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!
Baptist Health Donates to ACTC’s Patient Care Program
Thank you to Baptist Health – Central Alabama for investing in Autauga County Schools, and the community’s healthcare system, with a $5,500 donation to Autauga County Technology Center’s Patient Care Technician program to fund all testing materials for the 2023-2024 school year.
Governor Ivey Visits Prattville Elementary
ACS was honored with a visit from Governor Kay Ivey as part of a special assembly celebrating the district’s summer learning accomplishments. Superhero Summer Camp participants, students in grades K-3 from across the county, listened attentively as she, Dr Eric Mackey, and others congratulated them, celebrating their reading successes in the Prattville Elementary School cafeteria.
PIS Students Visit Alabama 4-H
Prattville Intermediate School 5th graders enjoyed a visit from Alabama 4-H. Students were able to learn about the science of a physical change through a “Whipping Butter into Shape” experiment. As a bonus, they enjoyed their hard work with a snack of crackers and butter!
International Dot Day at Daniel Pratt
Students in Mrs. Suggs’s class at Daniel Pratt Elementary School celebrated creativity and trying new things on International Dot Day, which is inspired by The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. Students participated in lots of fun activities including painting and weaving dots to make these wonderful works of art!
Character Counts at Daniel Pratt
These students from 1st – 6th grade at D.P.E.S. were nominated and chosen by their teachers as outstanding leaders in the classroom. They are role models in showing the character trait RESPECT. Students received a certificate and bracelet to recognize this achievement. Way to go, Eagles!
Girls on the Run at PIS
Girls On The Run is in full swing at Prattville Intermediate School. Girls On The Run is a fun, evidence-based program that inspires girl empowerment by building confidence, kindness and decision-making skills. The fall team is off to a great start and excited to reach their goals!
Weekly Reading with Mrs. Cook at Pine Level
Pine Level Pre-K students enjoy their weekly reading from retired teacher, Mrs. Cook. Mrs. Cook retired from Pine Level, but she continues to serve the community and school by sharing her love for reading. The students love when she comes to read to them!
Open House at Pine Level Elementary
Pine Level Elementary School held our Open House on Tuesday, September 12. This year we partnered with the Community Marbury Youth League Football and Cheerleaders to make our Open House super special. Students had the opportunity to take their parents/guardians to visit their classrooms, complete a scavenger hunt, visit multiple food trucks, play on a bouncy slide and the playground, as well as attend the Marbury Youth Pep Rally. It was an amazing night with over 1,000 people in attendance!
PJH Beta Club School of Merit
Congratulations to Mrs. Dupree and the Prattville Junior High School Junior Beta Club! Another year, another designation as a school of merit. We take pride in our students’ academic success. These Beta Cats are leaders whose character impacts our school in the best of ways.
Prattville Junior High Studies Oregon Trail
Learning happens with a little dose of nostalgia… Students in Ms. Faulkner’s 7th grade class took time to travel the Oregon Trail. This simulation game gave insight to the geographic and cultural impact of mass migrations of people groups.
PIS Students Study Self-Control
Prattville Intermediate School students focused on the word “self-control” this month. At the monthly HOUSE meeting, students talked about how to avoid acting on impulse to achieve important goals. PIS students created artwork to visually express the importance of self-control.
ACTC Students Discuss Future Plans
Autauga County Career Coach Leah Hedgspeth spent time with upperclassmen in Ms. Emerson, Ms. Johnson, and Ms. Calhoun’s classes this month talking about their future plans and goal setting to make sure they are on the right path to achieve their dreams. #AdvanceAutaugaCounty #EquipEngageExcel #CollegeAndCareerReady
PCA’s Elementary Spiritual Emphasis Day
PCA celebrated its annual Elementary Spiritual Emphasis Day with a “Twist & Turns” theme last week to remind students that following Jesus changes the game. Students in grades K-5 reflected on how Jesus is holy, trustworthy, worth following, and for everyone through devotionals, crafts, songs and games!
20 Day Challenge at Prattville Junior High
The Prattville Junior High School Administrative Team issued a 20 day challenge to the students. This Behavior Improvement Incentive held that if the students could go 20 days showing a marked improvement in negative behaviors, there would be a drawing for some cash. During this time, PJHS students were encouraged to work on interpersonal skills and positive conflict resolution with an emphasis on personal responsibility and the use of available resources to find solutions. We are happy to report that our students rose to the challenge in many ways and today, the PJHS administration team had to pay up (and they are pretty excited about it!)
Redland Elementary Hosts Grandparents Day
Thank you so much to these wonderful people and what they mean to the students of RES! We love our grandparents!
Holtville High School Recognizes Hard-Working Students
Holtville High held its annual AP/ACT awards recognition ceremony and students were recognized for their qualifying scores on their AP exams. We also recognized our students who received bronze, silver, and gold medals for their achievements on the ACT. (Bronze 20-24, Silver 25-29, Gold 30+)
Thank you students for your hard work and to all the families who came out today to support their efforts. This community is second to none!
Pine Level Students Share About Themselves
Pine Level students often begin the year sharing with their peers and teachers about themselves. They have an opportunity to share their story which helps build rapport with teachers and friends. These are Mrs. White and Mrs. Harrison’s class start the year by building strong relationships through their “about me” projects!
Back to School Bash at Victory Christian
Victory Christian Academy kicked off the new school year with a Back to School Bash! Students in grades 7-12 participated in team-building games, enjoyed a pizza dinner, and got to know their teachers. It was a great way to start to a great school year!