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!
Pike Road Superintendent Dr. Lankford Gets Lesson in Podcast Making
Mr. Ted White’s class was in the middle of making a podcast when Superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford just happened to stop by. The learners made an impromptu podcast and asked him a variety of questions and then explained the process to make a podcast, complete with musical intros, etc.
Pike Road Schools Welcomes Students for a New Year
The Georgia Washington Campus of Pike Road Schools was geared up and ready for our Patriots to return to school. The faculty and staff of GW worked hard over the summer and made a few changes for our learners.
Soldier (Dad) Home From Deployment Surprises Pike Road Student
An 8th grade PRS student was on the field for football practice when he was called to the principal’s office. He was a little nervous as he walked to the front wondering what was wrong. When he opened the door to the office, he was in for a big surprise as his dad was back from a long deployment. Thank you, sir, for your service! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be a part of such a special moment!
Dixie Youth World Series Baseball Stars at Macon East Academy
Macon East Academy is proud to recognize three of its upcoming star athletes who participated in the World Series in Monroe, Louisiana! 𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗲 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲, who is a new student this year at Macon East Academy, is entering the 4th grade, and is on the 9U AUM All Star team representing the state of Alabama. His father, 𝗝𝗮𝘆 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 is a Macon East alumnus, Class of 2000. 𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗲 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 pitched a shutout game against Texas to help his team advance to the championship game! They finished runner-up at the World Series! 𝗦𝗹𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗞𝘆𝘀𝗲𝗿 and 𝗕𝗿𝘆𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗼𝗼𝗱, both second graders, are also in Louisiana representing Alabama for the Montgomery American team in the 7U Dixie Youth World Series. Slade’s parents, 𝗝𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝘂𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗿, both have connections with Macon East. Jamie serves as Vice President of the Macon East board and graduated from Macon in 2000. Summer teaches art at Macon East and is also the varsity cheerleader sponsor. Bryson’s Mom, 𝗠𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗻 𝗛𝗼𝗼𝗱, is also Macon East alumnus, Class of 2008! 𝗕𝗿𝘆𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗼𝗼𝗱 and 𝗦𝗹𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗞𝘆𝘀𝗲𝗿 had an awesome time at the World Series and did an amazing job finishing in 6th place!