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    Pumpkin painting to ring in the fall at East Elementary

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Students from grades 3-5 at East Elementary School celebrated the arrival of fall recently be decorating their own pumpkins, as part...

    Cullman elementary students craft ‘Robot Fingers’ to study human anatomy

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    CULLMAN, Al. – The human body, an intricate machine, is being explored hands-on by elementary students in Cullman City Schools as they construct model...

    Joey Orr departs Cullman City School Board for Chamber of Commerce post

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- With Cullman City School Board member Joey Orr taking over the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce as the group’s new president,...

    Cullman Middle School expansion on track

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    Construction continues at Cullman Middle School, which is in the midst of a large expansion that will add 16 classrooms and several new amenities....

    Melanie Harris hired as new principal at East Elementary School

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- East Elementary School has found its next principal. Melanie Harris, who most recently served as the assistant principal at Hibbett Intermediate School...

    Brent Patterson retires as teacher from CHS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Longtime Cullman High School teacher and varsity baseball coach Brent Patterson is retiring from the school as a teacher. Though he...

    PREP BASKETBALL: CHS hires WSCC’s Jessica McBrayer as new varsity girls basketball coach

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman High School is adding some college coaching experience to its varsity girls basketball program, with Jessica McBrayer set to take...

    Spreading the STEM message

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    Cullman City Schools superintendent, school board teach STEM strategy at state level Cullman City Schools has been leading the charge with an expansive, innovative approach...

    Cullman Middle School construction update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – In May 2022, construction of new buildings at Cullman Middle School began. However, according to the Cullman Middle School Principal Jake...

    Cullman City Schools announces teachers of the year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman City Schools is pleased to announce its elementary and secondary teachers of the year for 2023-2024. This year’s honored educators are...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cullman hires Danny Stiff as new head football coach

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman High School has found its new varsity head football coach. Danny Stiff, who brings high school and college coaching experience...

    Among the literacy elite

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools has been named one of only two Science of Reading spotlight districts by the Alabama State Department of...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Jonathan Hayes returns to lead CHS varsity girls basketball

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman High School is turning to a proven commodity with the hire for the new varsity girls basketball coach.Former coach Jonathan...

    To infinity and beyond

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - West Elementary School 6th graders recently visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, as part of an annual field...

    ‘Bold vision’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools kicked off two of its most ambitious expansion projects in years on Tuesday, with work officially underway on...

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

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    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...

    CMS Bearcat Cafe open for business

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Middle School cafeteria recently received a major cafe-style upgrade. The renovation was designed to update the seating in the...

    EES teacher named one of Alabama’s top teachers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - An East Elementary School teacher has been named a finalist for one of the most prestigious education honors in Alabama.East Elementary...

    Talking Tolkien

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    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...

    CHS Principal Kim Hall announces retirement

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- After six years as principal at Cullman High School, and an entire career spent as a Bearcat, Principal Kim Hall has...

    Planting a seed for an agricultural career

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students interested in pursuing a career in agriculture or wildlife — or just looking to learn more about nature and the...

    CHS principal meets with U.S. reps to talk education needs

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School Principal Kim Hall is serving as the interim coordinator for the National Association of Secondary Schools in the...

    Cooking up a culinary career

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students who are hungry for a career as a chef or nutritionist in Cullman City Schools have a full menu of...

    Cullman City Schools dismissing at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 2 for basketball Final 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman High School varsity basketball team has made it to the Alabama High Schools Sports Association of Alabama (AHSAA) Final...

    STEM career tech classroom coming to Cullman City Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools’ career tech efforts are getting a major boost this year, as the system has been awarded a $189,00...

    The CMS Olympic Games

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Couldn’t make it to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics? That was no problem at Cullman Middle School the past two...

    Not-so-creepy crawlies

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students at East Elementary School are learning about how animals receive and interpret information with their senses — and to make...

    Cullman City Schools raises substitute pay for teachers, support and CNP workers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is temporarily raising the pay for substitutes, to ensure local schools are able to remain adequately staffed during...

    Cullman City Schools selects Teachers of the Year for elementary, secondary levels

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools has selected its Teachers of the Year at the elementary and secondary levels. April Dean (elementary) and Christopher...

    ‘Making right choices’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is in the midst of a two-week rollout of inclusiveness, communication and anti-bullying training for staff and students...

    It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s a paper airplane

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - What better way to learn about birds than by exploring how they take flight? That was the focus of a recent...

    ‘Our first step is already in motion’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is looking to launch listening sessions with different groups of students to discuss matters of inclusion and acceptance,...

    WES students learning business, economics with ‘Monopoly Mondays’

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - There’s a reason Monopoly has remained a mainstay board game since the 1930s — it’s fun, challenging, and includes some valuable...

    Drafting the future

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As part of Cullman City Schools’ expanding career tech offerings, Cullman High hosts a computer-aided drafting and design technology program that...

    ‘Future teachers’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - It’s no secret America is suffering from a shortage of teachers for the next generation, but a career tech program in...

    Science with a treat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The best science experiments are the ones where kids retain an important lesson. Doing that while also making a delicious treat?...

    Cullman City Schools Oct. 5 COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 13 students currently absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as...

