Shelby County School News
Two Shelby County Schools Receive Art Education Grants
Tweet By: Emily Sparacino – Shelby County Reporter Two Shelby County schools’ music programs have been selected to receive Alabama Arts Education Initiative Grants. Columbiana Middle School’s band program, under the direction of Matt Martindale,...
Columbiana Middle School Teachers Combine Physical Education and Math to Help Increase Students’ Understanding of Graphing
Tweet When math teachers at Columbiana Middle School looked at their data, they realized one area of struggle for students was graphing on a coordinate plane. At the same time, the physical education department was...
Extreme Makeover Locker Room Edition Courtesy of VMHS Girls Basketball Coach
Tweet Stephanie Ledow, the head coach of the varsity girls basketball team at Vincent Middle High School, had a vision of what she wanted for a locker room for her team. She just needed a...
Program Gets Students ‘Ready to Work’ When They Leave School
Tweet By: Kathy Copeland Shelby County Schools, The Shelby County Chamber, and 58 Inc. want students to be “Ready to Work” when they leave high school, and they are working collaboratively to make it happen....
Shelby County Instructional Coach Sings at The King Center’s Salute to Greatness Awards Gala
Tweet Shelby County Schools Instructional Coach Kristen Glover recently provided a musical tribute during the Salute to Greatness Awards Gala presented by The King Center. This is the second year that Glover has been invited...
Oak Mountain High School Students Write V-Mails to WWII Solider in Honor of Veterans Day
Tweet History teachers at Oak Mountain High School recently turned a request to write letters to World War II Veteran into an opportunity to teach students about Victory Mail (V-mail), a valuable tool used by...
Shelby County Board of Education Honored by Alabama Association of School Boards With President’s Award
Tweet The Shelby County Board of Education was honored at its December board meeting with a President’s Award from the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB). The award was presented by Renna Soles Scott, District...
Chelsea Park Elementary Participates in Alabama Bicentennial Celebration in Montgomery
Tweet Students and teachers from Chelsea Park Elementary joined hundreds who gathered to celebrate on the Alabama Capitol steps as Gov. Kay Ivey dedicated the Alabama Bicentennial Park on the state’s 200th birthday. The park...
Oak Mountain Student selected as a Delegate for the United States Senate Youth Program
Tweet Matthew Bray has been selected as one of only two students to represent Alabama as a delegate to the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held in Washington, D.C. March 7 – 14, 2020. ...
Three Shelby County Schools Recognized with Safe Schools Certificates from Attorney General
Tweet Attorney General Steve Marshall recently announced winners of the 2019 Safe Schools Initiative Awards. This year, the program was expanded to include three awards for highest excellence in school safety as well as certificates...
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