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Buddy system

The Backpack Buddies program at Marlow Elementary School got a big lift from the members of the 117th Air Control Squadron.

August 18, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Emotions run high on request to change ECHS nickname

Emotions and passions are running high following a request to the Effingham County Board of Education to end the use of the Rebels name and the playing of "Dixie" as a fight song at Effingham County High School.

August 18, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Girl Scouts share happy times at Happy House

Happy times were had at the Happy House on Tybee Island as Cadette Troops 1147, 1184 and 1121 from Fort Worth, Texas, visited with Cadette Troop 30197 from Guyton. The girls enjoyed a lasagna dinner and making a beachy pudding dessert. The girls also shared songs with each other as they earned their Savannah Sings pin.

August 11, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham sends six 4-H’ers to annual State Congress

Effingham County Extension office is beaming with pride to have sent six representatives to Georgia's 73rd Annual 4-H State Congress, held in Atlanta from July 21-24 at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia.

August 11, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A smooth and busy start to the school year

It's been a smooth start, for the most part, to the 2015-16 school year, Effingham County Superintendent Randy Shearouse.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Schools honored for their support of Guard, Reserves

ant principal at Sand Hill Elementary School. But he has another job and he represented his other duty assignment in uniform at last week's Effingham County Board of Education meeting.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


BoE exploring options with SPLOST

The Effingham County Board of Education is putting together its parameters for a planned renewal vote of the special purpose local option sales tax.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Incumbent board members to run again

The Effingham County Board of Education incumbents all have declared their intention to run again for their seats.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Paramo earns silver medal at FCCLA event

Martha Paramo from Effingham College and Career Academy competed in food innovations and brought home a silver medal from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference.

August 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Big crowd for blowout

With the start of the 2015-16 school year imminent, the annual Effingham Connect back-to-school blowout drew thousands of parents and children to the Effingham County High School gym.

August 04, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Little Rebels raise a cheer

The Effingham County High School Little Rebel cheer camp filled the ECHS gym with 70 kids taking part. The young cheerleaders, under the guidance throughout the week from 35 high school cheeerleaders, ranged in ages from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade.

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


King earns Georgia Power scholarship

Georgia Power announced that Jaret King has received a $2,500 Georgia Power scholarship through the company's scholarship program.

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School council elections to be held next month

The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer together in a spirit of cooperation to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process.

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


IDA signs on to help with sign for ECCA

A long-standing working relationship between the Effingham Industrial Development Authority and the Effingham College and Career Academy is now more than a handshake agreement.

July 28, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Big cheers at Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Seventy-four young and aspiring cheerleaders attended the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, getting instrution from the South Effingham High School cheerleaders throughout the week.

July 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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Kight wins Exchange Club speech contest

Rebecca Kight, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's speech contest. The theme was citizenship, and Kight ...

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Finding their way

Effingham County High School students navigated their way through the Teen Maze on Wednesday, getting a glimpse at what good decisions' impacts - and the circumstances ...

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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