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Jemison High School labeled as failing; students and teachers disagree, citing big accomplishments and success  WAFF

What is a failing school? According to lawmakers in Alabama, Jemison High School is failing because of low ACT scores. But the school is also celebrating after ...



Officer uses stun gun on Huntsville's Mae Jemison High student during brawl  WAAY

A brawl broke out during lunch time at Mae Jemison High School on Thursday. A person who claimed they were there sent us the video of what happened.



PEECH grants helping Chilton County educators  WBRC

Teachers and educators in Chilton County have some additional dollars to help inspire students. It's because of “PEECH” grants - Partners Enhancing Education ...



Alabama colleges to report outcomes, earnings for graduates  AL.com

Alabama's colleges have agreed to a framework to report student outcome measures along with earnings and other important information.



Documentary on Huntsville HS wrestling team to debut in Rocket City on Friday  AL.com

The film focuses on struggles faced on and off the mat by four J.O. Johnson wrestlers during the team's final season.



Unauthorized student spent 2 days at Huntsville school  AL.com

A 15-year-old student from a private school in Huntsville last month blended into the student body of a crosstown high school for two days, attending classes ...



Things to do in Huntsville, Feb. 22 - 28  AL.com

Live music, storytelling and contemporary theatre in the mix.



All senior band members at Jemison High School receive college scholarships  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Mae Jemison High School's band director made band members do a bit of homework over the summer. He had the students make a list of ...



Jemison High School student hospitalized after car wreck  WAAY

A Jemison High School student is fighting for his life in a hospital, after a wreck Friday morning on Pulaski Pike near Sparkman Drive, about 2 miles from the ...



Student hospitalized after fight at Jemison High  WAAY

Family and friends say a security guard threw Steven Franklin on the ground, fracturing his skull.



Every senior in this high school band won a college scholarship  AL.com

The seniors in the Mae Jemison High School band in Huntsville have earned a combined $630000 in college scholarships this year.



Jemison High School welcomes new principal  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It was only a few weeks ago that Jemison's PTSA president was pleading to be involved in the search of a new Jemison High School ...



Mother of injured Jemison High School student gets attorney  WAFF

A Huntsville mother whose son was severely injured at Jemison High School is now pursuing legal options.



Students and staff stand up for Huntsville’s “failing” schools  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Three Huntsville City Schools are on the state's 2019 list of failing schools, listed from state data as the lowest 6% of schools identified for ...



Jemison parents want to provide input on next principal  WAAY

The school has already had two principals in the two years it's been open.



Jemison Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 1 - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer. The Jemison Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Jemison Lions Club, will be on Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at Jemison High ...



Jemison track star takes talents to "The Swamp"  WAAY

Tyler Davis signed a track and field scholarship with the University of Florida.



Mae Jemison gets new principal, promises of new direction  WAFF

Mae Jemison High School in Huntsville has a new principal. Dr. Rachael McDaniel comes to Huntsville from south Alabama.



No charges filed against Jemison High teacher  WAAY

The teacher was placed on leave after allegations of an inappropriate student relationship in November.



Jemison beefs up security with safety training program  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

The Chilton County Sheriff's Office, Chilton County EMA and Jemison Police Department taught a four-hour safety training course inside Jemison High School.



Mae Jemison band raising funds to perform in Chicago’s Thanksgiving Parade  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Congratulations are in order for the Mae Jemison High School band in Huntsville. The band was recently invited to perform at the ...



3 Huntsville schools on state’s failing schools list  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Alabama Department of Education has released its latest list of failing public schools, and three of them are in north Alabama.



School board members share response on Mae Jemison student “body slammed” by campus security officer  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A 15-year-old student at Mae Jemison High School has been released from the hospital after being hurt in an altercation at school.



Injured Huntsville teen released from hospital after Jemison HS incident  WAFF

A Huntsville teenager is now home from the hospital after spending several days in intensive care.



Gardendale vs Mae Jemison, Week 0  WHNT News 19

The Gardendale Rockets took on the Mae Jemison Jaguars at Alabama A&M's Louis Crews Stadium. Gardendale won, 38 - 21.



Family plans lawsuit against security guard who 'body slammed' Huntsville student  AL.com

The family of a 15-year-old plans to file a lawsuit against a security guard accused of slamming the boy to the ground at school, causing a brain bleed and ...



4 students arrested following Jemison High School pepper spray fight  WAFF

A lunchroom fight involving pepper spray at Jemison High School left multiple people needing medical attention.



