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Monday, March 29, 2010

Dunbar Teacher Chosen for National Dance Festival

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Through March 17th to 21st Mobile County Dance Teachers attended "The National High School Dance Festival".  A committee selected the teachers for the festival and among them Dunbar's Ballet teacher Ashley Robinson Fuqua was selected to teach.  Mrs. Fuqua taught Tap III, Tap II and Begining Ballroom for High School Students. There were 1,500 dancers from all across the United States including Canada.  Classes were held at The New World School...

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Causey Middle Scholar Team Places 2nd in Bay Area Scholastic Challenge

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On Friday, March 19th, Causey Middle School Scholars Bowl team participated in the Bay Area Scholastic Challenge Tournament held at the University of South Alabama. The Causey team came in 2nd place, losing only to Jackson Middle School from Jackson, Alabama. The Causey team played against 23 other public and private schools from Mobile County and the region.  As 2nd place overall winner for the day, the team received a check for $750.00. Team members participating in the competition were:...

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Alba Middle School Places in Scholars Bowl

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A team The Alba Middle School Scholars Bowl team finished the season ranked high among their competition. Alba competed in the Yellow Division of the BASC League. At the end of the season, the A team placed 2nd, behind Phillips Prep and just ahead of St. Luke's. A team members are Chris Moon, Morgan Ikner, Sophia Ngo, Samuel Collier, Doc Davis, and Jacob Mohr. The B team placed third, behind Phillips Prep and St. Luke's. B team members are Haley Zirlott, Joshua Cox, Joseph Lupton,...

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Prom Promise Reenactment Informs Satsuma Students

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Satsuma Students Take Drunk Driving SeriouslyThe Satsuma High School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) sponsored "Prom Promise Week", March 22-26. In 1990 Nationwide Insurance and MADD created "The Prom Promise"  to put a stop to underage drinking. Prom Promise is about students making a vow not to drink or use drugs on prom night.  The Satsuma students experienced a variety of activities climaxing with a reenactment of a drunken driving accident...

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Congressman Honors Dauphin Island Elementary Readers

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A Flag was flown over the U.S. Capitol in honor of Mrs. McGuire's Second Grade Students, at Dauphin Island Elementary, for their accomplishments in Reading!Congressman, Jo Bonner and Senator Rusty Glover sent letters of congratulations to Mrs. McGuire's class for their outstanding achievement in reading.  To date the students have read more than 1,900 books and more than 3,000,000 words.  Congressman, Jo Bonner is also sent a flag to the school that...

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Satsuma Lady Gators 2010 Triple Champions

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Satsuma Lady Gators are a standout team in 2010.  These outstanding young athletes have been unbeatable winning three tournaments this year!  Congratulations to the Lady champions of:THE SPRING FLING SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT THE BAKER HONEYBEE INVITATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT THE AUBURN INVITATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Lady Gators Team Members: Alex Grow, Jordan Burch, Tabitha Norwood, Laney Nichols, Kristin Whatley, Leigha Jennings, Lannah Campbell, Hannah Campbell, Marlee...

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Baker Hornet Herald Wins Award for Best Overall Student Newspaper

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Congratulations to Baker's Hornet Herald Newspaper staff.  Friday the staff competed against other area schools in the Press Register/University of South Alabama Newspaper contest and received 3rd place for best overall newspaper.  Our individual winning staff members were Jennah Medlin 1st place editorial, Tyler Kendrick 1st place photograph, Tyler Crockett 2nd place layout, Michelle Phillips 2nd place news story, and Brett Kizer 3rd place feature article.  These students did...

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Globetrotter Inspires Washington Students to Excel

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Assistant Principal Keshia Barnett, Harlem Globetrotter Tyrone "Hollywood" Brown and Principal Douglas July Booker T. Washington Middle School students were surprised with an ARMT / SAT10 Pep Rally featuring Harlem Globetrotter Tyrone "Hollywood" Brown. The world renown Harlem Globetrotters travel as motivational speakers encouraging our youth to succeed in all aspects of their lives. Mr. "Hollywood" shared with students how at age 9 he set the goal for his life of...

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Math Counts for Phillips Prep Winners

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Phillips Preparatory School (PPS) competed in the MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday, February 20th.  The PPS team placed first in the team competition! Bayside Academy was 2nd, Fairhope Middle was 3rd and Christ the King was 4th. Seventh graders who competed are Yilan Liu, Angela Chieh who placed 10th, Rohan Palanki who placed 9th, Susi Manning who placed 7th, and Zach Taylor who placed 6th Eighth graders who competed are Alex Ortiz who placed 5th, Rosy Langhinrichsen-Rohling who placed...

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Vigor Third Year on National Best High School List

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Best High SchoolsC F Vigor High SchoolEach year, U.S.News & World Report-in collaboration with School Evaluation Services, a K-12 education and data research and analysis business that provides parents with education data-analyzed academic and enrollment data from more than 21,000 public high schools to find the very best across the country. These top schools were placed into gold, silver, bronze, or honorable mention categories.Congratulations to C F Vigor High School on making the National...

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Washington Middle Student Wins Weed & Seed Art Contest

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Kaiyia Roger`s Winning Artwork B.T. Washington Middle School Sixth Grader Kaiyia Rogers wins the Toulminville and Crichton Weed and Seed Art Competition "What I Love About Living in Mobile"!Throughout the month of February, the Toulminville and Crichton Weed and Seed Program presented an art display in Government Plaza. This display featured children's artwork from schools in the Toulminville and Crichton areas. The theme was, "What I love about living in Mobile."...

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Faulkner Receives "Toolbox for Education"

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Kobalt Donates Tools to T. L. FaulknerAs Part of Lowe's National "Toolbox for Education" ProgramLowe's and Kobalt Tools in partnership with SkillsUSA are helping the next generation of trade professionals develop their skills at T. L. Faulkner Career Technical School through their Toolbox for Education program.  Lowe's is donating approximately $1,100 worth of Kobalt tools to the school as part of the national program, which will total about $450,000 to 400 skillsUSA...

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MCPSS Child Nutrition Rewards

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  Winners from Semmes Middle-with Ms. Anita Byrd, Landon Dueitt, Briona Gaines and Justin EavesThrough March 8-12, 2010 was designated as National School Breakfast Week.  Many schools incorporated a variety of different foods for breakfast to encourage the students to eat breakfast and start their day right.  The National School Breakfast Week theme was "School Breakfast - Ready Set Go!".  This campaign introduced students to the importance of school breakfast...

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MCPSS 1st All-Star Special Olympic Basketball Team

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On March 11-12th, nine Special Olympic All-Star athletes represented Mobile County at the State Basketball Tournament in Montgomery, Alabama.This was the first time for a team from Mobile County to take part in the Competition. The team earned the Silver Medal---losing out in the Gold Medal Round by only 1 point.The Special Olympics of Mobile County provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to...

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Lee Primary JUMPS for a Great Cause

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 WOW!Lee Primary students in grades K-2 participated in the annual "Jump Rope for Heart" event.  The students had a great time during the event, and even through the rain they continued to keep "jumping" for a great cause.  The students raised more than $5381.00.  Top prize winner was Gabe Andrews with $175.00, 2nd place was Alexis Mayhugh with $126.71 and 3rd place was Alyssa Krogen with $110.00!  The...

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