Escambia County Board of Education

BOE approves personnel recommendations
The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at a called meeting Wednesday, August 2. It’s a common occurrence this time of year for the BOE to hold special meetings to address personnel. Resignations 1. Stephen Murray, science teacher, Escambia County High School, effective July 17, 2017. 2. Jacob Salter, PE teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 24, 2017. 3. Michal Stallworth,…
BOE votes to consolidate – ACM students going to RPES and ECMS (UPDATED 7-3-17)
After months of consideration, the Escambia County Board of Education voted in a called meeting Thursday, June 29, to consolidate A.C. Moore Elementary with Rachel Patterson Elementary School and Escambia County Middle School. After much discussion at the table Thursday, Chairman Willie J. Grissett called for a roll call vote. Board members Kevin Hoomes, Coleman Wallace, Danny Benjamin, Mike Edwards and W.J. Grissett voted yes for the consolidation. David Nolin…
BOE approves Out-of-District agreement
At the June 15 meeting, the Escambia County Board of Education approved the proposed Out-of-District Agreement giving the requirements for students coming into the district from outside the attendance zones for the Escambia County Ala. school system. In the past, the Escambia County school superintendent has been required to issue a letter of release from the district for students enrolling in other school districts. This year, Superintendent John Knott recommended…
Retirees honored
Sixteen employees with the Escambia County school system were honored with a reception Tuesday, May 16, at Flomaton High School. The 16 represented almost 400 years in the system. Only five attended the reception, but all were recognized. Debra Hester McCann, teacher, 35.79 years, retired at A.C. Moore Elementary Lawrence Goldsmith, culinary arts teacher, 22 years, retired at Escambia County High School Vangela Franklin, teacher aide, 25.90 years, retired at…