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ECHS FFA team takes third place in livestock judging

The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event. » Read More
FFA members attend annual national convention

FFA members attend annual national convention

Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1. » Read More

Armstrong named to STEM Jobs Approved College list

Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123... » Read More
Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months. » Read More

School board set to adopt calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years. » Read More
ECCA robotics class gets in gear

ECCA robotics class gets in gear

Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class. » Read More

State school board proposes changes to Common Core standards

People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. » Read More

Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools: » Read More

Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools: » Read More

High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools: » Read More
In the business of teaching

In the business of teaching

One tenet of the Effingham College and Career Academy is that preparing students for careers is not a one-size-fits-all process. » Read More
The art of giving

The art of giving

Students from Grace Academy are learning at a young age to help others in their community. » Read More
G-P, school system honor STEM graduates

G-P, school system honor STEM graduates

More than 300 high school students in Effingham County were honored last week for completing Georgia-Pacific's STEM Scholars program. » Read More
SEHS hosts Apply to College event

SEHS hosts Apply to College event

More than a hundred South Effingham High School students took advantage of a recent opportunity to apply to college. » Read More

Savannah Tech offering firefighter/EMS diploma

SAVANNAH - Fire science students at Savannah Technical College may expand their first responder training with EMS certifications with a new firefighter/EMS diploma. » Read More

Georgia Southern receives research, education gift from Gulfstream

Georgia Southern University has announced a $225,000 contribution from Gulfstream Aerospace to support research and education at the university. This gift continues Georgia Southern's long relation... » Read More
EMS’ Eagle Winds honor band to play at UGA festival

EMS’ Eagle Winds honor band to play at UGA festival

Ebenezer Middle School's Eagle Winds honor band has been chosen to perform at the 24th annual University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival in December. » Read More
ECMS students named most creative at GSU International Festival

ECMS students named most creative at GSU International Festival

A group of Effingham County Middle School students participated in Georgia Southern University's Global Village Competition, as part of the International Festival hosted by the Center for Internati... » Read More
Blandford works up a sweat with cup stacking

Blandford works up a sweat with cup stacking

For the fourth straight year, Blandford Elementary School joined a worldwide effort to set a record for the most people participating in sport stacking in a 24-hour period. Last year, BES was part ... » Read More
South Effingham Middle School honors veterans

South Effingham Middle School honors veterans

South Effingham Middle School hosted a Veterans Day program in the school gymnasium on Nov. 11. » Read More
RES’ Ratner earns Master Teacher status

RES’ Ratner earns Master Teacher status

Kirbi Ratner is Effingham County's newest Master Teacher. » Read More

ECCA to host info session on aircraft assembly technician program

The Effingham College and Career Academy will host an information session about its new aircraft assembly technician program. » Read More
4-H’ers a constant presence in Fair Week

4-H’ers a constant presence in Fair Week

As National 4-H Week came to a close, the celebration of 4-H continued to resonate throughout Effingham as 4-H'ers geared up for the 71st Effingham County Fair. » Read More
SEMS cheerleaders make it four consecutive crowns

SEMS cheerleaders make it four consecutive crowns

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year. » Read More
Ebenezer Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

Ebenezer Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program. » Read More
Blandford Elementary salutes veterans

Blandford Elementary salutes veterans

Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students. » Read More

Graduation rates on the rise across county

Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points. » Read More
Barge talks Common Core in Effingham visit

Barge talks Common Core in Effingham visit

In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards. » Read More
Effingham 4-H’ers earn top-six finish at state Challenge Bowl

Effingham 4-H’ers earn top-six finish at state Challenge Bowl

Effingham County students competed in the 4-H Challenge Bowl at the Georgia National Fair in Perry and brought home a top-six finish in the state. » Read More
SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 an... » Read More
CAP cadets show a 'can' do attitude

CAP cadets show a 'can' do attitude

Cadets with the Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol were "all in" to their most recent community service project, to help sort more than 10,000 pounds of canned food in preparation for the... » Read More

ASU to screen ‘Mending the Line’

In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary "Mending the Line" on Monday at 7 p.m. the Ogeechee Theatre i... » Read More

Faust to lead STC fire science department

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College has selected Anthony A. (Tony) Faust as department head for fire science. In this role, Faust is responsible for teaching and coordinating academic programs and ... » Read More

School system sets target date for new RES

Effingham County school officials hope students will be attending a new Rincon Elementary School in August 2017. » Read More
A night for royalty

A night for royalty

Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School both celebrated homecoming Friday night. » Read More

South Effingham to welcome Marching Mustang Invitational

South Effingham High School will host its fifth annual Marching Mustang Invitational on Saturday at The Corral. » Read More
SEMS cheerleaders tops at Peachtree Ridge

SEMS cheerleaders tops at Peachtree Ridge

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at the Peachtree Ridge Invitational. » Read More

SEHS to hold Georgia Apply to College event

South Effingham High School will host a Georgia Apply to College program Nov. 4-5 in the media center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. both days. » Read More
Cagle pays a visit to ECCA

Cagle pays a visit to ECCA

The Effingham College and Career Academy has continually expanded its programs and enrollment since opening in 2010, and Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle sees many more good things ahead for the school... » Read More

School system taking comments on 2015-16 calendar

Effingham County's 2015-16 school year would start Aug. 6, end prior to Memorial Day, take spring break the last week of March and have Veterans Day as a holiday, under a calendar school system off... » Read More
Tillotson, Crews earn work-based learning awards

Tillotson, Crews earn work-based learning awards

Two students were recognized as 2014 Work-Based Students of the Year at the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Advisory Committees Meeting dinner held Oct. 7 at the Effingham Colle... » Read More

Georgia Southern University taking part in national alcohol awareness week

This is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, and Georgia Southern University's Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs Programs has a variety of student events planned throughout the week to bring... » Read More

Armstrong to host Pirate Preview

Armstrong State University will host an open house event for prospective students and their parents. » Read More
Effingham promoting School Bus Safety Week

Effingham promoting School Bus Safety Week

Three students represented the Effingham County School System in a statewide poster contest to promote Georgia School Bus Safety Week. » Read More
ECMS hosts sixth-grade parent night

ECMS hosts sixth-grade parent night

Effingham County Middle School recently hosted a sixth-grade parent night. » Read More
Lamb to compete for Miss ABAC

Lamb to compete for Miss ABAC

TIFTON - Leslie Lamb, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of t... » Read More

Effingham students post best ACT scores

The Effingham County School System saw its best-ever results on the ACT college admissions test this year, according to data provided by school officials. » Read More

Pre-K week kicks off with guest readers

Special guests from the community are visiting Effingham County schools this week and reading books to pre-kindergarten students for Georgia Pre-K Week. » Read More

SEMS cheerleaders win at Jeff Davis

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at their first competition this season, held at Jeff Davis Middle School. » Read More

Celebrate Armstrong to be held this week

Armstrong State University will host the second annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend Oct. 9-11. The community is invited to join in this celebration of everything Armstrong. » Read More


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