The Student Team
We have some awesome students who will be creating material we post on our website and social media pages this semester.
We want to introduce everyone in Jacket Nation to the Student Team. We hope you enjoy their daily content.
In The News
Two Ashford Students Move on to Finals CompetitionAHS would like to congratulate Dylan Freeman and Ka’miya Koonce for being selected as two of the eight finalists for the 2022 Freedom Speaks Competition.In the final competition students are required to write a speech themselves based on the King or Lincoln speech they represented at the qualifying event. They will also address the following question: “If you were to write a speech, what would the title be, and what would be your message to society?” Students will be judged on appearance, introduction, nonverbal/posture/gestures,vocal quality/articulation and pronunciation,vocal rate, pitch, pauses and volume, conclusion, personal conviction, clarity of message, overall delivery, and adherence to time requirement.The high school competition will be held on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Wiregrass Church at 6:00 p.m. We Wish them both Luck!
AHS Bryant-Jordan Nominations Announced
The Bryant Jordan Award is named after Alabama Coach Paul “Bear Bryant” and Auburn Coach Ralph “Shug” Jordan. They earned their reputation by their accomplishments off the playing field as by their victories on it. The livelihood of many athletes, especially those young athletes who thought of them as leaders and a big inspiration. To be a recipient of this Bryant-Jordan award is a huge honor. As winners, they join the honored list of others who have lived up to those ideals and who have truly represented these two legendary coaches. All senior Alabama student-athletes whose schools are members of the Alabama High School Athletic Association are eligible to be considered for the Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Program.The winners may attend the college of their choice, in-state or out.
Ashford High School’s nominations are Collin Paramore and Lamarieon Walton. These two students will go on to compete against the selections from our Area Schools. Regardless of the outcome, we are proud of these guys and how they represent Jacket Nation.
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Homeless and EL/Migrant LiasonContact InformationKristen DialALSDE Homeless Liaison334.694.4529Cheryl SmithHouston County LEA Homeless Liaison334.792.8331 EXT: 1105Reyna StarlingHouston County EL/Migrant Liaison334.792.8331 EXT: 1129Shelley ThorpeAshford High School EL/Migrant Liaisonthorpe.firstname.lastname@example.org EXT: 1053Candy LawrenceAshford High School EL/Migrant Liaisonlawrence.email@example.com EXT: 1036
Made It Monday
Written by: Lorena Venegas
Every year a class graduates and becomes Ashford High Alumni. These alumni go off into the world as adults and learn to navigate on their own. They find careers, and make a living of their own, often adding to their families as well.
Today, we are touching base with one of the many of Ashford High’s graduates, Wendy Jones. Mrs. Jones graduated from AHS in 1987. Her favorite teacher while she was in high school was Coach Williams, who at the time was one of the high school’s math teachers. She played volleyball in high school, which taught her the value of teamwork that she later applied to her degree in Chemical Engineering and while working together with others. After graduating from Ashford, she studied for two years at Wallace Community College, and another 2 years at the University of Alabama. During college, Mrs. Jones studied Chemical Engineering. Mrs. Jones now owns W. Jones Photography here in Ashford, and is the photographer for our school. She is married to Stephen Jones, and they have 4 children–all of which were Ashford High School graduates as well! Advice that Wendy would give to high school students now is to enjoy their high school years and understand how important it is to study and make good grades for the next chapter in their lives ahead.
Walk-Around Campus Wednesday
Walk Around Campus Wednesday
At AHS we have many electives that students can take. One popular elective here is Sociology. In Sociology Class, students study social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Students investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies and how people interact within these contexts.
Coach Lawrence’s class receives a daily assignment in which they investigate how something or someone affected a community. For this students’ assignment, they were told to find who a man named Karl Marx was and how his beliefs impacted the government in Europe.
Tips & Tricks Thursday
By: RaeLeigh Jordan