Education

Band members receive scholarships
Escambia County High School band director Hayley Canterbury is always proud of her students, but she’s also proud for them when they receive college scholarships in music. Shown are four band members who were recently offered scholarships, from left, Jaelon Wilson, Alabama A&M; Tristan Ford, Huntingdon; Shakur Simmons, Alabama A&M; Jahier Bowens, Coastal Alabama Community College.
ECMS announcements
Escambia County Middle School is hosting a virtual book fair through March 14. You’re invited to support the school and help your child discover new books, complete series, and more. Shop directly from the interactive booklist. Free shipping on book-only purchases over $25. Visit https://www.scholastic.com/bf/escambiacountymiddleschool. For more information, contact ECMS at 368-9105, ext. 5. Escambia County Middle School ACAP state testing for virtual students will be held April 6 and…
ECHS celebrates Black History Month
Monday, February 22 Escambia County High School celebrated Black History Month Monday, February 22, with hallway decorations, a live wax museum, special art displays and a door decorating contest throughout the school, highlighting African American leaders. Judges for the contest were Stephanie White, Karean Reynolds, Loumeek White and Adonis Williams. Shown are, Amy Cabaniss, principal; Stephanie Taylor, ECHS history department chair; Judge Karean Reynolds, Loumeek White, school board member; and…
RP pre-K registration open
Alabama’s voluntary pre-K program – First Class Pre-K – is accepting applications through March 15 for classes at Rachel Patterson Elementary School. Enrollment is open to all children four years of age on or before 9/1/21 who are residents of Alabama and the Escambia County School Zone. Enrollees must provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate and proof of residence – either a current utility bill or copy of…