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Five MCPSS schools ranked among best in state

U.S. News & World Report ranks Council Traditional School as the top elementary school in Alabama.

Thu Nov 04 09:43 AM

JROTC STEM Leadership Academy
MCPSS gets major grant to expand JROTC STEM Leadership Academy

The $ 6 million grant will allow MCPSS to expand the Academy to 14 other school districts over a four-year period.

Thu Nov 04 09:20 AM

Darlene Castelin
Several MCPSS teachers receive Extra Yard for Teachers grants

The grants were among those presented at over 300 schools around the country during the program's BIG DAY.

Thu Sep 23 10:26 AM

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Read the latest issue of Learning Today Leading Tomorrow

The Back to School issue of the magazine includes a welcome from the Superintendent, features, information and more.

Tue Sep 07 01:44 PM

Lifetime Achievement Award

Larry Mouton, MCPSS Assistant Superintendent for Workforce Development, received his Lifetime Achievement Award this morning

Fri Aug 27 12:32 PM

National-award-winning counselors and a heroic EMT and paramedic recognized the Board

The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners recognized national-award-winning counselors and a heroic EMT and paramedic

Fri Aug 27 12:30 PM

New principal at Collins-Rhodes Elementary School

Help us welcome the new principal at Collins-Rhodes Elementary School, Claudia Bishop!

Fri Aug 27 12:22 PM

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MCPSS Back to School parent guide

Important information for the start of the 2021-22 school year

Fri Aug 13 08:22 AM

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Online registration portal for new students is open

Register for the 2021-22 school year at mcpss.com/registration.

Thu Jul 22 02:43 PM

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Pillans, Scarborough counselors earn highest national recognition

They are the first MCPSS schools and counselors to receive the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Award,

Thu Jul 22 02:42 PM

Julie Neidhardt
Hutchens' Julie Neidhardt is one of four finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year

Alabama's Teacher of the Year, an ambassador for education in the state, will be named later this year.

Tue Jul 20 03:24 PM

Michele McClung
Michele McClung receives Alabama ACSD Outstanding Curriculum Leader Lifetime Achievement Award

McClung has been MCPSS' Director of Teaching, Learning and Assessment since 2018.

Thu Jun 03 04:18 PM

Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.
Read the latest issue of Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

In this issue: A salute to the Class of 2021's top graduates, Learning Leading award winners, and a tribute to the 2021 Person of the Year: the School Employee.

Fri May 28 03:15 PM

LTC Robert F. Barrow
MCPSS Director of Army Instruction earns national JROTC honor

LTC Robert F. Barrow has been named the JRTOC Director of Army Instruction of the Year.

Fri May 28 08:35 AM

Class of 2021 high school graduation schedule released

Mobile County Public Schools will host outdoor, socially distanced graduation ceremonies in May to honor the Class of 2021.

Wed May 12 04:33 PM

An update on the end of the 2020-21 school year and a look ahead to 2021-22

Superintendent Chresal D. Threadgill provides an update on the last day of school and an updated mask policy.

Mon May 03 09:34 AM

Baker Hi-Q
Baker wins national Hi-Q competition

Baker High School topped teams from Pennsylvania and Washington in academic competition, which tests study habits as well as knowledge.

Mon Apr 19 10:14 AM

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STAR Academy 2021-2022 Recruitment

Have your child become a Star Academy Student!

Fri Mar 12 08:05 AM

Learning Leading winners 2021
Brooklyn Cranmore, Kensley Baker, Lane Stefurak named Learning Leading Award winners

The awards are presented each year to an elementary, middle and high school student who best exemplifies the system’s slogan: Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

Thu Mar 11 04:24 PM

Archived News

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

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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

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2020-21 back to school FAQs

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

Tue Apr 20 08:17 AM

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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

Graduation schedule
MCPSS Graduation Schedule

A schedule of 2020 graduation ceremonies

Tue Apr 20 08:09 AM

Five things parents need to know about MCPSS at-home learning

You have options for at-home learning, and a hotline for help!

Tue Apr 20 08:07 AM