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    College and career readiness rates on the rise among Alabama high school graduates

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARC) has released its findings on college and career readiness (CCR) among Alabama high school graduates, and the signs are good, especially for Cullman’s county and city school systems. PARC explained its criteria for judging...

    CCBOE updates 2020-2021 school year calendar due to COVID-19

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) on Monday night discussed changes to the 2020-21 school year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest of which is to the school year calendar. During the board's work session, Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette announced...

    ARCHERY: 3 local squads take home top honors at Guntersville Classic

    Vinemont Elementary placed first in the elementary division at the Guntersville Classic on Friday with a score of 3,056. (Photo courtesy of Vinemont Elementary) GUNTERSVILLE – Several local archery squads competed at this year’s Guntersville Classic on Friday, and three of them brought home first...

    Open house and back-to-school dates for Cullman area schools

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Below is the list of open house dates and times, as well as opening days for the Cullman City and County school systems and Cullman area private schools: County schools: Open houses - Monday, Aug. 5 from 4-7 p.m. (exceptions listed below) Welti Elementary School- Monday, Aug. 5, 5-7...

    St. Bernard Prep announces growth in enrollment

    CULLMAN, Ala. - With the arrival of the new school year, St. Bernard Prep on Wednesday announced growth in enrollment with the addition of more than a dozen new students.  While many private schools across the U.S. are experiencing a decline in enrollment, St....

    Wallace State Community College announces fall 2019 President’s and Dean’s Lists

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College congratulates the 773 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2019 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester...

    More than 100 middle and high school students visit Wallace State

    HANCEVILLE — More than 100 students in grades six through nine from area high schools visited the campus of Wallace State Community College on Thursday, April 24, so they can start giving serious thought about their college education.   The TRIO Talent Search program welcomed sixth...

    Spread the news! West Point Theatre presents ‘Newsies’ this week

    WEST POINT, Ala. - This Thursday, April 25, West Point High School Theatre will begin a four-day run of the Disney Broadway production “Newsies” with in-school shows; public shows will begin at 7 p.m. Friday.  Due to the size of the set and limitations...

    Wallace State students win two SkillsUSA gold medals and six medals overall at national competition

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College students Jacob Humphrey, Chase Blakey and Benjamin Brownlee each earned gold medals at the 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, collecting the first gold medals for the college ...

    St. Paul’s Lutheran School renews accreditation, celebrates 65 years

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School, a private Pre-K through sixth grade institution located in downtown Cullman, is celebrating its 65th year of continuous service to the community by announcing its successful re-accreditation through AdvancED and National Lutheran School Accreditation. The school is...