Perdido MS students place in Stock Market Game
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Perdido Middle School students once again finished among the top in the state during the 10-week Stock Market Game competition. Eighth graders Justin Brunson, Drew Turner, Ayden Scarborough and Braxton Scarborough finished fourth with final portfolio earnings of $112,479.31. Placing fourth in the state earned the team $75 and SMG drawstring bags. Students began the competition with $100,000 to invest in stocks, bonds and/or mutual…
Drinkard wins Perdido School National Geographic Bee
Kam Drinkard, a fifth-grade student at Perdido Elementary / Middle School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 19, and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 30th annual National Geographic Bee, a geography competition designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world. Thousands of schools around the…
CPR, AED lessons
The Escambia County Middle School Project ASTEM staff was trained on Citizens CPR by Suzanne Helton, Escambia County High School health science teacher, on Friday January 19. after school. The Citizen CPR Foundation is dedicated to saving more lives from sudden cardiac arrest by increasing the number of lay responders trained in CPR and how to use automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Shown in training is Marcia Adams, ASTEM site co-coordinator.
Tax season 2018 has arrived – Here’s some tips
MONTGOMERY – Are you ready to file your income tax return? Tax Season 2018 begins on Feb. 1, and the filing deadline this year is April 17. The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) has a few tips and suggestions to help you file your return safely and get your refund as quickly as possible: * FILE EARLY! As soon as a taxpayers receive their W-2s, 1099s and other documents, they…
Church Calendar
The City Wide prayer at Destiny Worship Center continues each Monday from 6 to 7 p.m.   This prayer is for peace, unity and love to return to our City. Liberty Church, 200 3rd Ave., is holding a Bible study on the book of Romans Wednesdays at 10 a.m. All are invited. Calvary Deliverance Temple has singing every second Friday night beginning at 6 p.m. First Baptist Church of Bratt sponsors…