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Georgia Southern University preparing for largest graduation in school history

Georgia Southern University will honor its largest-ever graduating class at Spring Commencement on May 8 at 9 a.m. at Paulson Stadium. Approximately 2,900 graduates are receiving their degrees this spring, including more than 2,400 who will participate in the formal ceremony.

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Christian Leadership Academy awards students

The Effingham YMCA recently awarded 12 Effingham County High School sophomores and juniors with awards of excellence for completing the 2009-10 year of the Christian Leadership Academy.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS seniors win national design contest

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded $5,000 for a winning pin in a national pin design contest and $5,000 for a winning T-shirt design in a national T-shirt design contest to South Effingham High School.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


It’s their move

Students from eight Effingham County elementary schools participated in a county-wide, elementary chess tournament at Guyton Elementary on April 20.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


BoE to hold annual federal programs info meeting

The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 7 to discuss and have the opportunity to provide input and jointly develop the programs under the No Child Left Behind Act. These programs include Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title V and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


A team effort for ECHS and Georgia Southern

In Yvonne Arnsdorff's Effingham County High School 10th grade biology class, the students crowded around front as a young man in a clean white lab coat coached them through the chemical reaction taking place before them.

April 26, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


ECHS goes all out for safe prom

The week before prom, Effingham County High School junior class officers began promoting safe prom by taking cards to local florists and tuxedo rental shops with a poem, "The decisions you make on prom night can change your life. So party responsibly and take care of yourself and your friends." Flyers with the same message were printed and distributed on students' cars the night of prom.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham Elementary jump starts art program

The cafeteria at South Effingham Elementary School was transformed into an art gallery Tuesday night as parents, students and staff came out to see and buy student artwork.

April 22, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Students honored for Herdsman Award

April 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School system floats possible SPLOST projects

With the current special purpose local option sales tax coming to an end, Dr. Slade Helmly presented the school board a draft of plans for the renewed SPLOST IV and recommended a referendum for its approval be placed on the November ballot.

April 20, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Starling reigns as Miss SEHS

There were nine contestants in this year's Miss SEHS pageant, but freshman Natalie Starling took the tiara.

April 20, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


High fashion hits SEHS

Forget Paris and New York, fashion has hit Effingham.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Middle schoolers go in search of inner scientist

Hundreds of Effingham County Middle School students stayed after school not for detention, but in the name of science on April 8.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Effingham seventh graders qualify for Duke recognition program

Because of their exceptional academic abilities, 38 seventh graders from Effingham County qualified for participation in the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search, sponsored by Duke University.

April 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School board eyes potential cuts

Effingham County Board of Education members and staff have begun looking at possible ways to trim its thinning budget even more.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | 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


BoE renews Shearouse’ contract in a split vote

Effingham County Superintendent of Schools Randy Shearouse had his contract renewed for another three years - but this time, the vote was not unanimous.

December 09, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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