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.
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.