This past weekend, the Baker High School Theatre Department gave an Oscar-worthy performance at the 2013 District 5 Walter Trumbauer Theatre Festival and dominated the competition by receiving 34 Superior medals and 18 Excellent medals! This huge win also led to 25 of the members advancing on to compete at the state theatre festival in December"I’m very proud of each and every one of them," states Eric Browne, Director of Theatre and Drama, "they have worked...
Williamson High School's class of 2014 held its annual senior service project during the month of October. Each year members of the senior class donate $500.00 to a cancer patient to assist him with treatments or other expenses he may incur while in the hospital.
We it came down to choosing a recipient, the group chose to assist fellow Mobile County Public School student, Marshall Thomas Jr. A student at Leinkauf Elementary School, Marshall is currently receiving treatment at...
Like many other Mobile County Public Schools across the county, Just 4 held an event for parents during October's "Statewide Parenting Day" only the school featured a special guest, newly elected Mayor of Mobile, Sandy Stimpson. The Honorable Mayor joined Superintendent, Mrs. Peek to speak to an full audience on the bonds of parenting and education. Mayor Stimpson spoke on the benefits of becoming involved early in a child's education, and to stay involved. " Do not...
The students in Mrs. Talia Johnson's PACE class at Meadowlake Elementary are finding needs and filling them. After a class discussion about the influence that they as students have in the community, and how it can bring about change in the world, the students decided to put their learning into action. The PACE students brought in items that were either purchased or gathered from their home to be sent to a homeless shelter. The items gathered were books, toys, shoes, medical...
The Mobile County school board today unanimously selected Tracie Roberson to fill its vacated District 4 seat.
Roberson is scheduled to be sworn in as a member of the board on Friday at noon.
“Education is very important to me,” Roberson said. “I feel this is a way to give back to my community.”
Roberson, a local attorney and adjunct instructor, said she hopes to continue with the progress that Mobile County Public Schools are making.
“Not that there’s anything...
The blistering cold winds did not stop Mobile County Public Schools officials as they joined with students, parents and community leaders to break ground on the new Calcedeaver Elementary School in northwest Mobile County on Wednesday.
The event was held at the site of the new school, which is about 300 yards from the current school on Richard Weaver Road in Mount Vernon.
The school will be nestled in rural timberlands and will serve a student body...
MOBILE, Alabama -- One recent day, teacher Mary Martin wanted her kindergartners at Mary B. Austin to use their critical thinking skills.
So, she asked them a thought-provoking question she knew they’d be able to relate to.
“What would happen if you went trick-or-treating and you forgot your bag?” she asked.
“We would not be able to get candy,” one student said.
“We might have to go back and get our bag,” said another.
“You might have to share...
The Mobile County Public School System would like to thank the City of Semmes for its $40,000 contribution to schools.
Semmes officials recently presented a check to schools Superintendent Martha Peek.
The money will be used to promote arts programs including but not limited to visual, literary and performing arts.
The following schools are recipients of these funds:
Allentown Elementary: $7,714
Semmes Elementary, $5,714
Semmes Middle, $10,715
Mary G. Montgomery...
Williamson High School's class of 2014 held its senior service project during the month of October.
Each year members of the senior class donate $500 to a cancer patient to assist him with treatments or other expenses he may incur while in the hospital.
This year’s recipient is Marshall Thomas Jr., a student at Leinkauf Elementary School. Marshall is currently receiving treatment at USA Women's and Children's Hospital.
Way to go, Lions!
For the past 10 Saturdays, young men from six Mobile County middle schools have been doing something they probably never thought they would.
They’ve been building a boat from scratch.
It’s part of a math and mentoring program sponsored by the 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile.
The students come from Booker T. Washington, Calloway-Smith, Mae Eanes, Mobile County Training School, Scarborough and Semmes middle schools.
They could have been doing a number of things on the weekends –...
MOBILE, Alabama -- The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners will interview all 19 applicants for its vacant District 4 seat on Wednesday and Thursday.
The board is seeking someone to replace Levon Manzie, who was elected to the Mobile City County.
The interviews will last 30 minutes apiece and will be held in the board room of the MCPSS central office on Howells Ferry and Schilinger roads.
The candidates will be interviewed at the following times:
Wednesday, Nov. 6:
1 p.m. Ralph A....
ictured is Mrs. Pat McLean's Pre-K class at Collier Elementary wearing their pink Collier Fun Run t-shirts in support of breast cancer awareness month. Mrs. Pat, a breast cancer survivor herself, purchased shirts for her whole class to support the cause! We love you Mrs. Pat, and thank you for keeping up the fight against cancer!
M.W. Burroughs Elementary School
Walking for a cure!
The 2nd annual Sandra Hawkins Cancer Walk was held Friday, October 4, 2013 at M.W. Burroughs Elementary School in Theodore. Participants donated $1.00 for the walk and for pink & purple ribbons they are wearing throughout the school. The ribbons are worn to show support for those that are battling and have battled cancer. “The pink ribbons are for breast cancer and the purple are for all other cancers”...
“In September, the freshmen of Mary G. Montgomery got a chance to “see the future”. The incentive was sponsored by the MGM Promotion Team, which is through a Johns Hopkins University grant. All freshmen donned white graduation caps and gowns in order to see themselves as future high school graduates. The pictures will be printed on banners and displayed in the Freshman Academy. This activity is one of several being recommended by the Johns Hopkins promotion...