Education

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…
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…
Exploring Charlotte’s Web
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Perdido Elementary School third graders in Mrs. Linda McCullough’s and Mrs. Jackie Presley’s classes are enjoying the novel Charlotte’s Web, by E. B. White. While they love the story of Charlotte, Templeton, Fern, Wilbur and other characters, students have found great cross-curricular connections with their science, technology research, math (types geometric webs), creative arts and writing. Data proves that interdisciplinary / cross-curricular teaching…
Fifth-graders visit Sea Lab
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Perdido Elementary School’s fifth-graders recently took a field trip to the Dauphin Island Sea Lab located on the eastern tip of Dauphin Island. This barrier island is surrounded by Mobile Bay, the Mississippi Sound and the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, making it the perfect location for students to collect and observe a wide range of marine specimens. The Estuarium is the…