Cheryl Zettler has been the school counselor at Ebenezer Elementary for eight years.
Students from Effingham County Middle School will host a special Book Fair from Scholastic on Feb. 6, 9, 10 from to 8 a.m.-3:10 p.m., and on Feb. 11 and 12 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. to help raise funds for books and instructional resources for the media center.
Amanda Starling, the daughter of Skip and Dr. Nathalie Starling of Newington, and Michaela Lariscy, the daughter of Jeff and Kelli Lariscy of Guyton, were recently recognized as the first and second place winners of this year's Voice of Democracy (VOD) speech contest.
Twenty-one students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the 2009 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University honors student Rose Marie Sheahan has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Sheahan, an international studies major and University Honors Program student, will use the award for study at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan.
Ebenezer Middle School
The South Effingham High NJROTC cadets finished in the top five at Nease (Fla.) High School. The cadets finished fifth overall out of 16 teams.
Local students were awarded for posters and essays at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Youth Program.
The South Effingham High School NJROTC rifle team traveled to Augusta on Jan. 10 to sweep away the competition at the West Ashley High School rifle team meet.
June Poulsen, food service coordinator for the Effingham County School System, recommended increasing lunch prices by 25 cents during a presentation to the Board of Education on Thursday.
The Effingham County Board of Education is proud to announce that all five of its Title I schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as Title I Distinguished Schools.
CLINTON, MISS. - Mississippi College has named Lauren M. Rogers to the 2008 fall semester dean's list of academic scholars, according to Dr. Ron Howard, vice president for academic affairs.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.
Two of the county's top students were honored Thursday at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's STAR student and teacher luncheon at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
Valentine's Day brought new meaning to the residents of the Effingham Hospital Care Center. Effingham County 4-H'ers participated in constructing Valentine cards, baking cookies and playing bingo with the center's residents.
Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.
The Effingham County School System was one of six school districts in the state recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor's Office of Workforce Development for having 100 percent of the system's high schools organized with a Go Build Georgia high school team.