Education

Alfa, Farmers Federation recognize contest winners
Each year, in an effort to make students aware of the importance of agriculture, the Escambia County Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance sponsor the Farm-City Poster Contest. This year, two students at A.C. Moore Elementary placed in the contest. Students winning first place received $200. Students winning second place received $100. In addition, homeroom teachers of the winning students received the same amount as the students, with the stipulation that…
Christmas Around the World scavenger hunt
Dr. Stephanie Hulon, Perdido Elementary School’s IT schoolwide advisor, planned a great QR code scavenger hunt for Christmas Around the World for third-graders. Students used their chrome books and hunted the codes. Each student had a paper passport and went to different QR codes in the hallways to find out information about different countries and how their celebration of the holidays compared to ours. As a follow-up, the students wrote three…
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…