The math department of Effingham County High School celebrated Pi Day on March 14. Students learned about the history of pi, listened to and learned the "Pi Song" and participated in several activities celebrating Pi Day.
Kiley Ward was named Miss ECHS 2012, as Effingham County High School held its annual pageant Saturday night.
The Effingham County School System is preparing to join others around the state in adopting a new set of guidelines to measure student and school success.
The Effingham County School System soon may have high-tech sets of eyes to identify drivers who illegally pass school buses.
Effingham Christian School recently celebrated the completion of the third academic quarter with the presentation of several awards.
Ebenezer Middle School
A group of South Effingham High School students gave an impressive performance in court recently - in the Georgia Mock Trial competition.
Megan Johnson, a junior at South Effingham High School, was crowned MIss SEHS 2012 at the school's annual pageant Saturday night. She won a $600 scholarship.
South Effingham High School's Science Olympiad team placed third at the regional competition, held recently at East Georgia College.
To accommodate the growth at Blandford Elementary School, three pre-kindergarten classes will move from BES to Rincon Elementary for the 2012-13 school year.
The Effingham County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 12-16 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.
Showcasing a wide range of talents, 19 student acts entertained a packed house in South Effingham High School's third annual talent show on Feb. 10.
The Effingham County Board of Education has voted to update some of the materials teachers and counselors use to teach sex education and sexually-transmitted disease prevention.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,162 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 spring semester president's list.
Wilson graduates from CSU
Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list students earned a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.
WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014.
The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
Beth Helmly sat quietly as the Effingham County Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but she assures she will have plenty to say during her tenure on the board.
Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.
MACON - Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.