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    Cullman Theatre competes at State Trumbauer; Drew Fillinger named to all-star cast

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    CULLMAN - In the first week of December, the Cullman High School (CHS) theater department, Cullman Theatre, participated in the State Trumbauer Theatre Festival.  After winning best-in-show at district with their one-act production “Godspell,” the group went on to state competition on the campus...

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

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    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...

    AG Strange invites schools to submit applications for Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence

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    MONTGOMERY - Attorney Gen. Luther Strange is inviting public and private schools throughout the state to submit applications for the 2016 school year Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence. The program was reinstituted by Strange in 2013 with a new emphasis on encouraging...

    Congratulations, Cullman High School Class of 2019!

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School will hold its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 Friday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at Wallace State Community College’s Tom Drake Coliseum. Said Principal Kim Hall, “As you venture into this next phase of life, may you...

    Cullman Middle School band camp builds music and marching skills

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    CULLMAN – Members of the Cullman Middle School (CMS) band met Wednesday for their third day of band camp. The band is preparing for its performances during the upcoming middle school football season.   CMS Band Director Linda Bean said her band does something a lot...

    Jake Johnson named new principal of Cullman Middle School

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    Updated 6-25-19 at 7:06 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - Jake Johnson has been named the new principal of Cullman Middle School. Johnson will replace Lane Hill, according to the Cullman City School Board. Back in April the board, in a special-called meeting, agreed to extend Hill’s contract...

    Salary schedule concerns raised to Cullman City Board of Education

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools held their final Budgetary Hearing for Fiscal Year 2022 Monday, Sept. 13. The same presentation given by Chief School Financial Officer/ Chief Operating Officer James Brumley at the first Budgetary Hearing last Thursday was made once more to...

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

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    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 celebrates teacher, student achievements

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board and Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson Tuesday evening celebrated the achievements of many students and their teachers. Teachers of the Year recognized were: Cullman City Primary School- Allison Bates East Elementary School- Kelly Thrasher West Elementary School and Cullman City Schools...

    Cullman High School to host Miss Southerner/Fair Queen Representative Pageants

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    CULLMAN Ala. - On Saturday, April 17th at 7 p.m., Cullman High School will host the 2020-2021 Miss Southerner Pageant and the 2021 Fair Queen Representative Pageant. Pageants will be held in the CHS auditorium. 

    Gragg, Duke named assistant principals at East, West Elementary

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board announced a couple of big personnel changes and a pay increase for substitute teachers at Tuesday morning’s meeting. Nic Gragg, who has been an assistant principal at East and West Elementary, will now be the full-time...

    Cullman city and county school boards issue statements on next week’s eclipse

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    This image shows the Aug. 1, 2008, solar eclipse at the point of totality, when the moon completely blocks out the body of the sun, revealing the normally hidden, halo-like corona. / NASA / Image Credit: The  Exploratorium Updated 8-17-17 at 1:15 p.m. CULLMAN COUNTY -...

    Cullman City Schools to investigate reports of physical altercation between students

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Two videos surfaced on Snapchat Friday of a Cullman Middle School student assaulting another. The first video showed one student shoving another student. The second video showed the same student punching the other student on the grounds of Cullman Middle School.  According to...

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

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    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

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    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...

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

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    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...

    Cullman City Schools welcomes new CFO James Brumley

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board Tuesday night welcomed Cullman City Schools’ new Chief Financial Officer James Brumley. Brumley replaces longtime CCS CFO Russell Rainey, who served in the role for 17 years. Cullman City Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson welcomed Brumley and...

    Harmful TikTok spreading through the public school system

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - TikTok “challenges” can often be some of the quickest trending content on social media, whether harmless or harmful, and the latest creation is no different. The “devious licks challenge” is actively encouraging students to steal from their schools, and/or damage school...

    Cullman City Schools names new principals for CHS, CCPS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools has named the new principals who will take over at Cullman High School and Cullman City Primary School next school year.Allison Tuggle, the current Cullman High School assistant principal, will be the new principal at Cullman High School...

