Students from Casey Fields and Wes Brown's Effingham Christian School visited the state Capitol on Feb. 27.
Five Effingham Christian students competed in the Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair in February.
Since February 2008, the Effingham County Board of Education has avoided spending $576,130 thanks to its newly implemented Energy Education Program and the cooperation of employees and students.
Students are preparing for the fashion show at South Effingham High School.
Springfield Elementary held its annual Invention Convention on Feb. 9 in the school's gym. There were more than 50 entrants.
The South Effingham High NJROTC rifle team took a 13-hour trip to Camp Perry, Ohio, on Lake Erie, to compete in the SecNav Navy National Rifle Championship.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Mick Danielson as the county special education teacher of the year at its meeting Wednesday.
Sand Hill Elementary School held a slime party for students who participated in the Jump Rope for Heart to benefit the American Heart Association. Some SHES students were able to pour slime on South Effingham High School football players as a reward for raising money for the event. Spencer Alford, Logan Gunn, Dominique Chance, Chris Mack and Justin Brabham were the players who participated.
On Feb. 24, Blandford Elementary held its math and science family night with more than 650 in attendance.
Michaela Lariscy, a student at South Effingham High School, won the annual Rotary Speech Contest held at New Ebenezer Retreat Center on Tuesday.
The Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held in Savannah from Feb. 24-26. Five students from Effingham County Middle School participated in the fair.
Ebenezer Middle School students selected for the honor of performing at the Georgia Music Educators Association Statewide Sixth Grade Honors Chorus are Anna Sophia Kessler, Evan Hartzog and Anna Marie Summers.
"Happy hearts and happy faces, Happy play in grassy places - That was how in ancient ages, Children grew to kings and sages."- From "Good and Bad Kids" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list
Effingham County High School honor graduate Abi Johnson visited several colleges, but ultimately one offered something none of the others could.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kate Long from Rincon earned a specialist in education degree majoring in special education from Georgia College during the spring commencement ceremonies.