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Documentary on JO Johnson High School wrestlers brings attention to the struggles of north Huntsville residents  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A group of Huntsville wrestlers hung up their boots and grabbed the popcorn this evening to watch themselves in a documentary ...



J.O. Johnson ‘Wrestle’ documentary to hit Huntsville theater  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A documentary highlighting J.O. Johnson High School athletes plays in a Huntsville theater from Friday, March 8 to Thursday, March 14.



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 ...



Huntsville releases Johnson Legacy Complex plans  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- There's a new vibe coming to the former Johnson High campus in north Huntsville. The city is spending over $5 million to transform the ...



J.O. Johnson High School - the last tour  AL.com

This morning over 250 J.O. Johnson Jaguar alumni came to the high school for one last tour. Huntsville City Schools opened Johnson for the "One Last Chance" ...



Plan for Johnson high school campus unveiled; city officials get pushback  AL.com

Huntsville city officials outlined a tentative plan Tuesday night for the shuttered Johnson High School campus, calling primarily for residential development with a ...



J.O. Johnson High School is closing, not being renamed (Opinion by Laurie McCaulley)  al.com

Johnson High School exterior shot. J.O. Johnson High School (Huntsville City Schools). HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- As the school board representative for District ...



New Huntsville police, fire training academy to open late 2020  WAFF

Major changes are in the works for Huntsville police officers and firefighters. A new multimillion dollar training academy is opening on Triana Boulevard in late ...



Plans released for Johnson Legacy complex in North Huntsville  WAAY

At Thursday night's Huntsville City Council meeting, the public got its first look at a new community center in North Huntsville. The $5.2 million Johnson Legacy ...



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.



J.O. Johnson alumnus pays tribute to alma mater through moving video  whnt.com

Huntsville, Ala. - A Facebook video paying tribute to J.O. Johnson High School has been viewed more than 30000 times.



Who was J.O. Johnson? Namesake of northwest Huntsville high school a mystery to many (updated)  al.com

James Oliver Johnson was a member of the Huntsville school board for one year, from 1967 to 1968. Johnson died suddenly while in office and the school ...



Johnson High era would end if new northwest Huntsville campus is named for Alabama-born astronaut  al.com

City Councilman Richard Showers wants the new school on Pulaski Pike to carry the Johnson name, but school board member Laurie McCaulley said a new ...



Documentary Wrestles with Race and Class On and Off the Mat  WBHM

A documentary that airs Monday on Alabama Public Television follows four high school wrestlers trying to make it to the state tournament. But "Wrestle" also del.



Former JO Johnson basketball coach suing Huntsville City Schools for racial discrimination  WAFF

Former J.O. Johnson High School head basketball coach Maurice Ford is suing the Huntsville City Board of Education and Dr. Casey Wardynski.



Jemison replaces Johnson for name of new high school; Grissom name stays; Hereford, McNair added  al.com

The Huntsville School Board approved all the committee recommendations for naming four schools Thursday night before a full house and people standing in ...



With new school planned, current Johnson High in Huntsville may become police, fire, National Guard 'readiness center'  al.com

The Alabama Department of Public Safety also has interest in opening a state trooper post at Johnson for commercial driver's license testing, while emergency ...



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 School Board member arrested  WAAY

Huntsville Police say a Huntsville City School Board member was arrested and charged with harassment.



Armed woman dies after being shot by Huntsville police  WAFF

A woman has died after an officer-involved shooting at an apartment complex on Thursday morning.



Man convicted for 2003 murder of Johnson High student killed in prison  whnt.com

ELMORE, Ala. - A man serving a life sentence for the murder of a Johnson High School student in 2003 was stabbed and killed in prison Friday evening. Johnny ...



Huntsville police and fire getting new multi-million dollar training academy  WAAY

The current space for the academy will become a community center.



Razing Buildings to Raise Opportunities in North Huntsville  Huntsville Business Journal

Devyn Keith ran to represent District 1 on the Huntsville City Council in 2016 vowing to make north Huntsville a destination. He wasn't making empty promises.



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.



