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  • school bus Bus Mechanic Needed
    The Transportation Department is seeking a Bus Mechanic! This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, proficiency in AC and electronic systems repairs and computer diagnostics of diesel engines,  and aGeorgia CDL with Passenger and School Bus endorsements and Hazardous Material Certificate within 120 days of hire. Work experience in medium/heavy truck repair preferred and/or auto/light truck repair is desirable.
    Click here to visit our Employment Opportunities site, then choose "Classified" and "Transportation" to view the job requirements. You must create an account on our jobs site in order to apply for the position.
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  • January Specials Calendar

    Be sure to check out the specials calendar for January each day so that your child will know when to wear his/her tennis shoes for PE and Music.




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  • January Newsletter

    January begins a new year and it is filled with many activities @ South Effingham Elementary School. The January 2017 school newsletter is below. Click on the icon to access it so that you will be aware of what is taking place during this month. Happy New Year to all!

    Happy new Year

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  • Protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne viruses such as West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and Zika virus. Find out how by clicking on the image below. An attached flyer from the Effingham County Health Department will give you important information and tips about things that you can do to cut down on the mosquito population. 


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  • Georgia Shape School

    "Thirty minutes of physical activity - every day,every school,

     every child in Georgia." 

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  • 4H



       important dates, files and information on the 4-H educational program


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  • read
    Reading events from this year (along with some great pictures) can be found at our Media Center section.  Take a look!!  Click HERE to visit.  
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mission & vision

Our Mission
"Our school is a safe and positive place where teachers challenge, students excel,
friendships form, and bright futures are made."
A note from our Principal
At South Effingham Elementary School, students come first. To make certain this occurs, our entire school family, including teachers/staff members, parents, and administrators, work together to provide the best possible educational environment for our students. 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.