Education

Simmons selected for DC trip
School administration believes Olivia Simmons has achieved a first at Escambia County High School. She has been selected to attend the Southern Pine Washington D.C. Youth Tour this summer. She also received one of the top scores during the interview process and has earned a chance to interview for the Youth Leadership Council and a second week in Washington. A junior at ECHS, Olivia is the daughter of Alvin and…
12 on Southern Pine Montgomery Youth Tour
Twelve students from Southern Pine Electric Co-op’s service territory recently participated in Montgomery Youth Tour. Students traveled to Montgomery March 6-8, and visited historical monuments including Dexter Avenue Baptist Church and the Civil Rights Memorial. They also toured the capitol and spent time with state legislators. Students attending Montgomery Youth Tour were Jackson Bonner, Escambia Academy Avie Etheridge, Sparta Academy Karsyn Hill, Excel High School Jay Jackson, Flomaton High School…
Perdido E/M School wins big at regional tech fair
Students in Ms. Gerri McDonald’s Project Jubilee and Humanities classes at Perdido Elementary / Middle School recently won in multiple categories at the Annual Southeast / Southwest Regional Technology Fair held at Coastal Community College in Bay Minette. The students could compete as an individual or in groups. They chose their own topic of interest, researched and developed the project in one of several categories. Perdido students competed in the following…
ECMS student reaches math goal of 100
Escambia County Middle School fourth-grader Amarion Lemon has been working diligently since September to reach a math goal of 100 on his Imagine Learning Math lessons. ECMS uses a software program called Imagine Learning: Think Through Math. Amarion finally reached his goal of 100, on March 2. On March 5, Amarion received a medal and a ribbon for being the first student at ECMS to reach the 100 club. He ranks fourth…