Back to School at Campus No. 805  Alabama Public Radio

(Huntsville, AL)-- Most people are wrapping up the school year, but one business in Huntsville has reason for people to spend their summers inside the.



Will Grissom High School name go away with that of Johnson High School? (video)  al.com

That possibility came up Thursday night as members of the J.O. Johnson Alumni Association asked why their alma mater's name is being lost, but not Grissom's.



JO Johnson wrestling finds success while grappling with challenges of reviving program  al.com

The Jaguars program had been dormant for more than a decade.



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.



18 graduate from Shift to Success  West Alabama Watchman

Young men and women, either recent graduates or rising seniors at three area high schools, took a step toward a successful future Thursday when they ...



Wrestle: Documentary grapples with teens’ struggles amid economic inequality  The Columbus Dispatch

The documentary "Wrestle" is screening on Friday as part of the Gateway Film Center's Documentary Week.



Two Huntsville schools make state's failing schools list; two drop off  AL.com

Lee High. Columbia and Lee High Schools were the only two Huntsville City Schools to make the state's failing schools list, for low test scores in reading and ...



School Board Announces New Leadership Team For Johnson; Principal Reassignments  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -- In a special session Wednesday morning, the Huntsville Board of Education announced the results of reviews on teachers with ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Former Johnson High great Ralph Battle went on to star for Jacksonville State  al.com

One in a series on the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2012, to be enshrined April 9.



A north Huntsville revitalization? New school, jobs and homes could change culture  AL.com

With Aerojet Rocketdyne bringing more than 700 jobs to the Rocket City, north Huntsville could see significant benefits.



Madison County board hires Johnson High principal to lead Sparkman High (updated)  al.com

The Madison County school board is expected to vote tonight on a contract hiring Michael Campbell to take over at Sparkman for longtime principal Manuel ...



Peaceful history: 'reverse integration' at St. Joseph's School  National Catholic Reporter

Students sing in class during the 1963-64 school year at St. Joseph's Catholic School, the first year white students attended the school. (Jack Hamilton/Courtesy ...



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 ...



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 ...



Johnson High School may regain Title I status next academic year  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Johnson High School may regain its Title I status next school year, thanks to some legwork by Huntsville school employees.



Clarence Johnson came up big at North Alabama, and is in the Hall of Fame to prove it  The Huntsville Times - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Clarence Johnson and former Alabama A&M football coach Ray Greene are close friends nowadays, but there was once a time when ...



76 Alabama schools 'failing,' state says: See the list  AL.com

Seventy-six Alabama schools are included on the State Department of Education's 2016 list of "failing schools," an increase from 66 a year ago.



Huntsville using 'The Big Picture’ to move city into the future  WAFF

The Big Picture” captures Huntsville's priorities and vision and it's driving everything the city is doing moving forward.



Former coach claims discrimination in lawsuit against Huntsville schools  AL.com

ford.JPG. J.O. Johnson Coach Maurice Ford during an AHSAA Final 48 Class 4A semifinal high school basketball game at the BJCC in Birmingham, Ala., ...



Huntsville City Schools graduation 2015; watch live stream  AL.com

Huntsville City Schools begins the first of seven high school graduations today, beginning at 1:30 p.m. with New Century.All ceremonies are at the Propst Arena ...



New, inspirational names in order for Johnson High, other new Huntsville City Schools (Opinion by Superintendent Casey Wardynski)  al.com

The names we select for our new schools must speak to the times in which our students live and the challenges we know they must dominate.



Huntsville police arrest 1 adult, 5 juveniles after surveillance cameras catch them inside Johnson High School  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Six people, including five juveniles, were arrested late Monday after police say they broke into Johnson High School. Shortly after 11 ...



Huntsville man inducted into US Martial Arts Hall of Fame, named Grand Master of the Year  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Grand Master Otis Burwell, owner of Burwell's Martial Arts in Huntsville, was inducted to the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame on July ...



Alabama A&M football standout dies in car crash  AL.com

Johnson, 20, was killed when the 2011 Kia he was a passenger in collided head-on with a 1999 Dodge pickup truck in Jackson County. It happened shortly after ...



