At just 28 years old and in only his fifth year as a full-time teacher, Ebenezer Middle School's Mark Weese is making an indelible mark on Effingham County students.
Four Title I schools in Effingham County have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as "highest-performing" or "high-progress" Title I schools in Georgia.
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Blandford Elementary School students did their part Thursday to enter the Guinness Book of World Records - along with more than 400,000 other people.
Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Feb. 12, 2013, at 7 p.m.
State Rep. Jon Burns recently spoke about leadership to the Effingham County High School Future Business Leaders of America.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region title for the second consecutive year, capturing the Coastal Empire Region Championship at Effingham County Middle School on Nov. 1.
Ebenezer Middle School honored the nation's military service members with its annual Veterans Day Assembly. The program is entirely student-led.
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.
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.
For her 10th birthday this year, Emily Jarriel, a fourth-grader at Guyton Elementary School, decided to do something very different.
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.
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.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.
AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.
Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list