    Cullman hooked on ‘The Little Mermaid’

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    “You got to purse your lips like this” - Sebastian (Justin Weygand) coaches Ariel (Marie Bean) on how to win over Prince Eric (W.C. Mann for The Tribune) CULLMAN - On Friday evening, among the hottest and most scarce commodities in the city of Cullman...

    City School Board recognizes system’s 1st dyslexia interventionist

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    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...

    In remembrance of Will

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As the gates opened Thursday evening at Oliver Woodard Stadium for Cullman High School’s first regular season game of the year, everything seemed normal. The Cullman and Grissom football teams were warming up on the field, the smell of popcorn filled...

    Cullman High ranked no. 14 in state in U.S. News 2019 Best High Schools rankings

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday released its 2019 Best High Schools rankings. Cullman High School is ranked number 14 in the state of Alabama among public schools. "Cullman High School is ranked 14th within Alabama. Students have the opportunity to...

    ‘So creative’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When it comes to art, inspiration can come from anywhere. For Cullman City Primary School student Wilson Carter, he only had to look as far as the name at the top of his classroom.  Wilson, who just finished kindergarten at CCPS, won...

    Substitutes needed immediately for Cullman City and County Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools System recently announced that they will be increasing the rate of pay for substitute teachers and Child Nutrition Program workers, effective February 1, 2022, - May 31, 2022. This increase will be implemented through Cullman City Schools due to...

    Cullman City Board of Education honors top teachers, school nurses

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board recently named its elementary and secondary Teachers of the Year and honored its school nurses for their service during the pandemic.  Teachers of the Year were:  Blakely Burns, East Elementary School, Elementary Teacher of the Year Linda Bean, Cullman...

    Cullman City School Board approves multiple student trips for spring semester

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    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...

    Powered Down: City schools shutdown cellphone use on campuses

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Entering the third week of enforcement of the Cullman City School System’s preexisting cellphone policy has yielded positive results so far, according to Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff. “To be clear, this isn’t a ban, we’re just enforcing our existing policies on cell phone...

    Lockers: A yes or no for the 2021-2022 school year?

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Due to the renewal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s official guidelines for this school year, the option to sell lockers to students for the 2021-2022 year has been left up to each individual school. Fairview Middle School recently...

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

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    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...

    EES teacher named one of Alabama’s top teachers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - An East Elementary School teacher has been named a finalist for one of the most prestigious education honors in Alabama.East Elementary fourth grade teacher April Dean, who is already District VI Elementary Teacher of the Year, has been named a “Sweet...

    CHS presents data from Bearcat Enrichment plan to school board

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    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...

    (Updated) City School Board votes 3-2 to oust Cullman Middle School Principal Lane Hill

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    Cullman Middle School Principal Lane Hill is shown in June 2017. (Cullman Tribune file photo) CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board voted 3-2 Tuesday night not to renew Cullman Middle School Principal Lane Hill's contract at this end of this school year. More...

    Cullman High School hosts college readiness event with WSCC

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School (CHS) and Wallace State Community College (WSCC) came together on the CHS campus on Monday evening to offer an event that could allow parents and students an opportunity to learn how to prepare for their next possible course...

    Cullman City School Board meeting Thursday addresses Fiscal Year 2022; recent bomb threats

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board called a meeting Thursday morning to discuss the Annual Budget Hearing of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. This presentation was given by Chief School Financial Officer/ Chief Operating Officer James Brumley. The full FY 2022 Budget Hearing Document...

    Making the grade: Welti Elementary, Fairview Middle teachers named among top 25 in state

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    Welti Elementary faculty (Photo courtesy Gina Marie Webb) CULLMAN - Niche.com, an online rating group described by Forbes Magazine as a kind of “Yelp” for education, has included several Cullman area schools in its “2019 Best Teachers in Alabama” rankings.  Two, Welti Elementary School and Fairview...

    “Scrooge” a hit: CHS Theatre delivers outstanding performance

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    CULLMAN - Cullman High School Performing Arts put on its award-winning rendition of “Scrooge: The Musical” Saturday night, and the auditorium was full of anxious friends and family who were excited to see the show. Friday night’s performance was canceled due to the weather...

