Education

High schools to resume fall sports
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter After months of uncertainty, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) and the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) have given the green light for the 2020 high school football season. According to AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese, AHSAA plans on having a full football schedule. The association released on July 22 an approved plan for all fall sports, including football, volleyball, cross country and swimming/diving.…
Jumpstart – A taste of school
Also a glimpse into the new way of doing school Students, from left, Kaiden Womack, DeAngelo Hardy, William Fotheringham, Travon Boykin; back, teacher Kristie Harris, aide Debra Smith. Above with masks below without masks. From left, Justice Hetherington, teacher Katie Camp, Caaliyah Hall work on their math. Above with masks below without masks. By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The Jumpstart classroom might give you a glimpse into what the upcoming…
EA dance team holds camp
The Escambia Academy dance team held an on campus camp July 8 to 10, conducted by Leigh Murphee. The team learned new jazz, hip hop and pom pom routines. EA dance coaches are Carolina Smoak and Julianna Hardy. Members of the team are, from left, front, Jane’ Vermeulen, Emma Hall, Kadence Kolbe; back, Tiffany Gookin, Rubye Nix, Mackenzie Watson, Abby-Kate Helton.
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff Report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the special board meeting Wednesday, July 15. Resignation 1. Tiffany Oliver, English / language arts teacher, Escambia County High School, effective July 7, 2020 2. Leviticus Wilson, elementary teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 6, 2020 3. Danielle Wallace, English / language arts teacher, Flomaton High School, effective July 12,…
ECHS graduation
The crowd at Escambia County High School’s graduation was a fraction of the normal size as each graduate was given four tickets for family and friends. In the bleachers, those attending sat with their group at a distance from others. Valedictorian Kayley Johnson, wearing her mask, is shown leading seniors to the stadium. Commencement was held Thursday, May 21.