Education

Perdido E/M students prepare for Christmas
Students in all grades at Perdido School have been busily preparing for Christmas through a variety of activities including art, creative writing, music, helping others and live performances. From third-graders collecting canned goods for the Prodisee Pantry, to Beta Club members shopping for their “adopted” family everyone is getting into the Christmas spirit. Seventh- and eighth-grade Beta Club members enjoyed the live performance of “A Christmas Carol” at the Shakespeare…
New EA headmaster settling in
Escambia Academy’s new headmaster has been on the job for just over two weeks and has already become convinced that the position and the school are just what he was looking for. “This marks just a little over two weeks, and I think it’s going to work really well’ it’s just a good fit,” said Wade Heigle, a 25-year education veteran who took the school’s reins on Nov. 28. “I…
RP Elementary Star Students
These Rachel Patterson Elementary students were named Star Students for the month of December. They are, from left, front, Zoe Brown, Diana Garcia, Clayton Hoffman, Braylen America, Chole Johnson, Landon Barnett, Tykeria Wiggins, Marcus Hale; middle, Tamiyah Brown, Donavan Mosley, DiShaye Richardson, Kamari Stallworth, Jaleah Coleman, Jayla Wilson; back, Jamora Hunter, Zeniya Perry, Zoey Wiggins, Roosevelt Jefferson, Tomiyah Thomas, Valeria Franco, Gabriel Rivera. Not pictured, Lekhera Barron Click on photo…
Perdido School holds spelling bee
On Wednesday December 7, as the rounds kept rolling on, 23 students, fourth-through eighth-grade level homeroom spelling bee winners vied for the chance to represent Perdido School in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Finally, in the championship ninth round, Stacie Wilson and Ceanna Livermore went back and forth until Ceanna correctly spelled “scrumptiously” and became the Perdido School Spelling Bee champion for 2017. Both Ceanna and Stacie will continue…