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A total of 501 students enrolled in UA Early College during fall semester 2022 at The University of Alabama were named to the director's list with an academic record of 3.6 (or higher).

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Southern New Hampshire University announced that these Marshall County students made the President’s List (All A’s) and the Dean’s List (All A’s & B’s) for the fall term:

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The current Guntersville High School that is being replaced opened in 1971. Jeff Mims, the maintenance supervisor for the city schools, was going through a file the other day and found the pamphlet from the GHS dedication on October 17, 1971.

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It’s going to be their biggest fashion show yet, in a bigger venue and with 68 models sporting original dress, makeup and hair designs. They’re calling it the Met Gala.

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The Guntersville High School Saxophone Ensemble performed on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the BJCC Ballroom in conjunction with the Alabama Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference.

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On Thursday, local and state delegates, as well as members of the Marshall County Education System, watched the beginning stages as a dream was unfolded: the groundbreaking for Snead State Community College's new Workforce Skills Training Center.

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The new additions to Brindlee Mountain High School and Brindlee Mountain Elementary are essentially complete, principal Terry Allen said.

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Jason Byrd of Arab is one of more than 400 students who received diplomas and were recognized as Harding University graduates for Fall 2022 during a commencement ceremony on December 17, 2022.

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Apple the Cherokee Elementary School dog has graduated from her first round of training classes. The Bernedoodle puppy, who turned one last month, finished three courses at Cruisin’ Canines in Arab with her handler, Cherokee special education teacher D’Anna Coker.

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Tickets are now on sale for the Apple Foundation's fourth annual "An Evening for Education," which will be on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Gunters Landing Club House.

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Inside Snead State Community College’s Robert B. Aderholt Health Science Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11, two nursing students signed apprenticeships with Marshall Medical Centers and Diversicare of Boaz.

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These Marshall County students made the President’s List (All A’s) or the Dean’s List (All A’s & B’s) at Jacksonville State University for the fall semester:

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U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt announced Monday, Jan. 9, that $1 million in funding had been secured by his office for Snead State Community College’s new Workforce Skills Training Center.

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These students made the President’s List (All A’s) and the Dean’s List (All A’s & B’s) for the fall semester at Wallace State:

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A city schools transfer bus waiting on a load of students at the new career center next to Guntersville Middle School caught fire Wednesday afternoon.

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Snead State Community College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Workforce Skills Training Center this Thursday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m. Gov. Kay Ivey and Congressman Robert Aderholt are expected to be among the dignitaries in attendance. 

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It was a beautiful day for a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Guntersville High School on Wednesday. The sun was high in the clear blue sky for the event and temps hovered right around 65 degrees; a rare treat for early January.

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A ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony for the new Guntersville High School will be held Wednesday morning on the GHS lawn. The entire community is invited to be there. 

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Phillip Goodson of Grant graduated from the University of Alabama earlier this month with a master’s degree in Family Financial Planning and Counseling at the age of 55.

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When Gadsden State Community College held its fall commencement Tuesday evening, Guntersville native Kristia Leslie O’Brien was one of the students making a keynote speech.

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Guntersville School Board attorney Taylor Brooks said there have been a number of misconceptions concerning just what fired kindergarten teacher Natalie Bunch was charged with. 

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A Project Lead the Way team at Guntersville High School won “Best Overall” at the NASA InSPIRESS Innovative System Project for the Increased Recruitment of Emerging STEM Students competition in Huntsville on Dec. 9. The team also won the presentation category for their project.

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A detail was accidentally left out of the Gleam’s coverage of the Natalie Bunch case earlier. And City School Board chairperson Whitney Mastin and Superintendent Jason Barnett say it was critical to the public’s understanding of the case.

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Albertville City Schools announced last week it will receive $7.5 million toward the purchase of 19 new electric buses thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program.

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The City of Guntersville and the Guntersville City School Board gave updates during last week’s City Council meeting on the half cent tax each gets for capital improvements and how the money was spent for each entity from Oct. 1, 2021 through Sept. 30, 2022.

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Modeled after the acclaimed Wildcat Pantry at Guntersville High School, the Guntersville Middle School Pantry opened this week as a place ALL students can go for school supplies, hygiene items, snacks and clothing.

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Students at the new Guntersville City Schools Student Support Center recently hosted ladies from the Guntersville Senior Center for a Christmas ornament making session. 

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In dismissing her from Guntersville Elementary School, Supt. Jason Barnett alleged that kindergarten teacher Natalie Bunch had violated these Guntersville City School Board Policies.

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Natalie Bunch’s attorney William Webster provided a copy to the Gleam of the original notice of termination provided to her by Supt. Jason Barnett on September 21.

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The Guntersville City School Board voted unanimously this week to uphold Superintendent Jason Barnett’s recommendation to terminate Guntersville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Natalie Bunch. Mrs. Bunch plans to file an appeal.

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One counterpoint made in the hearing against Guntersville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Natalie Bunch was that she had been previously attacked by the student who later engaged in unusual behavior in her classroom, including licking her toes during rug time.

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They’re not calling it an Alternative School, but rather the Student Support Center. It’s the Guntersville City Schools’ new facility to help middle and high school kids who’ve strayed and need a little help.

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The Advertiser-Gleam was honored to speak at Cherokee Elementary School's annual career fair, coordinated by Cherokee media specialist Savanah Howard, on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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For the first time ever, Cherokee Elementary School hosted a school-wide “Friendsgiving.” Grades 3-5 all ate a Thanksgiving lunch together at one time in the gymnasium on Wed., November 16.

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Students in the Student Support Center at Guntersville City Schools had a special guest last week who spoke with them about the opportunity to get a free college education.

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Guntersville High School senior Evan Hill is a 2023 National Merit Semifinalist. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. Approximately 1.5 million high school students enter the program each year.

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The Douglas High School FFA traveled to Indiana and were recognized on stage in Lucas Oil Stadium at the National FFA Convention for being a 3-Star Chapter.