Rachel Patterson Elementary School

Helping the animals
Rachel Patterson Elementary School Pandas for Pets is making a big difference at the PCI/Atmore Animal Shelter. The project is part of the school’s designation as a Bicentennial School. On Thursday, Dec. 20, students presented food, supplies and a check to shelter personnel. Shown are, from left, Corey Flowers, Kailyn Mobley, Athena Wilson, Jayleigh Brown, Malaysia Madison, a canine resident from the shelter, Brandon James, Presley Swearingen, Donavan Mosley, Xavier…
RPES students learn safety from Buster the Bus
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer When former school bus driver Bryan Nash retired a dozen years ago as Transportation Director for the Tuscaloosa County school system, he had two goals in mind. Nash wanted to stay active, and he wanted to help teach youngsters the safe and proper way to act around a school bus. He accomplished the second goal, and that took care of the first. Nash, who…
Rachel Patterson Elementary School honor roll
All A honor roll First grade Abobaker, Naher Bana Barnes, Irianna Darasia Baxley, Braylon Cole; Bolar, Cayden Cani; Countryman, Jordyn Kane; Craft, Savannah Joelle; Crenshaw, Micah Tayshawn; Dawson, Jaycee Amani; Dirden, Ivy Ahnna Sariyah; Farmer, Tiana Giselle; Gentry, Jeffrey Daniel; George, Makenzie Jermyiah; Holland, Lexi Hunter, Alivia Michelle; Ingram, Tabaunice; Ivery, Madyson Nikohl; Jackson, Bailey Elisabeth; James, Quartez Devon; Lavana, Braxton Robert; Madison, Malaysia Gabrielle; Mccurdy, Gabriel Scott; Mitchell, Kymora…
New security system at RPES
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Concerns that sexual predators or others with bad intent might find their way onto Rachel Patterson Elementary School’s campus has led RPES officials to obtain an electronic means of tracking the comings and goings of those who visit the school. The computer-based system — Ident-A-Kid Visitor Management — contains a database that includes the names of all persons who are allowed to check individual…
First RP Star Students of the year
The first Star Students of the school year were honored Friday, August 31, at Rachel Patterson Elementary School. They had special visitors. Brandon James with the Atmore/PCI Animal Shelter brought two shelter dogs to be in the picture. You may read about RP’s relationship with the shelter on page 1A. Shown with Brandon at far left, are Star Students for August, from left, first row, Tro’Darrius McWilliams, Jah’Liyah Dawson, Jayla…