Anniston schools could put coaches behind the wheel as bus drivers, sell unused buildings and limit employee travel in an effort to save money, school officials and board members said in a Tuesday meeting. Read the full story
Jacksonville State University has been recognized for its coverage of the response to the tornado that dealt significant damage to many of the school’s structures in March of last year. Read the full story
Jacksonville State University representatives on Friday revealed their plan to demolish Merrill Hall starting Feb. 1, after a dispute over an insurance claim postponed the project.
Jacksonville State University’s most-damaged building remains in ruins, 10 months after the March 19 tornado that ravaged the campus, a condition school officials haven’t explained.
Jacksonville State University has been recognized for its coverage of the response to the tornado that dealt significant damage to many of the school’s structures in March of last year.
Students at Saks High School were involved in a criminal surveillance complaint last month at Alexandria High School, according to Sheriff Matthew Wade.
“We as a system have got to get our spending in line with our means,” said Joan Frazier, a former Anniston superintendent and current member of the city’s school board.
Tuesday night, Crystal Casey graduated with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies from Gadsden State Community College. She walked at the ceremony in spite of a strep throat infection, she said. It’s her second associate’s degree from the school.
“A few days after the tornado our client (ROCO) called us to secure the property to make sure no student tried to come back and, God forbid, get hurt,” said Ron Manoah, co-owner of the property with his brother Abi, who both hail from Israel.
Superintendent Mark Petersen said the current district office doesn’t provide adequate space for the school board, which often uses Jacksonville’s Public Safety Complex for meetings.
Anniston High School cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new space that will let teachers keep closer eye on their students’ grades.
The Trump administration last week took a permanent step away from Obama-era rules designed to make school lunches healthier. In Piedmont, the change means students will get to keep the chocolate milk they like to drink.
As she sat in a doctor’s office and received her diagnosis of stage-four kidney disease in late 2015, Dominique Elston said, her goals remained clear. “I’ve always wanted to go to Tuskegee,” she said. “It was just my dream school.”
The program, spearheaded by Cleburne County Schools Superintendent Chad Young, raises money when customers at participating businesses donate their loose change during a transaction to “even up” their purchase to the next highest dollar.
Anniston High School school hosted a ribbon cutting Wednesday for the Bulldog Branch, a new, on-site AOD Federal Credit Union location for students and faculty. Students from the school’s business and finance program will operate the branch during school hours and earn course credit for their work.
The Cleburne County School system is offering free meals to students before the head home as part of their new supper program, which served 500 kids in the system Monday.