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School board OK’s $80.8 million budget

The Effingham County Board of Education approved its $80.8 million budget Thursday and also increased meal prices by 15 cents.

July 17, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


FCCLA members attend state conference

April 18-21 was a very special week in the lives of five South Effingham High students. April Powell, Hillary Driggers, Jake Terrell, Hershel Anderson and Tamela Wallis attended the state leadership meeting for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) in Atlanta and came home winners.

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students working in harmony

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Coastal Georgia Community College spring graduation

Coastal Georgia Community College held its 42nd commencement exercise on May 4.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


What makes a middle school student successful?

Understandably, many parents worry about their children moving on from elementary school to middle school.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Springfield resident earns master's from Scranton

The University of Scranton conferred more than 1,400 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including a MS in curriculum and instruction to Maureen F. O'Bryan of Springfield. The university presented approximately 900 bachelor's and associate's degrees, 500 master's degrees and 17 doctoral degrees, at its Memorial Day weekend commencement ceremonies. This was the largest post-baccalaureate class in the history of the Jesuit university.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford Elementary

July 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School's out?

The various school construction projects are currently moving as projected toward completion.

July 12, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


County grad test scores continue to climb

Preliminary results from the high school graduation test show Effingham County students have made significant gains on the science and social studies portions of the test.

July 10, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Schools may raise lunch prices

The Effingham County Board of Education is expected to vote on a proposed meal price increase at its next meeting on June 21.

July 05, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


STC expands its aviation offerings

SAVANNAH – This summer, Savannah Technical College will add two technical certificate programs in aviation, bringing the total to three industry-specific programs offered at the college's Savannah Campus. The new programs are Luxury Craft Cabinetmaking and Aircraft Exteriors. They will be offered in addition to Aircraft Structural Assembly. All are short-term certificate programs.

July 03, 2007 | Staff Report Effingham Herald | Education


ECHS students tour Europe

Twenty-three students and five chaperones traveled to Europe on May 22 as part of an educational tour. The group toured London, Paris, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Sorrento and Capri while in Europe.

June 30, 2007 | Staff Report Effingham Herald | Education


Trainor takes reins at ECS

Ted Trainor has come to Effingham Christian School as the new headmaster for the school on Goshen Road.

June 30, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Gerido earns a doctorate

Dwan A. Gerido was recently awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in physiology and biophysics at the commencement exercises at Stony Brook University.

June 30, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Georgia Southern University announces spring president’s list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,162 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 spring semester president's list.

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students graduate

Wilson graduates from CSU

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:

June 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


AASU honors locals for dean’s list

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list students earned a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two local students make Reinhardt dean’s list

WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board OKs $88.6M budget

The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

June 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly takes oath for BoE seat

Beth Helmly sat quietly as the Effingham County Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but she assures she will have plenty to say during her tenure on the board.

June 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Danica Pearson takes Quick-Think-A-Thon district grand prize

Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS JROTC earns top honor

Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees from Mercer University

MACON - Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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