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ECMS student reaches math goal of 100
Escambia County Middle School fourth-grader Amarion Lemon has been working diligently since September to reach a math goal of 100 on his Imagine Learning Math lessons. ECMS uses a software program called Imagine Learning: Think Through Math. Amarion finally reached his goal of 100, on March 2. On March 5, Amarion received a medal and a ribbon for being the first student at ECMS to reach the 100 club. He ranks fourth…
ECMS artists’ work on display
Students at Escambia County Middle School recently held a school art contest. Winners were selected from various categories, and their artwork will be sent to the Escambia County Youth Art Show for display and judging. The following students will have work displayed: Ariyana Young, Alexis Hayles, and Akyrah Bradley. Two dimensional work can be viewed at the Brewton Area YMCA and three dimensional work and photography will be exhibited at the Brewton…
ECMS students celebrate Black History Month
Escambia County Middle School students danced, recited poetry and sang several standards of the Civil Rights Movement during a February 27 assembly, “Rooted in the Past; Looking Toward the Future,” in celebration of Black History Month. More than 100 guests — including Escambia County Board of Education Chairman Willie Grissett Jr., Assistant Superintendent of Education Beth Drew, Secondary Curriculum Supervisor Amy Cabaniss and Elementary Curriculum Supervisor Sandra Reid — filed…
ECMS students shine at statewide science fair
The stellar performance of Escambia County Middle School students in a statewide mathematics competition is apparently rubbing off on students who are proficient in other areas. Fifty of the school’s sixth-grade and eighth-grade students traveled to Birmingham for the February 10 Black History Month Science Fair and brought home trophies representing a first-place, a second-place and two third-place finishes in the statewide event. Students had to select an African-American scientist,…
NJHS back at ECMS – 30 students inducted into national junior honor society
Thirty Escambia County Middle School students added a new chapter to the school’s history on February 5 when they became members of the National Junior Honor Society. The induction ceremony, conducted in the school gym, marked the resumption of the school’s NJHS chapter after a year’s hiatus. Preliminary activities included the Pledge of Allegiance led by NJHS inductee Kaliya Brown, singing of the National Anthem by ECMS choir students. and…