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Schools to pitch in for Haiti relief

News reports from Haiti indicate that the need for shelter is one of the most critical items in the current rescue and relief efforts following the devastating earthquake that is estimated to have claimed over 50,000 lives.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Pan earns dean’s list honors at Georgia Tech

Xiao Pan of Guyton was named to the fall 2009 dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Brasher makes BPC dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON–Adrian Cassandra Brasher from Guyton qualified for the Dean's List at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon, for the fall 2009 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


GSU to host seminar on teaching better writing

Georgia Southern University's "Student Success in First-Year Composition Conference" next month will bring high school English teachers and writing professors together to discuss how they help students become competent academic writers.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Keel wants GSU to go to next level

For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.

January 15, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Students feeling the pinch

A year ago, a high school student's biggest concern may have been finding a prom date. But now many students' priorities are shifting toward their futures and finances as the recession becomes top-of-mind.

January 14, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wrapping up the semester

Members of the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America wrapped up the first semester on Dec. 15 with a Christmas social. The members enjoyed food, fun and networking with each other.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Local students earn honors at East Georgia

Five Effingham County residents have been named to the dean's honor and merit lists at East Georgia College for the fall 2009 semester.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK Jr. Observance Committee names essay, poster winners

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Committee has announced the winners of the 2010 MLK Observance Day poster and essay contest for students in grades K-12.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


26 students to try for GHP

Twenty-six students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Credit recovery students get chance for computer

At South Effingham High School, students in the credit recovery classes had an opportunity to receive a lap top computer for Christmas.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Two ECHS seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Showcase

STATESBORO-Glenn Jackson and Taylor Roberson from Effingham County High School were two of the high school seniors invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Annual Southern Scholars Showcase in December at its main campus in Statesboro.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School board gets TAN, just in case

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a recommendation to accept a TAN loan for $5 million from Bank of America at a meeting Wednesday afternoon as a buffer against slow tax revenues and potential state budget cuts.

January 07, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


System honored for hitting targets

The Effingham County School System has been recognized by the state Department of Education for its excellence in the education of students with disabilities.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School board approves policy for facility use

The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a revised policy for the use of school facilities.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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The world comes to GES

Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers show their thanks

Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students recognized

Effingham students make Berry dean's list

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FFA team takes third place in livestock judging

The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


FFA members attend annual national convention

Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong named to STEM Jobs Approved College list

Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board set to adopt calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA robotics class gets in gear

Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


State school board proposes changes to Common Core standards

People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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