Welcome Back

August 2021

Welcome Back

We are excited for the start of our 2021-2022 school year. We have hit the ground running and ready for all the adventures that await us over the coming months. Our faculty, staff, and students have been very busy over the summer months preparing for this new year.
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Academy Monthly Spotlight

Our August Academy spotlight is Academy of Sports Medicine. Like all of our academies, Sports Medicine is comprised of 3 classes. Students take one class each their 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Our program is taught by Mr. Alex White, our certified Athletic Trainer. Students are able to participate in hands on lessons with our current athletes as well as learn valuable skills like CPR and First Aid. Students in this academy are interested in careers in the fields of Physical Therapy, Kinesiology, Athletic Trainer, Orthopedic Surgeon, and Occupational Therapist.


Students in these classes are eligible to participate in the Career Tech Student Organization HOSA. HOSA is a professional student organization and a powerful instructional tool that can be integrated into the health sciences curriculum and classroom. Students participate in a variety of classroom activities, job shadow opportunities, internships and field-based investigations. Through these activities, students gain skills in personal management, problem-solving, communication, teamwork, employment foundations, and career development.

Summer Internships

Over the summer, nine students from MGM participated in a summer internship. Students had jobs at City of Semmes Splash Pad, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, MCPSS General Accounting, and MCPSS Facilities. The skills gained are very valuable to these students and will help them in their future careers.

Agri-Business

Our Academy of Agri-Business has been busy over the summer preparing for the fall season. Teachers have planted mums, pumpkins, and other various vegetables and plants. The pumpkins will be used in our upcoming community Fall Festival. Be on the lookout for our fall plant sale coming up mid October.

Nappie Awards (Lagniappe)

Congratulations to our Principal, Mr. Firle. He was awarded a Nappie for the Best Principal in Mobile County. We are very proud of him. Mr. Firle is an incredible leader that supports his faculty and students. We are extremely lucky to have him at the Best High School in Mobile County.
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Fishing Team

The MGM fishing team was able to send 1 team to the Bassmasters Nationals. This team consisting of Dalton Johnson and Bradley Sims qualified for Bassmasters Nationals tournament in Dayton, TN. They were 2 anglers of 275 out of 13,000 anglers qualified from all over the US. This is the first team ever from MGM to make it this far in the competition. Congratulations to these guys.

Pre-K4

We are now in our 2nd year of Pre-K4. This year we are pleased to announce that we have opened a 2nd Pre-K4 class. We now have space for 36 students on our campus. This has been a fun journey for both our younger and older students alike. Both sets of students have gotten to enjoy learning and working together and creating fun opportunities.

Distinguished Young Women (DYW)

Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women. MGM is proud to have 8 young ladies that participated in the local program. Our young ladies made quite an impact in the scholarship program.

*First Runner-Up/Abigail Murray

*2nd Place Talent Category/Abigail Murray

*3rd Place Self Expression Category/Sarah knight

*2nd Place Interview Category/Sarah Knight

*2nd Place Scholastics Category/Sarah Knight

*2nd Place Community Service Category/Isabella White

*2nd Place Be Your Best Self Essay/Abigail Murray

*3 MGM Students in top 8

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