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Tractor Supply, 4-H teaming up

The launch of the spring 2012 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC) runs through May 13. This event marks two years of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4-H programming in each of the communities where a TSC or Del's Farm and Feed Supply store is located.

May 03, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Local students sweep top honors at Rotary contest

Instead of getting ready for prom like most Effingham County teens were doing last Saturday, four high school students from the area spent their morning at the Coastal Zone Division of the Rotary Speech Contest.

April 26, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Daniels, GSU claim national championship

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University's latest national championship squad has an Effingham County connection.

April 26, 2012 | Staff report | Education


School board plans to plug budget deficit

Because of declining state and local funding, the Effingham County Board of Education anticipates a budget shortfall in the next fiscal year.

April 23, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


The drive to stay alive

As Effingham County High School celebrates its prom tonight, the organizing committee wants it to be perfect.

April 19, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Rincon Elementary inducts new Beta Club members

Rincon Elementary School inducted new members into its Junior Beta Club chapter during a recent ceremony attended by family and friends.

April 12, 2012 | Staff report | Education


BES gets grant from Kroger

Each school year, Kroger selects a theme for its school grant program, Earning Plus Learning. This year, the theme was "Active! Mind, Body, Community." Schools may submit entries that include scrapbooks, photos, videos, essays or any other form that would show how they promote the theme.

April 12, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Local students top state marks in end-of-course tests

High school students in Effingham County are passing the State End of Course Tests at a higher rate than the Georgia average.

April 12, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


A slice of pi at ECHS

The math department of Effingham County High School celebrated Pi Day on March 14. Students learned about the history of pi, listened to and learned the "Pi Song" and participated in several activities celebrating Pi Day.

April 10, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Ward named Miss ECHS 2012

Kiley Ward was named Miss ECHS 2012, as Effingham County High School held its annual pageant Saturday night.

April 09, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Schools getting ready for life after AYP

The Effingham County School System is preparing to join others around the state in adopting a new set of guidelines to measure student and school success.

April 09, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School buses to get eyes on bad drivers

The Effingham County School System soon may have high-tech sets of eyes to identify drivers who illegally pass school buses.

April 05, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham Christian School announces third quarter honors

Effingham Christian School recently celebrated the completion of the third academic quarter with the presentation of several awards.

April 03, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle School

April 02, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Honor rolls

Blandford Elementary

March 29, 2012 | Staff report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


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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