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ECHS cadets pay tribute at Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Cold and rainy weather did not deter cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC from participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. This was the fifth consecutive year cadets helped honor deceased veterans by being a part of the 45-minute ceremony, held indoors due do the weather, and then helping place wreaths on more than 500 veterans' graves.

January 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students receive Ga. Southwestern honors

Two students from Effingham County were among 565 students recognized for scholastic achievement for the 2013 fall semester at Georgia Southwestern State University.

January 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Page earns degree from Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE - Kristian Page from Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College on Dec. 14.

January 13, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board to discuss new lines at next meeting

The Effingham County Board of Education will hold its Jan. 23 meeting at a different location than usual.

January 09, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


MLK poster, essay contest winners announced

A group of Effingham County students have been recognized as this year's winners of the annual MLK essay and poster contests.

January 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Blandford welcomes the world through its flags

A vibrant addition to the Blandford Elementary commons area represents the school's diverse student body.

January 06, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


BoE aiming to renovate SEES over the summer

Hopeful that state funding will be approved, the Effingham County Board of Education is moving forward with its plans to renovate South Effingham Elementary School.

January 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Schools pulling out the stops for more bus drivers

The Effingham County School System hopes the new year brings a few new bus drivers.

January 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


GSU to hold Southern Conference on Children

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education will hold the 27th annual Southern Conference on Children on Jan. 25 at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.

January 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Academy alums enjoy 60th reunion

The class of 1953, the first to graduate 12 grades from Effingham Academy in Springfield, held a 60-year reunion recently at the home of Walter and Carolyn (Burns) Gnann.

January 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


FBLA marks American Enterprise Day

Effingham County High School's business classes and Future Business Leaders of America chapter joined other students around the country in celebrating American Enterprise Day.

January 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia wins Race to the Top

Georgia is projected to receive more than $50 million to implement its plan over four years after being selected as the winner in the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge.

January 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


BoE gets unexpected break on new fleet insurance

The Effingham County Board of Education will have some unexpected savings in its 2014 budget.

December 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers learn what the buzz is all about

One of Effingham County's 4-H programs is creating a buzz.

December 30, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at GCSU

MILLEDGEVILLE - Six students from Effingham County earned 2013 fall semester honors at Georgia College & State University, as announced by President Steve Dorman.

December 26, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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Oh, the places they go — without leaving their seat

Children could be heard loud and clear from room 717 at Effingham County Middle School on Thursday, buzzing in anticipation of being read Dr. Seuss stories for the annual Read Across America day.

March 10, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Not just clowning around

Many clowns were seen around Blandford Elementary School on March 3.

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Bowser wins leadership group’s speech contest

Sara Lynn Bowser, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Coastal Empire Leadership Development Association's local speech contest, held Feb. 15 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kussow to receive ‘Yes I Can’ Award

ARLINGTON, Va. - Lindsey Kussow is the student who, as her teacher says, "never gave up."

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Mikeal named to fall dean’s list at Oglethorpe University

ATLANTA - Savannah Mikeal of Guyton was named to Oglethorpe University's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kids of steel

Marlow Elementary School gave a "super" tribute to a student the school lost last month.

March 06, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Green Clover winners honored

Sophie Usher, an 11th-grader at Effingham County High School, and Chance Denney, an eighth-grader at Effingham County Middle, are the first recipients of the county's Green Clover Award.

March 06, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board taking time with District 4 appointment

The Effingham County Board of Education might remain a party of four until after the May 20 general primary.

March 06, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Rezoned parents have a week left to ask for waivers

Families of elementary school students who will be rezoned next school year have one more week to apply for their children to remain at their current school.

March 06, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS contingent attends GOHS leadership conference

MACON - Students from South Effingham High School came together Feb. 21 and 22 to join the Governor's Office of Highway Safety at the 2014 Youth and Young Adult Leadership Conference at the Macon Centreplex.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kirkland receives Friend of 4-H Award

Effingham County 4-H agent Abby Smith recently presented Christine Kirkland the Friend of 4-H Award.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


State joining national teaching fellowship program

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia will be the first state in the South to join a growing national initiative that seeks to increase the supply of outstanding teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields and to change how they are prepared to teach.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


GSU to host free GMAT prep session

The Georgia Southern University Master of Business Administration program will host a free Graduate Management Admission Test prep session on March 11, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah, featuring Akil Bello, vice president of educational development at Bell Curves.

March 03, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS gives Lady Mustangs big sendoff

South Effingham High School had a pep rally Friday to give the Lady Mustangs basketball team a big sendoff for their Class AAAA Final Four game against Redan Saturday in Carrollton.

February 28, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


System starts planning for new RES

The Effingham County Board of Education has taken the first step toward building a new Rincon Elementary School.

February 27, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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