2019 Tennessee Valley National Signing Day Coverage  WAAY

National Signing Day 2019 is Wednesday, February 6.



Mae Jemison student allegedly body slammed by security officer gets an attorney  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Mae Jemison High School student is recovering after a security guard allegedly body slammed him on May 21. A family friend says that ...



Buckhorn advances in area tournament with win over Mae Jemison  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Buckhorn advanced to the Class 6A Area 16 Finals with a 61-54 win over #3 Mae Jemison on Tuesday night. The Bucks will square off with ...



Harassment report made against Huntsville School Board member  WAAY

A harassment report was made last week against Huntsville School Board member, Michelle Watkins, after an alleged confrontation at a safety forum meeting at ...



Huntsville City Schools partner with Auburn University, NASA on additive manufacturing program  WAAY

The deal helps boost the high school curriculum while offering Auburn graduate students assistance with their research programs.



Huntsville City Schools board member arrested on harassment charge  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville police arrested Huntsville City Schools board member Michelle Watkins for harassment on Monday afternoon. Watkins was ...



Lawsuit filed on behalf of 15-year-old Mae Jemison student allegedly ‘body slammed’ by campus security officer  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- An attorney for a 15-year-old Mae Jemison student has filed a lawsuit against a campus security guard and his employer after the guard ...



Mentoring program aims to connect students to community members  WAFF

Huntsville City Schools is pairing their students with members in the community through their Real Talk mentoring program.



Dr. Mae Jemison cuts ribbon on namesake Jemison High School  AL.com

Huntsville city schools honored Dr. Mae Jemison by naming a very beautiful new high school located at 5000 Pulaski Pike in Huntsville after her. Tuesday ...



Slain Huntsville mom and teens remembered for smiling faces, kind hearts  AL.com

In the 16 short years she spent on Earth, Xzariah Rice survived more tragedy than most ever see, yet she kept a smile on her face.



Harassment report filed against Huntsville City Schools board member  WAFF

Huntsville police confirm a harassment report was filed against Michelle Watkins, Ddistrict 1 board member for Huntsville City Schools,



Mae Jemison downs James Clemens in Marvin Stone Classic  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Two of the top boys basketball teams in the area battled it out at the Marvin Stone Classic, but in the end it was class 6A's number six team ...



Attorneys deny WHNT public records request about Huntsville school board member’s arrest  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT News 19 continues to investigate the arrest of Huntsville City Schools board member Michelle Watkins. According to a Huntsville ...



Threat prompts evacuation at Huntsville school  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Students at the Academy for Science and Foreign Language were briefly evacuated Friday after a threat was made at the school. Huntsville ...



Jemison High Senior overcomes obstacles to receive full ride to Vanderbilt University, plans to pursue English degree  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - There are plenty of people who lose sight of their goals and settle for less than their best. Mae Jemison High School Senior Isiah Franklin is ...



John Petty: 3 facts to know about the Alabama basketball guard  Montgomery Advertiser

Here are 3 things to know about Alabama basketball guard John Petty.



Jemison High tunes out Huntsville's 50-year desegregation struggle  The News-Press

As the buzzer sounded, John Petty knew this was the end of the line. Although he was just a junior celebrating Huntsville J.O. Johnson High School's second ...



Huntsville City Schools holds first of five School Safety Engagement Forums  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Huntsville City Schools wants to hear from the community about what it should do next with regard to safety and security. After a recent ...



Multi-million dollar Johnson gym renovation to be completed in Huntsville in 2020  AL.com

By the beginning of 2020, a shuttered high school gym in Huntsville will be transformed into a multi-million-dollar recreation facility that could spur economic ...



Mae Jemison student named Alabama JROTC cadet of the year  WAFF

A big accomplishment for a student at Mae Jemison High School. She's been named Alabama's JROTC Outstanding Cadet of the Year.



Jemison High School’s champion wrestler overcomes hardships to make history  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Mae Jemison High School Wrestler Jailen Young just made school history as the first state champion on February 18. "I was the first ever ...



Jemison High principal mistakenly attached blank termination letter on email sent to coaches  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The principal of Mae Jemison High School sent out an email this week telling more than a dozen coaches the school would be going in a ...



Huntsville schools administrators, parents talk safety just hours after Columbia HS incident  WAFF

Parents got a chance to talk to school administrators just hours after a student brought a gun to Columbia High School.



