This Saturday, the Scottsboro High School Band will host it’s annual Where the Mountains Meet the Lakes Marching Festival. The marching festival will be held at Pat Trammel Stadium.
The Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) Theatre will perform Puffs on Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 4-7. Performances Thursday through Saturday will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday’s performance will be a matinee at 2 p.m.
Rob Chaney, a Jackson County native, has resigned his position as director of athletics at Tallahassee Community College to take advantage of a new opportunity. He has been named the associate director with the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA). October 1 was his first official day on the job in this position.
A national English Honor Society Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD) recognized Northeast Alabama Community College’s Joan Reeves for her 25 consecutive years as a sponsor to SKD’s Epsilon Alpha chapter.
On Thursday evening, the Scottsboro City Schools Board of Education voted 3-2 against extending the mask mandate in schools. Board members Lee Benson, Gary Speers and Jason Williams voted no, while Patrick Woosley and Board President Patricia Stewart voted yes. Superintendent Amy Childress reported that during their monitoring of COVID numbers throughout the week, they saw no significant changes.
During Friday’s called board meeting, the Scottsboro City Board of education voted 3-2 to implement a mask mandate at schools to start the school year. This ruling comes after receiving recommendation from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) as well as seeing a spike in COVID cases. From Aug. 9 to Aug. 12, students and staff will be required to wear masks indoors.
During the Scottsboro City Schools Board of Education meeting on June 30, board attorney Taylor Brooks presented the board with the plan to conduct a search for a new superintendent.
It is not too late to make plans to attend college this fall! There is still time to apply and register for classes at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC). Tuition at NACC is less than half the cost of four-year colleges and universities, and most classes at Northeast are guaranteed to transfer to four-year schools.
When the 2021-22 school year begins Thursday, the Jackson County school system will implement the same safety measures as last year regarding COVID-19, with the exception of daily temperature checks, which will no longer occur.
After it finally seemed the U.S. would return to “normal” after a year dominated by COVID-19, the newest strain of the virus, delta, has begun to spread across Alabama and the country, leaving many to wonder what will come next. The delta strain is found to be far more transmissible than the original COVID-19 strain that left a majority of the country effectively shut down for nearly a month.
During Thursday night’s Scottsboro City Schools’ Board of Education meeting, the board voted unanimously to bring back Brad Dudley as the Scottsboro High School (SHS) principal.
Course registration is underway for the fall 2021 semester at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC). Now is the time to take advantage of flexible class schedules, online courses and degree programs, certificates and short-term certificates and additional financial aid opportunities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
During Thursday’s Scottsboro City Board of Education meeting, the board approved Collins Intermediate School Principal Jason Hass’ promotion to the Director of Federal Programs/Secondary Instruction.
The NACC Department of Music, along with the NACC Foundation, have announced the upcoming release of the Mustang String Band’s self-titled, debut album.
Every freshmen entering Scottsboro High School needs to mark July 29 on their calendar as the day for Camp Wildcat. This is freshmen orientation and is designed to help incoming freshmen get off to a good start.
During Thursday’s Scottsboro City Schools Board of Education meeting, the board passed a plan to rebuild both the baseball and softball fields.
Caldwell Elementary School has a new principal, and he is a familiar face to the students and staff there. Zachary B. Holt was named the school’s new principal with July 1 being his first official day in his new position.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) has announced it will award more than 250 students a one-time loyalty scholarship for the upcoming fall semester.
Beginning Monday, July 12, WWIC Radio and associated partners will be conducting a community/public service project to help area teachers with school supplies for the upcoming school year.
During Wednesday’s Scottsboro City Board of Education’s called meeting, board attorney Taylor Brooks brought a proposal for the hiring process and timeline for Scottsboro City School’s new superintendent.
As time draws near for the 2021-2022 school year, the Scottsboro City School System has announced the requirements for virtual learning. This option will be available for families, and the requirements have been announced for parents who choose this option for their children.
A student from Pisgah, Alejandro Elizondo, is taking part in the Rural Health Scholars program at the University of Alabama, where he is taking college courses for credit and learning how to prepare to enter health professions education and training.
A familiar face will be missing in the Scottsboro City School System when school opens in August. Long time nurse Wendy Hastings has announced her retirement effective at the end of this month. She came to work in the schools as the school nurse when that was a relatively new concept.
When the students enrolled in the Summer Reading Camp at Caldwell Elementary School, they did not realize that some special guests would be visiting them.
Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced recently the appointment of Dr. Jimmy Hodges as interim president at Calhoun Community College.
Google announced this week that it has provided a $50,000 grant to the Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) for the creation of a Rural LISC Alabama chapter.
The Jackson County Board of Education is currently in the process of selling five acres of property in Hollywood. The property includes the old material center and alternative school buildings, which have been unoccupied for years.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) is the first Community College in Alabama to provide free laptop vending machines, giving students greater access to technology and more flexibility when on campus.
Around 130 students enrolled in grades K-3 in Scottsboro City Schools will have the opportunity to attend a Summer Reading Camp next month. This will be like a regular school day with buses transporting students and meals being served at school. Many fun activities are being planned so the students will have fun while working on their reading skills.
After Superintendent Jay Reyes announced his official retirement last week, the Scottsboro City Board of Education announced on Thursday that Amy Childress would be the interim superintendent.
Scottsboro City Schools Superintendent Dr. Jose Reyes will be leaving the system to pursue other opportunities. He has announced his retirement from education effective Aug. 1.
During Thursday’s Scottsboro City Board of Education meeting, a group of around 14 citizens attended to speak against the plans to open curbside parking at Page Administration Building. The group originally seemed to believe it to be a parking lot being built over what they consider to be a historical site.