Members of the ECMS and ECHS FFA participated in the Georgia Carolina State Fair.
Marlow Elementary School held its Veterans' Day assembly with the raising of new flags on Wednesday.
The South Effingham FFA Land Judging Team recently placed third in the Area IV FFA land judging career development event. The event was held in Kite on Oct. 16.
SAVANNAH – J. Tom Coleman, a Savannah native, served as a senator for the state of Georgia for more than 14 years and will be honored guest Savannah Technical College's annual Opportunity Gala.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Allison Dyches at the meeting Thursday.
It may be the best-kept secret in town. You work about three hours each day, you're eligible for health and dental insurance and the state's retirement plan and you're off during the months of June and July plus various holidays. The pay isn't too shabby either - up to $1,200 per month. If you're interested, the Effingham County Board of Education invites you to "climb on board" and become a school bus driver.
ECHS Homecoming Court
There has been much media attention recently about MRSA, a specific antibiotic resistant staph infection occurring throughout our nation. The Effingham County school system is concerned about updating and clarifying the information to help increase understanding and how to prevent the infection.
SAVANNAH - Laurie A. Herrington has been appointed director of instruction for the Effingham Campus of Savannah Technical College, effective Oct. 15. She will be responsible for all aspects of campus development and operation.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.
The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.
Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.
Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.
Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.