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‘Pizazz’ show choir stages annual dinner theater

Effingham County's first middle school show choir, "Pizazz," was created in 2000 when Lowlander Allen taught full time at Effingham County Middle School.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS teams advance to state Olympiad competition

The South Effingham Middle School Mustangs competed in the Science Olympiad regional tournament at South Georgia College in Douglas on Feb. 9.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students recognized at second annual art show

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


County 4-H students learn to help others with service learning projects

Each month Effingham 4-H'ers from fifth thru 12th grades are given the opportunity to participate in service learning projects.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton Elementary School utilizes Dance, Dance Revolution in PE classes

Guyton Elementary School has recently received the Dance Revolution program in which many teachers and students are enjoying. This is a pilot program from the state demonstrating an integrated collaboration between the health promotion and school health programs and 23 partnering schools from eight different public school systems.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Eighth Science in Savannah symposium slated for Wednesday

Armstrong Atlantic State University will host the 8th Science in Savannah symposium on Feb. 27-29 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bill to bring school board member qualifications in line with state's

In order to be consistent with the Georgia State Board of Education, state Rep. Jon Burns has introduced a bill to the Legislature that will amend an act reconstituting the Board of Education of Effingham County.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Third, fourth, fifth graders invited to submit artwork for state contest

SAVANNAH - All third, fourth and fifth grade Georgia students are invited to help show why protecting Georgia's rock outcrops is important by submitting personal artwork to the Georgia Conservancy's 8th Annual Home Sweet Home Habitat Art Contest.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STARs keep shining

Effingham County High School senior Jessica Friday was recognized Thursday as the systemwide STAR student by the Effingham Rotary Club, where she and students from South Effingham High School were recognized.

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Carson Hunt wins Invention Convention

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


BOE adopts new elementary school zones

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a redistricting plan that will move approximately 150 students from Guyton and Marlow elementaries to Sand Hill Elementary.

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Foster teens scholarship accepting applications

The Celebration of Excellence program, which provides scholarships to foster teens bound for college or vocational school, has opened its application process for the 2008 program year.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Tifton to hold natural resources conservation workshop in June

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton will host this years Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) June 8-12 for students ages 15 and 18 who have not graduated from high school, from all around Georgia with a week of fun with conservation.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Barrow votes to address rising college prices

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) voted for legislation to lower the soaring cost of college tuition and to remove other obstacles that make it harder for qualified students to go to college.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


EMS students dominate at National History Day event

Ebenezer Middle School students who participated in the National History Day event held last week at Georgia Southern University captured 13 of the 15 available slots to continue on to the state competition to be held at Macon State College on April 26.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Finishing at the top

The top three in the South Effingham High School class of 2016 will be seated next to each other Saturday night. They still may quite ...

May 24, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Getting down to science at ECMS

Effingham County Middle School held its annual math and science night, with students getting a hands-on experience in several fields.

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Education


ECHS cadets make it six straight Distinguished Unit Awards

The headquarters of the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC announced recently that Effingham County High School, Unit GA-938, has been awarded the Air Force ...

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Heritage presents scholarships to SEHS students

Georgia Heritage FCU announced two college scholarship award winners for 2016. Both scholarship recipients are graduating from South Effingham High School in May.

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Pate named to dean’s list at Brenau

GAINESVILLE-Elyssa Sheridan Pate from Guyton achieved Brenau University dean's list honors for the spring 2016 semester. Pate is a 2017 student majoring in ...

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE-Hunter Gnann of Springfield has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the president's list for 2016 spring semester at Georgia College in ...

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Calling it a career

The Effingham County School System bade a fond farewell to 26 teachers, administrators and staff who are retiring at the school year's end.

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hughes to move next door from ECMS to lead ECHS

The Effingham County Board of Education has named Billy Hughes as the next principal at Effingham County High School.

May 17, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School system near top of district in CCRPI

Though its numbers took a dip from a new set of measurements, the Effingham County School System remained one of the top performing districts in ...

May 11, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Blandford holds International Arts Festival

Blandford Elementary students took to the front of the school for the annual International Arts Festival.

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Education


May Day at Rincon Elementary

Rincon Elementary held its annual May Day festivities, with Charlay Dixon, right, crowned as May Queen. First runner-up was Layla Merciers and second runner-up was ...

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Students to make amends after food fight

Some Effingham County High School students have to make amends before being allowed to graduate, following an incident last week.

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Declaring their futures

More than 250 seniors from the Effingham County High School graduating class of 2016, which numbers 450, made their college choices known at the College ...

May 04, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Caring for cows earns UGa’s Alward student-employee award

Kayla Alward wins recognition for dedication to campus job - caring for dairy calves.

May 04, 2016 | Staff report | Education


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