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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


Marlow’s Wilkins named system’s teacher of the year

Top teachers were honored Wednesday at the 14th annual Effingham County Board of Education Teacher of the Year Banquet, sponsored by the Effingham Herald.

October 03, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Parents earn their diplomas

At 78 years old, Geneva Patterson isn't the typical rapper.

September 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


South Effingham crowns its queen

Caroline Brennan was crowned South Effingham High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game against Glenn Hills at The Corral.

September 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


State funds could pay for renovations at SEES

South Effingham Elementary School will soon get a facelift - as long as the Effingham County School System receives funding it's entitled to from the state.

September 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School board honors Master Teachers, retirees

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized new Master Teachers and 2013 school system retirees at its Sept. 19 meeting.

September 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Savannah Tech’s ‘mini-mester’ to begin next week

SAVANNAH - Students may register for 'Mini-Mester' classes at Savannah Technical College beginning Oct. 1. These classes will start Oct. 17 and last through the end of fall semester, Dec. 11.

September 26, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Civil War comes to Springfield Elementary

Fifth-graders at Springfield Elementary saw what life was like in the 1860s, thanks to a recent visit to the school by a group of Civil War re-enactors.

September 23, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


GSU announces president’s list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 130 students, including eight from Effingham County, for excellence in academics on the 2013 Summer Semester President's List.

September 23, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Parent University to mark its first graduating class

The second year of Parent University in Effingham County will begin with recognition of some of the people who made the first year a success.

September 23, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


A class in classical music

Not all elementary school students are able to see symphony performances.

September 19, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEES plugs into technology

South Effingham Elementary School hosted its first "Plugged in to Technology" celebration last Tuesday, to show parents the technology tools the school is using in educating students.

September 16, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Bullard earns full military scholarship to North Georgia

Effingham County High School graduate Christa Bullard of Rincon is attending the University of North Georgia this fall on a full Georgia Military Scholarship.

September 16, 2013 | Staff report | Education


SEHS holds musician tribute week

The South Effingham High School media center held its second annual "musician tribute week" during the first week of September.

September 12, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECCA ready to show off for the state

Already having increased its enrollment to more than 600 students, the Effingham College and Career Academy has now gotten the attention of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.

September 09, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


MLK Jr. Day poster, essay contest winners announced

Winners in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day poster and essay contest will be honored during the youth program, set for Monday at noon ...

January 12, 2016 | Staff report | Education


BoE to get new RES floor plans soon

Floor plan designs for a new Rincon Elementary School could be in the Effingham County School System's hands soon.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Mock trial provides a real learning experience

The judge issued his sentence of the defendant, much to the delight of the gallery - full of Effingham County Middle School sixth-graders.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Lein's artwork draws statewide attention

Springfield Elementary School fifth-grader Wyatt Lein, was recently recognized by the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety and for his winning poster submission to the ...

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at East Georgia

The following students have been named to East Georgia State College's fall semester 2015 dean's honor and dean's merit lists.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Youmans makes dean’s list at Dean College

FRANKLIN, MASS.-Eliza Youmans from Guyton has been named to the dean's list at Dean College for the fall 2015 semester.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Diplomas available for those who didn’t pass GHSGT

On March 30, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed the Emancipation Diploma Bill (HB 91) into law.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Striving Reader grant to help bolster literacy

Four Effingham County schools will be putting plans into action for a $1.4 million grant.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Gnann makes president's list at Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE-Hunter Gnann of Springfield has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the president's list for 2015 fall semester at Georgia College in ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Ryan wheels in a new Harley for ECCA

Michael Ryan's proficiency in repairing a Harley-Davidson motorcycle earned the Effingham College and Career Academy a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Students set high marks on new Milestones

Effingham County students' scores on the new Milestones tests were welcomed gladly by school system officials.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


ECCA holds winter coat drive

Effingham College and Career Academy students and the FCCLA held a winter coat drive this month, bringing in 1,281 items such as coats, scarves ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students named to GCSU fall dean’s list

The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Nix receives Georgia Power grant

Owen Nix, a chemistry teacher at Effingham County High School, received the Geprgia Power first-year teacher's grant.

December 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Wilkins earns Teacher Leader Scholarship

Jenny Wilkins, a reading recovery teacher at Marlow Elementary School, received a Teacher Leader Scholarship Award.

December 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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