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School system CRCT retests a success

Summer CRCT retest scores show improvement for Effingham County students who did not meet standards in the spring.

September 02, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


New School Council members to be elected in August

The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer together in a spirit of cooperation to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process.

August 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Already a busy week for board, schools

Vickie Decker was sworn in as a member of the Effingham County Board of Education Wednesday. Decker is filling the seat vacated by Vera Jones, former chairperson, who resigned last month after moving out of District 5.

August 29, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Buses ready for the school year

ATLANTA - As school systems across Georgia begin the new school year, the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the state's public school buses are ready for their daily tasks as well. The Department's Motor Carrier Compliance Division has completed its annual inspection of buses as required under Georgia law.

August 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bells will be ringing

August 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Students, parents go to school

August 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Savannah Tech to hold family college day

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College welcomes you to try college for free.

August 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Anumolu to lead STC’s nursing

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College announces Asha Anumolu, RN, MSN as the college's department head of nursing.

August 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School year ready to get cooking

August 22, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Sales tax holiday starting early Thursday morning

ATLANTA - Georgia shoppers will be able to purchase certain clothing items, schools supplies, computers and computer accessories without paying state and local sales tax during the state's seventh annual tax-free holiday, which begins at 12:01 a.m. July 31 and continues until midnight Aug. 3.

August 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


GHSGT math scores hurt AYP status

Though every school but one made the adequate yearly progress standards for the 2007-08 school year, Effingham County School System did not make the AYP objectives.

August 19, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Young Farmers get a taste of the county's agriculture

Eighteen people participated in the annual Effingham County Young Farmers tour on Saturday, kicking their morning off with a buffet-style breakfast at Claudette's Country Kitchen in Guyton.

August 19, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Education


Marlow Elementary welcomes students back with a splash

Students and parents enjoyed the annual back to school picnic at Marlow Elementary. The event was sponsored by the PTO. There were water games for the students, music and food for all to enjoy.

August 19, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


BOE appoints Decker

The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously approved appointing Vickie Decker to the school board to represent District 5 at a special called meeting Wednesday.

August 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Richards brings wealth of experience to lead Sand Hill school

Kristen Richards has a multitude of experiences she brought to the classroom as a teacher. Now she will use those and what she has learned as an assistant principal as she takes over as principal at Sand Hill Elementary.

August 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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Schools get high marks in CCRPI

Effingham County schools got a four-star rating from the state Department of Education on how well they spend money, and 11 schools got four stars ...

July 19, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local teachers take part in Georgia-Pacific programs

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were recently selected to spend part of their summer engaging in programs designed to help them bring academic subjects ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships

Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


It was a ‘paw-ty’ for Reading Recovery end-of-year celebration

This year, the Reading Recovery teachers from Effingham County wanted to celebrate the success of the program and the students who are a part of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hebert takes the helm at GSU

Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., assumed his position as Georgia Southern University's 13th president Friday.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Boyd makes CSU spring dean’s list

CHARLESTON, S.C.-Charleston Southern University has named Brittany Boyd of Bloomingdale to the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. Boyd is a ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Health Department to hold two back-to-school immunization clinics

The Effingham County Health Department will host back-to-school immunization clinics July 21 and Aug. 2, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., at the health ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized nearly 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester dean's list.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Effingham 4-H adds Cloverbud Clubhouse

Meet the newest addition to the Effingham County 4-H program, the Cloverbud Clubhouse. The Cloverbud Clubhouse meets at the Effingham County Extension office on a ...

June 29, 2016 | Staff report | Education


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