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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

    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...

    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 approves $103M 2020 budget; Barnette’s contract extended 2 years

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) on Monday evening approved its budget for fiscal year 2020 in the amount of $103,065,916.39. The budget was built on an anticipated $103,757,419.96 in revenues, and is expected to raise the system’s ending fund balance...

    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....

    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...

    CCBOE’s Barnette honored as 1st-ever Blue Ribbon Superintendent

    CULLMAN, Ala. - At Tuesday evening’s Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) meeting, Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette received a surprise as Dr. Judy Warden Fields, CEO of Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence (BRSE), came out of the audience to address the board.  She began...

    CCBOE honors Holly Pond bus driver, Fairview business owners with 1st Exceptional Service awards of school year

    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its meeting Tuesday evening, the Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) issued its first Exceptional Service Awards of the 2019-20 school year to Holly Pond bus driver Matt Wood and Fairview businesses The Hutch and Fairview Quick Stop, represented at...

    Wallace State/CCBOE partnership puts students on fast track to success

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Tucked away on a corner of the Wallace State Community College (WSCC) campus is a collection of non-traditional classrooms designed to serve a group of non-traditional students. In classrooms that are part computer lab and part den (Prefer easy chairs and...

    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...

    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...