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Two Effingham students earn honors at GSSU

AMERICUS - Two students from Effingham County made the summer 2013 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University.

September 09, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to host STEM Festival

Georgia Southern University will showcase hands-on opportunities to help students discover science, technology, engineering and math and share stories of success during the STEM Festival planned for Sept. 12-14 at several locations on campus.

September 09, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Keeping guard online

It seems nowadays that just about everyone is sitting with a personal computer or laptop, or is attached to a mobile wireless device of some kind - or both.

September 05, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Kirk represents Effingham at State 4-H Congress

South Effingham High School sophomore Rylee Kirk represented Effingham County at the recent Georgia 4-H Congress.

August 26, 2013 | Staff report | Education


School system to upgrade students’ computer access

The Effingham County School System is taking steps to provide more computer access for its students, according to information technology and media services coordinator Jeff Lariscy.

August 22, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS senior named FFA national finalist

Three years of commitment and hard work on a project has paid off with national recognition for a South Effingham High School student.

August 22, 2013 | Staff report | Education


4-H'ers take part in state council

This year's state 4-H Council featured activities to keep 4-H'ers sharpening their heroic leadership skills. Those in attendance from Effingham County were Marci Delcampo, Logan McDonald, Dana Mincey, Alex Parrish, Sophie Usher, Hannah Weitman and Lexie Wells, who also ran for office as a potential candidate for state board.

August 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Dress code inconsistency rankles students, parent

Two South Effingham High School students and one parent complained to the Effingham County Board of Education on Thursday about enforcement they called inconsistent and punishment seen as unfair for dress code violations in the initial days of this school year.

August 19, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


STC’s new aviation training center now ready for takeoff

SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Kathy Love and guests celebrated the grand opening Monday of STC's Aviation Training Center.

August 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


4-H visits Jacksonville Zoo

As summer vacation came to a close, 4-H'ers enjoyed the last of their many summer programs.

August 15, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Keel: GSU is ‘on the move’

Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff on Wednesday morning at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center during the annual fall convocation.

August 15, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FBLA officers attend training summit

Five officers from the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) at Swainsboro High School in July.

August 12, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Effingham test scores beating state average

Effingham County students scored higher than the state average in every subject in every grade level on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this past school year.

August 08, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Little change in enrollment for start of school year

The Effingham County School System began the 2013-14 academic year with nearly the same number of students as it had last year.

August 08, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Former first lady to speak at GSU

Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The appearance by one of the most admired American first ladies is part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series which allows Georgia Southern students to learn from U.S. and world leaders.

August 08, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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Lein's artwork draws statewide attention

Springfield Elementary School fifth-grader Wyatt Lein, was recently recognized by the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety and for his winning poster submission to the ...

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at East Georgia

The following students have been named to East Georgia State College's fall semester 2015 dean's honor and dean's merit lists.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Youmans makes dean’s list at Dean College

FRANKLIN, MASS.-Eliza Youmans from Guyton has been named to the dean's list at Dean College for the fall 2015 semester.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Diplomas available for those who didn’t pass GHSGT

On March 30, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed the Emancipation Diploma Bill (HB 91) into law.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Striving Reader grant to help bolster literacy

Four Effingham County schools will be putting plans into action for a $1.4 million grant.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Gnann makes president's list at Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE-Hunter Gnann of Springfield has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the president's list for 2015 fall semester at Georgia College in ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Ryan wheels in a new Harley for ECCA

Michael Ryan's proficiency in repairing a Harley-Davidson motorcycle earned the Effingham College and Career Academy a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Students set high marks on new Milestones

Effingham County students' scores on the new Milestones tests were welcomed gladly by school system officials.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


ECCA holds winter coat drive

Effingham College and Career Academy students and the FCCLA held a winter coat drive this month, bringing in 1,281 items such as coats, scarves ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students named to GCSU fall dean’s list

The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Nix receives Georgia Power grant

Owen Nix, a chemistry teacher at Effingham County High School, received the Geprgia Power first-year teacher's grant.

December 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Wilkins earns Teacher Leader Scholarship

Jenny Wilkins, a reading recovery teacher at Marlow Elementary School, received a Teacher Leader Scholarship Award.

December 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Grad rates soaring

The Effingham County School System's graduation rates are continuing to climb, according to statistics provided to Board of Education members last week - and the ...

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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