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RES students mark 100 days

Rincon Elementary School pre-kindergarten students enjoyed a creative way to celebrate the 100th day of school.

February 18, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS chapter gets jump start on FBLA Week

The Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America got an early start on National FBLA Week.

February 14, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Lady Rebels take charge in reading to RES students

The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels basketball team visited Rincon Elementary School on Monday.

February 14, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Ombudsman: Alternative school a success

Effingham County's alternative school has proven to be a successful option for a number of at-risk students in the county, according to an administrator of the school.

February 11, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students take their turns as pages

Effingham was well represented at the State Capitol by students Annabeth Helmly, Hunter Gnann, Molly Welch, William Bland and Austin Kessler of Effingham County High School, as they paged for state Reps. Jon Burns and Bill Hitchens on Jan. 28 in the General Assembly.

February 11, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Deal backs efforts to improve access to tech schools

Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, House Speaker David Ralston and state Rep. Stacey Evans (D-Smyrna), announced a proposal that will lower to its original level the GPA requirement for the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical college system.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


STARs shining brightly

The Rotary Club of Effingham County honored two of the county's best students Thursday at its annual STAR Student luncheon, recognizing the student with the highest SAT score at the county's two high schools.

February 07, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


In with the governor

With help from state Rep. Jon Burns, far right, and former state Rep. Ann Purcell, far left, Effingham County High School Interact Club members met Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal during Effingham Day at the Capitol.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech selects top student, instructor

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College announced its selections for the best of the best in 2013. Ashley Smith, a dental hygiene student, was named the college's 2013 honoree of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) award, and Susan Pinkston, STC department head for business management, was selected as the College's 2013 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education honoree.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FBLA places at region competition

Thirteen members of the Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the FBLA Region Conference/Competition at the Savannah Arts Academy in on Jan. 16, and three of them advanced to the state competition.

February 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern's appeal continues to grow

STATESBORO - For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Georgia Southern University as one of the top national universities that students want to attend.

February 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


High school honor rolls

Effingham County high school honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period:

February 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Middle school honor rolls

Effingham County middle school honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period:

February 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Second Parent University coming to ECMS on Saturday

Organizers are hoping for another strong crowd at the second Parent University.

January 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Brado named to Dean’s List at Young Harris College

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox is pleased to announce that Bailey Anastasia Brado has been named to the Young Harris College Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester. Students who achieve a 3.5 grade-point average or better are eligible to be named to the Dean's List.

January 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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AASU announces president’s list

Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees, honors at Ga. Southwestern State

AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS to host Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Blandford students corner awards at Stock Market Game

Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn Georgia Tech degrees

ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Initiative expected to make college more affordable

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.

June 05, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham high school students surpass state marks

Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly to get early start

Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


EWIB scholarship recipients have big plans for future

David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Rotary Club honors scholarship winners

Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Allen named GSBA district director

F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students make dean's lists

Four local students named to Mercer dean's list

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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