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    Cullman City School Board approves multiple student trips for spring semester

    CULLMAN, Ala.​ - During its December meeting, the Cullman City School Board approved multiple travel requests for the spring semester: Gifted fifth-grade students from East & West Elementary Schools will take a field trip to the McDowell Environmental Center in Nauvoo April 22-24 Gifted sixth-grade students...

    CHS presents data from Bearcat Enrichment plan to school board

    CULLMAN, Ala. – “We have a really positive culture at our school,” Cullman High School World Language Department Chair and Spanish Teacher Sara McCutcheon said to the Cullman City School Board Thursday evening at its November meeting. McCutcheon, on the behalf of CHS Principal...

    City School Board recognizes system’s 1st dyslexia interventionist

    CULLMAN, Ala. – “I’m not sure if you’re aware, but October is Dyslexia Awareness Month,” said Cullman City Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson at Tuesday evening’s school board meeting, “and Cullman City Schools has had a strong partnership with our city council, and through...

    ALSDE State Report Card: Cullman City, County Schools receive ‘A’  

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) on Friday released its 2018-2019 Alabama State Report Card, its report card for public schools statewide. Cullman County Schools continued a rapid rise in scores, increasing five points over 2018 and 10 points over...

    City Schools Foundation recognizes outstanding alumni, teachers

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools Foundation on Friday held its 11th annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Luncheon held in Tillman Hall on the campus of Cullman High School. The late Dr. Rhonda Quick was awarded the 2019 Distinguished Alumna with her sister Regina...

    City school board passes $33.15M FY2020 budget

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board approved the system’s FY2020 budget Tuesday night. The $33.15 million total budget includes a general fund budget of $26.44 million. This year’s budget is an approximate 4% increase from last year. Chief School Finance Officer Russell Raney...

    Niche 2020 Best Schools report: Cullman City Schools, Cullman High, Cullman Middle, St. Bernard receive high marks

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Niche.com, an online rating group described by Forbes as a kind of “Yelp” for education, recently released its 2020 Best Schools report. In Alabama, Cullman City Schools ranked no. 10 out of 136 public school districts in the state. Cullman High...

    County and City high schools ban cell phones, CCBOE introduces new security features

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In July, Cullman High School laid out a new policy banning cell phones from classrooms, and the Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) issued a similar policy statement of its own on the day before the start of the new school...

    Welcome back! Cullman City, County Schools, Sacred Heart head back to class

    CULLMAN, Ala. – It was an exciting beginning to the new school year at East Elementary School Wednesday morning. An enthusiastic Principal David Wiggins said, “This is my cup of coffee!” as he welcomed each student with his trademark laughter and high five. Helping greet the...

    City school board makes last-minute personnel changes ahead of new school year

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board held a special called meeting Thursday morning to take care of a few last-minute issues before the start of the 2019-2020 school year.  Most of the late changes were personnel ones. Valerie Parris was introduced by East...