About 75 students built the plane over a two-year period with guidance from mentors from Airbus and VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering. Three of the students who helped build the plane got to fly in it on Friday.
Alma Bryant High, Causey Middle and Kate Shepard Elementary will have new principals this year, while a principal was also named for the new Barton Academy for Advanced World Studies, set to open in 2021.
Ten Mobile County Public Schools teachers got some out-of-this-world science-based professional development recently, as they attended Space Academy for Educators at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.
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.
A total of 228 Mobile County Public Schools students earned Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar recognition in 2019. Many of them were congratulated by MCPSS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Lakesha Brackins recently at Central Campus.
The magnet school focusing on math, science and technology is the 14th MCPSS school to win the Blue Ribbon, which is the highest honor given by the U.S. Department of Education to public and private schools.
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.
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.