Education

Perdido VFD visits pre-K Class
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Students in Mrs. Jessica White’s pre-K classroom recently enjoyed a visit from the Perdido Fire Department, during Fire Safety Week. Prior to the visit, the children listened to stories about firefighters and fire safety. Fire Chief Webb with the Perdido Fire Department visited the class. He showed them a smoke detector, demonstrated the sound one makes and told them if they ever heard the beeping…
Children helping children at Perdido School
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News On Thursday October 5, a check for $1,000 was presented to Perdido Elementary / Middle School to be used through the school library for promoting a love of reading among all Perdido School students. This is the second consecutive year for such a generous gift from Guy’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Children made contributions all week long during the 2017 VBS event for this service…
Students design Christmas t-shirts
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Mark your calendar for Perdido School’s annual Christmas in Perdido, which will be held Saturday, December 2. This year, Perdido’s PTO (host of the event) wanted to get more students involved in the preparations, so they held a Christmas T-Shirt Design Contest. Students in grades pre-K through eighth grade were eligible to participate, with the top three students receiving a cash prize. Of course,…
City Hope Church partners with Perdido School
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News City of Hope Church of Bay Minette recently partnered with Perdido School and donated snacks and drinks for those students who may not have brought one or were unable to purchase one. Several members of Hope Church – Charnita Kennedy, Tina Morris and D’natia Kennedy – delivered the items to Mrs. Traci Brannon, Perdido School’s guidance counselor. Mrs. Brannon enlisted her group of Peer…
Star Students
These are the Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for September. They are, first row, from left, Lexi Holland, Taylen Shamberger, N’vaeh Howard, Princeton Cooper, Jacqueline Tucker, Zoryiah Bayne, Naher Abobaker, Joshua Windham, Madison McCants; second row, Aurora Creel, Chloe Johnson, Javon Montgomery, Noah Williams, Zarianna Stots, Kamarion Kelly, Dexter Pace; third row, Trinity Rabb, Gabriel Carter, Jabarie Knight, Ariyana Knight, Kaleb Taylor, DeRihanna Riley, Cleria McCants; fourth row, Lillian…