Oscar Patterson Academy reopened at the start of this school year. Thursday night, the Patterson Oversight Committee met to discuss the number of students currently enrolled in the school and where to go from here.
It is the first day of Black History Month and Panama City is kicking off the celebration.The Bay County branch of the NAACP celebrated with its Black History Month proclamation. Many of the residents in the area gathered to celebrate the area’s rich history. The program had music and speeches.
Turning pages and turning back the clock to learn more about Panama City’s rich black history. The Local history, that is what author Willie Spears’ brand-new book “George and Hawks Big Adventure” is about.
At the end of the day, awards were announced which included the 2022-2023 District One Principal of the Year and that winner happened to be Bay High’s Principal, Blythe Carpenter. Bay High also took home an award for 2022-2023 District One Member of the Year, which went to senior Jazmira Guzman.