scholarship by the Historic Effingham Society. He is the son of Hank and Sabrina Heller. He graduated ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


‘Super’ summer reading program at the libraries

The Rincon and Springfield libraries kicked off their Summer Reading Programs for children and teens up to 18 years old in June, and it's ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board makes an alteration to dress code

When students return to Effingham County schools in less than a month, they will have a set of new rules by which to comply.

July 07, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Alexander receives G-P Foundation scholarship

Caroline Alexander, a 2015 graduate of Effingham County High School, has been selected as a recipient of a Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarship. She is ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Benson earns HeritageBank of the South scholarship

HeritageBank of the South announces Christopher Michael Benson as winner of the HBOS College Scholarship.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Parents reminded to get their school-age kids up-to-date on their immunizations

It won't be long before a new school year begins and Effingham County Health Department officials want to remind parents and caregivers to make ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students named to GSU president’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,194 students for excellence in academics on the 2015 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Waller earns dean’s list honor at Ga. State

ATLANTA-Charles Waller of Rincon was named to the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester at Georgia State University.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Clemson names Hall to president’s list

CLEMSON, S.C.- Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield has been named to the president's list at Clemson University for the spring 2015 semester.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Hillman makes Pratt Institute president’s list

BROOKLYN, NY-Christina Hillman, a Springfield resident and a student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among the 900 students who made the president's ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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