Education
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Students in county and city schools will pay more for their lunches in the 2016-17 school year. more
Lupton Jr. High School students were recently recognized for their creative writings to commemorate the Holocaust. Lupton language arts teacher Megan Bolton gave her 8th grade students an assignment to read Elie Wiesel’s … more
Memorial Park Elementary School is enlisting the help of students to build the school’s very own playground. Students at Memorial Park have been using the neighboring playground beside the Jasper Natatorium during gym class, but school officials now have a goal to build a playground solely for their students. Memorial Park Principal Eric Rigsby said he is grateful that the school has been able to use the park’s play area, but said it can often become crowded with children from the school and Jasper community sharing the playground. more
When students are given the choice to take an elective class that encourages critical thinking and writing, those students thrive. Just ask the journalism students at Cordova High School (CHS). During the 2016-17 school year, CHS principal Kathy … more
Bevill State Community College has received a nearly $2 million grant to fund a new training center. The Appalachian Regional Commission announced BSCC will receive an Economic Diversification Award in the amount of … more
A teacher at Dora High School has been placed on administrative leave for allegedly making inappropriate comments to a student. more
The Jasper City Schools Board of Education recently approved a classroom wing addition for the new Walker High School, and in just over a month, the structure is already rising to the second floor. Project Manager Trent Hall of Hoar Program … more
Soon, Walker County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins will be in discussions regarding the upcoming road improvements to Viking Drive in Jasper. Adkins will converse with the City of Jasper and the Jasper City Schools Board of Education as … more
A list of school events will be featured on the Education Page which runs Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily in the School Events section of the Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. School events are listed free of charge and run by … more
SUMITON — Sumiton Middle School students sent a special treat to an area serviceman overseas. Corporal Lecil Tyler Campbell, the nephew of Sumiton Middle 5th grade teacher Cynthia Prescott, is stationed overseas, and … more
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