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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - After a year of complaints about school buses taking Huntsville City Schools students to school and back each day, change may be on the way. The school system ... "I just think that no matter who the vendor is, our expectations are high and I expect us to continue to improve," said Akin.
'Guardian Angel' barricade system makes its way into schools across the country but not in Alabama ... others across the country are having deep conversations focused on safety and security measures because of the recent outbreak of violence at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.

Johnny Dodd a Sophomore said, "We've gotten more security guards, i've noticed a few more, but I don't think security guards are gonna stop the fights." Huntsville City Schools told WAAY 31, they are looking into this specific fight but due to privacy laws they are unable to say how it will be handled.
HUNTSVILLE Ala. -- Sparkman High School students held a school walk out for safety today. About half of the students at Sparkman High School left their ... "We talked a lot about what other schools do to keep people safe, and what we could do here in Madison County and adopt them," said Senior, ...
No gun was found Friday at Huntsville High School, though school officials acknowledged investigating rumors of a threat. A message was sent to parents on Friday morning informing them of the investigation. School spokesman Keith Ward told AL.com on Friday that no gun was found at the school and the ...
School officials from Bob Jones High School also confirmed someone was arrested after Madison police investigated "a case" at the high school, said Madison City Schools Superintendent ... In an email to AL.com, Lt. Donny Shaw confirmed an SRO responded to the school and a student was removed.

... Department confirmed Sunday that it is investigating a rumored threat of violence against Shades Valley High School. Det. Sgt. Michael Mangina said that on Saturday parents provided police with copies of messages discussing a rumor that someone has threatened to shoot up the school on Tuesday.
Columbia High School in Huntsville, Ala., where administrators increased security after rumors of a shooting threat. ... "Our administration was made aware of a threatening social media post and has worked with law enforcement and Huntsville City Schools Security to investigate," Columbia Principal ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an upcoming internship symposium for area high schools and businesses. Companies are invited to find out how they can start an internship program of their own. At the recent State of the Schools address, educators ...
"I don't tell a 4-year-old that someone could come to the school with a gun." Statewide, administrators hold safety meetings with teachers and staff each year, and attend crisis training and conferences during the summer. School resource officers (SROs) now patrol many schools, particularly high schools.
An 1856 newspaper report carried an account of a school shooting in Florence, Ala., that originated with a dispute when a student allegedly stepped on and killed his ... On Oct. 31, 1980, Rudy Farmer, 17, pulled out a .22 pistol and wounded a fellow student in the art room at Hueytown High School. He then ...
A candlelight vigil will be held in Huntsville to remember those lost in the Florida school shooting on Tuesday. ... The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., took the lives of 17 people - making it one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. ... An Alabama state legislator, Rep.
School Shooting Florida Anxious family members hug students, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. The shooting at a South Florida high school sent students rushing into the streets as SWAT team members swarmed in and locked down the building. Police were warning that the shooter was still at ...
WAAY 31 learned this all came from a fight that happened at Columbia high school. Huntsville police confirmed with us one student was arrested for assaulting a teacher. The fight in question happened on Monday at Columbia high school, but as for how the fight started, when it started, and how the ...
Columbia High School in Huntsville, Ala., where administrators increased security after rumors of a shooting threat. The threat was not real, they said. ... lroop@al.com. Columbia High School in Huntsville increased security after a threatening - but not credible - social media post, the school's principal says.
A fight broke out at Huntsville's Columbia High School on Monday where at least one teacher got injured. The video is making ... WAFF 48 News also reached out to Alabama Education Association to find out if they knew about the fight and if they were doing anything to help the teacher. We are waiting to ...
The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) unveiled the new school report card today as a part of the Alabama Accountability Act passed in ... For high schools, fifty percent of the score is from the ACT Aspire, which is taken only by 10th grade students, thirty percent from the graduation rate, ten ...

