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ECMPS students attend honor band, clinic

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Three Escambia County Middle Preparatory School band members represented Atmore in the Southeastern United States Honor Band and Clinic at Troy University December 4-6. Ray Williams, seventh grade, was selected to play the tuba; Jackie Powers III, seventh grade, was selection to play the baritone; and Brooke Doolittle, eighth grade, was selected to play the […]

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College and career night held at ECMS

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Escambia County Middle School hosted the eighth-grade College and Career Night Thursday, December 11. Presenters scheduled were Escambia County High School counselor Dr. Collin P. Laskley; Escambia County Career Readiness; Bishop State Community College recruiter Daphne Drinkard; Faulkner State Community College recruiter Joe Beaty; Jefferson Davis Community College Dean of Instruction Dr. Catherine Packer-Williams and […]

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Christmas comes early to Perdido

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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(Mason Smith) spread 
Christmas cheer to Phillip Allen.

Perdido School held their 12th annual Christmas in Perdido Saturday, December 8. More than 30 vendors offered various goods for sale, with everything from Christmas wreaths and ornaments, to baked goods, pottery, and authentic coins made into jewelry. Perdido PTO sponsors this event as a fund-raiser for various needs at the school. Vendors rent booth […]

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RP kindergartners present Christmas program

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Santa makes a surprise appearance.

Rachel Patterson Elementary School kindergarten classes presented their Annual PTO / Christmas Program Thursday, December 11. Selections included “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth,” “Feliz Navidad,” “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “T’was the Night Before Christmas Poem,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” As […]

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Simpkins named ASF Ambassador

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Christin Ashleigh Simpkins from Escambia County High School has been selected to be an ASF Foundation Student Ambassador. Christin is the daughter of Rod and Shirley Simpkins of Atmore. The ASF Foundation, established in 1982, developed the Student Ambassador program in 2001 to allow high school students the opportunity to become a spokesperson on behalf […]

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Illusionist visits ACM

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

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Bryan Drake, a Christian illusionist from Mobile, visited both Escambia County High School and A. C. Moore Elementary School Friday, December 5, to share his message of making good choices. Drake mesmerized the kids at ACM with a collection of card tricks, humorous deceptions and unbelievable illusions. Explaining that what he does is his dream […]

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Temple Christian Academy honor roll

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

Temple Christian Academy has released its honor roll for 5-year old kindergarten through third grades for the second six week grading period of the 2014-2015 school year. Fourth through eighth grades are graded on a nine week quarterly basis, therefore, their honor roll will be reported separately. 5 year old kindergarten A/B honor roll: Cameran […]

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BCHS ‘adopts’ Perdido third graders

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Third-grade students in Linda McCullough’s and Laurie Myer’s classes have been adopted by students in Karen Sims’ class at Baldwin County High School. The students have become “mail pals” this year, communicating through the exchanging of letters, emails and visits. Earlier in October, the high school students visited, and brought treats for each student. They […]

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Alfa, Farmers Federation recognize contest winners

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Each year, in an effort to make students aware of the importance of agriculture, the Escambia County Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance sponsor a poster contest. This year, students at A.C. Moore Elementary won first place and second place prizes. In addition, teachers of the winning students won a prize. Students winning first place received […]

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16 inducted into Junior Honor Society – Dr. Marian Torrence guest speaker

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Education  /  Comments Off

One of Atmore’s own came home last week to bring words of encouragement to students at Escambia County Middle Preparatory School Dr. Marian Torrence was the keynote speaker at the school’s National Junior Honor Society induction. Wednesday, November 19. Coming back to Atmore was no doubt a two-fold treat for Dr. Torrence. She had the […]

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