North Huntsville leaders talk revitalization  WAFF

On Wednesday, Huntsville District 1 City Councilman Deyvn Keith said north Huntsville needs change, and it's coming.



The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassman male athletes in every indoor event.



Huntsville City Schools Announces Graduation Rebroadcast Schedule  whnt.com

Want to record your school's graduation ceremony? Huntsville City Schools will rebroadcast graduations according to the schedule below on ETV. ETV can be ...



Creative arts big topic of final public hearing on Huntsville's desegregation consent order  AL.com

About 200 Huntsville residents turned out Tuesday night for the final night of public input into the proposed consent order aimed at ending Huntsville City ...



25 Alabama high schools with lowest ACT scores  AL.com

These are the Alabama schools in 2017 with the lowest average score on the ACT.



Huntsville City Schools’ graduation ceremonies Thursday-Friday at VBC  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville City Schools' seven high schools will hold commencement exercises this week at the Von Braun Center Arena. Here is ...



Alex AuBuchon  Alabama Public Radio

Alex AuBuchon is APR's Morning Edition host and also writes news and feature stories. He got his start in nonprofit radio at the University of Tennessee's.



Acuff, Stuedeman part of 2018 class of Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame  WHNT News 19

Courtesy John Pruett Eight men and a record-setting four women have been elected to the 2018 class of the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame.



Retired Huntsville administrator Tom Drake appointed interim superintendent after Wardynski resignation  AL.com

Tom Drake. Longtime Huntsville educator Tom Drake is shown in this 2012 file photo. Drake, who spent 46 of his 47-year career as an educator with Huntsville ...



Madison County Commissioner defends how he can also work for Huntsville Police  whnt.com

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Madison County Commissioner JesHenry Malone held a community conversation on Tuesday for open and honest discussion in ...



Willie Mingo Clark, longtime Johnson High asst. principal, was 'quite a leader, quite a guy'  AL.com

"Of course, he meant the world to my family, but it makes me so proud to see how he meant the world to so many other people, too. He was a godsend to so ...



Iraq War veterans coach, inspire Mae Jemison wrestling program  AL.com

James Dowd and Cody Majors helped J.O. Johnson become a state competitor last season.



Failing Alabama public schools: 75 on newest list, most are high schools  AL.com

The newest list of Alabama's 75 "failing" public schools was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education's web site today. As in 2017, most on ...



Policy, passion drive Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith towards 'better tomorrow'  AL.com

Innovation, intentionally and other new-age jargon are peppered throughout the language of this self-proclaimed "policy-head," but Huntsville city councilman ...



Berry settles in as East's new chief  News Courier

Louis Berry has made his career in education administration, but feels like he's finally found the right school in East Limestone.



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. To view this ...



North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence celebrates 40 years of service, moves into new building  The Huntsville Times - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence celebrated 40 years of *service* with a bit of a moving party and relocating ...



Reg Cathey, Huntsville native and ‘House of Cards’ actor, dies at 59  WHNT News 19

Actor Reg Cathey, who ran Freddy's BBQ Joint on the hit Netflix show "House of Cards," and also appeared on "The Wire," has died at 59. "Wire" creator David ...



Buckhorn 49, JO Johnson 18: Graham catches two scoring passes  AL.com

Gallery: Buckhorn vs. J.O. Johnson High School football at Louis Crews Stadium Thursday Sept. 25, 2014. (Bob Gathany/bgathany@al.com). 0. By Carlton Rice ...



Buzz Bissinger: If You Let Your Kids Play Football, You've Lost Your Mind  TIME

So where would you like to start? How about the threat of traumatic brain injury, particularly since studies show that teenage athletes may be even more ...



2017 Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame inductees  WAFF

Twelve new members of the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame will be named in 2017. The new class will be honored during an induction dinner ...



Student uniforms to become policy at 10 additional Huntsville schools this fall  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Students at 10 north Huntsville schools, all in high-poverty neighborhoods, will be wearing uniforms when they return to class in the ...