Columbia High School in Huntsville, Crossville High School and North Jackson High School in Stevenson were on the 2017 list last year, but were taken off the "failing" list in 2018. Lee High School remains on the list for its second straight year. Huntsville City Schools released a statement following the list's ...
In 2017, Huntsville City Schools' Lee High School and Columbia High School appeared there. WHNT News 19 contacted Huntsville City Schools for comment on this year's updated list of failing schools. The school system maintains that the list, and the Alabama Accountability Act which mandates the ...
Alabama currently operates two statewide public magnet high schools: the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham and the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science in Mobile. Both schools were started with state funds. Senator Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) says this would be similar, only it would educate ...
An 18-year-old was arrested this morning following an incident that briefly had Sparkman High School on lockdown. Lt. Donny Shaw of the Madison County Sheriff's Office said the incident began at about 9:59 a.m. when the county 911 center received an open 911 call, meaning no one was attempting to ...
Thompson High School junior Gabe Hixenbaugh captured his fourth state wrestling championship on Saturday to spark Thompson High School to the Class 7A state wrestling title at the 63rd AHSAA State Championships held at the Von Braun Center. Warriors coach Sean Weltzin totaled 120 points to ...
And last week's "failing" public schools list was based entirely on ACT Aspire results, labeling schools as failing when their schoolwide test scores fell ..... of 10th graders remain lower than those at other grade levels, and that's likely the reason why so many of the newest "failing" schools are high schools.
Tucker graduated from Parker High School. He moved to Huntsville to live with his sister, Lisa Tucker. He attended Alabama A & M where he majored in engineering. But he missed his brother, Tony, and his cousin and moved back to Birmingham where he and his brother recorded music. "To me, we had a ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville City Schools officials have confirmed that a teacher at Mae Jemison High School has been placed on administrative leave over allegations of sexual misconduct with a student. The teacher was removed from campus on Wednesday. School officials say that the incident has ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A high-ranking Army Reserve officer was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison and ordered to forfeit $4.4 million for ... 50, of Madison, Alabama, received millions under contracts with the Army stating he must supply promotional items for the Recruiting Command that were ...
I reached out to the reps behind bids in three moderate-sized cities to hear what they had to say about their chances, and I started with Huntsville, which also happens to be my ... I'll admit Huntsville, Alabama was probably not high on many experts' lists when the bidding process was announced. I grew up ...
Anchoring the event will be Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker of NBC's "Today." Broadway performances ... Twelve high school and college bands will be taking part in the parade, as will performance groups such as the Big Apple Circus, Spirit of America Cheer and Spirit of America Dance Stars.
Council approves new plans for historic Huntsville site ... HUNTSVILLE, Ala. ... Hooper Councill High School on St. Clair Avenue, the Huntsville City ... The school was named after Alabama A&M University's founder and .... Concerned parents voice concerns at community meeting for Huntsville City Schools.
The German auto parts manufacturer BOCAR will build a new plant in North Alabama and hire 300 high-tech workers to supply parts for ...
Eligible Alabama high school seniors prepare to vote in upcoming special election ... MADISON, Ala. ... vote before Madison County, Madison city, and Huntsville residents. ... Madison City School spokesman, John Peck, said both Madison high schools' SGA's .... 200 Holmes Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Becky Balentine, Grissom High School principal, sent an email message to parents on Tuesday telling them there was ...
Parents expressed concern over Grissom High School security ... them," said Dr. Matthew Akin, Superintendent Huntsville City Schools. Parents ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - At a Community Conversation event Monday, parents demanded change in the Huntsville City School system. The district ...
Alabama. Change Region. Real-Time News from Huntsville ... A student has been removed from Huntsville's Grissom High School after a ... School officials today confirmed to AL.com that the student who posted the ... would be removed from the school," said Huntsville City Schools spokesman Keith Ward.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - After videos of fights and threats of violence at Grissom High School surfaced, several parents are pushing for answers and results regarding discipline within the schools. "We still believe in the system, but this particular system is broken," said Shane Askew. Askew said he can't afford ...
Nonetheless, School Superintendent Matt Massey called the vote "a turning point for our board" in an interview with AL.com news partner WHNT News 19. The vote will allow the system to spend the money that would have gone to the high school on deferred needs at other schools, and Massey told WHNT ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Dozens of Grissom High School students were checked out by parents worried about their children's safety Friday. They say there were rumors of violence and ... Grissom High School's principal sent out a robocall to parents Friday shortly after 1:45 p.m. when word of the video spread.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. ... Hereford Elementary School, McNair Junior High School, Huntsville Junior High School and Jemison High School.
By Wendy Reeves, for AL.com ... She put together a staff which taught programs in schools and after school. ... the Partnership had programs in 18 counties across north Alabama ... Its goal is to educate high school student volunteers about the ... Soule made a difference in many lives in Huntsville, Madison ...
Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com ... It allowed a local PTA and its community to rename schools named ... Some students in Huntsville launched a petition to change the name of Lee High School to honor former student Paulette Turner, ... of two high schools in that city--Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville and LED-Orange Projection ... CEO of Downtown Huntsville Inc. "It's one of our most high energy (yet ...
How Alabama's commitments fared in their high school games: Week 8. Alabama RB ... Alabama currently has 11 commitments in its 2018 recruiting class and three in its 2019 group. Members of both ... Pierce Quick, 4-star OT, Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.) Hewitt-Trussville defeated Huntsville 45-3.
Alabama town, population 15,000, submits bid for Amazon ... The project will initially include as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs, along with ...
(Bob Gathany / bgathany@AL.com) ... Longtime Huntsville city councilman Mark Russell, who suffered a heart attack ... Beyond officiating high school and youth league football games, ... Girls Club of North Alabama and Randolph School, served on the board ... Russell also tutors students at area schools.
opgolf is looking for people to fill 350 jobs at its new location opening soon in Huntsville. The company, which is also opening a center in ...
(AL.com file photo/Bob Gathany) ... each elementary and middle school in the Madison County school system as well as two high schools.
A storm surge of 6 to 9 feet, possibly as high as 10 feet, will be possible around the Mobile Bay region and Alabama barrier islands, forecasters ...
Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith said the pieces are in place for dramatic changes in north Huntsville. (AL.com file photo/Bob Gathany) ... A new high school, Mae Jemison, opened last year on Pulaski Pike to replace Johnson High School ... Former Alabama QB named starter at new schoolAL.com.
Both times Huntsville police and Madison County deputies searched ... at a Huntsville elementary school, as reported by AL.com's Leada Gore.


 

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