January 9: (tomorrow)  Students may wear gold, blue, white, or a GSU shirt with uniform bottoms or jeans for our special visit from Adrian Peterson. 

    January 10: STEM Club.  All permission forms should be turned in by 8:30 am on Thursday. Students need to be picked up by 4:00.  Thank you.

    January 15: Math Facts Challenge for 1st grade 
    January 16: Math Facts Challenge for grades 2-5 
    January 17: Chess Club 
    January 21: MLK Holiday

    GMAS Night 
    Sand Hill Elementary School 
    3rd - 5th Grade Levels
    February 7, 2019
    6 - 7 PM
    Free Childcare for 4 years and under
    Homework Pass for students who attend
    Light Snacks 


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  • Volunteer Training

    Click this link to access the Mandated Reporter Module.

    Open this PDF for full instructions: Instructions for Volunteers

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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
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    • 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.