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ECHS students earn Barbicide certification

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By CHE’ PETERSON Special to Atmore News For the last nine weeks, the Cosmetology Department at Escambia County High School has learned about everything from professionalism to facial shapes to the prevention of disease. In the fourth through the sixth weeks, the students really dove into safety, sanitation and disinfection. During that time, they learned [...]

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RPE holds poster competition

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  As part of Red Ribbon Week, Rachel Patterson Elementary held a poster contest Friday, October 24. The event was sponsored by Alto Products and Winn Dixie. Each class designed a campaign poster promoting drug-free students, life or campus. Two classes from each grade won a pizza party for the most creative poster. Shown are [...]

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RPE students pledge to stop bullying

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The students at Rachel Patterson Elementary School pledged to help stop bullying Thursday, October 23, by placing their fingerprints on a pledge poster. First-grade students in Ashley Turk’s class are shown with their poster, from left, kneeling, Tristan Johnson, Deveron Stubbs, Shemecca Brown, Salvador Franco, Zachary Graham, Zariyha Burton, Damion Jenkins; standing, Malachi Imani, Keon [...]

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A. C. Moore Elementary School honor roll – First nine-week grading period

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Third grade A honor roll: Jyrin Tyia Brown, Spria Elise Brown, Aniya Dejanay Burton, Jaquavious Jakuan Bush, Jessica Velasco Cuenca, Nariyah Skye Felder, Luis Angel Garcia, Saniyah Lasha Hixon, Sasha Elizabeth Kidd, Jacarion Tykel King, Reagan Kristine King, Travaris Leslie, Shontia Zhane Martin, Elizabeth Leah Mitchelle, Ava Katharine Penner, Aniya Nicole White, Stephen Jay Williams. [...]

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Rachel Patterson Elementary School honor roll – First nine-week grading period

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First grade A honor roll: Isaiah Tiquan America, Nichira Soleil Anderson, Raishaun Ethan Banks, Cleo Bolar, IV, Jacob Raymond Boutwell, Christian Blake Bradley, Semaj Anita Brand, Jalayah Masharre Bright, Alexandria Renay Brown, Aniyah Simone Brown, Kydajah Emir Brown, Latabitha Lashay Burt, Zariyha Mylayshia Burton, Nigel Ayden Bynum, Michael Vincent Cook, Jr., Jamarcus Ladarion Cunningham, Sara [...]

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Red Ribbon Week at Perdido E/M

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The purpose of the Red Ribbon Week Campaign is to present a visible commitment to a safe, healthy and drug-free lifestyle. The campaign is designed to accomplish the following: 1. to create awareness concerning the problems related to the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs 2. to support the decision to live a healthy, [...]

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BMX high jumper

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During Red Ribbon Week, Creative Action Sports completed its BMX tour of Escambia County schools Friday with a trip to Escambia County Middle School. During the demonstration, team captain Ryan Davis jumped – without a ramp – over a group of riders and teachers. Shown are, from left, Dave Beardsley, Guy Mims, Coach Terrance Walker, [...]

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ECMS holds book fair

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Escambia County Middle School held their annual Book Fair Friday, October 24 and the students’ grandparents were invited to join in and support reading. Shown are, from left, aunt LaTrice Bush, student Jaiden Bolton and grandmother Joyce Bush.  

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Drew named assistant superintendent

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Education, Featured  /  Comments Off

                  On recommendation of Escambia County Superintendent of Education John Knott, the Board of Education named Beth Drew as assistant superintendent at Thursday’s meeting. Drew has been in the education system for more than 30 years. She is currently Director of Curriculum / Instruction / Federal Programs [...]

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Learning about ecosystems

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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Fourth-grade students at Huxford Elementary having been learning all about ecosystems in science. Students are shown with some of their work, from left, Mayci Stabler, Gerri-Ryann Espey, Coblie English, Caitlyn Hadley and Sasha Sumerlin.

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