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     AP Exams


    Last Day to Register/Pay for AP Exams


    Friday, March 15!


    Students must register and pay for all AP exams in the 9th grade office at ECHS or the STEM office by this Friday, March 15!


    The cost of AP exams is $85 per exam.  One AP exam in a STEM area (science, technology, engineering, or math) is free for all students in a STEM AP course. 


    Students who eat free/reduced lunch may receive 1 free exam----if they are not already receiving a free STEM exam.  The cost of additional AP exams for students who eat free/reduced lunch is $53 per exam.


    AP Exams are only ordered for those who register for the exams.  Students must register by this Friday, March 15----even if the exam is FREE!


    No additional exams will be ordered!


    Please contact

    Diane Owens



    (912)754-6404 Ext. 1228

    if you have any questions.




    FAFSA Workshop

    Friday, April 5, 2019

    6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

    ECHS Media Center

    Parents and seniors will be able to complete the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid.  Be sure to bring your 2017 income tax documents with you.  A representative from the Georgia Student Finance Commission will be on campus to assist you with your online financial aid applications. 

    This is the 3rd & last workshop for this year!  Please make plans to attend if you have not completed the FAFSA!




    Save the Date!

    Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    Senior Meeting

    A meeting for the Class of 2019 will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. in the ECHS cafeteria.  A packet will be shared with students regarding Senior Week.  All Class of 2019 students should make plans to attend! 




    College Acceptance Ceremony

    May 2, 2019

    9:00 A.M.

    ECHS Cafeteria

    Parents are invited to attend!


    In order to participate in the ceremony, you must submit a copy of your college acceptance letter to Mrs. Hayes.




    Senior Meeting 

    February 5, 2019


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    Graduation Attire 2019 

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    21st Century Leaders


    Leadership Institutes

    Applications are now available online for the 21st Century Leaders Summer Leadership Institutes.  Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders may apply to attend one of the summer institutes.  The three summer leadership institutes provide training in business leadership, environmental sustainability, and hands-on experiences in the media industry. 

    For more information, contact Mrs. Moss in the counseling office






     Students:  If you do not have a portal account, please see the school data clerk, Mrs. Shayla Dekle, or email her at to set up an account.


    Contact information for  Effingham County High School Counseling Staff is below:

    Registrar:  Denise Stevens



    College and Career Counselor and 9th Grade Academic Counselor:  Mimi Hayes (

    10th Grade Academic Counselor:  Hank Heller (

    11th Grade Academic Counselor:  Aurelia Moss (

    12th Grade Academic Counselor:  Dr. April Sikes-Brown (


Last Modified on March 12, 2019