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Monday, February 22, 2010

Victory Strength Team Visits Pillans

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Students Enthralled with Acts of Strength and Message of Hope Mobile's Festival of Hope sponsored by Under Armour Senior Bowl, Winner's Influence, Food for Less, and Local 15 partnered with Mr. Nikeland Nichols, mentor and professional facilitator with Young Leaders of America and the Victory Strength Team from Parma, Ohio, to bring a fabulous exhibition of weight lifting strength and messages of hope to the students at Palmer Pillans Middle School.  The group teaches team work, positive...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

MCPSS Spellers Shine During County Bee

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After weeks of practicing, students gathered at Gaines Auditorium on the Bishop State Campus Friday, February 5th to spell their way to first place.  Fifty seven students from public, private and parochial schools in Mobile County took part in the 2010 New Horizons Credit Union Mobile County Spelling Bee presented by the GMAC Bowl.   Parents, teachers and friends were on hand to watch each speller take his/her place at the microphone and spell words including galleria, chimichanga...

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Baker Band Ensemble Performs for State Convention

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Congratulations to the Baker High School Wind Ensemble.  The talented ensemble was selected to perform during the Alabama Music Educator's Convention in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Friday, January 22, 2010.  There are only a few select groups that receive an invitation to perform from around the state of Alabama by a recorded audition.  This is a big achievement for the band students at Baker High School and their Band Director, Sid Dedeuux.     

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Grant Coach Receives State Recognition

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Ella Grant Elementary has recently been named a National Physical Education Demonstration Site for 2009!  The award was largely granted due to the work of Coach  Alastair Stevenson.  Coach Stevenson was asked by the Alabama State Department of Education to participate on a Physical Education Curriculum Writing Committee during the 2009-2010 school year.  The board was impressed with his many accomplishments and gives Grant accolades under his successful work with the students. ...

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Lady Pirates Win Division 3 Championship

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Congratulations to the Lady Pirates of Phillips Preparatory school!  The Lady Pirates finished the season 14-0 to claim the Division Three championship with a thrilling overtime win against Cranford Burns January 28th at Davidson High school.  Pictured above are team members named from left to right:  Front row: Lauren Godbold, Emily Coumanis, Jewel Hill, Ashley Engle and Andrianna Torres. Middle Row: Adrienne Enlers, Caitlin O'Malley, Bradi Glover, Courtney Tittle, Julianne...

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Monday, February 01, 2010

International Author Writes a Letter to Dunbar Students

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Dr. Crowell's students at Dunbar Middle decided to write to one of their favorite authors, international known young adult author, Sharon Draper.  Ms. Draper is a professional educator and well known writer.  She has been honored as the National Teacher of the Year, a five-time Coretta Scott King Literary award winner, and is a New York Times bestselling author.  The students were honored that she took the time to write them and share her writing secrets.  Below...

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Schools Reach Out to Help Haiti

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Many of our schools decided to do their part and send money for relief efforts to Haiti.  MCPSS students were touched by the devastation to reach out in support and show they care.  Read some of the creative and heartwarming projects some of our schools are doing to mke a difference. OLD SHELL ROAD- Old Shell Road School would like to thank all the students, parents, faculty, and staff who participated in the "Hearts for Haiti" campaign. During the...

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Clark-Shaw Students are Helping Out for SPCA

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Have a Heart!The 7th grade student body at Clark-Shaw Magnet School is heading up a 3rd Quarter school-wide  community service project as part of their participation in the International Baccalaureate Candidacy Year for the Middle Years Program.  Students are being asked to bring in old, CLEAN towels and blankets for the pets at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (SPCA).  The students at Clark-Shaw want to show that they can "have a heart and help out"...

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Red Ribbon Leadership Award Winners

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10th Anniversary Superintendents' Leadership Awards to honor outstanding Mobile, Baldwin studentsStudent leaders from 135 public, private and parochial schools in Baldwin and Mobile counties were honored by school system officials on Monday evening, January 11, at the 10th Annual Superintendents' Red Ribbon Leadership Awards Program.  Nearly 1000 family members, educators and community supporters attended the gala dinner at the Mobile Convention Center. This one-of-a-kind annual event,...

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Magnet Booths at Bel-Air Mall

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The Mobile County Public School System is sponsoring the Booths at Bel-Air Mall on February 3rd, 4th and 5th to provide information to the public and to assist parents in the magnet application process.  The booths will be located near the entrance to Dillard's Department Store.  Representatives from each of the six magnet schools will be in the booths from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. each day. Magnet schools are open to all qualifying Mobile County Public School System resident students...

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Celebrate ACCESS Distance Learning Week

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OPEN THE DOOR TO A NEW WORLD OF LEARNING Celebrate ACCESS Distance Learning WeekFebruary 1 - 5, 2010Montgomery, Ala. - Discover the exciting world of Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide (ACCESS) as the Alabama Department of Education (ALSDE) kicks off Distance Learning Week, February 1-5, 2010."ACCESS is the door to a world of learning that was once unreachable by some students in Alabama. ACCESS now makes it possible for all high school students in the state...

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Have a Heart for Art

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Art by students from 29 public and private schools in Mobile and Baldwin Counties brightens the galleries at Mobile Arts Council during the month of February. The show was organized by the Bay Area Art Educators and features work by students of 17 members. The exhibition will be on display from Monday, February 1 through Friday, February 26, with a reception set for 6 to 9 PM, Friday, February 12, during the LoDa ArtWalk. Arts Council offices are located at 318 Dauphin St. and are open Monday...

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Monday, January 25, 2010

Hat Day Encourages Attendance at McDavid Jones

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This semester McDavid Jones teachers are encouraging students to come to school everyday with no tardies or early dismissals. Every Friday the school holds a HAT DAY.  Students who come to school everyday may wear any hat as long it is appropriate for school.  Students are encouraged to express themselves by the hats they wear, and are very creative. Hat Day is working-the school's attendance rate is above 95%!

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Dauphin Island Visits with Retired FBI Agent

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Retired FBI Agent Neil Shanahan Sr. visited the students in Mrs. Camille McGuire's second grade class, on the birthday celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.  The students sang a love song, with sign language and a geography song written by Camille McGuire and Dione Roberts.  They also counted in several languages. Then Mr. Shanahan, who is grandfather of students, Neil and Mickey Shanahan, talked with the students about Martin Luther King Jr.  He was one of the FBI Agents...

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Bryant Band Receives First Place in the GMAC Bowl Parade

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    The Alma Bryant Hurricane Band scored another "Superior" in the GMAC Bowl Parade, receiving the 1st Place award for local high schools.  The bands were judged in five categories, including professionalism, marching, sound quality, rhythm/dance/energy, and crowd response/applause, in front of the downtown Hampton Inn.  The Hurricane Band won a plaque and $200.     The Hurricane Band kicked off its Mardi Gras season by participating in the...

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