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announcements

  • Enterovirus D68 Key Points and Resources
    Every year, enteroviruses and rhinoviruses cause millions of respiratory illnesses in children. This year, EV-D68 has been the most common type of enterovirus identified, leading to increases in illnesses among children and affecting those with asthma most severely. CDC expects, as with other enteroviruses, that EV-D68 infections will likely begin to decline by late fall.
     
    Parents should review our virus resources page for more detailed information.
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  • Anticipated Travel Advisory
    Parents and guardians are asked to notify the school nurse or principal of your child’s school if your travel plans include the Ebola-affected countries of west Africa, including Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea (Nigeria and Senegal are not on the list of affected countries at this time). This request for notice of your travel plans to west Africa will remain in place until further notice.

    The Effingham County School District in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Health Coastal Health District seek your assistance to ensure the safety of all students and staff during the current outbreak. Please see the fact sheet below for additional information.
     
    CHD Ebola Fact Sheet
    The Coastal Health District has released a fact sheet to help educate the community about the Ebola virus. We encourage you to review this fact sheet to help spread awareness and promote safe habits.
     
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  • School Menus
    November Menus November Menus Posted
    Click here to download printable menus.
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  • 2014-15 Academic Calendar
    Parents are encouraged to review the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. Click here for the printable version.
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  • District Announces Online Learning Guidelines 
    In a cooperative effort with GaVS, ECSD encourages students to consider an online option for either courses that are not locally available or for courses the student may believe themselves to be more successful in when taken in an online environment. Interested parents and students should read the guidelines for Virtual School Classes.
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mission & vision

Welcome to the  website for the Effingham County School District!
 
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. 
 
 
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.