Student Spotlights September 2022

Every month we compile a list of students doing great things across the Wiregrass.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Wiregrass Parents joins with their families and schools to celebrate their achievements!

Southwest Georgia Students Study The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Ms Ann’s K4 had their first art class with Ms. Donna when school began. After watching a video about the The Very Hungry Caterpillar, they made their very own. They painted with giant marshmallows.

Music Class with Mrs. Dean Bellot at Victory Christian School

Students have fun and studies have shown that music produces several positive effects on a human’s body and brain. Music activates both the left and right brain at the same time, and the activation of both hemispheres can maximize learning and improve memory.

Bethel Christian Academy’s K-3 Class

The school year starts off with fun and creativity for this K-3 class.

Abbeville Christian Always Fired Up on Game Day

On a recent game day, students and teachers wore their favorite team jerseys to pump up the Generals to Run Over the Rebels!

Ozark School Year Celebration

Families enjoyed the City-wide Ozark Celebration in August with tours of DA Smith MiddleSchool and Carroll High School.

Houston Academy Varsity Cross Country Wins Big

HA’s Varsity Girls XC earned 1st place at the Montgomery Academy Invite! Emily Selig Pineda medaled 6th place in the V race. Paxton Parrish earned a top 10 award in the JV race.

This was the first cross country race of the season and the first race for many of our runners.

Ozark City Schools Connects with Faculty and Staff

Building connections in the classroom first begins with connecting with our faculty and staff. OCS extends a special thanks to Mayor Mark Blankenship, DJ Batiste and Donna Porter for speaking with faculty and staff during our 2022-2023 Institute.

Houston Academy Volleyball Gears Up

HA Volleyball had a great day at the officials clinic scrimmage in Enterprise yesterday! Let’s GO Raiders!!

Gardening Days Are the BEST DAYS at Bethel Christian Academy

In August, Bethel students cleaned out their gardens and started. We can’t wait to see all their veggies grow so they can share them.

Providence Student Council Ready for the School Year

Student Leadership Council is ready for the first day of school. We are thankful for these students serving our school and community.

Carver’s AP Students Participate in One-of-a-Kind Program

Carver 9th Grade Academy’s AP World History blended with Advanced English is a one of a kind program. They are the only school in the state that offers this type of opportunity. Thirty of Carver’s AP History students passed the AP exam in May. The AP exam pass rate at Carver was nearly 10% higher than the state average in public and private schools. We want to recognize and congratulate our AP students and their wonderful parents on a very successful year.

Ozark Career and Tech Team Attends ALACTE Conference

The Ozark City Schools’ Career and Technical Education Team attended the ALACTE Conference in Mobile to learn about new developments and best practices in the area of career tech! We are excited to bring back innovative new ideas to the students of Ozark City Schools.

HA Soccer and Cheer Camp 2022

Boys and girls from Houston Academy had a great time at Soccer and Cheer Camp in July!

Teachers Are Fired Up for a New School Year

Dothan City, Houston County, and Henry County Schools came together for the first time in history for a combined Wiregrass Institute that FIRED up teachers and district staff for the upcoming school year!

The day began with inspirational remarks from Mayor Mark Saliba with the City of Dothan, superintendents from Dothan City Schools, Houston County Schools, and Henry Count Schools, followed by Alabama Department of Education State Superintendent Dr Eric Mackey.

Dr. Neil Lamb, President of Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, shared about their commitment and vision for the new HudsonAlpha Wiregrass and the impact on education. Finally, Ron Clark from Ron Clark Academy took the stage and ROCKED THE HOUSE with amazing stories and an inspirational message. Inspiring all employees to be runners!

Educators took valuable skills from the day to apply to the upcoming school year and are excited to start a new school year!

Fun with Shaving Cream at Northside Methodist Academy

Mrs. Mendy’s K4 class practices their letters in shaving cream on FUN Friday.

Providence Christian School’s First Day

Grammar students at Providence Christian were so excited for the first day of school!

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Student Spotlights September 2022

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