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Digger Dog visits elementary schools

The Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, visited Rincon and Marlow Elementary schools in Effingham to encourage students in second and third grades to "Call Before You Dig." Sharing safety information and to have a bit of fun, Digger explained the importance of not damaging underground utility lines by digging safely, what not to do around overhead power lines and how to be safe if the lines are down. He also described the smell of natural gas and what students should do if they smell it. Digger also left behind an activity book and information for students ...

May 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Mercer honors Elliott and Reid

MACON - Mercer University freshmen Bailey Brianne Elliott of Guyton and Kristin L. Reid of Rincon were recently inducted into the Mercer chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.

May 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Big night for ECHS FFA

The ECHS FFA held its annual banquet Tuesday night at the school and is marking 50 years as an organization this year. The event drew nearly 250 people.

May 17, 2007 | By Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Springfield students put on a kindergarten musical

Mrs. Wood's Kindergarten class at Springfield Elementary put on a performance of "High School Musical" for the entire school on April 20. The extras for the performance came from children of the faculty and staff.

May 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Immunization changes effective next school year

Preschool students, students entering sixth grade and any child entering any grade for the first time will be required to meet some new immunization rules before they can start school next fall, according to new Georgia state laws.

May 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS students to be recognized by Duke TIP

The Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) will recognize two South Effingham Middle School students, Michael Edwards and Emilia Truluck. These students will be honored at the state recognition ceremony to be held at Georgia Southern University on May 22.

May 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Board of Education Workshop agenda

Effingham County Board of Education

May 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Ferguson returning to elementary ranks

Betty Jean Ferguson is looking forward to moving back to an elementary school next school year.

May 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Program helps preschoolers prepare for Kindergarten

Children who need help preparing for kindergarten are getting a head start through the Effingham County school system's preschool intervention program.

May 15, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Porterfield to lead ECMS

Effingham County Middle School will have a new principal in the fall.

May 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


SES recognizes young authors, illustrators

Springfield Elementary School honored its young authors and illustrators during a ceremony on March 27.

May 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA students share positive experiences

President Les Brinson

May 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Sprucin' up Springfield

Springfield Elementary recently received a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program to assist them in sprucing up the school.

May 12, 2007 | Compiled by Brittany McNair Community News Coordinator | Education


'Idol' wows 'em at EMS

Former "American Idol" finalist Stephanie Edwards performed for students at Ebenezer Middle School on Tuesday. She also spent time with the show choir. Edwards said being at EMS was "awesome." She said she loves children and had planned to become a teacher before deciding to pursue child psychology. Edwards answered questions from the show choir. She said the question that stuck out was "what was the most important thing I gained from my experience?" Edwards said she plans to continue her education, and will either be back on campus in August or taking on-line classes. "I had a lot of ...

May 11, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Covenant Christian students busy learning

Covenant Christian Academy students have been busy learning new things.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students earn ABAC scholarships

TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.

July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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