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    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...

    Cullman County Spelling Bee rescheduled to Feb. 13

    Sharon Windham
    Some of this year's participants CULLMAN - The Cullman County Spelling Bee, that was scheduled to take place on Feb. 27, has been moved up to Monday, Feb 13.  The event will take place at Temple Baptist Church, 30 County Road 1184 off Highway 157, starting...

    Local champs prepare for Cullman County Spelling Bee

    Audrey Parker
    UPDATE: The Cullman County Spelling Bee has been rescheduled to Monday, Feb. 13. West Point Elementary winner Hunter Graves and runner-up Charlie Ashley. Hunter will represent West Point Elementary at the Cullman County Spelling Bee on Feb. 27. CULLMAN - The Cullman County Board of Education...

    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...

    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...

    Cullman County Board of Education reveals $102M proposed FY2020 budget

    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Tuesday evening, Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) Chief School Financial Officer (CSFO) Ed Roberson unveiled a proposed $102,608,994.74 budget for the 2020 fiscal year, with total expected expenditures of $100,061,037.03. The total represents a roughly $1 million increase over...

    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...

    Cullman Area Technology Academy sees large influx of freshmen, eyes long-term possibilities

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) is seeing something this year it has not seen in the past: a large group of 67 ninth graders coming through the doors. The career center has had freshmen before, but not in these numbers....

    CCBOE takes aggressive stance against flu with new classroom disinfecting system

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) introduced a new classroom and facility disinfecting system this week as a proactive measure ahead of this year’s flu season. The Clorox Total 360 system uses a non-bleaching Clorox chemical formula with an electrostatic...

    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...