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Homeschool information event set

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community, Education, Events  /  Comments Off

To celebrate National School Choice Week, Precept Christian School will hold a special event on Wednesday, January 28, at 10:30 a.m., at the Atmore Public Library. The event will feature sharing about Alabama’s homeschool laws, what you need to know about homeschooling, steps to get started, where to find support and answer any questions you […]

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Can you spell c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n-s?

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Escambia County public school students in grades three through eight participated in the county-wide spelling bee Thursday, January 15. Each school had held school-wide bees and the school winners competed last week at Flomaton High School. In grades three through five, eight spellers participated: * Leila Boutwell, Flomaton Elementary; * Juliana Gresham, Pollard-McCall; * Kajayla […]

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Perdido ES service learning project

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

When second graders in Mrs. Jackie Presley’s class learned that Danny Rolin, the grandfather of their classmate, Madyson Rolin, had been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, they wanted to show their love for their friend and her family. As a service learning project, the children all brought in a variety of items such as ChapStick, […]

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Escambia Academy elementary honor roll – First nine week grading period

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Second grade A honor roll: Travis Andrews, Ansley Brantley, Paisley Donaldson, Cade Leachman, Ana Chesley Robinson. A/B honor roll: Grant Lambert, Jacob Murray. Third grade A honor roll: Eli Covington, Lauren Donald, Judson Lee. A/B honor roll: Luke Bell, Mary Ruth Dortch, Kaylen Fore, Addison Geck, Payton Guy, Tyler McGhee. Fourth grade A honor roll: […]

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Perdido E/M students finish tops in the nation

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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Perdido Middle School students in Ms. Gerri McDonald’s Humanities classes finished among the Top Ten in the Eleventh annual Paralyzed Veterans of America’s essay contest. Students in fifth- through eighth-grades responded to an essay entitled: “What Can I Learn from a Veteran?” The Paralyzed Veterans of America launched this contest as a way to creatively […]

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ACM holds spelling bee

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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A school-wide spelling bee was held Friday, January 9, at A.C. Moore Elementary School. Each class conducted a spelling bee and the two winning students from each classroom participated in the A.C. Moore Spelling Bee Friday. The 2014-2015 participants are shown above, from left, front, Nariyah Felder, Shania Lee, Janiyah Montgomery, Elizabeth Mitchelle, Ava Penner, […]

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2 area students graduate UWA

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

The University of West Alabama held fall commencement exercises on Saturday, December 13, conferring undergraduate, master’s, and education specialist degrees from the colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and the School of Graduate Studies to nearly 500 students. Receiving degrees from this area were Caleb Jernigan of Atmore, Bachelor of […]

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Scott graduates from UWF

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Joshua Clayton Scott of Walnut Hill graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Marketing with Management and Finance minors with a Specialization in Sales Management at University of West Florida in Pensacola. Joshua was chosen  to represent  the 2014 College of Business class by carrying the business flag at the commencement. […]

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RSTC honor students recognized

By   /  January 7, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Escambia County students achieved recognition for Reid State Fall Semester 2014 academic honors. President’s List requires a 4.0 GPA for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college level work. Dean’s List recognizes students with a 3.5 or above but below a 4.0 for 12 semester credit hours of college level work. Escambia County students […]

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Perdido school announces spelling bee winners

By   /  December 31, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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On Tuesday, December 16, the rounds went on and on as 22 fourth- through eighth-grade students, grade level homeroom spelling winners. vied for the chance to represent Perdido School in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Finally, in the championship eighth round, Holly Bates and John Wesley Jenks went back and forth until John correctly […]

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