Escambia County Board of Education

School system holds job fair
The Escambia County School System’s job fair was held Saturday, April 8, at Flomaton High School. Administrators, board members, and central office staff were on hand to provide information and assist in completing online applications. Brandice Bonnee, at right, came from Montgomery to check out opportunities in the school system. Shown talking with her are, from left, A.C. Moore Elementary School Principal John Brantley, Escambia County Middle School Principal Debbie…
Consolidation meeting held
If a message came from the proposed consolidation meeting Thursday evening, April 6, it was that no decision has been made. That was the message Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott repeated several times as he addressed the 45 or so people at the meeting. The proposal calls for the closing of A.C. Moore Elementary School with the two pre-k classes and the third grade moving to Rachel Patterson Elementary…
Concerns over Leader in Me at ACM
Much of the discussion of the Escambia County Board of Education at the regular meeting Thursday, March 23, concerned the proposed consolidation of A.C. Moore Elementary School with Rachel Patterson Elementary and Escambia County Middle schools. Superintendent John Knott said a meeting is planned for Thursday, April 6, 5 p.m., at A.C. Moore. Knott said the proposed plan will be presented and stakeholders will be able to ask questions. Board…
Board of Education approves 4 principal contracts, non-renews 1
Five principals in the Escambia County school system were considered for contract renewal at the recent Board of Education meeting, Thursday, March 23, however only four recommendations were approved, authorizing Superintendent John Knott to negotiate contracts. Three were approved without discussion: * Leigh Ann Rowland, Huxford Elementary School, for a 3-year period, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 * Stewart Powell, Pollard-McCall Junior High School, for a 3-year…