Seven students in SEHS banking and investing class toured Citizens Bank of Effingham in Springfield on Dec. 9.
The Effingham County Board of Education has saved 19 percent in energy costs over the last eight months, and the savings have come since the board implemented a new energy policy and began working with Energy Education.
The Effingham County Board of Education's central offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays on Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1-2 and will re-open on Jan. 5. Please read below for information on registering news students over the holidays.
The Effingham County High School Band had its winter concert Dec. 11.
The Interact Club of South Effingham High School held its Christmas party at El Real in Rincon on Dec. 6.
An Effingham County teen is among more than 122 youth graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at commencement ceremonies to be held in Macon on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
Local Effingham County elementary school-aged students have found a place to showcase their art work.
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse told concerned parents he wanted to meet with them to talk about school safety issues.
Janine Manior said the honor isn't just in being named teacher of the year, it's in being able to teach kids.
The Ebenezer Middle School cheerleading squad is the 2008 region runner-up for the Coastal Empire Middle School Region. The squad competed for the title on Nov. 5 at Southeast Bulloch High School. The Southeast Bulloch Middle School squad took first place.
Students from Effingham Christian School's fourth grade class recently visited with Lee Haywood, meteorologist at WSAV in Savannah.
Students in Mrs. Ashe's class at Guyton Elementary had a fun filled exciting day at the Effingham Fall Special Olympics, held at Effingham County High School. The kids had the opportunity to play basketball, bowl, jump in a moon bounce, dance and eat a great lunch. Everyone had a lot of fun and made some new friends.
It may have been a cold and windy day in "South Africa" but the students at South Effingham Elementary didn't seem to mind as they concluded their week-long Reading Safari with outdoor activities that included some very special guests.
Current issues is a new class at Effingham County High School. The class counts as an academic elective for those students who are pursuing a college prep diploma.
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.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.
Two of the county's top students were honored Thursday at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's STAR student and teacher luncheon at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.