    Cullman City Schools Sept. 28 COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 13 students currently absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as...

    CHS, WSCC teaming for college and career event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local students and parents will have a chance to learn more about the college and career opportunities available right here in...

    CHS wins 2021 College Success Award

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School has won a 2021 College Success Award from GreatSchools.org. Cullman was one of 1,838 high schools in 25...

    Cullman City Schools Sept. 21 COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 17 students absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as of...

    Picture perfect

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - If you want to take good photos, you first need to understand how a camera actually works. That’s the approach Cullman...

    Cullman City Schools Sept. 14 COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 22 students currently absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as...

    Mask mandate allowed to expire at CMS, EES

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools would like to thank East Elementary School and Cullman Middle School students and parents for their positive response...

    ‘Their work is fantastic’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Though getting students to work at core subjects like math and reading are obviously critical this school year, Cullman Middle School...

    Cullman City Schools COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 36 students absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as of...

    CMS cleared from Tuesday afternoon bomb threat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students have returned to Cullman Middle School, after the campus was evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a bomb threat that was...

    Cullman City Schools COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 70 students absent due to a reported positive case of COVID-19 as...

    CHS cleared following Thursday night bomb threat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School has been cleared, following a bomb threat that was called in to Cullman Police in regards to the...

    Card catalog 2.0

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    (Photo courtesy of Cullman City Schools)    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The card catalog is so last decade. These days, students have shifted to an online catalog...

    Cullman City Schools closed Tuesday for inclement weather

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools will be closed on Tuesday, August 31, due to the remnants of Hurricane Ida expected to impact the...

    Two-week mask mandate at CMS, EES due to increase in COVID-19 cases

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With positive COVID-19 cases among students continuing to increase in Cullman City Schools, a temporary two-week mask mandate is now needed...

    Cullman City Schools update on COVID-19 cases, quarantines

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the latest attendance data, Cullman City Schools currently has a total of 107 reported positive cases of COVID-19 among...

    Cullman City Schools gives COVID-19 case update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools has seen a total of 42 positive cases of COVID-19 among both students and school staff since the...

    East Elem. teachers kick off year dressed as Einstein for science class

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - What’s a good lesson to take to heart when learning about science? There are no bad questions!  A pair of East Elementary...

    CHS cleared following Monday night bomb threat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School has been cleared, following a bomb threat that was called in to Cullman Police in regards to the...

    Bomb threat called in at CHS on Monday night

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - An anonymous bomb threat was called in to the Cullman Police Department at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Monday night in regards...

    Cullman City Schools strongly encouraging masks, vaccinations

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With COVID-19 cases increasing in the State of Alabama and Cullman County, Cullman City Schools is strongly encouraging students to wear...

    West Elementary temporarily relocates three classes for mold testing, cleaning

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Three West Elementary School classrooms impacted by the potential discovery of mold will be temporarily relocated while the affected areas are...

    Open houses, orientation set for Cullman City Schools 2021 school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 2021 school year is almost here, and Cullman City Schools are preparing to welcome parents and students back to campus...

    Preventing the ‘summer slide’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City School students received a reading boost this summer, as West Elementary School hosted its second annual literacy camp in...

    ‘Volunteerism and service’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The summer feeding program in Cullman City Schools has been providing meals for hundreds of local children over the past two...

    Registration now open for Cullman City Head Start in 2021-2022 school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Registration is open now for Cullman City Head Start’s 2021-2022 school year, hosted at the Cullman City Primary School campus in...

    Cullman City Schools sets post-pandemic plan for 2021-2022 school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With vaccines roll outs and COVID-19 cases on the decline, Cullman City Schools is laying the framework for what the 2021-2022...

    ‘So creative’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When it comes to art, inspiration can come from anywhere. For Cullman City Primary School student Wilson Carter, he only had...

    Cullman City Schools among top systems in the nation for board-certified teachers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools has always made it a priority to attract and cultivate the most qualified educators possible, and now the...

    City schools summer feeding program kicks off at WES, CHS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - School may be out for summer, but lunch is still being served at Cullman City Schools for local children —a week’s...

    ‘We want to prepare students’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools (CCS) is gearing up to launch a new citizenship program that aims to impact hundreds of local students...

    Build-A-Boat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Second-grade students at East Elementary School have recently been reading the children’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are,” by Maurice Sendak,...

    ‘Amazing things’: State Dept. of Education Superintendent visits CCPS to celebrate reading award

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman City Primary School won the prestigious Dr. Louisa Moats Award earlier this year and celebrated that honor on Friday with a visit...

    ‘The struggle is real’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Middle School students were recently challenged to discuss and recognize the problems facing our community — and some decided to...

    Building a lesson in new technology 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - It’s never too early to start learning about emerging technology, and students across grade levels at East Elementary School are getting...

    CHS responds to reports of weapon possession

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - During the morning of May 12, it was brought to the attention of the Cullman High School administration that a CHS...

    ‘A sticky situation’

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - The PTA Spring Fundraiser paid off with a silly surprise for some students at West Elementary School last week. Several students...

    Math class heads to the garden at West Elementary

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The outdoor classroom at West Elementary already serves as an innovative green space to learn more about nature and science, but...