    CHS Class of ’54 celebrates 65th Reunion

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    CULLMAN, Ala. –The Cullman High School Class of 1954 met for lunch at Stone Bridge Farms Thursday to celebrate their 65th high school reunion. The classmates planned three days of activities including lunch Friday at the West Point Brandin’ Iron and breakfast Saturday morning...

    CMS Bearcat Cafe open for business

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Middle School cafeteria recently received a major cafe-style upgrade. The renovation was designed to update the seating in the cafeteria, while also improving the aesthetics of the school dining area.“The students at CMS have been really excited about the...

    ‘Future teachers’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - It’s no secret America is suffering from a shortage of teachers for the next generation, but a career tech program in Cullman City Schools is aiming to help address that need locally — and hopefully inspire some future educators to lead...

    (Updated) 30th Annual Mud Creek Marching Band Festival makes return to Hanceville

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Hanceville High School on Saturday hosted 31 marching bands at the 30th annual Mud Creek Marching Festival. With the festival’s growing popularity, bands traveled in from outside the state as well, with one such band having traveled from Mississippi to attend....

    Cullman High School in top 10% in U.S. News and World Report 2021 high school report

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, U.S. News and World Report issued its annual rankings of over 17,800 high schools across the country, and Cullman High School came in at number 1,490, placing it well within the top 10% of high schools...

    City school board recognizes members, faculty, athletes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board Tuesday evening recognized several on a day the schools also recognized the board for all it does. January is School Board Recognition Month and the Cullman City School Board was treated to a luncheon at Cullman...

    Cullman City School Board meets with honors for students and introductions of new teachers and administrators

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman School Board met on Tuesday night where the East Elementary School (EES) Archery Team was recognized for their recent National Archery in the Schools State Championship win and undefeated season. Four competitors were recognized for receiving the National...

    Cullman High School Broadcast Network: Bringing Cullman High School (and more) to you

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    Abbie Kate Hancock, Carter Bowen, Noah Fondren and Wheeler Eastman broadcasting a bowling game. CULLMAN - Evolution is a necessity in the world of news and communication, no matter the level in which you are involved. Take ESPN for example. The worldwide leader in sports...

    Cullman High School Theatre sweeps 2021 Trumbauer district competition

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School Theatre on Saturday swept the District 3 competition of the Alabama Conference of Theatre’s Walter Trumbauer High School Theatre Festival with its production of “Over the River and Through the Woods,” qualifying the team to compete for state...

    City school board passes $33.15M FY2020 budget

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    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...

    Kim Hall named CHS principal at today’s school board meeting

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    CULLMAN - While the East Elementary School Archery Team was honored and recognized for winning a world championship, other big news came from Tuesday's regular meeting of the Cullman City Board of Education. Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson announced the hiring of Kim Hall as...

    Cullman City Schools update on COVID-19 cases, quarantines

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the latest attendance data, Cullman City Schools currently has a total of 107 reported positive cases of COVID-19 among students as of Tuesday, August 24. The school system has also seen a total of 247 students quarantining and absent...

    Cullman Middle School hosting Miss Pioneer Pageant Friday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Middle School Miss Pioneer Pageant will be held tomorrow, January 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the Cullman High School Auditorium. This pageant is being held as a fundraiser for Cullman Middle School and High School special education classes to...

    Open houses, orientation set for Cullman City Schools 2021 school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 2021 school year is almost here, and Cullman City Schools are preparing to welcome parents and students back to campus for open houses, a welcome return after the tradition went virtual and socially-distanced last year as a precaution due to...

    Cullman City School Board says farewell to Patterson

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      CULLMAN, Ala. - On Tuesday, the Cullman City School Board noted that the day’s meeting was the last for Dr. Susan Patterson as system superintendent. An amendment to Patterson’s contract was approved, under which she will step down April 1, but stay on with...

    Cullman Police Dept. announces new route plan  for Cullman City Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department, in coordination with Cullman High, Middle and Primary Schools announced this week a new school driving route plan.   CPD Patrol Captain Jeff Warnke said the work was done in tandem with the schools to ensure that the students’...

