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Gifts around the world

Students from Effingham Christian School brought in gifts to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

January 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Horseshoe’s good fortune

The Horseshoe Thrift Store opened Monday at South Effingham High School, with proceeds going to the special ed department at SEHS. The funds will be used toward field trips and other programs for the students.

January 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Schools to take look at bolstering writing test scores

The number of students who passed the high school writing test dropped slightly in the fall, but the mean scores of students taking the test for the first time increased.

January 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS student finds the right mix for school and work

Graduating from high school is one of life's first big milestones for many young people. Another one is deciding what career to pursue and/or how to make a living.

December 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students collect ‘Dimes for Down Syndrome’

The Effingham County High School Calculus/Physics Club has concluded their annual "Dimes for Down Syndrome" campaign.

December 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Sand Hill Elementary celebrates Children’s Book Week

Students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated their love of books during their week long celebration of Children's Book Week.

December 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Author signs contract with national publication

Tuxedo Cat Productions, Inc., and founder, publisher, author and producer Mary Jane McKittrick recently signed a contract deal with Kidsville News, Inc., publishers of the fastest growing, nationally known family-fun newspaper, to write a monthly feature of her increasingly popular "Boomer and Halley" Little Lessons, Big Results series. In addition, McKittrick also will be the featured author for the January 2009 issue of the newspaper.

December 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-K students enjoy the holiday season

Miss Jennifer and Mrs. Emily's Pre-K class at the Central Learning Center enjoyed their Christmas celebrations.

December 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School board gives Shearouse a 3-year extension

The Effingham County Board of Education extended Superintendent Randy Shearouse's contract for three years on Wednesday.

December 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Happy Days’ children smile

Kids from Happy Days Pre-School hit the town for a handful of different field trips.

December 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS Interact officers installed at Rotary meeting

Jeff Kublin, Rotary assistant district governor, installs the new South Effingham High School Interact Officers during Rotary's meeting.

December 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Taking their art for the world to see

December 23, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


New classroom building coming to STC main campus

Savannah Technical College broke ground Tuesday for a major addition to its main campus.

December 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECMS student collect more than 1,000 food items

Effingham County Middle School students recently collected more than 1,000 food items and $316 in change during their "Can and Coin Food Drive" to benefit the local GLOW Ministry.

December 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Ebenezer student earns silver medal for original oil pastel

Joshua Frost, a seventh grade student at Ebenezer Middle School, has received a silver medal for the original oil pastel he entered in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2009.

December 23, 2008 | 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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