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All Effingham County Title I Schools recognized as distinguished

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.

January 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Rogers named to Miss. College dean’s List

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.

January 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Local cadet achieves academic excellence

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.

January 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


ECMS students prepare for district science fair

Effingham County Middle School students are preparing to compete in the District Science Fair at Armstrong University.

January 15, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


ECHS senior wins state competition

Jeremy Hill, a senior at Effingham County High School, won the State FFA-EMC Electrification Contest at Camp FFA in Covington on Jan. 10.

January 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham 2009 MLK Jr. contest winners

Poster contest winners: kindergarten-second grades

January 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Peace Officer Academy at Savannah Technical College to hold commissioning ceremony

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.

January 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Drevlow named Piedmont dean’s scholar

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.

January 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


2009 Black History Month essay, public speaking contest submission deadline Jan. 22

The deadline for submissions to the Georgia Historical Society's Black History Month Essay and Public Speaking Contest is Jan. 22.

January 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Third graders top national test score average

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.

January 12, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC hires new cosmetology head

SAVANNAH - The Business and Services Division at Savannah Technical College welcomes new department head and instructor for cosmetology, Kimberly Cutter.

January 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Schools on target with kids’ shots

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.

January 08, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Ebenezer Middle School teacher in need of bone marrow transplant

Can one person make a difference? Absolutely!

January 08, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham High School’s boxed Christmas a great success

During the months of November and December, various clubs from South Effingham High School participated in a boxed Christmas for children within Effingham County.

January 08, 2009 | Alyssa Weber Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Pre-K students learn to paint gourds from local artist

January 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Kussow to receive ‘Yes I Can’ Award

ARLINGTON, Va. - Lindsey Kussow is the student who, as her teacher says, "never gave up."

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Mikeal named to fall dean’s list at Oglethorpe University

ATLANTA - Savannah Mikeal of Guyton was named to Oglethorpe University's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kids of steel

Marlow Elementary School gave a "super" tribute to a student the school lost last month.

March 06, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Green Clover winners honored

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.

March 06, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board taking time with District 4 appointment

The Effingham County Board of Education might remain a party of four until after the May 20 general primary.

March 06, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Rezoned parents have a week left to ask for waivers

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.

March 06, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS contingent attends GOHS leadership conference

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.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kirkland receives Friend of 4-H Award

Effingham County 4-H agent Abby Smith recently presented Christine Kirkland the Friend of 4-H Award.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


State joining national teaching fellowship program

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.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


GSU to host free GMAT prep session

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.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS gives Lady Mustangs big sendoff

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.

February 28, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


System starts planning for new RES

The Effingham County Board of Education has taken the first step toward building a new Rincon Elementary School.

February 27, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Fighting cancer with 'Kisses for Catie'

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.

February 27, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students recognized

Locals graduate from Georgia Tech

February 27, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board adopts redistricting plan

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday to revise the attendance boundary lines for Blandford, Ebenezer and Rincon elementary schools.

February 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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