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Five years ago, Malcolm Thomas and the Middle

Five years ago, Malcolm Thomas and the Middle

The Brownsville Fallout By Sean Boone Published Feb. 11, 2010 A Community Must Wait Longer For Saving Grace It's a Wednesday afternoon in late January; Rev. LuTimothy May sits at his desk inside a small corner office on West Blount Street. He scours over numerous notes, letters and legal [...]

Education reform moves to center stage

Education reform moves to center stage

With Mardi Gras and Pensacon heating up, you might have overlooked that education reform is also moving to the front burner. Yesterday, I attended the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Pensacola State College, University of West Florida and the Escambia and Santa Rosa public school [...]

Next local grassroots fight: PATS Center

Next  local grassroots fight: PATS Center

Parents are rising up to challenge Superintendent Malcolm Thomas' push to close the Program for Academically Talented Students (PATS) Center. A online petition has been started that already has 111 signatures. Parents are planning to show up at the Feb. 17 Escambia School Board Regular [...]

District set to sell Brownsville Middle School to near scrap yard

District set to sell Brownsville Middle School to near scrap yard

School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has found a buyer for Brownsville Middle School, which has been closed since 2007. G.S.I. Brokerage, Inc., a sister corporation of a nearby scrap yard, has offered to buy the property for $475,000. Five years ago, Rev. Lutimothy May and Friendship Missionary [...]

New app allows for cyberbullying, according to School District

New app allows for cyberbullying, according to School District

Malcolm Thomas, Superintendent of the Escambia County School District, issued a press release today that his some of his middle school and high school students are using an app “After School - Funny Anonymous School News For Confessions and Compliments." The app is described as “an anonymous [...]

Malcolm Thomas objects to EHS player having an expedited hearing

Malcolm Thomas objects to EHS player having an expedited hearing

The parents of Terik Miller, one of the Escambia High football players declared ineligible for this season, have requested an expedited hearing on his eligibility. Only one person has objected to the request--Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. Amazing, but sadly not surprising. Initial Brief of [...]

School District implements new process for athletes on transfers, promises to investigate all allegations

School District implements new process for athletes on transfers, promises to investigate all allegations

Press Release: In order to improve the student athlete transfer process, the Escambia County School District (ECSD) is implementing plans to review procedures for high school student athlete transfer requests, and provide additional training opportunities for coaches and parents on Florida High [...]

Escambia High student places football future in hands of Judge Ross Goodman

Escambia High student places football future in hands of Judge Ross Goodman

At 4:30 pm yesterday in the Courtroom 405, Judge Ross Goodman heard lawyers argue whether the court should intervene in the eligibility case of Escambia High School football player Terik Miller. His parents asked that the judge grant an injunction that would allow their son to play [...]

Coach Spears fired, but that is not all the story

Coach Spears fired, but that is not all the story

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas refused to listen to the pleas and requests of his school board and an overflow crowd of Escambia High student, teachers and parents, as well as ministers, civil rights leaders and representatives from the teachers' union. Over the course of four hours, they asked [...]

Hearing for suspended EHS football player set for Wednesday

Hearing for suspended EHS football player set for Wednesday

School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and his attorneys will be in the courtroom of Judge Ross Goodman for an evidentiary hearing on Case No. 2014-CA-001741, Cynthia Miller and Kevin Miller on behalf of their minor child, Terik Miller vs. Escambia County School Board, Malcolm Thomas, Michael [...]

School District asked to let EHS football player on the field

School District asked to let EHS football player on the field

Terik Miller is a senior football player that transferred to play at Escambia High. He has been suspended by the school district from playing as fallout from the alleged recruiting violations by the head coach. His family has hired an attorney, Robert Rushing, to appeal his case. Miller is a [...]

Escambia High: Coach says students interrogated without parents’ consent

Escambia High: Coach says students interrogated without parents’ consent

On WRNE 980 this morning, Escambia High Head Football Coach Willie Spears said that his students were interrogated by District investigators without the knowledge or consent of their parents. Spears was suspended with pay yesterday by Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. According to Spears, his [...]

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