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Mental health matters at MCPSS

Mobile County Public Schools has invested in programs designed to assist students, families, and employees who are struggling with mental health issues.

Tue Oct 24 02:56 PM

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Magnet school application period opens Oct. 6

The nine MCPSS magnet schools are holding open houses as the application period opens.

Thu Oct 05 04:39 PM

Bryant CTC tractor
How do you drive a tractor? MCPSS students learned how

Mobile County Public Schools students got behind the wheel to operate a variety of equipment at the Green Industry Equipment Rodeo at Bryant Career-Technical Center.

Thu Oct 05 04:36 PM

JROTC robotics
JROTC STEM Leadership Academy expanding

Districts in Georgia, Florida and Texas will begin the program next year, with a total of 10 expected to hold academies in 2025.

Thu Sep 28 09:41 AM

Gov. Kay Ivey
Gov. Kay Ivey visits Turnaround School Chastang-Fournier

The Governor congratulated Chastang-Fournier for improving test scores by 15 points.

Fri Sep 22 10:57 AM

Amanda Delaney
Three MCPSS educators honored with Extra Yard for Teachers grants

Barton Academy's Amanda Delaney, Phillips Preparatory's Jacquelyn Adams & Griggs Elementary's Rebekah Campbell receive grants for classroom upgrades.

Fri Sep 22 10:01 AM

MCPSS covering the cost to place sheriff’s deputies in schools

The money will fund 12 deputies to work at MCPSS schools.

Mon Aug 28 04:03 PM

Game day security protocol for MCPSS high school stadiums

Be aware of these policies before you head to a high school football game this fall.

Thu Aug 24 03:51 PM

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Read the new issue of Learning Leading magazine

Included are a Back-to-School feature, information on new stadiums and summer literacy and math camps, and messages from the Superintendent and Board President.

Wed Aug 23 04:11 PM

Clark-Shaw students
Several MCPSS schools ranked among state's best

Among the seven are the highest rated elementary and middle schools in the state, according to GreatSchools.org.

Fri Aug 18 11:04 AM

first day of school
MCPSS welcomes students back for 2023-24 school year

Teachers, administrators, staff and students return ready to #AimForExcellence

Tue Aug 08 09:14 AM

Bryant teachers
Teachers #AimForExcellence at Learning Launch

The professional development conference featured national education experts, practical tips on how to engage students in their learning, strategies for increasing student achievement, updates on state academic standards, and more.

Tue Aug 08 08:52 AM

B.C. Rain stadium
MCPSS opens four new stadiums, breaks ground on another

B.C. Rain, Davidson, LeFlore and Vigor High Schools now have new on-campus stadiums. Ground has been broken on another at Williamson.

Wed Jun 21 02:18 PM

Williamson graduation
Watch all 13 2023 MCPSS graduation ceremonies

Videos of all high school graduation ceremonies are available on the MCPSS YouTube page.

Tue Jun 06 05:22 PM

Learning Leading Award winners
Watch the 2023 Learning Leading Awards

MCPSS honors exemplary students, teachers and community partners in this annual awards show.

Tue Jun 06 03:05 PM

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Read the latest issue of Learning Leading magazine

This issue includes features on the Class of 2023, Learning Leading University and our Learning Leading award winners!

Thu May 18 10:51 AM

Class of 2023
Important info for graduation ceremonies

Things to know before you go watch the Class of 2023 graduate this month

Wed May 10 12:30 PM

LL award winners
Four standout students chosen as 2023 Learning Leading Award winners

They are: Parker Davis of E.R. Dickson, Emily Cuart-Acurero of Dodge, Tyler Macon of Phillips Preparatory, and Timi Ogunade of Murphy High School.

Mon Apr 03 02:04 PM

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MCPSS names 2022-23 Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Meagan Gayle of Hutchens Elementary, Amanda Delaney of Barton Academy and Ava Long of Bryant High!

Fri Mar 31 11:45 AM

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teachers of the year
MCPSS names 2022-23 Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Meagan Gayle of Hutchens Elementary, Amanda Delaney of Barton Academy and Ava Long of Bryant High!

