Springfield Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day by honoring local vets with the school's annual reception and program on Nov. 10.
Troop 165 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for John Casey Howard at the Rincon Lions Club on Oct. 27.
While Sand Hill Elementary's instructional supervisor Brigid Nesmith became a teacher so she could teach students about the solar system, her sister Cathy Bahm became an aerospace engineer so she could build the rockets and space shuttles that help humans explore the solar system.
The pre-k classes at Central Learning Center enjoyed various activities during National Children's Book Week, Nov. 16-20. Each class adopted a favorite book, decorated doors to depict the theme of the books, and enjoyed other fun activities that explored each book's story.
Students at Ebenezer Middle School took all of the honors in the MLK Jr. Day Theme contest, according to EMS Principal Ramona Lovett.
Effingham School Assistant Superintendent Gregg Arnsdorff read to fourth grade children at the Springfield Elementary School last Friday to celebrate National Children's Book Week.
The Effingham County School System is reprioritizing projects that will be funded through what are known as ESPLOST funds.
Students and staff of Sand Hill Elementary recognized the service of military veterans at a Nov. 10 program. The program included music from the chorus, a color guard from the 165th Airlift Wing, a guest speaker, and recognition of those veterans who were able to attend. The guest speaker for the program was Col. Jesse Simmons. Simmons is the commander of the 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard.
South Effingham Middle School recently selected its citizens of the month for October. Students were chosen by their grade level teachers to represent their team.
For Rincon Elementary School teacher Aimee Lee, the "a-ha moment" - when her students click to understand what she is teaching - is the moment she looks forward to as a teacher.
Winners of the Mr. and Miss Rebel pageants, sponsored by the Effingham County High School FBLA, were:
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list
The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.
Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.
Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.
The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.