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Perdido School participates in Battle of the Books

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North Baldwin Battle of the Books is an annual reading competition event open to all fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students in the area served by Baldwin County High School. Students at participating schools read five chapter books (five sets of the required reading titles provided by a grant from the North Baldwin Coalition for […]

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JDCC holds commencement

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Jefferson Davis Community College held its annual commencement ceremony on May 8, in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium on the Brewton Campus. John Knott, Superintendent of the Escambia County School System was the keynote speaker. Degrees conferred by Interim President Dr. William Blow and Dean of Instruction Dr. Catherine Packer-Williams include Associate of Science, Associate of […]

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UB teaching children to save

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More than 1,000 students at eight different schools across the region heard from United Bank employees during April and May about the importance of saving as part of the American Bankers Association’s annual Teach Children to Save awareness program. Teach Children to Save was developed by the ABA’s Education Foundation and pairs member banks with […]

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Nursing grads at JDCC

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The Woodfin Patterson Auditorium was the setting on May 11 for the Spring 2015 Nursing Pinning Ceremony for graduates of the Nursing Program at Jefferson Davis Community College. Graduates represented the Standard Track Nursing Program (RN) and the Career Mobile Track Nursing Program (LPN to RN). Special honorees for the Standard Track were Salutatorian Brittney […]

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ACM helps hurting children

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Monday, May 18, a representative from the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) in Mobile visited with some kids at A.C. Moore Elementary School and received a barrel full of aluminum can tabs that the students had collected over the past eight months. “Who would you want with you if you were sick in the hospital?” Mary […]

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Scholarships available

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The Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships to individuals pursuing studies in a medical related field. Students must be currently enrolled in a healthcare program at an accredited college or university or those enrolled in the last year of an associate program at an accredited school. Graduate students will also be considered and previous […]

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HIPPY celebrates year-end

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What a day! A recognition program, face painting, a fire truck, Thomas the Train and lunch! Students and parents in this year’s HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) celebrated year-end Friday, May 15. Each home educator called their students to the front individually and gave them a notebook filled with their work done […]

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Appreciating teachers, staff

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Appreciating teachers, staff

May 4-8 was Teacher Appreciation Week. Teachers and staff at A.C. Moore Elementary were treated to something special every day – donuts on Monday, picture frames on Tuesday, biscuits on Wednesday , t-shirts on Thursday, potato / chili bar on Friday. Shown are ACM teachers and staff, from left, first row, kneeling, Leigh Ann Rowland, […]

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JDCC PTK induction held

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Jefferson Davis Community College’s Alpha Eta Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held its Spring Induction Ceremony April 21, in the Neal Auditorium on the Brewton Campus. Phi Theta Kappa is an international academic honor society whose purpose is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual […]

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Temple Christian Academy honor roll

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Fifth six week grading period for the 5 year old kindergarten through 3rd grade and third quarter grading period for the 4th through 8th grades 5 year old kindergarten A/B honor roll: Cameran Bryan, Jonas McElhaney, Alayla Stallworth, Alexis Strength, Aidan Thomas. First grade A/B honor roll: LanDon Johnson, Katilyn Russell. Second grade A honor […]

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