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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

LeFlore JROTC pay a visit to Mayor Stimpson

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The LeFlore JROTC Rattlers recently had a chance to meet and visit with the new Mayor of Mobile, Sandy Stimpson.  The mayor invited the students in his office and greeted each of the enthusiastic cadets plus answered questions about the role of local government in the lives of the citizens of the city.  The cadets followed up this annual visit by attending a local court proceeding and a tour of the Metro Jail Facility.  Learning the community and staying involved-It...

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Alma Bryant wins Best Capstone Project of 2013-2014

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No Power? No Problem! Cooking to Empower the Powerless New Orleans, La, May 28, 2014– The Alma Bryant SHOREline Chapter won the award for Best Capstone Project of 2013-2014 at the SHOREline Youth Summit held on May 24, 2014 at Loyola University. SHOREline is an innovative new youth development and disaster recovery program spearheaded by the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University, in partnership with Colorado State University and the Children’s Health Fund,...

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Semmes Elementary Celebration of the Arts

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Semmes Elementary School recently showcased the artistic talents of their K - 5th grade students.  Every student in the school participated in an art contest, Celebration of the Arts.  Each grade level had a theme that students represented.  Students also had additional artwork on display during the month of April and May at the Semmes branch of the public library art gallery (the Semmesonian - under the direction of Mary Rodning).  Winners of the Celebration...

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Council Traditional teacher honored for giving back

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On May 15, 2014 Council Traditional honored third grade teacher, Ms. Sally Burns with a special dedication.  The school recognized her for her work in creating and maintaining the butterfly garden in the courtyard. The design of the garden was completed by Gregory Robertson, the art teacher. Ms. Burns, a very generous third grade teacher at Council, has been committed to maintaining the school’s grounds beautiful by planting flowers before & after school and on her weekends.  This...

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Phillips student wins Mobile Bar Association essay award

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         Phillips Prep sixth grader, Parker Inman was awarded second place by the Mobile Bar Association for his essay, “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters,” during the Annual Law Day luncheon held at The Battle House Hotel on May 16, 2014. Parker was accompanied by his mother, Brooke Inman,  and his grandfather, Randy Christain. His social studies teacher, Ms. Danielle Taylor, encouraged Parker to take...

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Murphy students receive Microsoft Office Specialist certification

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Congratulations to the following Murphy HS students who received Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2013 certifications.  Pictured below: Back row (left to right): Carissa Foster (Word), Rome Parker (Excel), Hang Vu (Word, Excel, PP), Michael Davis (Word, Excel), Trent Overstreet (Word), Joseph Nevison (Word, PP); First row (left to right): Sara Chirambo (Word), Sara Armstrong (Word).   Go Panthers!

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B.C. Rain teacher selected for National Geographic expedition

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National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions Announce 2014 Grosvenor Teacher Fellows Program to Send 25 Teachers on Expeditions as Outdoor Classroom for Professional Development Congratulations to Angela Crawford from B.C. Rain High School in Mobile, Alabama she has been selected as one of this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. The 2014 Fellows, a group of twenty-five highly respected educators from the United States and Canada, will...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Burns middle performs aboard the USS Alabama

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The Burns Jazz band Parents and the community enjoyed an evening of music aboard the USS Alabama thanks to Burns Middle students.  All four of the Burns Middle bands performed special selections on May 8, 2014. The advanced concert band, wind ensamble, Jazz band and beginner Bands performed for a crowd of 400-500 parents, grandparents, borthers , sisters and friends.  The concert was complete with two special additions: a tour...

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Art teacher wins state PTA middle school teacher of the year

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Ms. Stuart at PTA awards banquet in Huntsville When you walk down the halls of Burns Middle, you might find it hard to look straight ahead.  That's because throughout the building-even on the ceiling, there are works of art from the students.  Art educator, Ms. Stuart has been using her creative talent and cheerful spirit to teach students for seventeen years at Burns Middle.  And this year, her work...

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Theodore honors the best of its 2014 class

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Theodore`s top of the class The top students from Theodore High School's 2014 graduating class were recently honored for their hardwork by school administrators.  Transported by limousine, the students celebrated with a luncheon at Felix's Fish Camp.  Joined by the senior class sponsors, counselor, assistant principal, and principal, the students received accolades for excellence in academics.  Pictured left to right - Michael...

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Eichold-Mertz awarded library grant

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The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation has awarded Eichold-Mertz Elementary a library book grant for this school year.  The award is based on author Lois Lenski of the 1946 Newbery Medal Award Winning book "Strawberry Girl".  Her foundation emphasizes encouraging young people to not only read, but to LOVE to read.   The staff and students at Eichold-Mertz Elementary extend their thanks to the foundation for the wonderful books.    ...

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MGM sets a new record during community service drive

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  Mary G. Montgomery's student leadership hosted a Be the Match registration drive on May 7, 2014. Be The Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), is a nonprofit organization that’s dedicated to helping every patient get the life-saving transplant they need. The student group had a total of 75 people join the Be the Match bone marrow registry during their drive. The high school not only served the community in...

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North Mobile holds 1st Writing Showcase and Math Day

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Jonathan Trahan, Aaron Belt, T.J. Jackson, Miya Herndon, Destiny Duncan, Hannah Leveritt, Kenneth Bennett, Zoey Bunn, Marquess Withers, Avian Gatley, Katie Chandler,Rachel Lowrey, Tiffany Davis, Hannah Odom, Janie Best, Seven Walton, Bailey Pritchett, Duncan Reed, Bradyn Peterson, Victoria Dubois, Haven Howard, Emma Knowles, Takayla Washington, Trevor Aaron, Kealan Reed, Keelee Holifield, Joeylly Godwin, Landon Breland, Clair Boyett, Owen Hearn North...

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Blount Career Tech students win national finance contest

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Congratulations to the Blount High School Career Tech students.  The group entered in the Council for Economic Education created this program called Gen i Revolution, a national contest on financial literacy.   The students had to solve 15 missions about financial literacy and then create the 16th mission. They submitted a written and a video submission for this contest competing against students from all over the United States and won! The team’s Mission topic is the...

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Scarborough Middle students pack for community service

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Scarborough Middle School Junior Civitan Club recently volunteered at the Bay Area Food Bank, in which they packed 795 backpacks. The mission of the Backpack Program is to meet the needs of chronically hungry children by providing them with nutritious and easy-to-prepare food to take home on weekends and school vacations when other resources are not available. The Backpacks were filled with enough food for six meals and two snacks. The students volunteers for four hours and made a difference in...

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