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Student Spotlights – April 2024

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Student & School Spotlights APR MBP
Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Mobile Bay Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements!
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Clark Shaw Math Team Takes 1st Place!

—Clark Shaw Math Team Takes st Place!

Congratulations to the Clark Shaw Math Team for their 1st place win in Math Counts! A special shout out to Edwin Perry (2nd overall) and Jacob Duncan (4th overall) in the individual timed test portion. Wish them all well as they head to the State competition in March!

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Clark Shaw Eagles Soar!

—Clark Shaw Eagles Soar!

The Clark-Shaw Scholars’ Bowl team competed as a state qualifier in the ASCA State Tournament in Hoover, Alabama. Congratulations to these students who represented Clark-Shaw Magnet School well!

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The Covenant Christian School News Crew

—The Covenant Christian School News Crew

The Covenant Christian School News elective has had the best time learning how to gather and report school news in preparation for the morning announcements every Friday.
The news crew had some special helpers to say the pledges and the week’s memory verse! This will continue throughout the year with the other elementary classes! It’s always a blessing when the Jr. High students get a chance to connect with the elementary students!

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Little Flower Students Visit Africatown Heritage House

—LITTLE FLOWER STUDENTS VISIT AFRICATOWN HERITAGE HOUSE

The 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at Little Flower Catholic School had an educational and inspiring experience at the Africatown Heritage House. One student, reflecting on his visit, said, “The Africatown community has an amazing yet sad story behind it, but people sharing stories from American history helps us all learn”. Another student remarked, “I really appreciated the detail of the ship that they remade. It helped us understand the history that happened”.

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Cypress Grove’s Grammar School History Parade

—Cypress Grove’s Grammar School History Parade

Cypress Grove Academy held a grammar school History Parade in true Mobile style! Each class paraded and presented a recitation from their history studies this year: American flags, St. Patrick’s prayer, Greek gods and goddesses, Byzantine Empire characters, and America’s founding documents concluding with the Declaration of Independence by high school students!

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Mobile County Outstanding Student Leaders

Three remarkable Mobile County Public Schools students were recently named Outstanding Student Leaders of the Semester by Mobile United’s Education Task Force: Korie Dunnam of Griggs Elementary, Tavarus Wills-Young of Burns Middle, and Marc Leyk of Murphy High School. They were chosen from over 58,000 students countywide for their exceptional character, leadership and service to others.

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Mobile County Public School Cheerleaders Shine at Competition

—Mobile County Public School Cheerleaders Shine at Competition

The Theodore High School cheerleaders placed second in the nation at the Universal Cheerleaders Association National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando. The Bobcats competed in the Small Varsity Coed Game Day Division 2. Local schools also performing well include: Mary G. Montgomery, which placed ninth in Small Varsity Coed Game Day Division 1; Baker, which ranked No. 7 in the semifinals for Medium Varsity Coed Game Day; and Causey Middle, which placed in the Top 10 in the middle school division.

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St. Ignatius Students Dazzle in Kindergarten Fashion Show

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The Kindergarten Fashion Show is a beloved, generational, St. Ignatius tradition. This year’s theme was the 50 states. This fun filled program is also a very important leadership opportunity for students. Students stand up in front of the entire school to sing as a class and individually recite their character’s lines. Public speaking skills are fostered early at St. Ignatius. These skills go with the framework of forming strong Catholic leaders in mind, body and spirit. Great job, kindergarten Impalas!

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Council's Science Fair Winners

—Council's Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to Kyleigh Moore, a 5th grader at Council Traditional Elementary School. We are so proud of your incredible achievement at the science fair. Her dedication and passion for chemistry have truly paid off. Winning 1st place in the Chemistry division and claiming the top award as the Best in Show is a remarkable accomplishment. The Council community is extremely proud of all the participates who contributed to the success of this year’s science fair. Other first place winners were Eli Burge– Earth Science, Abigail Krause– Energy & Power, Carson Gaskin– Physics, Kylee Simmons– Biology, Carly Butterfield– Food Science, and Elijah Davis– Engineering, Math, Computer & Sports Science. Keep reaching for the stars and inspiring others with your love for science.

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Leinkauf Elementary and Lott Middle Recognized as CLAS Schools of Distinction

Leinkauf Elementary and Lott Middle School are among 32 schools statewide to be recognized this year as CLAS Schools of Distinction by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools. Leinkauf is being recognized for its Book Tasting and Child Nutrition Day, during which students “taste” different genres of books as well as recipes from local chefs. Lott is being recognized for its Agriculture Program, which is paired with its 4H Garden Club. Students get time outside growing plants in the school’s greenhouse, and teachers tie in classroom lessons ranging from science to research to literature.

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Spark Studio students at Cultivate Studios Help Set Up Shop in Their Dramatic Play Stations.

