The number of students who passed the high school writing test dropped slightly in the fall, but the mean scores of students taking the test for the first time increased.
Graduating from high school is one of life's first big milestones for many young people. Another one is deciding what career to pursue and/or how to make a living.
The Effingham County High School Calculus/Physics Club has concluded their annual "Dimes for Down Syndrome" campaign.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated their love of books during their week long celebration of Children's Book Week.
Tuxedo Cat Productions, Inc., and founder, publisher, author and producer Mary Jane McKittrick recently signed a contract deal with Kidsville News, Inc., publishers of the fastest growing, nationally known family-fun newspaper, to write a monthly feature of her increasingly popular "Boomer and Halley" Little Lessons, Big Results series. In addition, McKittrick also will be the featured author for the January 2009 issue of the newspaper.
Miss Jennifer and Mrs. Emily's Pre-K class at the Central Learning Center enjoyed their Christmas celebrations.
The Effingham County Board of Education extended Superintendent Randy Shearouse's contract for three years on Wednesday.
Kids from Happy Days Pre-School hit the town for a handful of different field trips.
Jeff Kublin, Rotary assistant district governor, installs the new South Effingham High School Interact Officers during Rotary's meeting.
Savannah Technical College broke ground Tuesday for a major addition to its main campus.
Effingham County Middle School students recently collected more than 1,000 food items and $316 in change during their "Can and Coin Food Drive" to benefit the local GLOW Ministry.
Joshua Frost, a seventh grade student at Ebenezer Middle School, has received a silver medal for the original oil pastel he entered in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2009.
On Oct. 26, nine members from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America went to the Backus Children's Hospital at Memorial Hospital in Savannah to pass out Halloween treats. Each member donated a bag of candy, and SEHS business students assembled the bags.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.
Two of the county's top students were honored Thursday at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's STAR student and teacher luncheon at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
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.
Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.
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.