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BOE approves personnel recommendations
The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the regular board meeting Thursday, March 22. Leave of absence 1. Tashan Streety, six-hour lunchroom worker, W.S. Neal Elementary School, leave of absence, effective March 5, 2018 through July 5, 2018 2. Vicky Williams, seven-hour lunchroom worker, Escambia County Middle School, leave of absence, effective February 26, 2018 through March 31, 2018, tentatively Resignation…
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…
BOE terminates, suspends 2 teachers
The Escambia County Board of Education met in special session Thursday, May 11, to consider two personnel items. Board action resulted in the termination of Escambia County Middle School teacher Kim Downey, who was arrested at the school February 24, after three suspected marijuana “roaches” were found inside a bag in her classroom. The board also voted to suspend ECMS teacher Victoria Corey for five days without pay. Both actions…
Tingle addresses BOE on consolidation
A.C. Moore fourth-grade teacher Anna Tingle addressed the Escambia County School Board at the regular meeting Thursday, April 26. She did not request that the school not be closed, but that the students and faculty not be split between two other schools. Superintendent John Knott and the board are considering moving the pre-K and third grade from ACM to Rachel Patterson Elementary, and the fourth grade to Escambia County Middle…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following recommendation by Superintendent John Knott at the regular meeting Thursday, January 19, at Escambia County Middle School. Resignation 1. Royce Young, teacher, head football coach and athletic director, Escambia County High School, effective May 26, 2017 2. Doug Hoehn, teacher, head football coach and athletic director, W.S. Neal High School, effective January 31, 2017 3. Kyle Cinereski, bus driver, Brewton Bus…