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Teen Maze shows actions have consequences

Teen Maze shows actions have consequences

South Effingham High School juniors and seniors participated in Teen Maze on Tuesday. During the game, students encountered a variety of obstacles that can prevent or delay their graduation from h... » Read More
Making it a safe prom

Making it a safe prom

The Peace Officers Association of Georgia gave Effingham County High School a $2,500 check for safe prom activities. The ECHS prom was held Saturday night at Hyatt Riverfront in Savannah. » Read More

Governor signs opportunity school district bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation that would implement an opportunity school district to turn around failing schools. This law provides the framework for how the OSD would work should voters appr... » Read More

GSU cheerleaders win national title

The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Day... » Read More
It was no accident

It was no accident

As Adam Cochran introduced himself to hundreds of Effingham County High School students last Thursday, he included another description: » Read More

Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle » Read More

Google Apps, ECCA tour highlight Parent University

A lesson on using Google Apps and a tour of the Effingham College and Career Academy highlight the final 2014-15 installment of Parent University-Effingham. » Read More

Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools: » Read More
4-H Cloverleafs compete at DPA

4-H Cloverleafs compete at DPA

Twenty-eight students from Effingham County recently participated in the 4-H Southeast District Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition in Emanuel County. » Read More

Georgia Southern online MBA ranked in top 20

STATESBORO - The online Master of Business Administration offered by the College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University has been ranked 17th by BestColleges.com as a Top Online M... » Read More
4-H’ers take aim in regional, state archery competitions

4-H’ers take aim in regional, state archery competitions

The Effingham County Extension office hit the bull's-eye with its newest program for 4-H'ers. » Read More
From the artists’ eyes

From the artists’ eyes

Local students displayed their artistic talent at the Effingham County School System's countywide art show. » Read More
Former student, teacher Woods to lead SES

Former student, teacher Woods to lead SES

Lisa Woods attended Springfield Elementary School through sixth grade and dreamed of returning to the school as a teacher. » Read More

School system tries to strike revenue, expenditures balance

Expenses in the Effingham County School System's fiscal year 2016 budget exceed revenues by $4.1 million, according to school officials' latest projections. » Read More
Care to dance?

Care to dance?

South Effingham High School students in Nathalie Starling's sociology class gave salsa dancing a spin as part of their study of different cultures and traditions. » Read More
Coroner pulls back the curtain on his job to students

Coroner pulls back the curtain on his job to students

Effingham County coroner David Exley readily admits his job is far from enjoyable at times. » Read More
All that jazz at SEHS

All that jazz at SEHS

South Effingham High School's 14th annual jazz night raised money for the SEHS band program. » Read More
FFA blue jeans day brings in green for Manna House

FFA blue jeans day brings in green for Manna House

A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response. » Read More
School system looking at its governance options

School system looking at its governance options

Since the economic downturn in 2008, the Effingham County School System periodically has asked the state for waivers to the guidelines on how its money can be spent and how many students its classe... » Read More
Sand Hill Science Olympiad scores high at district

Sand Hill Science Olympiad scores high at district

Sand Hill Elementary School had a strong showing in the district Science Olympiad held recently at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler. » Read More
Miss SEMS crowned

Miss SEMS crowned

Bella Kay Tatum was crowned Miss South Effingham Middle at the school's annual pageant March 21. » Read More
Curtis graduates with honors from Georgia State

Curtis graduates with honors from Georgia State

Jacob Curtis of Rincon graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in music technology. » Read More

Armstrong to host ‘It’s All About M.E.’ graduate school fair

Armstrong State University's College of Education will host "It's All About M.E." (master of education), a graduate education fair for those interested in earning a master's education degree in one... » Read More

School system employees may get another raise

Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget. » Read More
Five Effingham students chosen for all-state band

Five Effingham students chosen for all-state band

Five students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association middle school all-state band in Athens on Feb. 26-28. » Read More
Cloverleaf 4-H'ers take part in Project Achievement

Cloverleaf 4-H'ers take part in Project Achievement

Nearly 50 Effingham 4-H'ers recently competed in County Project Achievement, held at Effingham County Middle School. » Read More

