Retirees honored
Sixteen employees with the Escambia County school system were honored with a reception Tuesday, May 16, at Flomaton High School. The 16 represented almost 400 years in the system. Only five attended the reception, but all were recognized. Debra Hester McCann, teacher, 35.79 years, retired at A.C. Moore Elementary Lawrence Goldsmith, culinary arts teacher, 22 years, retired at Escambia County High School Vangela Franklin, teacher aide, 25.90 years, retired at…
UB movie night features Moana, benefits Y
United Bank joins with the Atmore YMCA for a great cause as part of its Screen on the Green 2017 dinner and outdoor movie. The event will be held Friday, June 2, at Heritage Park, featuring Moana. Atmore YMCA staff will be on site from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., selling Monroe sausage dogs and hamburgers to benefit the Atmore YMCA.¬†Each plate includes chips and a drink for $5. Proceeds from…
PCI recycling teams up with ECMS
The Poarch Creek Recycling Center has teamed up with the Escambia County Middle School A-STEM students in an ongoing project to reinforce the benefits to the community by recycling school trash. The recycling center donated a scale and trash storage containers to the school for the students to document the amount they recycle. Shown is student Tuari McGhee using the scale to record first pick-up of 206 pounds for the…
ECMS A-STEM students build
Escambia County Middle School Project A-STEM students designed buildings with only toothpicks and marshmallows. The winning building measured 26-1/2 inches tall and was sturdy enough to be moved. The students debriefed by creating story boards to describe the process used and how each team fixed problems with their designs. Students agreed on the winning team and also stated this was by far their favorite activity to date.
Students recognized for excellence
Middle School students at Perdido School were recently recognized for their outstanding academic and athletic performances for the 2016/2017 school year. Top academic honors went to Kloie Forbes, Valedictorian, and Madison Haddock, Salutatorian. Sixth-graders who were recognized for academic excellence were Aiden Byrd, Savannah Catrett, Corban Crocker, Kendall Few, Sarah Holt, William Jackson, Anna Parker, Sydney Vinson, Josie Williams, Annalee Barnet, Zachary Coleman, Caitland Davis, Presley Dortch, Makayla Eubanks, Nathan…