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

    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...

    Reading with ‘Ivan’

    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...

    Cullman City Schools welcomes new CFO James Brumley

    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...

    City school board recognizes members, faculty, athletes

    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 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...