Local students make president’s list at GSU

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 fall semester president's list. » Read More

Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,725 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 fall semester dean's list. » Read More

ASU honor society inducts three Effingham students

Three students from Effingham County recently were initiated into Armstrong State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society. » Read More

Local students named to dean's lists

Truluck named to dean's list at Emory » Read More
Rotary Club inducts Interact chapter at Ebenezer Middle

Rotary Club inducts Interact chapter at Ebenezer Middle

The Rotary Club of Effingham County recently inducted and chartered a new student Interact club at Ebenezer Middle School. » Read More

Effingham students earn college accolades

Effingham students earn honors at Mercer » Read More
Taking their turn as Capitol pages

Taking their turn as Capitol pages

The city of Rincon was represented at the state Capitol by Bailee Grace Hildebrandt and Julia Marie Carter as they paged for Rep. Bill Hitchens on Feb. 9. » Read More
Nesmith leaving ECCA, returning to central office

Nesmith leaving ECCA, returning to central office

One Effingham County school will have a new principal next year while another will have a change in athletic director. » Read More

Savannah Tech plans major upgrade for Effingham campus

Significant additions are planned for the Savannah Technical College's Effingham County campus as part of STC's massive capital campaign. » Read More
New state schools chief sees too much testing

New state schools chief sees too much testing

During his campaign to become state school superintendent, Richard Woods was a vocal critic that Georgia students spend too much time taking standardized tests. » Read More

SEES pre-K classes to move

Pre-kindergarten classes currently being held at South Effingham Elementary School will move to Sand Hill Elementary for the 2015-16 school year. » Read More
Kight wins Rotary speech contest

Kight wins Rotary speech contest

South Effingham High School junior Rebecca Kight won the annual Rotary Club speech contest, held March 3 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. » Read More
A 'Cat' in a Treehouse

A 'Cat' in a Treehouse

The Learning Treehouse preschool and daycare in Rincon celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a week of themed activities. » Read More
Students put on a show at SEHS

Students put on a show at SEHS

Sixteen acts, including vocalists, musicians and dancers, performed Saturday night in South Effingham High School's annual talent show. » Read More
4-H’ers have strong showing at District Project Achievement

4-H’ers have strong showing at District Project Achievement

Effingham County 4-H was represented by 17 members at the Southeast District Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, including five who qualified for the state competi... » Read More
SEHS’ Yarbrough performs in all-state jazz band

SEHS’ Yarbrough performs in all-state jazz band

South Effingham High School student Taylor Yarbrough was part of an elite performance during the Georgia Music Educators Association's recent conference at the Savannah International Trade and Conv... » Read More
Ebenezer Elementary hits the pavement to fight diabetes

Ebenezer Elementary hits the pavement to fight diabetes

Ebenezer Elementary School raised money and awareness for the fight against diabetes with a fun run/walk. » Read More
SEHS student fashion show displays its impressions

SEHS student fashion show displays its impressions

Christian Mincey won the award as the top overall designer at the 2015 South Effingham High School student fashion show Saturday night. » Read More
The brightest STARs

The brightest STARs

Effingham County's SAT scores have risen to just one point below the state average, though two students in particular set their aspirations a bit higher. » Read More

School system looking at design for new RES

The Effingham County Board of Education plans to decide by the end of March on the design for the new Rincon Elementary School. » Read More
Effingham Civil Air Patrol cadets take to the skies

Effingham Civil Air Patrol cadets take to the skies

SYLVANIA - Cadets with Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol took to the skies recently, participating in orientation flights (O-flights) at Plantation Airpark. » Read More
There she is ... Miss GSU

There she is ... Miss GSU

South Effingham High School alumna Megan Johnson was crowned Miss Georgia Southern University on Saturday night. » Read More

Effingham students earn college accolades

Hall named to dean's list at Clemson University » Read More
4-H bee club receives donation

4-H bee club receives donation

The Coastal Empire Bee Association made a $500 contribution to Effingham County 4-H's bee club. » Read More


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