The student-voted Effingham County High School Teacher of the Month for April is Virginia Higgs. Higgs is a World History teacher.
The Effingham Exchange Club recently sponsored the annual Quick-Think-a-Thon with students from all the county's second grade classes represented.
Kelly W. Rahn, a sixth grade science teacher at Effingham County Middle School, has been selected by Georgia-Pacific to attend the Keystone Center 2011 Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom, to be held this summer in Keystone, Colo. Rahn will join teachers from seven other communities where Georgia-Pacific has facilities.
The Effingham County Rebels saw their magical 2011 baseball season come to an end Monday night just outside Fayetteville, losing to the Whitewater Wildcats in two games that could not have been more different.
Although they will be cutting it close, the Effingham County School Board approved a balanced tentative budget for fiscal year 2012 that miraculously restores a full calendar year for K-12 students and teachers.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected to receive the 2010-11 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award, with Merit.
Springfield Elementary's Cooper Hesling is no stranger to chess. He takes the game seriously and has been an avid chess player for many years. He participated in the county's chess tournament last year and was ready to take on the winners from each school this year.
Students at South Effingham Middle School who are currently enrolled in physical education classes took part in the Presidential Physical Fitness Challenge.
Ashia Kendra Dimiya Miller, an upcoming senior music major at Florida State University, was placed on the dean's list for the spring 2011 school term.
Students from Madame Granzow's French classes at South Effingham High School participated in the National French Exam given in March. Two students placed nationally and 18 students placed in the top 10 in the state in French I.
The Effingham County School System is doing its part to "go green" this spring by installing 40 kilowatts of solar power at its new, gold LEED certified Career Academy. Funding for this project, which is the largest solar power system in the area, was provided by a $300,000 block grant from The American Resource and Recovery Act and administered by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority. A portion of these funds have been used to complete ...
Mrs. Connie Carter's fifth period math class at South Effingham Middle School proved recently that math can be both fun and educational. This particular group of seventh graders presented a show and tell for special guests on May 5 using various stations. At each station, they summarized much of what they've learned this year.
Blandford Elementary had its annual International Festival recently. Student art was on display throughout the school representing the many different cultures and style the student studied.
The award for Rincon Elementary's May Parent of the Month has been given to Tracy Kieffer. Kieffer is the mother of two children, Will, a kindergarten student at RES, and Grace, a sixth grader at Ebenezer Middle School.
The Rincon Elementary Junior Beta Club recently completed its first service project. The club members made goody baskets for the residents of Lakeview Manor Community in Springfield.
Having faith and faith in yourself are essential to success, the chief executive officer of Medient Studios told members of the Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC on Thursday night.
For three Effingham County school teachers, summer school was never more fun. Jana Bolton and Kendra Brophy of Effingham County Middle School and Amber Teare of South Effingham High School were selected and sponsored by Georgia-Pacific to attend summer workshop programs designed to help them bring environmental issues into the classroom in a dynamic way.
Officials from Armstrong Atlantic State University have signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives from Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany, underscoring the growing relationship between the two universities.
Georgia Southern University has embarked on a bold journey where no Eagle has ever gone before. GUS, the university's mascot, has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.
Springfield Elementary students are turning their loose change into new books for the school.
Fewer high school students in Effingham County took the SAT in 2013 than in 2012, but school officials don't view that as a negative.
Senior Rajvi Dave was crowned Effingham County High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game at Rebel Field.
Another big year for 4-H is under way in Effingham County.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club is a part of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham County. It is an active service organization comprised of nearly 100 members.