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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


Students feeling the pinch

A year ago, a high school student's biggest concern may have been finding a prom date. But now many students' priorities are shifting toward their futures and finances as the recession becomes top-of-mind.

January 14, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wrapping up the semester

Members of the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America wrapped up the first semester on Dec. 15 with a Christmas social. The members enjoyed food, fun and networking with each other.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Local students earn honors at East Georgia

Five Effingham County residents have been named to the dean's honor and merit lists at East Georgia College for the fall 2009 semester.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK Jr. Observance Committee names essay, poster winners

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Committee has announced the winners of the 2010 MLK Observance Day poster and essay contest for students in grades K-12.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


26 students to try for GHP

Twenty-six students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Credit recovery students get chance for computer

At South Effingham High School, students in the credit recovery classes had an opportunity to receive a lap top computer for Christmas.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Two ECHS seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Showcase

STATESBORO-Glenn Jackson and Taylor Roberson from Effingham County High School were two of the high school seniors invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Annual Southern Scholars Showcase in December at its main campus in Statesboro.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School board gets TAN, just in case

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a recommendation to accept a TAN loan for $5 million from Bank of America at a meeting Wednesday afternoon as a buffer against slow tax revenues and potential state budget cuts.

January 07, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


System honored for hitting targets

The Effingham County School System has been recognized by the state Department of Education for its excellence in the education of students with disabilities.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School board approves policy for facility use

The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a revised policy for the use of school facilities.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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No summer break ahead for Effingham’s GHP crew

Five Effingham County high school students will check into Valdosta State University this Sunday, along with a few hundred others of the state's most ...

June 16, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School system continues work on tentative FY16 budget

Effingham County Board of Education members and administrators are continuing to pore over a projected $91.3 million budget that could include raises - and may ...

June 09, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Effingham teachers chosen for G-P scholarships

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were selected recently to spend part of their summer engaging in hands-on field work and dynamic techniques to integrate ...

June 09, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Evans named to dean’s list at Reinhardt

WALESKA-Madison Evans, a sophomore from Rincon, was among the 378 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for spring semester 2015.

June 09, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Another distinguished unit award for the ECHS JROTC

The headquarters of the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC announced recently that Effingham County High School Unit GA-938, has been awarded the Air Force ...

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn honors at ABAC

TIFTON-Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its ...

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Paulk named to dean’s list at Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON- Herschel Aubry Paulk of Guyton qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the spring 2015 semester, announced ...

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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