Rising Freshman registration forms will be distributed to 8th grade students on February 15th and are due back by Tuesday, February 20th. Parents, please review these with your child. Students need to indicate their choice of two additional courses by initialing on the blank line by the selected course name or number. Students who will attend the STEM Academy are also required to complete a registration form. Parents and students need to sign at the bottom of the front page and return the form to homeroom teachers by Tuesday, February 20th.
The Georgia Department of Education has released some information regarding the 2018 Georgia Milestones tests which will be taking place in April. Please visit the following website link to access this information. This material is only able to be accessed when you are using the Google Chrome internet browser (it will not work with Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.).
8th Grade Parents - Dual enrollment is an option for high school students. Students may earn high school course credits while taking college courses and earning college credits, when enrolled in a participating eligible post-secondary institution (University System of Georgia, Technical College System of Georgia or private institution). For more information, click here "Dual Enrollment Parent Flyer - 2017-18
PSAT scores were given to students who took the exam on December 14, 2017!
Scheduling Clarification for 2016 - 2017
We are pleased to introduce a 1st period literacy block for all ECMS students this school year. During this 35 minute segment of time, our students will be engaged in reading high-interest, content-related texts. We will now have a 7 period day, with "Library/Research Skills" representing our literacy block. We are excited about the positive impact that this literacy focus will have on our Panthers!
The mission statement of the Effingham County School System and Effingham Middle School 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.
1. We believe school staff, parents, students, and community working together to promote excellence in academics and character.
2. We believe differentiated learning opportunities provide for academic success.
3. We believe a safe and respectful environment promotes learning while enhancing positive relationships between students and staff.
4. We believe data should guide decision making and student learning..
The vision of Effingham County Middle School is to
Educate, Challenge, Motivate, and Succeed.