Every month we compile a list of students doing great things across the River Region. We have so many talented students in our area. River Region Parents joins with their families and schools to celebrate their achievements!
PRIS Congratulates New Junior Beta Club Members
Congratulations to the newest members of the Junior Beta Club, PRIS chapter! We inducted 80 new C6 learners into the Junior Beta Club. These students qualified by earning top grades and having exemplary behavior in their C5 year at Pike Road.
The ceremony honored these students and challenged them to have high standards for themselves this year. We can’t wait to see what these young leaders do next!
Attendance Awards at Pike Road Elementary
September is Attendance Awareness Month and PRES is striving for great attendance! Mr. Hatfield congratulates Ms. Haynie’s kindergarten class for having 99% attendance for August. Each month, the class with the highest percentage of attendance in each grade will receive a trophy (and bragging rights) until the next month’s winner is announced. This month’s winners are:
Kindergarten- Ms. Haynie
1st Grade- Mrs. Rhodes
2nd Grade- Ms. Motes
3rd Grade- Mrs. Dickerson
PRES Thankful for Donated Emergency Kits
We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Bridgeway Insurance Group for donating emergency kits for all of our lead learners and also other safety supplies. Safety is our first priority, so these items will be monumental to our classrooms daily and if an emergency was to occur.
Ribbon Cutting for New PRIS Playground
We were honored to be a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new playground addition at Pike Road Intermediate School today. We are so proud of the SGA and their vision in the making for this inclusive play structure for our Patriots to use and enjoy. We love being a part of projects like this one that make every child’s potential a reality in the Town of Pike Road, Alabama.
PRIS Announces 2023-24 Robotics Team
Robotics results are in! Thanks to the panel and our teachers putting in some extra work so we could reach our decision quickly. We had so many incredible applicants! Congratulations to this year’s PRIS robotics team members!
Mayor Certifies Election of PRIS SGA
Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Pike Road Intermediate SGA! Thank you Mayor Stone for certifying our election and speaking to our young leaders about what it means to serve. They are ready and eager to get started!
Macon East Senior Recognized for Academic Accomplishments
Macon East Academy Senior Kaiden Byrom was selected by one of the top esteemed College Board National Recognition Programs for 2023. This award recognizes Kaiden’s academic honors through the National Rural and Small-Town Recognition Program. Students who take eligible administrations of the PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, or AP Exams compete and are considered for these awards. We are extremely proud of her academic accomplishment and has been chosen from a competitive pool of students throughout the country! This is an amazing award, and we are proud she is one of our students!
Back to School Bash at Macon East
Macon East Academy held its fifth annual Back to School Bash and Silent Auction on August 20, 2023. This was a fun event for the school and community hosted by the MEA PTO. Kids enjoyed carnival games and prizes, inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, petting zoo, and the dunk tank. This year several trucks were set up for our touch a truck event along with a food truck and Bama Chill snow cones. Our high school kids were a great help in running the games and we appreciate all our great volunteers! The day was topped off with a silent auction, featuring a wide variety of items up for the bidding. The Bash was a wonderful success thanks to a great turnout, generous local sponsors, and many hardworking volunteers. The PTO is already planning for even more fun for next year!