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Safe teen driving could mean big reward

A nationwide initiative to promote safe teen driving resonates particularly strongly in Effingham County.

October 21, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Parents getting their say on school year calendar

Parents of Effingham County students can offer their opinion on which calendar the school system should adopt for the 2014-15 academic year.

October 21, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham County celebrates National 4-H Week

Effingham County 4-H'ers joined others across the U.S. in celebrating National 4-H Week.

October 21, 2013 | Staff report | Education


School system honors top work-based students

Two graduates from the class of 2013 have been honored as Effingham County's 2012-13 work-based learning students of the year.

October 17, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Powell named STC’s dean of industrial technology

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has selected Joseph Powell as its dean of industrial technology. Prior to this position Powell was STC's department head for drafting technology.

October 17, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Studio CEO offers direction for JROTC cadets

Having faith and faith in yourself are essential to success, the chief executive officer of Medient Studios told members of the Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC on Thursday night.

October 14, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Educators take part in water issues workshop, key issues institute

For three Effingham County school teachers, summer school was never more fun. Jana Bolton and Kendra Brophy of Effingham County Middle School and Amber Teare of South Effingham High School were selected and sponsored by Georgia-Pacific to attend summer workshop programs designed to help them bring environmental issues into the classroom in a dynamic way.

October 14, 2013 | Staff report | Education


AASU partners with Martin Luther University

Officials from Armstrong Atlantic State University have signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives from Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany, underscoring the growing relationship between the two universities.

October 14, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Eagles mascot slips the surly bonds

Georgia Southern University has embarked on a bold journey where no Eagle has ever gone before. GUS, the university's mascot, has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.

October 10, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Change is in the air for SES coin drive

Springfield Elementary students are turning their loose change into new books for the school.

October 10, 2013 | Staff report | Education


No matter the test, college exam scores are on the rise

Fewer high school students in Effingham County took the SAT in 2013 than in 2012, but school officials don't view that as a negative.

October 07, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Dave reigns as ECHS queen

Senior Rajvi Dave was crowned Effingham County High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game at Rebel Field.

October 07, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Effingham County 4-H starts off the year

Another big year for 4-H is under way in Effingham County.

October 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Sunrise Rotary supports ECHS Interact

The Effingham County High School Interact Club is a part of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham County. It is an active service organization comprised of nearly 100 members.

October 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Reading isn’t a reach for students during Pre-K Week

They needed a stepladder to reach the check-out counter, but a group of young children received their first library cards Monday.

October 03, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Top SEHS grads find hard work equals top grades

Being designated the top graduates of the South Effingham High School class of 2015 was a welcome status for Jake Elliott and Cody Morgan.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Two local students earn Berry honors

The following students have been named to Berry College's spring 2015 dean's list, according to Provost Kathy Richardson. The dean's list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Wright earns degree from Francis Marion

Kyla Nicole Wright of Rincon received a bachelor of science in biology from Francis Marion University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Miles graduates from Presbyterian

Rachel Elizabeth Miles of Rincon graduated from Presbyterian College during the school's 135th commencement exercises May 9.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to hold open house for all ASU alumni

The Armstrong Alumni Center will host an open house party for all former Armstrong students on June 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. in Burnett Hall. The Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. in Jenkins Theater on the same evening.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


System recognizes special education teacher of the year

Kelly Tankersley of Sand Hill Elementary School was named the Effingham County special education teacher of the year.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Parker's fuels Effingham schools

The Parker Companies donated $5,000 to Effingham County schools, with the proceeds coming from their Fueling the Community program.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Burks recognized as first honor graduate at UGA

Mallory Burks from Springfield was one of 15 first honor graduates recognized during the University of Georgia's spring commencement ceremonies, held May 8.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Blankenship initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham’s Sapp takes first place at state FFA convention

MACON- Caroline Sapp of South Effingham placed first in the goat production proficiency competition at the 87th Georgia FFA state convention, held at the Macon Centreplex.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board chooses IE2 governance model

The Effingham County Board of Education has chosen the IE2 model for its system of governance, following a unanimous vote at its May 6 meeting.

May 19, 2015 | Patrick Donahue | Education


School lunch prices going up by 15 cents

School lunch prices are going up next year and could be increasing over the next several years.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


ECMS holds math and science night

From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A fond farewell to school system’s retirees

Nearly 500 years of experience in education were celebrated during the Effingham County School System's annual retirement ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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