Our local school system is knocking out barriers to student success – inside a makeshift arena and also in the classrooms where teaching and learning takes place.
Muhammad Ali did not play inside the boxing ring. Administrators and teachers at Macon County Schools do not play either when it comes to challenges that students face.
On October 17, 2017 they held the annual Macon County Schools Open House and put their championship spirit on display.
Held at Tuskegee Middle School, the event had a boxing theme. They invited parents and the public to the “Main Event” to see the many programs the school system offers and the additional resources that are available.
Tuskegee Middle School principal, Rosemary Wright proudly showed examples of how the T-100 project has been incorporated into teaching at her school. An art project brought out creative skills and letter writing reinforced language proficiencies, using the T-100 as subject matter.
An attendee with luck on his side, won the drawing for a 49 inch television provided by Farmer’s Home Furniture.