—Spark Studio students at Cultivate Studios help set up shop in their dramatic play stations

These kids’ shopping adventures may just seem like some simple afternoon fun, but they’re actually engaging in a positive learning experience: encouraging creativity, curiosity, communication and conflict resolution!

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Council Traditional School's Annual Black History Month Oratorical Winners

—Council Traditional School's Annual Black History Month Oratorical Winners

Congratulations to the winners of Council Traditional School’s annual Black History Month Oratorical Contest!
First Grade: Chloe Packer
Second Grade: Mayson Chapman
Third Grade: Baileigh Mosley-Stokes
Fourth Grade: Harleigh Stewart
Fifth Grade: Emily Williams

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Little Flower Celebrates Read Aloud Day

—Little Flower Celebrates Read Aloud Day

Little Flower celebrated Read Aloud Day with guest speakers on campus. Ashley Cooke, Devon Walsh, and Frani Stewart, members of the Notre Dame Club of Mobile, read lively selections to students in kindergarten through eighth grade. One special part of Read Aloud Day was an invitation for students to be read to by a loved one at home.

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Stations of the Cross at Little Flower Catholic School

—STATIONS OF THE CROSS AT LITTLE FLOWER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

As spiritual preparation for the celebration of Easter, students at Little Flower Catholic School pray the Stations of the Cross. The each of the fourteen stations reminds the students about the hours before the death of Jesus, and makes this preparation more meaningful, leading to a more joyful Easter.

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Davidson High Advanced Chorus

—Davidson High Advanced Chorus

Congratulations to Davidson High School’s Advanced Chorus and their instructor, Justin Ortmann, for being selected to perform with Foreigner at their recent concert at the Saenger Theater.
The students were Merrik Anderson, Jana’e Baldwin, Right Beatrice, Natalie Chatel, Emily Dickson, Aniecea Draper, Madison Jones, Kathryn McCrory, and Chanel Smith.

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MCPSS Gifted Education Hosts Family Night

—MCPSS Gifted Education Hosts Family Night

On February 29th, the gifted education department of Mobile County Public Schools hosted a family night at Denton Magnet School of Technology. Families of gifted students and their teachers came together for an enlightening presentation from Dr. Shirley Farrell and an array of engaging activities. From hands-on activities such as building marble runs and origami to deep focus activities such as extreme dot-to-dot, attendees of all ages were treated to a night of discovery and inspiration. As the evening drew to a close, it was evident that Gifted Education Family Night had not only strengthened the bond between families of gifted students and their teachers, but also ignited a passion for lifelong learning in all who attended.

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Corpus Christi’s Famous Americans

—Corpus Christi’s Famous American

Every year Corpus Christi Catholic School 3rd graders have a unit on famous Americans. Each student made a “bottle buddy” of a famous American of their choice. The students also did a presentation explaining the accomplishments of their famous American.
Great job 3rd grade!!!
Pictured, Ian Jones, Ryleigh Hahlen and SJ Bailey

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Council Golf Club Shines with the Pros

—Council Golf Club Shines with the Pros

The Council Golf Club teed up for an incredible clinic with the Pros of the GLOVe Foundation. Under the expert guidance of the pros, our students honed their skills with personalized, one-on-one coaching, elevating their game to new heights. A special thank you to Mr. Ron Davis for orchestrating this fantastic opportunity, allowing our young golfers to immerse themselves in the world of professional training.

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Council's Black History Month Oratorical Contest Winners

—Council's Black History Month Oratorical Contest Winners

Join us in applauding the exceptional talents of the Council Traditional Black History Month Oratorical Contest winners! These young stars illuminated the stage with their captivating recitations, each delivering a powerful rendition of their chosen poems. Congratulations to Chloe Packer in 1st grade, Mayson Chapman in 2nd grade, Baileigh Mosley-Stokes in 3rd grade, Harleigh Stewart in 4th grade, and Emily Williams in 5th grade for their remarkable achievements. Their eloquence and passion have shone bright, honoring the spirit of Black History Month and inspiring us all. Special thanks to attorney Shomari Figures, a former Council Comet, for his impactful guest speech.

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Davidson High Wins at Science and Engineering Fair

—Davidson High Wins at Science and Engineering Fair

Congratulations to the following Davidson High School students for placing in the Mobile Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 1st:
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Yu-Wei Lin: 2nd place in Computational & Bioinformatics Sciences
Stan Blejwas: 3rd place in Animal & Plant Sciences
Evelyn Frey: 3rd place in Chemistry
Linden Berte: 2nd place in Chemistry
Graham West: 1st place in Chemistry and Best-in-Show
Dakota Perry: 3rd place in Computational & Bioinformatics Sciences
(not pictured) Matthw Ngo: 3rd place in Behavioral & Social Sciences