At Christmas, Rincon Elementary had the privilege of making Christmas cards for Senior Master Sgt. Walters who was serving in Iraq. His wife Pat is a fourth grade teacher at the school. He came to tell the students how much the cards meant to him while he was away from home. He patiently answered many questions from the boys and girls. He presented Mrs. Debi Atkins' first grade class and Mrs.Carol Bishop's third grade class (right) with American flags that had been flown over Iraq on Dec. 25, and he also gave the classes beautiful certificates. He was ...
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College is offering an airframe and powerplant certification prep course for aircraft maintenance technicians wishing to take the next step in their career by earning their airframe and powerplant license.
ATLANTA - The way stock markets performed this fall, it was enough to make even the most seasoned investors queasy. Gains were quickly offset by losses - up on interest rate cuts, down on credit crunch news, up on employment news, down on energy costs.
Students at Rincon Elementary have a new game to participate in during physical education as the school recently received "Dance, Dance Revolution," along with a Play Station 2 as another option to keep students moving.
More than 100 outstanding high school seniors were recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's third annual Southern Scholars Showcase at its main campus in Statesboro.
Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named a dean's scholar at Piedmont College after completing the recent fall semester with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
The Effingham County Board of Education has been recognized by the state Department of Education for excellence in education of students with disabilities.
The Graduate Management Admissions Test will be offered at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro Feb. 2, 5 and 6. Testing will be conducted in the GMAT Mobile Testing Center, which will be located in the College of Business Administration lot on Forest Drive on the Georgia Southern campus.
Three students from South Effingham High School were recently recognized as the first, second and third place winners of the local Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign War Post representing both Effingham and Bulloch counties.
STATESBORO - College writing professors and high school English teachers will converge on Georgia Southern University's campus on Feb. 1, for the 10th annual Student Success in First-Year Composition Conference.
Cadet Ray Darwin Webb of Clyo was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel during the fall semester of the 2007-2008 academic year.
Pre-Kindergarten applications for the 2008-2009 school year will be available on Feb. 1. You may pick up an application from any of the schools, the Effingham County Board of Education Office (and on the Board's Web site: www.effinghamschools.com), Effingham County Health Department or from the Department of Family and Children Services in Springfield. Your child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2008, to be eligible for the Pre-K program as required by the Bright from the Start: Department of Early Care and Learning.
The Effingham County Board of Education was presented results from the Iowa Test of Basic Skills that was given to third, fifth and eighth graders in the fall.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years.
The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students.
Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes.
ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester.