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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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HES students learn fire safety

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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The Poarch Fire Department took part in Fire Safety Day at Huxford Elementary School Friday, October 10. Assistant Chief Chris McGhee talked with students about fire safety and conducted safety exercises in the Escambia County fire and life safety trailer. Shown, a PCI firefighter, back, helps third-grader Hunter Weaver learn how to exit a “burning” [...]

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October is Parent Visitation Month

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Education, Events  /  Comments Off

October is Statewide Parent Visitation Month in Alabama and the Escambia County School System is inviting parents and others to “Homes and Schools: Building Futures Together” by attending a special school event on Thursday, October 23. With research that shows students achieve more when parents are involved in their education, the Escambia County School System [...]

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RP Star Students

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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Perdido MS peer helpers attend training

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Perdido Middle School Peer Helpers participated in the middle school peer helper training at Camp Beckwith in Fairhope, Alabama on September 19. The purpose of meeting at Camp Beckwith was to train middle school peer helpers on key skills of peer helping as well as allowing them to meet other same age peer helpers in [...]

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ACM names Star Students

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

A.C. Moore Elementary School named its Star Students for the month of September. They are, from left, front, Elizabeth Mitchelle, Jessica Cuenca, Ne’Kaylia Perryman, Paige Embley, LeBron Hookes, Randol Dean; back, Shontia Martin, Sasha Kidd, Jyrin Brown, Adrianna Arnold, Madelynn Moye and Kade Fails.

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Perdido students ‘playing the market’

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Perdido Elementary / Middle School students in Project Jubilee and Humanities have been closely monitoring the stock market, as they gear up for the Alabama Stock Market Game which began Monday, September 29. The Stock Market Game is a 10-week, on-line trading experience. Students begin with $100,000 and may purchase stocks, bonds, and mutual funds [...]

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Events planned at ECMS

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Education, Events  /  Comments Off

Mark your calendar for the following events at Escambia County Middle School. * The first nine weeks honor roll assembly will be held Wednesday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the gymnasium. * The Annual Statewide Parenting Day is October 23. All parents are invited to attend. Parent / teacher conferences will [...]

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HES hosts Title I meeting

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Huxford Elementary School held their Title I meeting Tuesday, September 16. The purpose of this meeting is to inform parents, grandparents and guardians on the Title I designation, the parental involvement plan, and the school-parent compact, among several other topics. Shown, HES principal Greg Shehan takes questions from the audience. News photo by Ashley Trawick [...]

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