Education

Top spellers compete
The top spellers in grades 3 through 8 in Escambia County public schools participated in a district-wide spelling bee Thursday, January 12, at Flomaton High School. The media center was packed as seven students in grades 3 through 5 and six students in grades 6 through 8 went head to head with some really tough words. Participants were Jaelyn Bloodsworth, Pollard McCall Junior High; Ashley Boutwell, Flomaton Elementary; Abby Burkett,…
RP Elementary Star Students
These Rachel Patterson Elementary students were named Star Students for the month of January. They are, from left, front, Shiloh Thomas, Yalayah Weaver, Ty’daia Phillips, Heavenli Hartley, Cameron Harsey, Taylor Coleman, Anthony Hines, TyJustice Wiggins; middle, Alonna Knotts, T’andrea Johnson, Jyfia Williams, Aaniyah Jones, Yulron Dailey, Mariyah Robbins, DeMarcus Smith; back, Sandro Ramieri, Kendrick Mobley, Hannah Montgomery, Michael Brazwell, Shamarie Hands, Trinity Thompson. Not pictured, Anna Sanspree. Click on photo…
Perfect attendance at Perdido E/M School
For the second quarter, 134 students at Perdido Elementary / Middle School had perfect attendance. During a school-wide assembly, excitement built, as students, faculty and staff who had not missed a day during the second quarter anxiously awaited the drawings to see who would walk away with $50 gift certificates. This quarterly event, is an integral part of Perdido School’s Incentive Program that focuses on students being in school, and…
Perdido E/M School’s Incentive Plan (PIP)
Students at Perdido School are really excited about the continuation of the Perdido Incentive Plan ­(PIP). This 3-prong strategy focuses on attendance, behavior and academics. A grant from Southern Pine covers the cost of this program. Here is how the program works. Earning PIP bucks Weekly: Students earn 1 buck for perfect attendance and good behavior Teacher’s choice: an extra PIP Buck is awarded to one students who sets an…
Think Through Math achievers
Students at A.C. Moore Elementary School participate in the Think Through Math curriculum, which allows students to work independently on their math skills and standards. All ACM students took a benchmark mathematics test at the beginning of the school year to begin their pathway. Four students have exceeded their initial goals in the Think Through Math program. They are Chloe Dawson, Charlino Johnson, Robert Smith, and Ronta Watson. Robert and…