    Contracts approved at City Board of Education meeting Thursday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Board of Education held a called meeting on Thursday afternoon at their central office, with members Chris Branham, Joey Orr and Amy Carter, and Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff in attendance to approve various action items on the agenda. The retirement...

    Cullman City Primary School not accepting out-of-district students

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Primary School has made an announcement that they will not be admitting any out of district student for the 2021-2022 school year due to the large in-district enrollment. Cullman City Primary School Principal Tricia Culpepper stated, “We value our out...

    U.S. News and World Report shows CHS ranks in the top 25 schools in the state

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The nation’s secondary schools received their annual report cards from U.S. News and World Report this week and several Cullman area school teachers, administrators and students have cause to celebrate. Cullman High School, despite its 2020 local spending per student of $2,619...

    Military Bound- Cullman High School 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - 2021 Cullman High School graduate Allie Heaton has pondered joining the military since she was a small child. She explained, “I started really having an interest in the military around 3 years old. I know the typical response when asked why...

    Checking in with Dr. Susan Patterson, Cullman City Schools Superintendent

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    CULLMAN - Back in June 2015, there was quite the shakeup in the local education community when Dr. Doreen Griffeth resigned her position as Cullman City Schools (CCS) superintendent and Dr. Susan Patterson, then director of federal programs and career tech for CCS, was...

    ‘Bold vision’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools kicked off two of its most ambitious expansion projects in years on Tuesday, with work officially underway on expansive additions at Cullman City Primary School and Cullman Middle School. The projects will bring much-needed classroom space, as well...

    Gettin’ spiffy for the new school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools and Cullman County Schools are gearing up for a brand new school year. Both systems resume classes Aug. 7. “I am always in amazement at the amount of work and dedication our teachers and staff show each year to...

    Liberty Learning Foundation to launch new high school programs at CHS this fall

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Beginning fall 2021, Cullman will be embarking on a mission in preparing students to be life, career, and citizen ready. The Liberty Learning Foundation has developed several educational courses to be newly implemented within Cullman City Schools for both seventh and...

    JROTC Program Builds Confidence and Teaches Responsibility

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    VINEMONT – The Junior ROTC Program at the Cullman Area Career Center has taken off in just its third year. Colonel Bud Jones and Sergeant Chad Ullery teach sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school the qualities of citizenship, leadership, responsibility and physical training. The...

    Build-A-Boat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Second-grade students at East Elementary School have recently been reading the children’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are,” by Maurice Sendak, which finds a young boy taking a sailboat on a fantastical adventure. To help float a few of the finer...

    Real-life superhero at Cullman Primary School

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A first-grade student in Mrs. Allison Bates’ class at Cullman Primary School will be a stem cell donor this week for his younger brother, who was born with severe sickle cell disease. Azrael Coleman is a 100% match for his 5-year-old...

    Cullman City Schools amend mask mandate, effective Monday, April 12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Statement from Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff: "As Governor Ivey intends to remove the mask requirement from the public health order on April 9, 2021, the Cullman City School System will amend the procedure on masks/facial coverings as well. Effective Monday,...

    Nuggets of wisdom: Milo’s Hamburgers partners with Cullman area schools to launch “Wisdom Week”

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Milo’s Hamburgers has announced its partnership with five Cullman elementary schools to host “Wisdom Week” to encourage positive character development in celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary. The program, called “Nuggets of Wisdom,” coincides with Milo’s recent chicken nugget launch...

    City school board gets ‘A’ from auditors; students, faculty honored

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    Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson, left, with Cullman High and Middle Schools’ All-State Choir members Natalie Thrasher, Laci New, Kristin Chau Le, Angelina Hughes, Cici Tran, and CHS/CMS Choir Director Sarah Jane Skinner / W.C. Mann for The Tribune CULLMAN -  It was an evening of...

    Cullman High School presents ‘The Addams Family’ April 21-23

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman High School Performing Arts will present “The Addams Family” this Thursday through Saturday, Apr. 21-23, 2022, at the high school auditorium. Director Wayne Cook took a creative approach to this show and was happy with the results. “We are excited to...

    ‘Making right choices’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is in the midst of a two-week rollout of inclusiveness, communication and anti-bullying training for staff and students under the guidance of Devin Wyman, a former NFL player and current motivational speaker and mentor.“We are excited to get...

