The Beta Club at North Jackson High School had 11 students to place in the top three during recent competition at the Alabama State Beta Convention. Of this number, six were first place winners.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in partnership with Scottsboro Electric Power Board and Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization) recently awarded Scottsboro Junior High School $5,000 for a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education project.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) administrators have announced the college will hold its commencement ceremony virtually this spring. The ceremony will be available for viewing on the college’s social media channels and will honor students who have completed all requirements as part of the Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 semesters.
Scottsboro City Schools will be hosting a parent informational meeting on Sunday at 2 and 3:30 p.m. at Page Administration Building to try and teach parents what they can do for their kids about the Alabama Literacy Act.
The National Honor Society (NHS) at Scottsboro High School will be conducting their annual canned food drive on Sunday, April 25, from 2-4 p.m. Members of the NHS will be out in the community collecting goods for local food banks.
Early last month, Alabama Community Colleges Chancellor Jimmy Baker announced tuition will not increase for the 2021-2022 academic year. In addition, as a result of the declining number of reported COVID cases and an increase in the number of students, faculty and staff taking advantage of access to the COVID vaccine, the ACCS anticipates all community college campuses in the state will resume normal, on-campus operations for the Fall 2021 semester.
The Scottsboro City Board of Education addressed the mask mandate expiring and voted to give students the choice of whether they want to wear masks for the remainder of the school year. Students will be advised to still practice social distancing rules as well as using their judgment on when to wear masks if not always.
Jason Arnold, who has spent his entire education career at Scottsboro Junior High School, has been named as that school’s principal. He has served as the assistant principal there for the past three years.
During Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, an issue with both the Scottsboro High School’s baseball and softball fields were presented to the board. Director of Maintenance Ken Holder went over the issues with the baseball and softball fields and presented several different options to fix what he called “rotten fields."
Scottsboro High School’s prom is still set to go according to Superintendent Jose Reyes. During Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting, Reyes addressed the impending mask mandate expiration and what that could mean for prom moving forward.
If you are a graduate of Section High School, your school is looking for you. They are in the process of forming an alumni association and would love for all graduates to join.
The March Student of the Month at North Jackson High School is a senior who is making history by becoming the first student in the school’s history to receive an associate degree while also earning his advanced high school diploma.
Collins Intermediate School has been selected as a CLAS(Council for Leadership in Alabama Schools) School of Distinction. Collins is one of 31 schools chosen for this honor from over 1,600 schools in Alabama.
The Scottsboro Board of Education approved $1.5 million to replace the center section of the Junior High School's roof and lunch room roof.
Estimates from a McKinsey and Company study suggest that the Coronavirus pandemic could set elementary school students back up to 8 months and as COVID-19 infections continue to surge this total only increases due to losses in instruction time.
The debate over agreeing to a measure presented by the Jackson County Board of Education to extend a 2014 agreement that has the Jackson County Commission supplying their 2% of sales tax to the county's two school systems continued Thursday.
During their meeting on Feb. 4, the Scottsboro City Board of Education recognized Frisdelia Ramirez for placing first at the State Superintendents Visual Arts Exhibition. In total the board recognized 10 students who competed in the state Superintendent’s Art Competition.
Kevin Dukes, superintendent for Jackson County Schools, presented the Jackson County Commission with a measure to refinance the school system’s bond issue.
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby has announced that he has nominated 39 students from across the state of Alabama, including one from Jackson County, to attend United States service academies.
Throughout the last few years, the Scottsboro City Schools has overseen a transformation as the City Board of Education (BOE) moved to consolidate the system from six schools to five schools in 2017. Now the BOE is looking to what the future of the school district may look like.
A senior at Pisgah High School has been selected as the January Student of the Month at the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT). Garrett Wheeler was chosen for this honor by the EPCOT faculty.
During their meeting on Jan. 28, the Scottsboro City Board of Education discussed changes to the school system's improvements to the Internet connection for the school system, an annual state required audit and the potential for new security measures.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) is welcoming Rachael Graham as assistant foundation fundraiser. Graham, from Stevenson, is a 2013 graduate of Scottsboro High School. She participated in NACC’s Dual Enrollment program while in high school and attended the college as a fulltime student in 2013 and 2014.
Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, officials at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) announced this week that the college will extend the use of online courses through at least January of the 2021 Spring term.
The Scottsboro City School System is transitioning to a virtual platform for the remainder of the semester, which ends on Friday, Dec. 18, according to Superintendent Dr. Jay Reyes.
The Google IT Support Professional Certificate program at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) provides a fantastic opportunity for local residents to train for a new career or improve their IT skills. This program continues to catch the attention of local residents, as 95 students have enrolled in the five-part program since the program began in January this year.
Julie Gentry was honored for her six years of service as a member of the Scottsboro City Schools Board of Education. Gentry served on the board from October 2014, until August of 2020 and was the Board president from May 2017 to May 2020.
Thanks to two Bynum Foundation grants and the partnership of donations from State Sen. Steve Livingston, Scottsboro City Board of Education, Jackson County Board of Education and IMPACT Learning Center, the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT) with county schools and Scottsboro High School have a new, valuable piece of equipment to teach fundamental skills of healthcare.
Jackson County Schools Superintendent Kevin Dukes said on Friday there are no plans to go virtual learning after Thanksgiving as neighboring county school systems made announcements to do so earlier this week.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) has established the NACC Community Scholarship program to help local residents train for a new career or return to college after an extended break. Many residents of DeKalb and Jackson Counties have been impacted by job loss and setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Scottsboro Board of Education recognized various members of the Scottsboro High School Volleyball Team and a member of the High School Football team for their accomplishments during the season.
On Tuesday, Kevin Dukes won another term as the superintendent of Jackson County Schools. Dukes defeated challenger Kimberly Pair-Coates, who ran as an independent, in the general election 12,439 to 2,983, winning just over 80%.