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ECHS graduate completes basic training

July 6, 2017 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsU.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin A. Simmons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and ...

Effingham County's Toot Johnson sounds off at football camps

July 3, 2017 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsHe ran for 185 yards and three touchdowns against rival South Effingham, and produced 104 yards and two scores – including the game-winner in overtime – against Liberty County. He earned All-Region 2-6A first-team and All-Greater Savannah ...

Parker's Honors Outstanding High School Students

June 23, 2017 by Convenience Store Decisions

Convenience Store DecisionsHe will attend the University of Georgia in the fall and plans to major in Engineering. Haley Fowler, Effingham County High School, Springfield, Ga. (May). Haley Fowler is a Georgia Merit Scholar and a Wofford Scholar who helped lead the Effingham ...

Effingham County's Mackenzie Stewart gets her kicks from football, soccer

March 2, 2017 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsEffingham County Middle School football coach Jason Napier saw her kick a soccer ball and asked her if she was interested in kicking for the football team. “I told him I'd be scared, but I'd give it a shot,” said Stewart, who had not kicked a football ...

Black History Month Spotlight: Honoring Springfield Central High basketball

February 22, 2017 by Effingham Herald

Effingham HeraldBack in the 1960s during the era of segregated schools, Effingham County saw one of its high schools rise to the top and win multiple state championships in basketball. Now, after decades of going largely unmentioned and uncelebrated, it is time to ...

Effingham Sheriff: High school students arrested with pot

February 10, 2017 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning News17 in the Springfield area. Some items were moved around the house. Jan. 23: A woman complained that her ex-husband had not returned their child as court papers required. Jan. 23: A deputy noticed a vehicle with expired registration on Ga. 17 S. in the ...

Effingham high schools get three-star quality-of-life ratings

February 7, 2017 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning News“Suspending students or placing students in ISS (in-school suspension) reduces your overall climate score.” He also said attendance needs to improve in the high schools and Effingham County Middle School. Shearouse said it's interesting that some ...

Deputies: 40 arrested in child-sex sting in east Georgia, including former school principal

August 10, 2016 by WJBF-TV

WJBF-TVSPRINGFIELD, Ga. (AP) — Deputies say dozens of people have been arrested in a child-sex sting in east Georgia. Effingham County sheriff's officials tell news outlets in a statement that 40 people, ranging in age from 17 to 57, were arrested this ...

Humidity, heat are opponents for Effingham Rebels

July 21, 2016 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsIt wasn't even lunchtime, and mid-90-degree temperatures had already invaded the Effingham County High School football practice field. Senior tight end Daulton Harris ... Acclimation workouts officially begin July 25 for Georgia High School Association ...

Miss St. Patrick's Day 2016 crowned

March 12, 2016 by WTOC

The 2016 Miss St. Patrick's Day is Brooke Pevey from Springfield, Ga. Brooke is a 2014 graduate of ... Miss Teen St. Patrick's Day is Sarah Robinson, a competition cheerleader who attends Effingham County High School. Sarah plans to attend Georgia ...

NAACP says Confederate issue 'far from over' at Effingham County High School

August 27, 2015 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsShearouse's statement came the day after the NAACP met in Guyton to discuss their next moves and a week after more than 530 people attended a BOE meeting, during which the NAACP asked the board to remove the symbols from the high school.

Effingham County High School will keep nickname 'Rebels'

August 26, 2015 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning News“They have pride in Effingham County High School and respect for each other.” Lloyd said about 60 people from the NAACP met in Guyton on Monday night, vowing to fight against the Confederate symbols and creating committees to increase involvement in ...

Effingham County High will keep The Rebel as the school's mascot

August 25, 2015 by WJCL News

In a release, the Superintendent of Schools Randy Shearouse said that Effingham County High School "will continue using the rebel name not as a name of hate, but as a name associated with pride in one's school and its traditions." Earlier this month ...

Effingham MLK Day events announced

January 13, 2015 by Savannah Morning News

Building and Sustaining the Future as One Nation, by Alexander Williams, junior at Effingham County High School. Second place, Equality: His Dream Marches on Through Principles with Purpose, by Samantha Mattox, eighth grade at South Effingham Middle ...

ECHS mourns band student killed in crash

December 13, 2014 by Effingham Herald

Effingham HeraldThe show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own. The ECHS band performed its Christmas concert as ... Donations are still being accepted and may be made out to the ECHS ...

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