Education

PES students visit Shakespeare Theater
Third- through sixth-grade students in Ms. Gerri McDonald’s Project Jubilee and Humanities classes at Perdido Elementary School, took advantage of an exciting opportunity to visit the Shakespeare Theater in Montgomery last week. They were able to watch the live performance of “Because of Winn-Dixie.” The play is a musicalized version of the Kate DiCamillo novel Because of Winn-Dixie, which follows the relationship between a lonely little girl named Opal and…
5 Atmore students on UA Dean’s List
Five Atmore students enrolled during the 2016 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above). The UA Dean’s list recognizes full-time undergraduate students. The list does not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load. Making the list from Atmore are Gabrielle L. Bohannon, Noah John Coon, Colton Taylor Cumbie,…
ECMS students embrace A-Stem
A-STEM is the new after school enrichment program focusing on science, technology, engineering, math and the arts at Escambia County Middle School. Students are exploring the world around them in the science lab, building model airplanes and rockets, learning the dynamics involved with archery, as well as creating a digital storybook, getting physically fit and receiving math intervention. ECMS currently has 140 students enrolled in the A-STEM program.  
Celebrating 100 days
Kindergarten students in Mrs. Kambi Gohagin, Mrs. Geri Peacock and Mrs. Brooke Drinkard’s classes celebrated the first “100 Days of School,” on February 3rd. First graders also enjoyed unique activities to celebrate the day! Preparation for the special day began over a week ago, as students created their individual “100” project at home. Everything from Cheerios and sequins, to stickers, seeds, Legos and paperclips, were used to create their unique…
January-Bell graduates with honors
Rainy January-Bell, a native of Atmore, graduated from Alabama A&M University with a B.S. Degree (Cum Laude Honors) in Computer Science on December 9, 2016. January-Bell was on the Dean’s List from 2012 through 2016; a member of the AAMU University Echoes Student Ambassador Program, 2013-2015; the 2015 Miss AAMU Echoes Student Ambassador Representative; 2015-2016 President of the Sigma Beta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. at AAMU; member of…