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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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A creative opening: Semmes Middle's Fine Arts

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  What better way to introduce the Fine Arts at Semmes Middle than by starting an academy.  The mission of the Fine Arts Academy at Semmes Middle School is to prepare students with a strong personal interest in the arts by challenging their unique skills and talents through an integrated academic program.  Through a variety of subjects, the program seeks to instill tolerance and respect of diverse cultures. To capture the speciality of learning, students created a mural...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

E.R. Dickson students interview NFL players via distance learning

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    Mrs. Harris and Ms. Lucas’ 5th grade classes participated in a distance learning program though the award-winning video conferencing programs offered by The Pro Football Hall of Fame. The 5th grade classes were examining the importance of education and the hundreds of careers available in and around the National Football League. Students were able to identify careers in the NFL and careers at the Pro Football Hall of Fame and...

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Dodge Elementary participates new Stride Academy for students

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  Dodge Elementary will be participating in the Stride Academy academic program this year.  Stride Academy is an Internet-based academic program that gives students the opportunity to enhance their Math, Reading and Science skills while working on their tablet or computer. Combining learning with exciting online games, students will find Stride Academy as a fun way to master skills that are required for their grade level.  Stride...

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Blount HS receives financial lessons from bank leaders

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BBVA Compass Executives As part of their vision of working towards a better future for the community, BBVA Compass representatives Mark Fillers South Alabama Market President, James LeDoux Global Wealth Senior Vice President & Market Executive, and Marc Jackson Commercial Banking Vice President along with Mayor Troy Ephriam spoke to BHS Business Academy students about Identity Theft and sound Financial Management. Mayor Ephriam spoke on Financial...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Environmental Studies Owl-O-Ween 5K Trail Run

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The Environmental Studies Center's Wildlife Friends presents the 2nd Annual Owl-O-Ween 5K Trail Run.  The proceeds will go to support the Wildlife Rehabilitation Programs held at the Environmental Studies Center.  For more information, to register and support visit: Forms page

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UPDATE: Free software available for MCPSS students

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It's important for our students to have all the tools needed for successful learning.  One of the essentials is the computer program, Microsoft Office which has Word, Powerpoint, Publisher and Excel, many tools used for classroom and homework assignments.  Thanks to Mobile County Public School System's Technology agreement with Microsoft, MCPSS students can now download and install, free: Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows 7 or Windows 8, or Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac OS X 10.8...

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Mobile County schools rolls out 30 propane auto-gas buses

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Mobile County Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, acquired 30 alternative fuel school buses to support its community outreach campaign, “It Starts With Us.” The Blue Bird Propane Vision buses will lower operating costs while improving the environment. Each bus will displace about 40,000 gallons of diesel and emit 150,000 fewer pounds of carbon dioxide over its lifetime. “Propane is cheaper, cleaner, and domestically produced,” said Alabama Lt. Gov....

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Budget hearings set for Aug. 27, Sept. 9

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The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners is hosting two public hearings to collect input on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. The hearings will be held in the board room at MCPSS’s Central Campus at 1 Magnum Pass in west Mobile. They will take place on: Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 5:30 p.m. The proposed budget projects $720 million in expenditures and includes state, federal and local funds. Sometime after the hearings, the board is expected...

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MCPSS encouraging students to attend #schooleveryday in September

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Mobile County Public Schools officials are hoping to create positive attendance habits this year by encouraging all 59,000 students to attend school every day in September, which is national Attendance Awareness Month. Schools are offering incentives to students with perfect attendance this month and the district has launched a public information campaign to encourage parents to make sure their children are in school. “School attendance is essential to academic success, but too often parents...

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Monday, September 08, 2014

Citronelle JROTC cadets attend a National Flight Academy

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Seven JROTC Cadets were recently offered scholarship opportunities to participate in the National Flight Academy STEM program located at the Pensacola Naval Air Station. These free scholarships for a week-long resident camp have a value of $1,250.00 per student (normal tuition cost). Chosen for their outstanding achievements, the students along with Citronelle JROTC instructor, 1SG Middleton recieved an once in a lifetime academy experience with first class educational experience that...

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