    Cullman City Schools’ ‘Hat Day’ fundraiser raises $1,179 for United Way

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sporting everything from cowboy hats to baseball caps, hundreds of students across the city of Cullman recently got a chance to tweak the normal dress code — but don’t worry — it was all in good fun and for a good...

    Cullman City Schools raises substitute pay for teachers, support and CNP workers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is temporarily raising the pay for substitutes, to ensure local schools are able to remain adequately staffed during this time. Substitute pay for teachers will increase from $75 to $125 per day, pay for support substitutes all increase from...

    West Elementary to host Rapid-Deploy Safe Room System demo

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A school safety demonstration event will be held Monday, March 13, at 11:30 a.m. at West Elementary School, located at 303 Rosemont Ave. SW. The event will showcase a new Rapid-Deploy Safe Room System designed to protect students in the event...

    Drafting the future

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As part of Cullman City Schools’ expanding career tech offerings, Cullman High hosts a computer-aided drafting and design technology program that currently serves 70 students, while also offering college credit through dual-enrollment via Wallace State Community College.Cullman High School drafting instructor...

    CMS piano recital set for Thursday at WSCC

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    CULLMAN CITY SCHOOLS Piano students at Cullman Middle School will be showing off what they’ve learned this week, with the annual piano recital takes place on Thursday, hosted at Wallace State Community College’s Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts.   Due to COVID-19 restrictions to...

    ‘A sticky situation’

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - The PTA Spring Fundraiser paid off with a silly surprise for some students at West Elementary School last week. Several students at West Elementary who met their goal of selling at least two boxes of chocolate bars as part of the...

    Cullman City Board of Education recognizes Cullman City School’s America’s First Teacher of the Month Christopher Smith at Tuesday meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools held their regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday evening at 5:00 p.m. Items reviewed in this meeting were several recognitions of students and employees. Beverly Cochran with America’s First was there as a representative of the new awards. Cullman...

    ‘The Beast Who Came to School’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman student Ronin Peavy is a humble young writer in his second-grade class at West Elementary School. When asked if he is the latest celebrity in town, he immediately responded, “Nope. I’m just a kid.” Peavy gained notoriety with the gift of...

    West Point High School presents “Shrek the Musical” this weekend; live and livestream options available

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - West Point High School (WPHS) joins the ranks of those bringing live arts and entertainment back to the stage with its production of “Shrek the Musical” this Friday through Sunday, April 9-11, 2021.    The Tony-winning Broadway show tells a familiar story...

    CHS to name field in honor of Mark Britton

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School is honoring one of its most successful football coaches in history right where he made a whole lot of that history in the first place. The field at Oliver Woodard Stadium is set to be named Mark Britton Field,...

    Trio of Cullman High School bands play to packed house for Spring Concert

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman High School Band performed their annual Spring Concert on Thursday night at Cullman High School. In a packed auditorium, the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Jazz Band played musical selections to their families, friends and community members. “We’re happy to be...

    West Elementary opening new Outdoor Classroom

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    Photo: The group on Sunday, Sept. 11 who broke ground on the new Outdoor Classroom CULLMAN - Were you that child who learned tactically? You might have wanted to feel the texture of tree bark, or the smoothness of a stone, or maybe you loved...

    Aaron Sparks now CHS Asst Principal on staff coordinating Turning Point/ISS

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    CULLMAN - Aaron Sparks, who has been working in the Cullman City Schools central office coordinating Turning Point and In-School Suspension (ISS), will now be based out of the high school and will be the CHS Assistant Principal on staff coordinating Turning Point and...

    Registration now open for Cullman City Head Start in 2021-2022 school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Registration is open now for Cullman City Head Start’s 2021-2022 school year, hosted at the Cullman City Primary School campus in Cullman.  The program serves children 3-4 years of age, and is available at no cost for income-eligible families that live within...

    Helpers on parade

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - It’s an annual tradition for Cullman Primary School students to meet and learn about “community helpers” across the Cullman area, teaching young students about the important roles everyone from police to postal workers play in their daily lives. But with coronavirus...

