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High schools to go to seven-period day for 2012-13

High schools in Effingham County will be on a seven-period day schedule for the 2012-13 school year.

December 15, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


SEHS students get down, dirty and bloody with forensics class

Monday morning most students at South Effingham High School didn't know what to think as part of the cafeteria had been blocked off with crime yellow scene tape.

December 15, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Something’s cooking at STC

Effingham, meet Chef Jean Yves Vendeville.

December 08, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Retired Educators honor Grandparent Day essay winners

The Effingham County Retired Educators Association recently held their annual Grandparents Day essay contest. The contest was open to all fifth graders in the Effingham County School system. The essays were judged by local retired educators. There were three winners from each of the eight Effingham County elementary schools. The Effingham Retired Educators would like to thank Duane and Karen Engel, owners of Pappa's Pizza in Springfield, for their generous donation of prizes for all the winners.

December 06, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS makes the grade for AYP

After appealing to the Georgia Department of Education, South Effingham High School met Adequate Yearly Progress for 2011.

December 02, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Nease named RES parent of the month

Melissa Nease has been chosen as "Parent of the Month" for December at Rincon Elementary School.

December 02, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS’ Arrington receives national honor

ST LOUIS-Meredith Arrington, agricultural educator at Effingham County High School, is one of 36 individuals nationwide who received the Teachers Turn the Key Award, given Nov. 19 at the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) annual convention in St. Louis.

December 02, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


His cup pusheth over

Blandford Elementary School participated in an international cup stacking competition recently. The event promotes mental and physical fitness, as well as dexterity and agility.

November 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FBLA hits State Fair

South Effingham's FBLA club attended a motivational rally in Perry by the annual State Fair. While at the fair, the FBLA members who traveled on the trip listened to a guest speaker discuss his journey through many different eras of time.

November 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Falling into the festivities

Marlow Elementary held its annual fall festival and it was a success with the help of many, including South Effingham High NJROTC and members of SEHS Future Business Leaders of America.

November 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


FBLA students make a sweet move

South Effingham High School's Future Business Leaders of America members brought in a variety of candy to create trick-or-treat goody bags for the Backus Children's Hospital. Members who attended the meeting helped stuff and tie off approximately 30 treat bags.

November 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Marching Mustangs cap great year

The 2011 Marching Band season is history and the South Effingham Marching Mustangs had another banner year. The marching band begins its season each July with band camp, where band members learn basic marching techniques and the mechanics of their competition show.

November 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


GSU recognized as Military Friendly

Georgia Southern University has been named one of the most military friendly universities in the country in "Military Advanced Education's 2012 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities." Georgia Southern will be featured in the December 2011 issue of the publication.

November 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Reading opens doors for teacher of the year

The door to Anna Barton's classroom reads "Fall into Reading," with students' red, orange and gold cut-out handprints playing a tree's changing leaves and reaching to get inside.

November 22, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Parents, students plead to keep schedule

Students, parents and others expressed concerns and disapproval Thursday night of the Effingham County Board of Education's consideration to move high schools to a traditional seven-period day schedule.

November 22, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


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4-H puts its heart into Valentine’s Day

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.

February 20, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Elementary brings Georgia history to life

Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham lauded for workforce development effort

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.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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