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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A golden opportunity for students in culinary

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Mobile County Public Schools and the Golden Corral restaurant have teamed up to hold the third annual Golden Spoon Competition.  The competition is a way for students to connect classroom learning with a career in the culinary field.On Saturday, April 18, a Golden Spoon team from participating schools will compete in a style similar to television competitions on the Food Network. Each team consists of three students with one alternate. The student teams...

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Students create a better world for PTA awards

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Students across the Mobile County Public Schools were recently awarded for their winning entry in this year's Mobile County PTA (MCCPTA)  Reflections Program.  The theme "The World Would be a Better Place If" was answered by talented students through works of arts.  The PTA holds this ceremony annually to support the arts in schools and encourage civic and community learning.  The contest is open to all public school students in the county.  This year there were sixty...

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Theodore High School's Andrea Dennis named assistant principal of the year

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  // Share // // This article was submitted by CLAS (Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools). Andrea Dennis, assistant principal at Theodore High School, has been named the Alabama Assistant Principal of the Year by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP).  As the Alabama state winner, Dennis is eligible to be selected as the 2015 National Association of Secondary School Principals...

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MCPSS holds National Signing Day for fifty-four students

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  // Share // //             Mobile County Public Schools proudly honored 54 student athletes whose sports and academic achievements have earned them a spot in colleges in Alabama and surrounding states.   Twenty-seven colleges and universities offered a letter of intent to students in a variety of fields such as football, softball, basketball and cross-country.   Mobile...

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MCPSS students place in county wide spelling bee

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Share // // Word caller Bob Grip, New Horizons Corey Blake, Regional Coordinator Libby Little and GoDaddy Bowl Frank Modarelli pose with winners-l to r: Zoe Blanton, Mariam Hashmi & Marlan Zha The word 'burrito' started off the countywide spelling bee in Mobile.  The contest held annually is the gateway for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.  This year's county winner Mariam Hashmi from Mobile Christian understands...

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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

2015 Young Authors' Conference

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     We have extended the deadline for the Young Authors' Anthology to February 27th!!!  2015 Young Authors’ Conference for Students in Grades 3-6 Sponsored By First Community Bank, Metro Mobile Reading Council, and the Mobile Public Library West Regional Branch Library, 5555 Grelot Road Saturday, March 14, 2015, 9:00am – 12:00pm  Guest Illustrator: R. Gregory Christie (www.gas-art.com). His books include: Deaf Musicians (Pete Seeger), Make Way...

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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

JROTC STEM Leadership Academy-learn how you can help

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        STEM intensive Summer Week for JROTC Cadets Cadets will conduct experiments in univeristy labs, construct and build hands-on engineering projects, experience a variety of area indutsries via interactive tours and mentoring.   Mission: Develop vision to pursue STEM careers serving regional research, development, and production.   The goal of the JROTC STEM Leadership Academy, a residential academy is to expose and engage a unique population...

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Magnet school application period begins-See & Sign days

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  Students interested in applying for the Mobile County Public School System’s Magnet Schools Program for the 2015-16 school year are urged to make application beginning January 5, 2015 at https://mcpssmagnet.schoolinsites.com/. We invite parents to visit the magnet schools during SEE and SIGN on Friday, January 9th (1:00-5:00) and Saturday, January 10th (9:00-12:00) and complete their child’s application for the school of their choice for...

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January is state-wide Gifted Education month

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  The 3rd Annual Gifted Education Month will take place in January, 2015. The theme is “Igniting Gifted Potential.” Igniting potential within the gifted learner suggests providing opportunities for students to celebrate their diversity, recognize their capabilities and express their learning potential. In honor of gifted education month, this month recognizes exceptional learners that are often misunderstood. The Proclamation signed by Governor Bentley’s office has...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Baker students represent Mobile County in AT&T national PSA

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  Congratulations to the Baker High School Television Production class also known as BH1.  The students entered the AT&T video contest on teen driver safety.  Each participating high school received a GoPro video camera to use for a creative thirty second spot.  The winner will play on all the local networks as a Public Service Announcement (PSA) and on the MCPSS TV network (Comcast channel 15 and AT&T U-Verse on demand...

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Meet the foreign exchange students at Citronelle HS

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Through foreign exchange programs, students from Denmark, Italy, Germany, Brazil, and Norway have the opportunity to experience life in the United States. This year, Citronelle High School is hosting five foreign exchange students. Mikkel Neilson, Giulia Fonseca, Selina Behr, Giovanna De Lourenco, and Joakim Ljoenes have come to Citronelle, Alabama, to explore the world and learn better English.   Mikkel Nielson, from Denmark, went...

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Bryant Career Tech receives national training accreditation

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Bryant Career Technical Center recently earned the distinction of becoming a NCCER Accredited Training and Education Facility. NCCER Accredited Training and Education facilities are schools that work in partnership with an Accredited Training Sponsor that has completed an approval process for recognition of its training and education program. By being approved as an NCCER Accredited Training and Education Facility, Bryant Career Technical Center has been recognized as having the resources to...

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Hornets use Fun Day to help battle cancer

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Friday Fun Day at Baker High School is usually a time of rewarding good behavior and celebrating the excellence in student performance.  However, the students found another way to have fun during a Friday.  They decided it was be fun to give to those in need.The Baker High School class of 2018 held a raffle during their Friday Fun Day to help raise money for another MCPSS student, Katelynn Tillman.  Katelynn is an eighth grade student at Causey Middle School who is battling cancer....

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Monday, September 22, 2014

A Magic Moment for a Breitling Elementary student

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"There's a special delivery for Barry!" at this cue, 3rd grader, Barry Edwards had one of his wishes come true-a tour of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, GA.  Barry, a special needs student at Breitling Elementary, has cerebral palsy.  During the summer, his mom contacted the organization Magic Makers with Alabama Power, that specializes in granting children a special wish that for many would never come true.  Shawnda Williams and fellow co-workers at Barry Steam Plant...

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Davidson cafeteria now serving dinner

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A typical Davidson High School student's day does not end at 2:30 p.m. when the school bell rings.  Most have extracurricular activities that begin afterschool and usually last until dinnertime.  In the hustle and bustle of club meetings, sports and activities many students often go without eating a dinner, or take on the easy solution of buying fast food.  It's easy, but not healthy. Research has shown the importance of getting a nutritious meal fuels...

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