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ECHS chapter gets jump start on FBLA Week

The Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America got an early start on National FBLA Week.

February 14, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Lady Rebels take charge in reading to RES students

The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels basketball team visited Rincon Elementary School on Monday.

February 14, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Ombudsman: Alternative school a success

Effingham County's alternative school has proven to be a successful option for a number of at-risk students in the county, according to an administrator of the school.

February 11, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students take their turns as pages

Effingham was well represented at the State Capitol by students Annabeth Helmly, Hunter Gnann, Molly Welch, William Bland and Austin Kessler of Effingham County High School, as they paged for state Reps. Jon Burns and Bill Hitchens on Jan. 28 in the General Assembly.

February 11, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Deal backs efforts to improve access to tech schools

Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, House Speaker David Ralston and state Rep. Stacey Evans (D-Smyrna), announced a proposal that will lower to its original level the GPA requirement for the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical college system.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


STARs shining brightly

The Rotary Club of Effingham County honored two of the county's best students Thursday at its annual STAR Student luncheon, recognizing the student with the highest SAT score at the county's two high schools.

February 07, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


In with the governor

With help from state Rep. Jon Burns, far right, and former state Rep. Ann Purcell, far left, Effingham County High School Interact Club members met Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal during Effingham Day at the Capitol.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech selects top student, instructor

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College announced its selections for the best of the best in 2013. Ashley Smith, a dental hygiene student, was named the college's 2013 honoree of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) award, and Susan Pinkston, STC department head for business management, was selected as the College's 2013 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education honoree.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FBLA places at region competition

Thirteen members of the Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the FBLA Region Conference/Competition at the Savannah Arts Academy in on Jan. 16, and three of them advanced to the state competition.

February 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern's appeal continues to grow

STATESBORO - For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Georgia Southern University as one of the top national universities that students want to attend.

February 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


High school honor rolls

Effingham County high school honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period:

February 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Middle school honor rolls

Effingham County middle school honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period:

February 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Second Parent University coming to ECMS on Saturday

Organizers are hoping for another strong crowd at the second Parent University.

January 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Brado named to Dean’s List at Young Harris College

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox is pleased to announce that Bailey Anastasia Brado has been named to the Young Harris College Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester. Students who achieve a 3.5 grade-point average or better are eligible to be named to the Dean's List.

January 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


FBLA officers attend leadership conference

Effingham County High School Future Business Leaders of America officers Hannah Boyd and David Ciolko, along with their advisor Karen Waltz, attended the FBLA Fall Leadership Conference in Athens.

January 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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Top SEHS grads find hard work equals top grades

Being designated the top graduates of the South Effingham High School class of 2015 was a welcome status for Jake Elliott and Cody Morgan.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Two local students earn Berry honors

The following students have been named to Berry College's spring 2015 dean's list, according to Provost Kathy Richardson. The dean's list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Wright earns degree from Francis Marion

Kyla Nicole Wright of Rincon received a bachelor of science in biology from Francis Marion University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Miles graduates from Presbyterian

Rachel Elizabeth Miles of Rincon graduated from Presbyterian College during the school's 135th commencement exercises May 9.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to hold open house for all ASU alumni

The Armstrong Alumni Center will host an open house party for all former Armstrong students on June 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. in Burnett Hall. The Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. in Jenkins Theater on the same evening.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


System recognizes special education teacher of the year

Kelly Tankersley of Sand Hill Elementary School was named the Effingham County special education teacher of the year.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Parker's fuels Effingham schools

The Parker Companies donated $5,000 to Effingham County schools, with the proceeds coming from their Fueling the Community program.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Burks recognized as first honor graduate at UGA

Mallory Burks from Springfield was one of 15 first honor graduates recognized during the University of Georgia's spring commencement ceremonies, held May 8.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Blankenship initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham’s Sapp takes first place at state FFA convention

MACON- Caroline Sapp of South Effingham placed first in the goat production proficiency competition at the 87th Georgia FFA state convention, held at the Macon Centreplex.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board chooses IE2 governance model

The Effingham County Board of Education has chosen the IE2 model for its system of governance, following a unanimous vote at its May 6 meeting.

May 19, 2015 | Patrick Donahue | Education


School lunch prices going up by 15 cents

School lunch prices are going up next year and could be increasing over the next several years.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


ECMS holds math and science night

From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A fond farewell to school system’s retirees

Nearly 500 years of experience in education were celebrated during the Effingham County School System's annual retirement ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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