Education

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…
Children’s entertainer a hit at ACM
Dre Hilton imparts a positive message to youngsters when he performs at various schools, churches and youth organizations. But he is quick to point out that his young audiences are not the only ones who benefit from his shows. “The kids keep me young; they are such a blessing to me,” explained the 31-year-old entertainer, who sang, danced and otherwise charmed the children during a January 31 return engagement at…
Superheroes ‘Crack the Code’
Students in Mrs. Laurie Myer and Mrs. Linda McCullough’s classes at Perdido School turned into Superheroes Thursday, February 2, in order to rescue the stuffed animal locked inside the Breakout EDU box. Dr. Stephanie Hulon, Instructional Transformation Specialist, organized the activity, which quickly caught the imagination of every student.  Students were organized into groups of three or four. The objective was based on BREAK OUT rooms, or Crack the Code. Before…
ACM Star Students
The A.C. Moore Elementary Star Students for January were named Friday, January 27. They are, from left, seated, Jimmy Craft, Rachel Pruette, Mallory Gibson, Kennedy Williams, Zechariah McCants, and Jayshawn Farmer; standing, Jenna Moreland, Azyiah Sinquefield, Lazavion McKenzie, Chelsea Trice, Zariyah Haynes, Shaveh Johnson, Carmelo Brown, and JaKayla Bullard.
ECMS create quilt from book study
Escambia County Middle School’s Enrichment Class read the book Stealing Freedom by Elisa Carbone. The novel study was six weeks long. One of the class projects was to create a quilt that represented the book. Each student recreated scenes from their favorite parts of the book on blank quilt squares. The students pieced the quilt together and had a member of the Atmore community sew the quilt squares together to create…