Busy times for YLA
Special to Atmore News It’s been a busy past few weeks for Youth Leadership Atmore. On December 5, they completed the History of Atmore session. The morning started at Trinity Episcopal Church with breakfast provided by Anchor Cafe. Jerry Gehman opened the session on the history of the railroad system and how it affected the birth of Atmore. Linda Ellison, who played Mrs. Carney, taught the early history of Atmore…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff Report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the board meeting Thursday, December 20. Resignation 1. Melissa Beech, special education teacher, Escambia County High School, effective December 21, 2018 2. Rico Jackson, teacher/head football coach/athletic director, Escambia County High School, effective December 20, 2018 3. Devin Crawford, health / drivers education teacher / varsity assistant football coach, Escambia County…
RP Star Students
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for December are, from left, first row, Keelan Brown, Laroyia Turner, Bean Tolin, Luke Barnett, TyYountaye Ingram, Makenzie Jones, Ahmond Neal, Kailyn Mobley, Gabriel McCurdy, Jakaden King, Zechariah Flavors, Ariana Rager, Kennedy Williams; back, Tianna Crenshaw, Alexander Mummert, Zayden Loomis, Karmelo Dawson, Timothy Melvin, SaMiyah Stephens, Damarion Dees, Jalen Rothchild, Taelyn Lee. Not pictured are JaNasia Fountain, Skyler Wallace, Kenedi Stallworth, Thomas Adams,…
ECMS students send cards to wounded soldiers
  News Staff Report Teachers who work with students in Escambia County Middle School’s ASTEM Afterschool Program have made writing a major focal point of the reading instruction given after regular school hours. That focus led to two recent projects — one designed to stimulate natural responses from the students to a particular situation, the other to entertain their fellow students. In the first project, ASTEM after-school students wrote cards…