Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and State Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey announced today that schools in Alabama will not be reopening for traditional face-to-face schooling for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. However, we will have alternative schooling in place beginning after spring break.
Dakota Perry of Dunbar School for Creative and Performing Arts won Best in Fair in the Junior Division, while students from Clark-Shaw School of Math, Science & Technology, Phillips Preparatory, Davidson High School and Murphy High School won category awards.
The program will prepare students for introduction into Austal USA’s four-year apprenticeship program beginning this summer, the first step toward a full-time career with the company, which constructs ships for the U.S. Navy.
She is an intervention teacher who has a track record of improving test scores. She has a passion for carpool duty who makes sure dismissal at her school goes smoothly. She frequently goes out-of-pocket to buy uniforms or supplies for students in need. And she also makes a mean sundae.
What was it like to live in colonial America? Students at Hutchens Elementary got to see for themselves during Colonial Day, as second graders researched colonial life and dressed up to present what they learned to their younger classmates.
We are pleased to announce that Baker High School was a recipient for a $5,000 beautification grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation. Stephanie Tashbin, the school’s Career Academy Specialist, applied for the grant to spruce up the Freshman Academy annex. Toolbox for Education grants are reserved for school improvement projects in order to improve the communities they serve. The school used the money for a new sidewalk and landscaping. Baker High School would like to thank Lowe’s Home Improvement and Toolbox for Education for their generosity and support!
Baker High School serves about 2,400 students and is located on Airport Boulevard.
Six Mobile County Public Schools high schools are participating in the Concussion Awareness Program, which is designed to decrease the number of missed concussions and to decrease the recovery time for players.
Clark-Shaw School of Math, Science and Technology and Phillips Preparatory School were recognized recently as Bicentennial Schools of Excellence for their students’ work honoring Alabama’s history. Clark-Shaw and Phillips are two of only 21 schools to receive this honor, which comes with a $5,000 grant.
As part of a new enhanced protocol for entry into high school sporting events, Mobile County Public Schools has purchased and assembled walk-through metal detectors to be used at every home football game.
With classes set to begin on Tuesday, Mobile County Public Schools’ teachers received some words of encouragement and inspiration, as well as some beautiful songs and performances, at the second Teachers Institute on Friday at the Mobile Civic Center.