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Lt Gov at Unit #40 to Present Shared Services Award

Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti held a press conference on September 11, to award a Top 20 Shared Services Best Practices honor to Effingham County Schools, Lake Land College, and Effingham County Chamber of Commerce for their work on the Effingham Regional Career Academy (ERCA).
ERCA is being recognized in the Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices Second Edition. Congratulations to all County Schools for their efforts.

U40 Hydroponics Program to Air on National TV

Effingham Unit #40 is proud to announce the hydroponics program that was integrated into multiple grade levels across the district will be highlighted on a couple of television networks this week.  A film crew from Food Quest, starring Kim Alexis and Mario Lopez, was in district last June.  The production crew interviewed teachers and students to discuss the impact the educational program has had in the classroom.  Representatives from Tower Gardens, the company that designed the hydroponics towers, were also on site. 

We are excited to share the final production is scheduled to air on the following dates and stations. 

  • Rescheduled Air Dates:

    Thurs, Sept 20 at 10 pm ET/PT on FYI
    Fri, Sept 21 at 2 am ET/PT on FYI
    Sat, Sept 22 at 10 am ET/PT on A&E

Unit  #40 would like to thank all the staff and students who are participating in this wonderful project. 


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