Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl and Effingham County High School counselor Hank Heller thanked Eric Knox and Tyson Neurath for their participation in the Rotary Speech Contest.
Ten FBLA students arrived in Atlanta on March 18 and enjoyed a weekend full of competitive events, motivational workshops and networking with students from all around Georgia who share common interests in the business field.
COVINGTON-Members of the Effingham County FFA Chapter recently attended the Georgia FFA Success Conference held March 4-5 at the FFA-FCCLA Center.
SkillsUSA contestants from South Effingham and Effingham County high schools had a successful weekend at the State Skills and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, March 18-19.
Fourth grader Brandon Jones said he didn't mind giving the $600 in coins he'd saved to the Marlow Elementary Relay For Life coin drive.
COVINGTON-Members of the Effingham County FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association's Greenhand Jamboree on March 4-5 at the Georgia FFA/FCCLA Center.
Emily A. Mier of Springfield will be honored as a Superior Honor student during Honors Day ceremonies at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Georgia Southern University's graduate programs in business and nursing have been recognized among the nation's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Best Graduate Schools rankings that were released today. The 2012 Best Graduate Schools includes essential, detailed statistical information on more than 1,200 programs nationwide.
"Read More Books, Eat More Chicken, Save More Lives" was the theme as Guyton Elementary partnered with Chick-Fil-A to provide a fun time for families while raising money for a great cause.
The Effingham County High School teacher of the month for February is Michelle Drayton. Drayton teaches Honors Economics, U.S. History and Sociology. She sponsors the Future Georgia Educators Club as well as Grad Bash. Students nominated Drayton because they feel she treats her students with respect, fairness, and kindness. In addition, students highlighted Drayton's constant positive attitude and her ability to make learning fun.
The faculty and staff at Rincon Elementary School are pleased to announce their March "Parents of the Month." They are Shae and Jay Wilcox, parents of Justin Wilcox, who is a third grade student in Brenda Brown's class at RES. They are also the parents of Kayla, who is a student at Effingham County High School.
In its fifth year, the South Effingham High School Fashion Show was a different beast than in its previous installments, with 19 design teams and 35 garments raising the bar for local high fashion once again.
Even before they announced her as grand champion of this year's Invention Convention, South Effingham Elementary School fourth-grader Samantha Mattox couldn't contain her smile.
Seventeen students were inducted as charter members of Rincon Elementary's first Junior Beta Club on March 7.
Christina Smith, a sixth grader at Effingham County Middle School, placed third in the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest, competing against over fifth and sixth graders from seven counties.
The Effingham County School System is conducting a parent survey in preparation for its five-year district accreditation visit in 2015.
Following are the honor rolls for Effingham County's high schools for the third nine-week grading period:
Following are the honor rolls for Effingham County's three middle schools for the third nine-week grading period:
SAVANNAH - Fifty-seven Savannah Technical College students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society in a ceremony STC's Eckburg Auditorium. To qualify for Phi Theta Kappa membership, students must have completed a minimum of 12 degree-level semester credit hours and have a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Following are the honor rolls for Effingham County's eight elementary schools for the third nine-week grading period:
The Effingham County School System is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year. Appointments will be scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through May 9 at the school district's Central Registration Center.
Fifty-two second-graders at South Effingham Elementary School participated in the United Daughters of the Confederacy's annual Georgia Day program. Maria Bashlor, president of the Effingham County Hussars chapter 2285, led a brief history and slide presentation.
Outstanding artwork created by Effingham County public school students during the 2012-13 school year has been on display this week.
Efforts to improve Effingham County students' writing skills have paid off with higher scores on Georgia's Eighth-Grade Writing Assessment, school officials reported last week.
Students from the Effingham College and Career Academy competed March 21-23 at the Georgia SkillsUSA Skills and Leadership Conference in Atlanta. This year the Effingham College and Career Academy was awarded the "largest increase in membership" of 1,500 percent.
Effingham Christian School took its annual egg drop competition to new heights this year.
Members of the Effingham County High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a weekend leadership conference March 14-16 at the Classic Center in Athens. Attendees, in addition to a weekend of competitions, participated in a Career and Trade Expo, University of Georgia tours, educational demonstrations, and sessions that motivated and informed members and their advisers with the theme "Saving the World … One Leader at a Time." ...
When Barry Sheehy was contemplating donating property he owned in southern Effingham County, he considered several local agencies as recipients.
South Effingham Middle School students Caitlyn Lariscy, Brian Nichols and Sarah Yonce attended the Georgia United Nations Assembly, a model United Nations program sponsored by the State YMCA of Georgia. Y-Club members and other middle and high school students from public and private schools across the state are eligible to participate.
Rising ninth-graders learned about the Effingham County School System's work-based learning program as well as career opportunities at Gulfstream Aerospace at the recent Aviation Career Day hosted by Gulfstream.