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CLC honored by General Assembly

The 12 members of the Effingham YMCA's Christian Leadership Academy took part in Effingham Day at the Capitol and a had a resolution in their honor read on the floor of the state House of Representatives.

January 28, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

SEHS students dig deep to help disaster victims

Students at South Effingham High School raised $4,021 for Haiti relief efforts last week, more than any other school in the county.

January 28, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

School board cuts five days from calendar

The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously agreed at its meeting Thursday night to cut five days from the 2009-10 calendar, with the school year now ending on May 14 instead of May 21

January 21, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

Shores makes merit list

ALBANY- Dana L Shores of Rincon made the Merit List at Darton College in Albany for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for the Merit List, a student must be part time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Shabi named to dean’s list at Reinhardt College

Elisabeth Shabi of Rincon was among the 349 students named to the Reinhardt College Dean's List for fall semester 2009.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Schools to pitch in for Haiti relief

News reports from Haiti indicate that the need for shelter is one of the most critical items in the current rescue and relief efforts following the devastating earthquake that is estimated to have claimed over 50,000 lives.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Pan earns dean’s list honors at Georgia Tech

Xiao Pan of Guyton was named to the fall 2009 dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Brasher makes BPC dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON–Adrian Cassandra Brasher from Guyton qualified for the Dean's List at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon, for the fall 2009 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

GSU to host seminar on teaching better writing

Georgia Southern University's "Student Success in First-Year Composition Conference" next month will bring high school English teachers and writing professors together to discuss how they help students become competent academic writers.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Keel wants GSU to go to next level

For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.

January 15, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education

Students feeling the pinch

A year ago, a high school student's biggest concern may have been finding a prom date. But now many students' priorities are shifting toward their futures and finances as the recession becomes top-of-mind.

January 14, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

Wrapping up the semester

Members of the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America wrapped up the first semester on Dec. 15 with a Christmas social. The members enjoyed food, fun and networking with each other.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Local students earn honors at East Georgia

Five Effingham County residents have been named to the dean's honor and merit lists at East Georgia College for the fall 2009 semester.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

MLK Jr. Observance Committee names essay, poster winners

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Committee has announced the winners of the 2010 MLK Observance Day poster and essay contest for students in grades K-12.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

26 students to try for GHP

Twenty-six students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Digging into STEM

The ceremonial dirt for the planned addition to the Effingham College and Career Academy was turned Friday morning, and in less than a year, it ...

October 13, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

Getting caught in the spin

Former NBA player Joe Odhiambo, who holds more than a dozen Guinness World records, showed off his dribbling and basketball-spinning repertoire to children at Sand ...

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

ECHS cheerleaders take Raider Rumble

The Effingham County High School competition cheerleading team won the grand champions title at the Raider Rumble, held Sept. 19 at West Laurens High School ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

It's Pre-K Week

Guest readers visited Effingham County pre-kindergarten classes to read to the kids as part of Pre-K Week.

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEMS cheerleaders win Coastal Cheer Classic

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleading team won first place at their first competition this season. They competed at Effingham County High School on ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Smith named to president’s honor roll at UNG

DAHLONEGA- Matthew Ryan Smith of Clyo has been named to the president's honor roll at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 4 ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Effingham 4-H rewards teachers

As a partner with the Effingham County Board of Education, Effingham 4-H staff works closely with teachers in fourth and fifth grades to provide a ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

4-H leadership training

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H members learned the importance of responsible leadership, goal setting, communication and teamwork during the 2015 leadership officer training.

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

A regal night

Courtney Sellers was named the 2015 homecoming queen Friday at Effingham County High School. First runner-up was Erin Ondriezek and second runner-up was Angelina Harper.

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEHS cheerleaders win big at Lakeside

The South Effingham High School varsity cheerleaders won first in the 5A division and were named grand champion at the Panther Cheer Classic, held Saturday ...

September 29, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Gatch named to VSU dean’s list

VALDOSTA-Courtney Gatch of Rincon has been recognized among more than 240 students from Valdosta State University who made the summer 2015 dean's list.

September 29, 2015 | Staff report | Education

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