Almost time for Rocket City Classic  WAAY

On December 18, Alabama and UAH will play Liberty and Fort Valley State, respectively.



Lomax announces new lead pastors - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

By Chanel Bingham/ Freelance writer. Erron and Amber Price were introduced as new lead pastors of Lomax Assembly of God on Aug. 5, 2018. While new to ...



Alabama School of Cyber-Technology and Engineering searching for President and location  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama School of Cyber-Technology and Engineering, a statewide public magnet school set to begin classes in August 2020, is on ...



Fight breaks out after high school football game  WAFF

SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A shocking fight broke out at the end of a high school football game Friday night. Jemison High School had just won the game ...



Huntsville City Schools to hold meetings to develop strategic plan  WAFF

The school board will be holding five meetings in late October to discuss the draft of the plan and hear feedback from the public.



Trial for Huntsville City Schools board member rescheduled  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The trial for Huntsville City Schools board member Michelle Watkins has been rescheduled. Watkins is charged with misdemeanor ...



Athens Middle School uses E-Learning to help kids out sick with flu  WHNT News 19

ATHENS, Ala. - The flu epidemic continues to hit throughout Alabama, and many school districts in the state have been forced to shut down temporarily in order ...



Jemison High School, McNair Junior High construction soon to be underway  AL.com

The Huntsville school board on Tuesday night approved a construction contract with Auburn-based Bailey Harris Construction for just under $61 million to erect ...



Three Huntsville City Schools appear on state list of failing schools  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Wednesday, the Alabama State Department of Education released its 2018 list of failing schools, as defined by the Alabama Accountability ...



Will College Academy at Jemison High School work? Tell AL.com in this poll  AL.com

A College Academy magnet program that begins in August 2016 will give select students the chance to earn two years of college credits when they receive their ...



Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle says city will help school system with budget woes, board member questions prior land deals  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Mayor Tommy Battle said the city is committed to helping the Huntsville City Schools “work through” its current financial woes, including an ...



John Petty ready for big role at Bama  WAAY

Coach Avery Johnson is looking for more consistency from the shooting guard.



Huntsville City Schools present schedule for safety improvements  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Thursday Huntsville City Schools presented the timeline for its school safety task force, the group that will present safety ...



Huntsville school parents call for success at strategic plan meeting  WAFF

Parents said they want to make sure Huntsville City Schools are doing the simple things right.



Muscle Shoals principal surprised by state award during student assembly  WHNT News 19

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – On Friday morning, Muscle Shoals High School held an unusual assembly for the student body. While academics sometimes takes a ...



Jemison High School senior accepted to Georgetown University  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The simple question, "What am I going to do after high school?" runs through the minds of many seniors. That exact question is what ...



Jemison High celebrates new beginning  WAFF

Huntsville's newest high school opened its doors for the public and students for the first time on Tuesday.



Kay Ivey inauguration: What bands are in inaugural parade? Complete lineup  AL.com

Bands from the University of Alabama and Auburn University will be among those in the inaugural parade.



Documentary on Alabama wrestling team set for world premiere  AL.com

Jailen Young was feeling a mix of exhaustion and accomplishment. The J.O. Johnson wrestler had just won his third-place match in the Class 1A-5A 106-pound ...



Velcro Pygmies concert organized by Asbury High school students is Thursday night  WHNT News 19

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. -- A student-led fundraiser concert is going on Thursday night despite having been canceled earlier this year by the Marshall County ...



Family: 15-year-old's skull fractured in ‘body slam' by school security officer  WSB Atlanta

An Alabama teenager is recovering from a fractured skull that his family says he suffered Monday when a school resource officer at his high school ...



Blossomwood parent writes district judge with ideas to make students safer  WAAY

Right now, a letter is headed to a district judge from a Huntsville mom who says changes need to be made to keep students in the district safer. She says the ...



Car crash drill at James Clemens High School  WAAY

Students at James Clemens High School in Madison had some very realistic training during a mock car accident. The simulation is a collaboration between ...



Check out the first images of Huntsville's upcoming Jemison High School, McNair Junior High  AL.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Huntsville school board last week got an update on the design of the new Jemison High School and McNair Junior High ...



Huntsville 'hero' student acts fast to help friend having seizure  WAFF

A Huntsville teen rushed to help a fellow student having a serious medical crisis and his quick thinking may have made all the difference during his friend's ...



