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Sunday, March 14, 2010

McDavid-Jones Students Learn "The Shocking Truth"

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Fourth grade students from McDavid-Jones Elementary School enjoyed a presentation from Alabama Power Company entitled "The ShockingTruth". Alabama Power employee, Mr. Joe Giles taught the students how to be safe around electricity. Thanks to the many community helpers willing to help McDavid-Jones students learn valuable life lessons.

Alma Bryant Scholars' Team Wins County Bowl

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      Alma Bryant High School's Scholars' Bowl Varsity and Junior Varsity teams concluded their county regular season of competition by defeating Mary G. Montgomery.  Both teams had a perfect 13-0 for the year.  Stephanie Patrick was the individual county champion with 1685 points.  Both Lee Hedgepeth and Phillip Patrick were Junior Varsity All-Stars.     The season was capped by an All-Star match featuring the eight highest individual...

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Castlen Elementary Awarded CLAS Banner School

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Cora Castlen Elementary School has been named a 2010 CLAS Banner School.  The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) Banner School program was created in 2001 to recognize schools in Alabama that showcase outstanding programs and service to students.  174 schools or programs were nominated this year for this prestigious recognition.  Castlen's students, faculty and staff are honored with this tremendous accomplishment.  Selected as 2010 Banner Schools across the...

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Monday, March 08, 2010

Reading Across MCPSS!

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Calcedeaver's Tacky Tuesday March 2, 2010 was known as Tacky Tuesday at Calcedeaver Elementary School. Our students celebrated Dr. Seuss' Birthday in conjunction with NEA's "Read Across America".  Students were allowed to wear funny socks, belts, and hairstyles. Calcedeaver students were greeted by The Cat in the Hat (Mrs.Samantha Laubenthal, Kindergarten teacher), Thing 1 (Mrs. Nicole Williams, Indian Education teacher), and Thing 2 (Mrs. Heather Snow, Library Media...

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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Nominate Your Favorite Education Volunteer

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Volunteer Mobile is now accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Heart of Gold Awards.  Area residents who volunteered their time and talents helping others in 2009 will be honored at the Heart of Gold Awards and Recognition Luncheon on April 22nd at Heron Lakes Country Club.  Nominations may be made by area agencies, schools, organizations, businesses and individuals in the following categories:EducationHealth and welfareArts and cultureCivic bettermentOutstanding youthOutstanding...

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Pre-K Pre-Registration for MCPSS

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PRE-REGISTRATION FOR PRE-K UNITS & JUST 4 Developmental LaboratoryALL Pre-K Units at schools - Friday, March 5th JUST 4 - Thursday, March 4th and Friday, March 5th2263 St. Stephens Road8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.YOU MUST BRING:1) Your Child (being registered)2) A certified birth certificate3) Child's Social Security Card4) Child's Blue Immunization Card5) Two proofs of residence6) Photo I.D. of parent*Child must reside in a Title I school zone*Child must be 4 on or before September...

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Augusta Evans to Hold Annual Golf Tournament

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Augusta Evans Special School is having its 7th annual golf tournament in a few weeks. The tournament will be held, Saturday, April 3rd, at Spring Hill Golf Course.  The Golf Tournament Committee is accepting any donations, large or small, for door prizes, gifts for contest winners, and/or gifts for all golfers.  We are also accepting business sponsor donations.If you would like to participate in the tournament, the cost is $75 per person. Any more information or forms...

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Monday, March 01, 2010

Local 15 News and COOL Schools

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LOCAL 15 is looking for COOL SCHOOLS .What exactly is a COOL SCHOOL? It's a school that's doing things differently, a school that's having fun, involved in community projects, involved in environmental projects, a school that takes time to help pets, the elderly or young children. These are just some of the ideas that would make a SCHOOL COOL.Now it's your turn to tell the community what your school is doing...NBC 15 REALLY wants to hear!Each week LOCAL...

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Murphy JROTC Stands Out in Drill Competition

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Murphy's JROTC competed against 15 other schools from Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana in the Gulfport High School drill meet on Saturday,  February 27, 2010 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Color Guards commanded by Quintin Howard, Jr. and Mya Matt each won first place trophies.  The female drill teams led by Candace Valrie and Marcella Griffin placed second place in unarmed drill and third place in armed drill respectively.  Ashley Pitt won third place in individual drill.   Murphy...

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Vigor H.S. Offers Parent Empowerment Classes

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Want to know how you can become a more effective parent? Vigor can help!  C.F. Vigor High School will host a new initiative the Effective Parenting Workshop starting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2010.  This is a new program from the Parenting Department at Vigor High School.  Many parents voiced a concern about the need for this program.  The workshop will run from Tuesday, February 23, 2010 until March 30, 2010 weekly on Tuesdays. All materials will be provided for the...

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Bryant Career Tech Students Help Plant Trees

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On Friday February 19th the FFA members in the forestry class from Bryant CTC volunteered at a tree giveaway in Prichard, Alabama.  The students bagged the trees, described the trees, and informed interested people how to plant and care for the seedlings.  The students also helped plant several large trees, and some cool season flowers at Collins-Rhodes Elementary.  The day's events were put together by the Prichard City Council and contributors included...

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McDavid Jones Throws a Tea Party

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Students were awarded with a "tea" and "dress up" celebration at McDavid-Jones Elementary on Thursday, February 18th...for most improved attendance. Students enjoyed the fellowship, dress up clothing, and just sharing "tea" and "refreshments" with each other along with those volunteers who hosted the event Sharon Mason, Pam Roberts, and Natalie  Wall. The smiles on the faces of the students that attended made...

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Regional School Hosts Golf Classic

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Friends of the Regional School Golf Classic Saturday, March 27, 2010 Spring Hill Golf Course 4-man scramble $400/team Registration begins at 7:00 am Shotgun start at 8:30 am Lunch provided by Tony Chachere‟s Beverages provided by Coca-Cola, Milo‟s Tea, and Budweiser Silent Auction Items include: sports memorabilia, hotel stays, dinner buffets, gift certificates

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Alba Middle Represents MCPSS in District Tournament

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 Alba's team is the only MCPSS finalist Congratulations to the AMS Scholars Bowl Team!!!The All-Star team competed at St. Paul's School on Saturday, January 30 in the ASCA District Tournament. The team defeated Fairhope B, Thomasville, and Christ the King, earning them a trophy as a State Finalist for the ASCA State Tournament at Hoover High School on March 6. High scorer for the day was Sophia Ngo. Congratulations to all the team members, also including students:...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Mobile County Health Dept. to Offer Free Tobacco Cessation Classes for Teens

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In response to data showing that 19 percent of middle school students and 25 percent of high school students in Mobile County public schools use tobacco, the Mobile County Health Department will offer two 10-week series of free tobacco cessation classes for teens. One series of classes will be held at Davidson High School, 3900 Pleasant Valley Rd., on Tuesdays from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. beginning March 9 and running through May 11. The second series of classes will be held at Dortch Community Center,...

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