In black chef’s coat and pinstripe pants, Kasie Hairrell leads students between the stainless steel expanse of a restaurant-standard kitchen and an adjoining classroom in Jacksonville. She and her culinary arts students are winning awards for their work.
According to officials, the meetings — to which every student in the system and their families are invited — are aimed at teaching students to set goals and communicating those goals to parents.
Anniston school board members Wednesday named an interim principal for Anniston High School, which has been without a principal since August, voting unanimously to appoint Charles Gregory as Anniston High’s top administrator for now.
The five-member team from AdvancED, a nonprofit that evaluates K-12 schools across the U.S., announced it would recommend to its governing body that Jacksonville City Schools be accredited for the next five years.
Lawmakers hope to clip the wings of a state college scholarship program for disabled veterans, after growing use of the scholarship threatened to squeeze other programs out of the state budget.
Heflin police arrested a 23-year-old Opelika man Tuesday after he allegedly entered Cleburne County High School and tried to pass himself off as a new student.
Calhoun County Board of Education members on Thursday discussed the system’s process for selecting the companies that build and restore its schools.
Alabama got 10 spots in the international tournament, which is set for April 19 through April 22. Ohatchee High School’s team got a fourth spot in the competition — meaning Calhoun County schools got four of the state’s limited spots.
Police found no criminal intent and won’t file charges regarding the recent discovery that a pornographic image was accessed through the Jacksonville city school superintendent’s Twitter account, a Thursday police report states.
School board members said Wednesday that they weren't aware of the questioned contracts and had taken no action to change career tech or ARI. They said their new superintendent should have kept them better informed.
Students in Oxford High School’s theater troupe are scheduled Thursday to perform a play named for the civil rights activists who were attacked by a mob outside of Anniston in 1961.
Cleburne County teachers will soon have the opportunity to vote on one of two proposed school calendars, which the board of education approved Monday night, for the upcoming academic year.
The Alabama House of Representatives voted 94-1 Thursday in favor of a bill that would make it easier for police to arrest people suspected of trespassing on school property.
Police are investigating the recent discovery that a pornographic image was accessed through the city school superintendent’s Twitter account, officials said Thursday.
More than 30 directors of school technology programs last week graduated from a year-long certification course, several of them from local school systems.
The meeting will come a week after it was revealed in a regular board meeting that there was a pornographic image visible on Superintendent Mark Petersen’s official social media Twitter account.
Clouds that roiled over Calhoun County on Wednesday threatened tornadoes and led school officials to dismiss students early, but meteorologists said they dropped less than an inch of rain on Anniston.