Here are some of the letters from the students in Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School. The Herald is running the letters, from sixth, seventh and eighth graders, in installments.
Alexandria "Ali" Clark, a second grade student at South Effingham Elementary, won first place in the kindergarten-second division of the 2008 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Laura Sellers first grade class at Guyton Elementary participated in Scholastic's Classrooms Care program and read 100 books in a month. As a result Scholastic will donate books to a school in Jackson County, Ky., that has very limited funding for new books.
Red Ribbon Week is a week long drug awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to bring parents, schools, businesses, and others together to help create drug free communities.
Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School wrote letters to the editor for the class. More letters will be in upcoming issues of the Herald.
Fourteen students from the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America Chapter attended the annual Fall Motivational Rally at the Macon Coliseum and Georgia State Fair in Macon on Sept. 25.
The South Effingham Middle School chorus, led by Angela Jernigan, and the South Effingham High School chorus, led by Ray Ellis, performed at SEHS.
Kindergarten students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated Columbus Day with boat races, hats and a parade.
To see a picture of the team, the Redbuds and the quilt, click here.
The class of 1956 of Effingham Academy held a reunion on Sept. 27 at Carey Hilliard's Restaurant. Eighteen classmates and 10 spouses attended.
In this election year, one political event stands popular with all parties, all challengers, and all incumbents: the "takeover" of the Georgia government by hundreds of the state's brightest teenagers. The agency sponsoring this and other Youth-in-Government programs, the State YMCA of Georgia, announces registration is open for the 2008 Youth Assembly, to be held Nov. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary learned about fire safety from member of the Effingham County Fire Department last week.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance, children and adults enjoyed the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is home to some of the nation's best online education programs, according to the 2014 Best Online Programs list from U.S. News & World Report.
Montrez Johnson is Sand Hill Elementary School's top speller for the 2013-14 school year.
HARROGATE, Tenn. - Lincoln Memorial University conferred the degrees of 652 graduates on Dec. 14 at its annual winter commencement exercises.
Cold and rainy weather did not deter cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC from participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. This was the fifth consecutive year cadets helped honor deceased veterans by being a part of the 45-minute ceremony, held indoors due do the weather, and then helping place wreaths on more than 500 veterans' graves.
Two students from Effingham County were among 565 students recognized for scholastic achievement for the 2013 fall semester at Georgia Southwestern State University.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kristian Page from Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College on Dec. 14.