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Schools pitch in for Haiti relief efforts

Effingham County schools have raised $25,801 for Haiti relief efforts.

February 01, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


New school ways

Who needs bells and whistles when you've got Promethean boards, acoustic guitars and a shiny new gym/auditorium?

February 01, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


UDC sponsoring Georgia Day essay contest

The United Daughters of the Confederacy is the oldest patriotic organization in the county and the Springfield chapter will soon celebrate its chapter being 50 years old, having been organized in 1960. They held a quilt raffle and the proceeds will help fund the many projects of the local chapter.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School system to start taking pre-kindergarten applications

Pre-kindergarten applications for the 2010-11 school year will be available on Feb. 1. You may pick up an application from any of the schools, the Effingham County Board of Education Office (and on the Board's Web site: effinghamschools.com), the Effingham County Health Department or from the Department of Family and Children Services in Springfield.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


A visit to Power Town Village

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


CLC honored by General Assembly

The 12 members of the Effingham YMCA's Christian Leadership Academy took part in Effingham Day at the Capitol and a had a resolution in their honor read on the floor of the state House of Representatives.

January 28, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


SEHS students dig deep to help disaster victims

Students at South Effingham High School raised $4,021 for Haiti relief efforts last week, more than any other school in the county.

January 28, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


School board cuts five days from calendar

The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously agreed at its meeting Thursday night to cut five days from the 2009-10 calendar, with the school year now ending on May 14 instead of May 21

January 21, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Shores makes merit list

ALBANY- Dana L Shores of Rincon made the Merit List at Darton College in Albany for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for the Merit List, a student must be part time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Shabi named to dean’s list at Reinhardt College

Elisabeth Shabi of Rincon was among the 349 students named to the Reinhardt College Dean's List for fall semester 2009.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Schools to pitch in for Haiti relief

News reports from Haiti indicate that the need for shelter is one of the most critical items in the current rescue and relief efforts following the devastating earthquake that is estimated to have claimed over 50,000 lives.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Pan earns dean’s list honors at Georgia Tech

Xiao Pan of Guyton was named to the fall 2009 dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Brasher makes BPC dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON–Adrian Cassandra Brasher from Guyton qualified for the Dean's List at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon, for the fall 2009 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


GSU to host seminar on teaching better writing

Georgia Southern University's "Student Success in First-Year Composition Conference" next month will bring high school English teachers and writing professors together to discuss how they help students become competent academic writers.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Keel wants GSU to go to next level

For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.

January 15, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


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ECHS FFA team takes third place in livestock judging

The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


FFA members attend annual national convention

Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong named to STEM Jobs Approved College list

Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board set to adopt calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA robotics class gets in gear

Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


State school board proposes changes to Common Core standards

People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:

November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:

November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:

November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


In the business of teaching

One tenet of the Effingham College and Career Academy is that preparing students for careers is not a one-size-fits-all process.

November 26, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


The art of giving

Students from Grace Academy are learning at a young age to help others in their community.

November 26, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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