The Effingham County Board of Education is proud to announce that all five of its Title I schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as Title I Distinguished Schools.
CLINTON, MISS. - Mississippi College has named Lauren M. Rogers to the 2008 fall semester dean's list of academic scholars, according to Dr. Ron Howard, vice president for academic affairs.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Cadet Ray Darwin Webb of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the fall semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.
Effingham County Middle School students are preparing to compete in the District Science Fair at Armstrong University.
Jeremy Hill, a senior at Effingham County High School, won the State FFA-EMC Electrification Contest at Camp FFA in Covington on Jan. 10.
Poster contest winners: kindergarten-second grades
SAVANNAH – The Peace Officer Academy at Savannah Technical College will hold a Commissioning Ceremony Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in the Eckburg Auditorium at the College's White Bluff Campus.
Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named a Dean's Scholar at Piedmont College after completing the recent fall semester with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
The deadline for submissions to the Georgia Historical Society's Black History Month Essay and Public Speaking Contest is Jan. 22.
Effingham County third grade students remain slightly above the national average, and eighth grade students are at the national average, according to the scores from the fall Iowa Test of Basic Skills.
SAVANNAH - The Business and Services Division at Savannah Technical College welcomes new department head and instructor for cosmetology, Kimberly Cutter.
The Coastal Health District recognized several Effingham County schools for their immunization audit, and nursing coordinator Marsha Cornell was presented an award at the Board of Education meeting Wednesday.
Can one person make a difference? Absolutely!
During the months of November and December, various clubs from South Effingham High School participated in a boxed Christmas for children within Effingham County.
ARLINGTON, Va. - Lindsey Kussow is the student who, as her teacher says, "never gave up."
ATLANTA - Savannah Mikeal of Guyton was named to Oglethorpe University's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.
Marlow Elementary School gave a "super" tribute to a student the school lost last month.
Sophie Usher, an 11th-grader at Effingham County High School, and Chance Denney, an eighth-grader at Effingham County Middle, are the first recipients of the county's Green Clover Award.
The Effingham County Board of Education might remain a party of four until after the May 20 general primary.
Families of elementary school students who will be rezoned next school year have one more week to apply for their children to remain at their current school.
MACON - Students from South Effingham High School came together Feb. 21 and 22 to join the Governor's Office of Highway Safety at the 2014 Youth and Young Adult Leadership Conference at the Macon Centreplex.
Effingham County 4-H agent Abby Smith recently presented Christine Kirkland the Friend of 4-H Award.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia will be the first state in the South to join a growing national initiative that seeks to increase the supply of outstanding teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields and to change how they are prepared to teach.
The Georgia Southern University Master of Business Administration program will host a free Graduate Management Admission Test prep session on March 11, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah, featuring Akil Bello, vice president of educational development at Bell Curves.
South Effingham High School had a pep rally Friday to give the Lady Mustangs basketball team a big sendoff for their Class AAAA Final Four game against Redan Saturday in Carrollton.
The Effingham County Board of Education has taken the first step toward building a new Rincon Elementary School.
The South Effingham High School Student Council sponsored the "Kisses for Catie" 5K run/walk on Feb. 22 to raise money for childhood cancer research.
Locals graduate from Georgia Tech
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday to revise the attendance boundary lines for Blandford, Ebenezer and Rincon elementary schools.