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.
On Oct. 23, 50 students from Chatham, Bryan and Effingham County schools who attended the Aviation Career Day in April at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum have been selected to receive an educational savings bond.
Let's face it, for many working parents with children in school, fixing a nutritious breakfast is the last thing we have time for in the morning. In fact, we're lucky to get a bowl of sugary cereal in their stomachs before the bus arrives and, if they're teenagers, we're relieved to see them grab a Pop-Tart on their way out the door.
October 28, 2008|
Special to the Effingham Herald
The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce that Amanda Starling, a sophomore at South Effingham High School, has been selected to serve on State Superintendent Kathy Cox's Student Advisory Committee.
The principal, Daniel A. Noel, of South Effingham High School announced that Rebecca E. Callaway and Jeffery J. Hancock have been named Commended Students in the 2009 National Merit Scholarship program.
The Effingham Academy class of 1953, the first class to graduate from 12 grades, celebrated with a dinner at the Clyo Homemakers' Clubhouse on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. Twenty-two people were in attendance. Ten of the original 20 classmates were present.