199 Stagecoach Avenue . Guyton, GA 31312 P: 912.728.5112 . F: 912.728.5125

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  • Georgia Milestones Assessment System

    Click here for testing dates and resources.

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    Effingham County Animal Shelter


    We are thrilled to announce that the Sand Hill Elementary “Greet-n-Treat” will 

    be back on March 31, 2017! After you drop off your child for school, pull up

    to the end of the walkway with your dog. You will receive a bag of homemade 

    treats for your dog. These special treats will be made and packaged with love

    by Ms. Kelly Tankersley’s class. Dog and cat food collected will be donated to the

    Effingham County Animal Shelter. The pet food will be taken up at this location, as well.

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  • Parents of students who receive Special Education Services: 

     SPED Survey

    Please take a moment to fill out this brief 10 question survey before March 31st in order to help guide efforts to improve services in our county and create positive outcomes for all our children. The survey can be found at http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Parent-Survey.aspx


    *A free dress-down day is being awarded to students whose parents complete the survey in appreciation for your participation.  Simply send a short note to your child’s special education teacher indicating you’ve completed the survey, or sign and return the bottom portion of the note that was recently sent home. Thank you for your help!


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  • Reminder!

     School Climate Survey


    If you have not completed the online school climate survey for our school, there is still time to do so! The survey contains 24 questions and is still available. The survey will expire March 31, 2017. To access this survey go to- http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp.

    Email Felicia Hills at- fhills@effingham.k12.ga.us after you complete the survey and your child will receive a Dress Down Pass!


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  • yearbook cover
      Yearbook Sales:  A limited number of yearbooks have been ordered.
    So, don't delay in reserving a yearbook. Send your payment to school with the Yearbook Order Form that was sent home. Extra forms are in the front office
    if you cannot locate the copy sent home. - Click this link to download and
    print the Yearbook Order Form. You may also send a note requesting a yearbook with $20 cash or check for your purchase.
    Online ordering is available at: www.leonards.com/yearbooks.
    Use Access Code: C361175.  
    Price increase after January 31, 2017; new price will be $25.
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  • Pre-K Registration

    All parents interested in the Effingham County Schools Bright From the Start Pre-Kindergarten program are required to complete a pre-registration process.  The 2017-2018 Pre-K application, Effingham County Schools registration forms, and required documents will need to be submitted prior to your child's name being included in the Pre-K Lottery drawing to be held Friday, March 31, 2017.  Following are the steps for completing this process:


    2017-2018 Pre-Kindergarten Application and Pre-Registration Timeline


    Pre-K Applications Accepted at Elementary Schools   

    Monday, March 6, 2017 -- Friday, March 24, 2017

    Pre-K Lottery Drawing   

    Friday, March 31, 2017


    Click to open this document for more information: Pre-K Registration Flyer 

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  • Car Rider Procedures

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       Open this document to read the procedures.

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    Tabitha Edenfield was selected as Teacher of the Year. 

    She willserve as Sand Hill Elementary School's

    representatives in 2016-2017. 

    Congratulations to Mrs. Edenfield!



     Angela Wise

    Angela Wise was selected as Para of the Year. She will serve

    as Sand Hill Elementary School's representative this school term.

    Congratulations to Mrs. Wise!



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mission & vision

Our Mission

As a community of learners, in cooperation with stakeholders, our mission is:
To provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post secondary success.
A note from our Principal
SHES incorporates Project Wisdom as a part of its character education program. These inspirational messages set a positive tone for the day for everyone on campus. SHES feels it is extremely important to educate all aspects of the student learner. Project Wisdom provides the opportunity for students to begin their day considering one of citizenship’s big issues, such as honesty or respect. Read more
New to the area?
If you are new to the district, you may find these areas of our website to be helpful:
  • Newcomers - Get information about the area including utilities, county government, city and school resources.
  • Data Dashboard - Learn how Effingham County makes the grade by visiting our data reporting area, with links to district/school report cards as well as graduation rates and population statistics.