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YMCA accepting applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

July 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Freshmen get ready to BUILD

STATESBORO-Before they check into residence halls, buy books, or even attend their first class, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.

July 25, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Pyramid of many colors

The Effingham County High School competition cheerleaders hosted their annual Rebels Cheer Camp this week for 60 young girls across the county.

July 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham students attend annual RYLA

Building Future Leaders was the mission of a recent youth event hosted by Georgia Rotary District 6920 at South Georgia College. Sixty students from the district attended the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference (RYLA) at SGC. RYLA is a Rotary International program that started in Southeast Asia and has spread across the world.

July 21, 2011 | Patrick Donahue | Education


BoE considers nepotism guidelines

The Effingham County Board of Education is reviewing a nepotism policy mandated by the state.

July 18, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

Effingham Community Orchestra awarded its first Academic Scholarships. The 2011 recipients are Tyler Beale, Christina Hillman and Rachel Miles.

July 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


School board holds the line on millage

The Effingham County Board of Education approved its budget for fiscal year 2012 with no change to its millage rate.

July 14, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Teach Right offering summer workshops

In an effort to serve the needs of the community, Teach Right, a locally owned and operated educational supply store, has announced plans for summer workshops for teachers and parents, and play-days for children. Owner Marian Hodge announced that there would be no charge for the events; however, materials from the workshop presentations would be available for purchase.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Rahn chosen as FFA Central Region Star

Shane A. Rahn, a 2011 honor graduate of Effingham County High School and vice-president of the Effingham FFA program, has been chosen as the Central Region Star in Agricultural Placement for Georgia.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


School system taking 2011-12 registrations

Effingham County Schools Central Registration Center is now processing registrations for the 2011-12 school year.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Hillman wins gold medal at SkillsUSA Championship

Effingham County High School graduate Christina Hillman won a gold medal in graphic communications at the SkillsUSA Championship.

July 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Back-to-school immunization clinics coming to Effingham

School books have been put away for now and children in Effingham County are enjoying the lazy days of summer. But the new school year is fast approaching and in preparation, Effingham County Health Department officials will extend clinic hours to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 26 so children can get the necessary back-to-school screenings and immunizations.

July 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham Co. students complete Youth ChalleNGe

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, MARIETTA-Seven Effingham County teens graduated June 18 from the National Guard Youth Challenge program. Commencement ceremonies were held for Class 2011-36 from the campus operated by the Georgia Army Guard at the Guard Garrison Training Center in Hinesville.

June 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Big steps for First Steps preschoolers

First Steps Preschool recently had a four-day camp for 3- and 4-year-old children. The week was filled with special visitors, crafts, games and music that corresponded to the theme of the day.

June 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS JROTC cadets soar at SLS

Cadets from Effingham County High School's Air Force JROTC recently attended the annual Summer Leadership School (SLS) at Mercer University for a week, and several were recognized for their successes and achievement.

June 27, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


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Fashion statements from SEHS students

With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.

February 24, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


STAR power

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.

February 20, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Wood chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.

February 20, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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


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