    Cullman’s Peetz earns full ride to Yale  

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – For Cullman High School student Sophie Peetz, Yale University was always a dream, never even close to fathomable – in her own words, at least. However, for the educators in her life who fostered her interest in health sciences and her...

    Cullman City School Board approves personnel changes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City School Board on Thursday approved several personnel changes.   Three new hires were in attendance: Carson Aaron and Jarrod Helms, who will be teaching social studies in the fall, and Mike Gay, who will be the Career and Technical...

    (UPDATED) STATE REPORT CARD: Cullman County Schools receive a ‘B’; City Schools an ‘A’

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    Updated 2-1-18 7:18 p.m. CULLMAN -  The Alabama State Department of Education (ASDE) on Thursday released the 2016-2017 State Report Card, part of 2012's Alabama Accountability Act, which required the ASDE to come up with a report card to assign an overall letter grade for...

    City and county schools review safety plans and seek to assure caregivers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Following the May 24 attack at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which left 19 young children and two teachers dead, Cullman parents and caregivers have voiced their concerns over the safety of their school age children during the upcoming school...

    CHS cleared following Monday night bomb threat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School has been cleared, following a bomb threat that was called in to Cullman Police in regards to the school on Monday night.An anonymous bomb threat was called in to the Cullman Police Department at approximately 8:20 p.m. Cullman...

    Cullman City Schools dismissing at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 2 for basketball Final 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman High School varsity basketball team has made it to the Alabama High Schools Sports Association of Alabama (AHSAA) Final 4 for the first time in 90 years — and thanks to an early dismissal on game day next week...

    STEM career tech classroom coming to Cullman City Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools’ career tech efforts are getting a major boost this year, as the system has been awarded a $189,00 grant from the Alabama State Department of Education. The grant will support Cullman City Schools Career Technical Education projects as...

    Reading with ‘Ivan’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Fourth-graders at East Elementary School recently received a reading time surprise when Katherine Applegate, author of the Newbery Award-winner “The One and Only Ivan,” sent a message to their classes. Cullman City Schools fourth graders have spent the month reading the New...

    It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s a paper airplane

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - What better way to learn about birds than by exploring how they take flight? That was the focus of a recent East Elementary School project, as fourth grade teacher Jada Mitchell tasked her students with creating paper airplanes to spread their...

    Cullman High School Theatre presents “Into the Woods” April 29-May 1

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – After getting back into the swing of things with “Bright Star” in January, Cullman High School Theatre returns this week with “Into the Woods,” a modern rethinking of classic fairy tales, combining “Cinderella,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Jack and the Beanstalk”...

    Cullman City Schools Oct. 5 COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 13 students currently absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, October 5, according to the latest school attendance data.Cullman Middle School reported four positive student cases, Cullman High...

    East Elem. teachers kick off year dressed as Einstein for science class

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - What’s a good lesson to take to heart when learning about science? There are no bad questions!  A pair of East Elementary School fourth grade teachers brought that point to life as Cullman City Schools kicked off the 2021-2022 school year over...

    Cullman High School Theatre winter show dates announced

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – One of the most highly anticipated fall/winter events at Cullman High School is the theatre department’s winter show. While typically held in the fall, the Cullman High School Theatre Department will be hosting their performance of ‘Frozen Jr.’ in January 2022, with...

    From beaded bracelets to Disney: Cullman special education students learn new skills while fundraising

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Special education students from Cullman Middle and Cullman High School are using their creativity and talents to help raise money for a trip to Walt Disney World in February 2022. The students are taking orders for trendy personalized beaded bracelets and...

    State report card: Cullman City Schools receive A; Cullman County Schools receive B

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    Cullman County Schools received a B and Cullman City Schools received an A for the 2017-2018 school year, according to the preliminary report card released by the Alabama State Department of Education on Friday. (Cullman Tribune file photos) MONTGOMERY - On Friday morning, the Alabama...

    Cullman City Schools gives COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools has seen a total of 42 positive cases of COVID-19 among both students and school staff since the beginning of the new school year on August 11 through Tuesday, August 17.East Elementary School has had 10 students and...