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RSTC nurses pinned

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community, Education  /  Comments Off on RSTC nurses pinned

Reid State Technical College held LPN Pinning and Candle Lighting ceremonies on August 6. Atmore Health Careers graduates were presented pins and awards for outstanding achievement. Class Valedictorian and Florence Nightingale Awards were presented to Sabria Redmond-Fountain. Melissa Pouncey was selected Salutatorian with the second highest GPA. LPNs pinned were Madison Amerson, Atmore; Cindy Stacey-Coleman, […]

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Perdido E/M School welcomes students

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Perdido E/M School welcomes students

Excitement filled the halls as students were welcomed back on their first day of school at Perdido Elementary / Middle School on Monday. They were greeted as they drove up by Principal Phillip Stewart and Assistant Principal Mark Harbison. For many of this year’s youngest students, it was a new beginning: new school, teacher, classmates […]

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Perdido E/M School welcomes new faculty and staff

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  Community, Education  /  Comments Off on Perdido E/M School welcomes new faculty and staff

Perdido Elementary / Middle School welcomes several new teachers as well as a new assistant principal for the 2016-2017 school year. The new assistant principal at Perdido Elementary is Mark Harbison. Mr. Harbison is originally from Albertville, Alabama, and graduated from the University of Alabama. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Instructional Leadership from the […]

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Reid State students named to honors lists

By   /  August 10, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Reid State students named to honors lists

Reid State Technical College students achieved recognition for Summer Semester 2016 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. Students achieving academic […]

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Institute kicks off new school year – Army Ranger, author, musician addresses group

By   /  August 10, 2016  /  Community, Education  /  Comments Off on Institute kicks off new school year – Army Ranger, author, musician addresses group

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The new year for Escambia County public schools starts with the Teachers’ Institute. Although teachers do make up most of the audience, also attending are administrators, staff, central office personnel and school board members. This year’s institute was held Friday, August 5, at Flomaton High School. Keni Thomas True to form, Assistant Superintendent Beth Drew […]

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Technology abounds at Northview

By   /  August 3, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Technology abounds at Northview

By LEXXI BAGGETT Special to Atmore News Northview High School is known for its cutting-edge technology, but this coming year will be one for the books. The district is implementing the use of Chromebooks for each student in the district. These are individual laptops which will be assigned to each student for school and home […]

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JDCC receives grant from literacy foundation

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Community, Education  /  Comments Off on JDCC receives grant from literacy foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Jefferson Davis Community College a $15,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves. “Consistent with our mission of Serving Others, we […]

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RSTC recognizes honor students

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on RSTC recognizes honor students

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Reid State Technical College students from Escambia County achieved recognition for Spring Semester 2016 academic honors. President’s and Dean’s List students were presented certificates for academic performance. 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 […]

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Pop tops for a good cause

By   /  June 8, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Pop tops for a good cause

Students at A.C. Moore Elementary had to tie up a few loose ends before they left for the summer. One of those tasks was loading soft drink tabs (or pop tops) that students and faculty had collected during the year. And they had thousands upon thousands for the Ronald McDonald House. Shown above, students representing […]

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Perdido Elementary honors outstanding students

By   /  June 8, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Perdido Elementary honors outstanding students

  Perdido Elementary School recently recognized students in first through fifth grades for their outstanding academic performance for the school year. In addition, each class selected one student who exhibited exemplary Citizenship for the year and the Special Olympic Athletes of the Year. Those students are as follows: First grade: Noah Cale, Ava Duff, Skylin […]

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