Huntsville City Schools to host community meetings about 3-year strategic plan  WHNT News 19

Huntsville City School district leaders are asking for input from parents about the 3-year strategic plan. Community conversation meetings will be held from ...



Jemison teachers awarded PEECh grants - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

By CAROLINE CARMICHAEL / Staff Writer. Jemison teachers were awarded almost $11,000 in Partners Enhancing Education in Chilton (PEECh) grants on Feb ...



2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...



Honda recalls over 400k cars over stalling issue that increases risk of crashes  WAFF

The presence of sodium particles in some gasolines can cause the fuel pump to slow down, which can lead to stalling.



Update with new details: Jemison high school girl jumps to her death; is bullying to blame?  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A 15-year-old high school student who jumped to her death from an interstate overpass complained of bullying at school and never got ...



Jemison Middle School wing to open next school year - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

By STEVEN CALHOUN/Staff Writer. The new Jemison Middle School wing will be open for the 2017-2018 school year. Seventh and eighth-grade classes will ...



Students at predominantly black Lee High School start petition to change school name  AL.com

A group of students at Lee High School in Huntsville have started a petition to change the school's name to honor the first black student who integrated Lee High.



Keeping Your Kids Safe: Area parents react to our Taking Action Special Reports  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to put safety products marketed to families, and to schools, to the test. We bought two products: the ...



White students in Huntsville can't transfer out of 'failing' schools  AL.com

"She's not being given the same opportunities as her black peers."



Kelvis White accepts job at Huntsville's Jemison High; Jackson named interim coach at DHS  Dothan Eagle

Dothan High's Kelvis White was hired on Tuesday night as the first football coach at the new Jemison High in Huntsville, a Class 5A school which is scheduled to ...



Construction tour of new McNair Junior High and Jemison High School  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Much like the astronauts they're named for, the new McNair Junior High and Jemison High School are impressive and larger than ...



Students raise money for pediatric cancer research  WHNT News 19

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - The holidays are a time for giving back and some local high school students did just that Wednesday. They used some friendly ...



Arab High School’s fight song ‘Dixie’ will no longer be played at football games  WHNT News 19

ARAB, Ala. -- Arab High School will be coming up with a new fight song, because the current song, Dixie, will no longer be played at football games. Arab City ...



As Huntsville grapples with desegregation order, a school shooting threatens progress  AL.com

During P.E. class last week, a second-grader at Blossomwood Elementary went into the bathroom with his friend and showed him the gun he'd brought to school ...



Downtown road closures for Monday’s inauguration, parade  WSFA

Some roads in downtown Montgomery will begin to close Friday with more beginning Monday at 6:30 a.m..



Parents voice concern at Huntsville City Schools town hall following bad state report card  WAAY

Superintendent Dr. Matt Akin revealed that chronic absenteeism was a major problem and told the crowd of roughly 150 parents, grandparents and community ...



Redstone Federal Credit Union opens branches in Decatur high schools  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. -- A report from CareerBuilder.com says that almost 80 percent of full time workers in America live paycheck to paycheck. Redstone Federal ...



Virginia College campuses in Alabama to close  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Wednesday was upsetting news for college students in Huntsville as they found out Virginia College is closing sooner than expected.



Legendary coach Jack Doss retiring from high school basketball  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Legendary Huntsville basketball coach Jack Doss is retiring. Huntsville City Schools issued a news release Monday evening. “I've been ...



Madison County high schooler earns full scholarship to MIT  WHNT News 19

MADISON COUNTY Ala. -- Most Ivy League schools had record low acceptance rates this year. Less than 7% of students who apply to schools like the ...



Mr. Basketball, 5-star guard John Petty commits to Alabama  AL.com

The Mae Jemison star chose the Crimson Tide over Kentucky.



Photo Gallery: New Jemison & McNair school slideshow  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -- School officials are giving us a sneak peek inside the designs for two new public schools in northwest Huntsville named for NASA ...



How a citizen can obtain an arrest warrant  WAAY

WAAY 31 asked the district attorney's office how a citizen can obtain an arrest warrant after a Huntsville City Schools board member was arrested. Posted: Jan.



Arab High School hosts first football game without Dixie fight song  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Some people in Arab are upset after the school superintendent said the marching band can't play the song 'Dixie' anymore. With burgers on ...



Huntsville Board of Education approves $65K legal settlement  WAAY

The Huntsville City School District is on the hook for $65,000 for a legal settlement approved Tuesday night at the Board of Education meeting. According to a ...



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