Escambia County Middle School

Studying the elements
Ronda Hoffman’s eighth grade class at Escambia County Middle School made a quilt of the Periodic Table. Each student was assigned an element to research. After they researched the element, each student designed their quilt square to best represent that element. The quilt hangs in the eighth grade science classroom. Students shown with the quilt are, bottom row, Scottie Powers, Terry Martin, Tormoria Knight, Vanaja McCants, Delanye Barron; left side,…
ECMS boys: Dominance with a capital ‘D’
The 2017 basketball season for Escambia County Middle School’s boys can be summed up in one word: Dominance. The Eagles breezed through their 13-game regular-season schedule without breaking a hard sweat, then added another lopsided victory in a post-season tournament to wind up at 14-0, the best mark in school history. Their average winning margin was 40-plus points. “I really expected this,” said Coach Layton Knight, in his second year…
ECMS girls just missed matching boys’ perfect season
Although the Escambia County Middle School girls basketball team’s only setback during the 2017 season caused a mild degree of disappointment for first-year coach Kristan Wasdin, the overall performance of her scrappy team more than compensated for the loss. The Lady Eagles, who went 1-12 last year, reversed their fortunes and ran — sometimes wildly — past their opponents to wind up with a 12-1 mark that makes them one…
ECMS participates in Toys for Tots
Escambia County Middle Peer Helpers sponsored Toys for Tots drive from November 12 to December 13. All homerooms were encouraged to participate. The homeroom with the most donations was rewarded a pizza party sponsored by Pastor Darryl North, Toys for Tots District Coordinator. The winning homeroom was Tyler Parker’s homeroom. News photos by Donna Fitzpatrick