April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Schools

BOE waiting on state before buying books

The Clarke County Board of Education approved Tuesday new English language arts textbooks, but school superintendent Larry Bagley said he would wait to purchase the books when the State Legislature decides whether Alabama schools will use the new col More...

CPS headmaster says school offers family fundamentals

Parents who send their children to modern private schools are looking for “a family type atmosphere,” said Marc Mickleboro, headmaster of Clarke Preparatory School (CPS) in Grove Hill. “And God is real important.”  More...

Band members go to the beach

This has been a very busy time for the WHMS Band Program.  The 36th annual Spring Band Concert was on Thursday, April 18, and the Intermediate Band Beach Trip was on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20. More...

WHMS honor rolls released

Wilson Hall Middle School has released its Honor Rolls for the third nine-week period:  All A Honor Roll   More...

T’ville school supt. defends new standards

Thomasville school superintendent Dr. Vic Adkison attended a rally Tuesday in Montgomery in support of “common core” or the new state college and career standards.  More...

Clarke schools recommended for national accreditation

The Clarke County School District has been recommended to be accredited through national AdvancED standards.  “We believe in the power of education,” said Dr. David Gullatt, the leader of the five-member AdvancEd team. More...

Hoops For Heart raises funds

WHMS recently participated in the Hoops for Heart Campaign. Joshua Sims raised the most money in fifth grade, and Maggie Moore raised the most in seventh grade. More...

Beta Club helps with clean up

Eighth Grade Jr. Betas participated April 20 in Grove Hill's Annual Spring Clean Up Day. More...