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Rudd Principal Wesley Graham speaks to Pinson Council about $12.2 million school improvements

By Crystal McGough, copy editor PINSON — Rudd Middle School just began the first phase of some major renovations and improvements and Principal Wesley Graham attended the regular Pinson City Council meeting Thursday, August 15, 2019, to tell them all about it. Prior to Graham speaking, Mayor Hoyt Sanders spoke on the condition of the middle school and its long-time need of improvements. “Rudd was inadequate ...

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5 UA students from Trussville participating in Cooperative Education program

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA — More than 220 University of Alabama students are taking part in a cooperative education program and five of those students are from Trussville. UA's Cooperative Education program allows students to receive "hands-on, innovative and advanced educational experiences with dozens of companies and organizations across the United States," according to the uni ...

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Back to School: Kids Who Stutter Share Hopes and Fears

By Jane Fraser, The Stuttering Foundation MEMPHIS — For many children and parents, the new school year is a time of excitement and anticipation. But for children who stutter, a new classroom, new teacher, new school, or new friends can be reasons for anxiety and concern. The Stuttering Foundation provides help.   "For more than three decades, children have shared their concerns with the Stuttering Foun ...

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Teachers group files suit over charter school in Alabama

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state teachers lobby filed a fraud lawsuit Friday against the creators of a planned charter school in south Alabama accusing them of misleading a state commission about their finances and level of community support. The lawsuit filed by the Washington County chapter of the Alabama Education Association seeks to block public funds from going to Woo ...

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Trussville City Schools principals named

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville City School system announced an interim principal for Hewitt-Trussville Middle School and a new principal for Magnolia Elementary School. Mrs. Jennifer Abney was named interim principal for HTMS.  Mrs. Abney holds a Master’s Degree in Instructional Leadership from Samford University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the U ...

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City of Clay to supplement summer food program for Clay-Chalkville students

By Crystal McGough, copy editor Clay City Manager Ronnie Dixon presented Mayor Charles Webster and the Clay City Council with what he called a “conundrum” at the city council meeting on Tuesday, July 23. Earlier that day, Dixon was contacted by Clay-Chalkville High School Principal Michael Lee, who informed him that the government-funded CNP Summer Food Service Program, which provides free breakfasts and lu ...

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Trussville City Schools free and reduced lunch program for 2019 – 2020

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Trussville City Schools released information on free and reduced lunches for the 2019 - 2020 school year. The regular price of breakfast is $1.50 and lunch costs $2.50 for kindergarten through fifth grade and $2.75 for sixth through 12th grade. Reduced price is $0.30 for breakfast and $0.40 for lunch. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: 1. WHO CAN GET FREE OR R ...

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Trussville City Schools: Meet the teacher dates and times

Cahaba Elementary Kindergarten - Thursday, August 8, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 1st Grade - Monday, Aug. 12, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 2nd Grade - Sunday, Aug. 11, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. 3rd Grade - Sunday, Aug. 11, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 4th Grade - Thursday, Aug. 8, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. 5th Grade - Monday, Aug. 12, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.   Magnolia Elementary School Kindergarten - Sunday, Aug. 11, 3 p.m. 1st Grade - Monday, Aug. 12, 4 p.m. - 5 p. ...

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Trussville City Schools names Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville City School system announced Dr. Lisa Berry was named Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction on Thursday, July 18. Berry has been the Principal of Hewitt-Trussville Middle School since August 2013. Berry has also served as Assistant Principal of both Hewitt-Trussville High School and Hewitt-Trussville Middle School. Superi ...

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Trussville City Schools ‘District of Distinction’ status

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Trussville City Schools has gained the status of "District of Distinction" by the "District Administration" magazine. An article in the magazine honored 34 school districts nationwide and TCS was one of them. The honor goes to school districts that are leading the way with new ideas that solve challenges. Trussville City Schools was recognized for the o ...

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