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Special Events


The homecoming game for 2024 will be Friday, October 25.

Dress up Days for 2024 will be announced later.

If you plan to participate in the parade, please print the permission form from the link below and turn it in to the teacher/advisor/coach with whom you will be participating.

The homecoming dance will be held Saturday, October 26, in the school gym from 7-10 p. m.  Students may purchase a ticket for the dance for $10 ahead of time by using a link provided at a later date.

 TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  You may also pay at the door.  If you pay using the link please be sure to include the name of each individual for whom you are paying.

Dates may not be in middle school and cannot be older than 20.  If your date is not an ECHS student then you must complete the approval form  and turn it in to Mrs. Gillis.  See instructions on the form.

Date form.

You can also purchase pictures at the dance. See the link below for prices and ordering information.

Below are the dress code requirements for the Homecoming dance.

The following attire is recommended and encouraged for the Homecoming Dance:  Church to Semi-Formal wear
Below are examples of acceptable attire for both ladies and gentlemen.

  • Ladies:  dress slacks/blouse, pant suits, appropriate length dress, no revealing clothing
  • Gentlemen:  khakis/dress slacks, collared shirts (polo-type shirts are acceptable); ties are optional; no revealing clothing

Below are examples of unacceptable garments.  Any student seeking admittance into the Homecoming dance wearing any of the following will be denied admittance:

  • Jeans

  • Shorts

  • Hats/Visors/Scarves/Bandanas/Rollers

  • T-Shirts

  • Tank Tops/Muscle Shirts

  • Flip-Flops, slides, or Crocs

  • Skirts/Dresses worn at an inappropriate length

  • Blouses/Dresses that are too revealing


The ECHS prom for the 2024-2025 school year will be held at Kehoe Iron Works Saturday, March 22, 2025 from 7-11 pm.

All students who check in for prom at 7:00 pm are required to stay until the end of prom.  If students choose to leave before the prom ends, they are not allowed to reenter.

  • ALL juniors and seniors of Effingham County High School must pay their prom dues in order to attend (even if their date is a student at ECHS and has paid their dues). You only have to pay this fee one time.
  • Prom dues are $65. If you choose to wait to pay at the door the night of prom the fee will be $100 and will be cash only. 
  • You may pay your dues/date fees online using 
  • Pay using this link:
  • Students bringing dates that are not students at this school must complete a prom date approval form available online and turn it in to Ms. Kessler (room 213). There is a date fee of $25.00 for guests who are not a junior or senior at ECHS. (If you have not turned in a form to Ms. Monica Kessler, and your date fee is not paid, your date will not be allowed entrance.)
  • Use this link to pay for your date fee: Link to pay date fee
  • Invitations will be sent to your school email.

There is a separate link to pay the $25 fee if your date is not a junior or senior at ECHS who has already paid their own dues.  These are your prom dues.  If you paid as a junior, you do not have to pay again as a senior.  You must pay on-line.  If you plan to pay at the door you can pay $100 with cash only.

The prom date approval form can be printed from the link below and turned in to Ms. Lovett in the student office.

*Form will be available at a later date.

This link takes you to prom photo information and method of payment.

Link will be available at a later date.

Miss ECHS 2024

Miss ECHS 2024 Anjal Singh
1st Runner Up Abby Fletcher (right)
2nd Runner Up Kendall Calahan (left)
People's Choice Award Abby Fletcher
Miss Congeniality Ellie Forwood
Miss ECHS 2023
Miss ECHS 2022


Miss ECHS 2023
Faith Strickland

1st Runner up
Miley Rahn

2nd Runner up
Cate Wilson

Miss Photogenic
Payton Lovett

People's Choice
Jennie Edinger

Miss Congeniality
Ella Marchese

CURE Childhood Cancer

Coins for CURE Week is held in September.  The specific dates for the 2024-2025 school year will be available at the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year.  

ECHS hosts events throughout the school year to raise funds to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer.  Please contact Mrs. Aiken at if you have any questions regarding ECHS's involvement with CURE.


Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is traditionally held October 23-31 nationwide.  More information regarding specific events at ECHS will be available at the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year.