More than 600 students were awarded degrees at Jacksonville State University's Fall 2020 commencement on Dec. 11-12, including the following local students:
The Marshall County students made the President's List and Dean's List at Jacksonville State University for the fall 2020 semester. The President's List denotes students who made All A's, the Dean's List students who made all A's & B's.
The COVID relief bill that recently passed in Congress included a provision to extend paid leave due to COVID-19 through March 31. It had expired on December 31 under the previous relief bill.
Two former Marshall County athletes were among several Gadsden State athletes named to the Alabama Community College Conference Fall 2020 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll by achieving a 3.00 GPA or higher, the school recently announced.
Supt. Brett Stanton left open the door for consulting with the Guntersville City School system if that service is needed. He mentioned it in his resignation letter.
As the Albertville City Schools superintendent for 11 years, Dr. Ric Ayer led the school system through a successful tax referendum to get funding for a new Albertville High School.
The Marshall County Board of Education recently renewed its line of credit with Citizens Bank, a move designed to help with payroll should its tax revenue fall short.
City School Board president Trey Giles said the City School Board will likely name an interim superintendent this week. A special called School Board meeting was set for Tuesday evening after we had gone to press, apparently for that purpose.
The Guntersville City School Board issued this statement concerning the abrupt resignation of Brett Stanton, who had served as the system's superintendent the last 6 years. It was signed by all 5 Board members:
Schools of Guntersville superintendent Brett Stanton stunned the school system and community Monday afternoon when he announced he was retiring after 6 years of leading the system.
Guntersville High School students Kailie Stanichowsky, Ely Manganaris, Katelyanis Chico and Grace Williams have been selected to join the Southern Roots Winter Guard.
Two days after announcing a new permanent president for Snead State Community College, Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker visited Snead to meet with President Joe Whitmore and the Cabinet on Thursday, Nov. 12.
Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker this week announced the appointment of Joe Whitmore as Acting President of Snead State Community College.
After 12 years serving on the Marshall County School Board, Terry Kennamer stepped away following the board’s Oct. 29 meeting. Kennamer was the Board president and served in the at-large Board seat.
It's not uncommon for teachers who work together for years to become like family. You can tell teachers have become especially close when they look for opportunities outside of school to enjoy one another's company and fellowship.
Niche.com, a website that ranks a variety of quality of life type things such as schools neighborhoods, etc. just came out with its grades and rankings for school systems around Alabama.
The Alabama Department of Public Health changed its guidance for schools this week on contact tracing and who to send home if a student exhibits symptoms that could be associated with the coronavirus.
Sen. Clay Scofield presented Community Service Grant awards to Kate Duncan Smith DAR Schools during half time at their home football game on Friday, September 25, the legislative office announced this week.
Auburn University student Nathan Cornutt of Marshall County received a $1,750 scholarship from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation and the Marshall County Farmers Federation. The Boaz native is a senior studying crop and soil sciences (production).
It won't be a full 5 days a week of face-to-face instruction as is typically done in school. But Guntersville High School traditional students are moving to a more normal school schedule starting Oct. 12.
Guntersville High has been on a hybrid schedule with half the student body going Monday and Tuesday and half Thursday and Friday with Wednesday as a virtual or remote learning day for all.
The hybrid schedule at Guntersville High School, which involves face-to-face instruction 2 days a week and 3 days of online instruction, due to COVID-19 was originally scheduled to expire on September 18.
A Snead State Community College alumna was selected for the University of Alabama’s Blackburn Institute, an organization that focuses on student involvement in improving the campus and the state.