Like all great teachers, Beth Duncan knows it takes hard work to make a difference in a child’s life. Her influence over her students isn’t something she takes lightly. The knowledge that she can have a positive impact her students’ education makes all her hard work worth it. 

We are expecting snow on Tuesday – and our area is under a Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service until early Wednesday morning. An arctic cold front is making its way into Alabama on Tuesday – and the possibility of light to moderate snow, combined with freezing or sub-freezing temperatures, could cause major issues on area roadways Tuesday into Wednesday.

Holy Spirit Catholic School in Tuscaloosa held its annual athletic banquet on Thursday, May 4. Students, coaches and volunteers were recognized for their participation in the athletic program.

The Holy Spirit Catholic School Drama Department presented School House Rock, Jr. the weekend of March 31 at the Holy Spirit stage.

Hillcrest High School Army Junior ROTC competed in the Marine League 5K on February 18. Cadet Cory Facio won the Overall Male Winner, Cadet Preston Reynolds took second place, and Cadet Miles Harrison won third place. Caitlyn Sanders won the Overall Female Race. 


By Shane Dorrill

Paul W. Bryant High School has been selected as a 2016 Banner School by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS).

The award is given each year to ten schools or programs that serve as outstanding educational models for other schools in Alabama.  For this year’s awards, over 150 schools applied for this prestigious honor.

Learning isn’t limited to just the regular school year, and one local school is working to ensure that great, young minds continue to grow and learn – even over summer break.

Students at the Capitol School in Tuscaloosa are attending two-week Summer Explorations sessions designed to stimulate minds and engage. The sessions are for children ages 3-18, and are split into morning and afternoon sessions.

American Legion Post 34 Commander Nicolas Britto presented the American Legion Scholastic Medal to Bryant High School to Marine Corps JROTC Cadet Staff Sergeant Raykenia Bowers during the recent 2016 annual awards ceremony held at Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa.

With the recent resignation of Tuscaloosa City Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul McKendrick, the School Board will be searching for a new leader. Local residents can share ideas about the new superintendent at two upcoming public meetings.

The search is on for a new Tuscaloosa City Schools superintendent after this week’s resignation of Dr. Paul McKendrick. The resignation came just one week after McKendrick was placed on medical leave. His tenure will end on August 5.

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