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    Cold Springs High named top school in county system

    System-wide achievements, improvements on display at board meeting    CULLMAN, Ala. - School achievements and facility improvements were on full display as the Cullman County Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Thursday afternoon. Cold Springs High School was named the county system’s School of...

    CCBOE talks upcoming 1-cent tax vote; teachers, student honored

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) at its Thursday night meeting addressed the upcoming 1-cent sales tax referendum, which will be on the ballot in the March 3, 2020 Alabama Primary election. The board passed a resolution authorizing Superintendent Dr. Shane...

    CCBOE elects new president, vice president; personnel notes

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) at its Nov. 14 meeting held elections for its officers. Wayne Myrex, who represents Cold Springs schools and Cullman County Resource Education, was elected president. Shane Rusk, who represents Fairview schools and Parkside Elementary,...

    Where would the 1-cent tax money go?

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) on Oct. 10 passed a resolution asking the Cullman County Commission to set an election in March 2020 for a public vote on a proposed 1-cent sales tax to benefit the county and city...

    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...

    Going green, earning green

    CULLMAN, Ala. - While visiting the Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) recently, The Tribune dropped in on teacher Mike Burkett in the Building Construction shop and discovered a cool project underway. Students are turning salvaged shipping pallets into fancy doghouses and storage buildings. Revenues...

    CATA Cosmetology students heading to competition at Premiere Birmingham show

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students in the Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) Cosmetology department on Tuesday spent time taking part in teacher Tasha Flanigan’s annual fantasy hair and makeup competition. Mannequin heads covered shelves and chair backs, made up as fairies, elves, witches, unicorns and...

    CCBOE names October Exceptional Service Award recipients

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) on Thursday evening recognized its E5 Exceptional Service Award winners for October. The recipients were: Stephanie Blair, Cold Springs High School Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Blair’s recommendation letter from the Cold Springs administration read, “Ms. Blair...

    CCBOE to county commission: Put 1-cent sales tax on March ballot

    Updated 10-10-19 8 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) on Thursday night passed a resolution to request that the Cullman County Commission set an election in March 2020 to permit the voters of Cullman County to decide on a countywide...

    Good Hope Middle School student bests faculty, administration members in Rubik’s cube competition

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The student body of Good Hope Middle School (GHMS) on Friday got a little break from the regular schedule to gather outside and watch Bailey Tetro, an eighth grader who has become a prodigy with the Rubik’s cube, take on two old-schoolers: GHMS...