Fri Mar 31 11:45 AM

Graduation schedule
MCPSS Graduation Schedule

A schedule of 2022 graduation ceremonies

Thu Apr 28 11:02 AM

Deborah Pippin
MCPSS names Neidhardt, Mouton and Pippin as countywide Teachers of the Year

The honorees were surprised in their classrooms with news of the awards on Friday. Mobile County’s Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year will now be nominated for Alabama Teacher of the Year.

Thu Aug 19 02:01 PM

Chresal Threadgill
Chresal Threadgill honored as Alabama's Superintendent of the Year

Mobile County Public Schools Superintendent Chresal Threadgill was honored in Montgomery this week as Alabama’s Superintendent of the Year

Thu Aug 19 02:00 PM

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Surplus vehicle available for auction

Did you know that MCPSS and other public entities regularly offer surplus vehicles and equipment for auction?

Thu Aug 19 02:00 PM

Jordan Guyton
B.C. Rain freshman publishes novel in honor of great-great-grandmother

What started as a two-page poem blossomed into a 484-page book that Guyton titled "Black Queen."

Thu Aug 19 01:59 PM

Giving Tree/Threadgill
MCPSS adds names of 11 award-winning educators to The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree, located in the lobby of the MCPSS Academic Affairs building, was established in 2011 to honor teachers and administrators who win statewide or national awards.

Thu Aug 19 01:58 PM

E.R. Dickson banner
E.R. Dickson Elementary is named a CLAS Banner School

School is one of eight in Alabama selected for programs that serve as models to the rest of the state.

Thu Aug 19 01:58 PM

Return to school (adjusted)
An important update from Superintendent Chresal D. Threadgill

Mobile County Public Schools will begin transitioning students back into classrooms beginning next week.

Tue Apr 20 08:20 AM

Ladd-Peebles Stadium
New protocol in effect for MCPSS football games

New procedures and rules are in place to guard against the spread of COVID-19 at Mobile County Public Schools sporting events.

Tue Apr 20 08:18 AM

Craighead cafeteria
Feeding program continues through first quarter

Breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge to any child age 18 and younger at all school cafeteria sites. Meals will be available for the whole week on Mondays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Tue Apr 20 08:17 AM

remote learning
2020-21 back to school FAQs

Some answers to frequently asked questions from the first week of school.

Tue Apr 20 08:17 AM

new principals
Board approves new principals

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.

Tue Apr 20 08:16 AM

An important message from Superintendent Chresal D. Threadgill about the start of the 2020-21 school year

The start of school will be delayed until Sept. 1 and students will learn remotely through at least the first quarter.

Tue Apr 20 08:15 AM

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MCPSS teachers bring lessons home from Space Academy for Educators

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.

Tue Apr 20 08:14 AM

Donnie & Tammy Brown
Plans announced for The Miracle League of West Mobile: Schmidt Family Park

Facility in west Mobile will include baseball field, playground for children with special needs.

Tue Apr 20 08:14 AM

Christina Sashington
Austal apprenticeship program leads to jobs for MCPSS graduates

Thirteen members of the MCPSS Class of 2020 were offered full-time jobs at the shipbuilder after training in its Youth Apprenticeship Program.

Tue Apr 20 08:13 AM

Barton Academy
Interior renovations underway at Barton Academy for Advanced World Studies

Renovations to state's oldest public school building are expected to be completed in time for new school to open in 2021.

Tue Apr 20 08:13 AM

Madelyn Fetner
MCPSS honors Learning Leading Award winners

Madelyn Fetner of J.E. Turner, Lily Hoyle of Phillips Preparatory and Vanessa Siggers of Murphy High School are the 2020 Learning Leading Award winners.

Tue Apr 20 08:12 AM

David Dai
Alma Bryant's David Dai named a finalist for state Teacher of the Year

Dai has been named the Alabama State Board of Education's District 1 Secondary Teacher of the Year and is one of 16 finalists for 2020-21 Alabama State Teacher of the Year.

Tue Apr 20 08:11 AM