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High school freshmen from all Jackson County schools and Scottsboro High School learned about many career opportunities at the ninth annual Career Exploration Opportunities (CEO) expo Thursday. 

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It’s never too early to being preparing for the future. On Thursday, Oct. 9, ninth graders from every school in Jackson County will attend the Career Exploration Opportunities (CE0) Expo, held at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.

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More than 500 gifted musicians and auxiliary were selected for Jacksonville State University's prestigious band program, the Marching Southerners, for Fall 2019. 

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See You At The Pole is an annual student led day of prayer that gives students of all ages an opportunity to join together.  They meet at their school’s flagpole and pray for their school, nation, community, and each other. 

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The Scottsboro High School Class of 1960 will be honoring one of its most accomplished classmates at its 6othclass reunion. Dr. S. Davis Worley will be honored on Oct. 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Scottsboro City Board of Education.

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Fifth graders at Collins Intermediate School and second graders in all Jackson County Schools had a special treat this week at their Super Citizen Kickoffs. The fifth and sixth graders at North Sand Mountain are also participating in the program this year. 

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Students in Jackson County went back to school last week, leaving many parents wondering why so early, especially during the heat of August.

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There are some new people in Jackson County schools this school year.  These not only include teachers and principals, but also lunchroom workers, custodians, bus drivers, and other support personnel who are important to the running of the school system.  The new employees attended an orientation prior to their official first day of work.

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Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) invites the public to attend an exhibit on loan from the Birmingham Public Library entitled, “Alabama Illustrated: Engravings from 19th Century Newspapers.”

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Seventh graders entering Scottsboro Junior High School this year had an opportunity to meet some upperclassmen and learn about their new school during Camp Junior Cats.  This was a new event for the students planned by Counselor Leigh Petty who hopes this will lead to a better start for thes…

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The faculty at Scottsboro High School had a special guest at their first meeting for this school year.  Retired educator Joyce Kennamer spoke to the teachers about caring for the students. 

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On a muggy Wednesday afternoon children, teenagers and adults gathered around the front of each school in Scottsboro.

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Fall semester at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) is fast approaching. Early registration is going on now by appointment. Contact your advisor today in person or online, or the Admissions Office for assistance.

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For the past seven years, members of First United Methodist Church of Scottsboro have gathered in front of each school in Scottsboro for the ‘Blessing of the Schools’ before the start of a new school year.

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The City of Scottsboro is hosting a Back to School Bash 5K and fun run on Aug. 3, starting at 8 p.m. The Back to School Bash is benefitting the Jackson County Children’s Advocacy Center and Sadye’s Fund.

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By popular demand, Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) will once again be hosting a Social Graces Etiquette Seminar for students entering the seventh-grade through those who have just graduated 12th-grade.

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The Jackson County Board of Education met Wednesday afternoon, and made several personnel moves. Doug Haynes will be taking over as the new principal at Section High School, while Gene Roberts will become the principal at Rosalie School.

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Last week some 30 educators from Jackson and several other Alabama counties participated in one of the Alabama Bicentennial Summer Institutes hosted by IMPACT Learning Center. These educators had three full days of activities and a special celebration on their final day.

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Among the outstanding instructors at EPCOT (Earnest Pruett Center of Technology) is Deborah Hilley.  She is a health science teacher and advisor to HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).

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Cadet Seth Alexander Bailer, son of Doug and Misty Bailer of Dutton, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point recently.

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The Jackson County Board of Education could not reach an agreement in an attempt to appoint a replacement for the late Cecil Gant at special called meeting this week. Gant was the representative for District 2.

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An iPhone workshop for senior adults is being offered at Northeast Community College (NACC). The workshop will be in three sessions on Mondays, June 10, 17 and 24, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Business Education building, Room 207.

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Students from the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT) received numerous awards in the Alabama Skills USA State Competition.  The top winners will be competing next month at the National Skills USA Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.

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The Jackson County Sentinel is proud of our Scottsboro High School graduate, Kyle Miller, who has been employed by the Sentinel since February. Miller works in the mailroom, helping insert sale papers and prepare bundles for distribution.

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With less than a week left in the school year, locations for the free summer lunch program have been announced.  It’s easy to forget that many students depend on their school lunches for their nutrition.  These students need some fuel to help them stay active during the summer months.

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Scottsboro High School’s graduation ceremony on Friday will be streamed live on the Scottsboro Electric Power Board website. The SEPB has partnered with Full Cue Productions and Scottsboro City Schools to sponsor the live streaming.

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Pisgah High School was recently awarded a $5,000 grant for a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project. This came from the Tennessee Valley Authority in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization).