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    West Elementary students celebrate healthy eating with strawberries provided by Farm to Table

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Just in time for the Strawberry Festival, the students at West Elementary School were served a special treat during their lunchtime on Thursday. Fresh strawberries were the star of the menu in the cafeteria, much to the students’ delight. In an effort...

    ‘The Beast Who Came to School’

    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...

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

    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...

    CHS school paper a ‘Hilight’ for journalism education for almost a century

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In a wider landscape where understanding media literacy has arguably never been more important, Cullman High School’s decades-old student-run newspaper remains an innovative teaching tool to do just that.Cullman High School teacher Jennifer B. Calahan, the school’s English Language Arts Department...

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

    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...

    EES teacher named one of Alabama’s top teachers

    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...

    Talking Tolkien

    CULLMAN, Ala. - It might be pushing 85 years old, but J.R.R Tolkien’s classic novel “The Hobbit” is still finding new fans — and just found plenty more at Cullman Middle School.To give her English language arts classes a bit of fantasy flair this...

    Powered Down: City schools shutdown cellphone use on campuses

    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...

    Planting a seed for an agricultural career

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students interested in pursuing a career in agriculture or wildlife — or just looking to learn more about nature and the outdoors — have plenty of options in Cullman City Schools.As part of Cullman City Schools’ general agriculture career tech program,...

    Cullman Middle School gets creative in the English classroom with ‘March Poetry Madness’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Middle School kicked off “March Poetry Madness” with a reading of Kobe Bryant’s “Dear Basketball” as a way to get students interested in poetry. English teacher Lindsey Hill said, “A lot of times, when they think of poems, they think...