Woman removed from Huntsville school board meeting while live streaming on Facebook  AL.com

At last night's Huntsville school board meeting, Eddgra Fallin was removed by school officials and police after she began livestreaming the meeting on Facebook ...



Groundbreaking held for 2 new Huntsville schools  WAFF

The groundbreaking ceremony for two new Huntsville City Schools will be held Friday morning.



Football’s Dangers and Lessons Are for Men—Not Boys  TIME

I no longer think children should play tackle football. I played football for eight years, and was an All-Ivy defensive tackle for Harvard University. Football taught ...



Alabama places 'failing' label on majority black schools only  AL.com

African American children account for a third of the 731000 students in public schools across Alabama. Yet last week they accounted for 92 percent of the ...



Huntsville City Schools Announce Rezoning Plans, Public Forums  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The Huntsville Board of Education held a public work session on Thursday to discuss rezoning plans for city schools. Dr. Casey ...



Madison County, Huntsville schools graduation; how to see live video  AL.com

If you can't make it downtown, you can catch live video feeds provided by the school district. Also, AL.com will be sharing the live feed of Huntsville City Schools ...



Alabama releases new list of 'failing schools;' parents eligible for private school tax break  AL.com

Under state law, the state prepares two lists. One includes all schools eligible for a "school improvement grant" from the U.S. Department of Education.



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Thad McDowell was a major force for Johnson's football powerhouse of 1980s  al.com

This is one in a series of profiles on the Class of 2013 of the Huntsville-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame, which will be enshrined in ceremonies April 1 at the ...



Officer Karl Kissich, the Valley's First Responder for July  rocketcitynow.com

Officer Karl Kissich has served the city of Huntsville as a police officer for more than a decade. He is now the department's full-time recruiter.



See the schedule for Madison County's 24 high school graduations May 17-24  AL.com

Madison Academy seniors will be the first to first to get their diplomas on May 17 and Oakwood Adventist Academy seniors will the last group to walk across the ...



New joint Huntsville City Schools, DOJ plan revealed, desegregation judge sets March hearing  AL.com

Butler High will close at the end of this school year and Johnson High in the summer of 2016 if a new student assignment plan created by the Huntsville school ...



Huntsville school board settles lawsuit with former teacher  al.com

A jury trial was scheduled for this summer in the case of Tonya Dumas, a former business and career technology teacher at Johnson High School who was let go ...



New Huntsville Schools to be Named After Mae Jemison, Sonnie Hereford III & IV, Ronald McNair  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The name "J.O. Johnson" will not follow the school to its new location when the school moves to its new campus on Pulaski Pike ...



Click Here To View Huntsville School District’s Proposed Zones  whnt.com

The Huntsville City School system is about to wrap up a series of meetings for the public - focusing on proposed zoning changes. A meeting will be held Monday ...



Columbia's Travion Hardin has shined since return from freak leg injury  AL.com

Hardin, now a senior, suffered torn ligaments, a ripped muscle and a broken bone during a devastating on-court accident his freshman year.



Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.



High school graduation ceremonies scheduled across the Tennessee Valley  whnt.com

Students across the Tennessee Valley are wrapping up the school year. Classes for many seniors are already over; now they're just waiting to make that walk ...



Athletes, students hold vigil to honor Alabama A&M player who died in wreck  whnt.com

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Alabama A&M University held a vigil Monday evening for Danny Johnson, a football player who died in a wreck last week in Jackson ...



Former Dyersburg standout Barbee enjoying success on bench in Alabama  State Gazette

JASON PEEVYHOUSE. jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com. When local basketball fans tuned in for the 2016 McDonald's High School All-American Game on ...



Huntsville magnet schools see 85% increase in applications  AL.com

Increased marketing and awareness strategies are attributed for boosting applications for magnet programs by about 85 percent for Huntsville City Schools.



Huntsville board approves contract for new, $15 million Westlawn Middle School  al.com

The board also on Thursday approved the hire of Rena Anderson as the district's new director of community engagement and partnership. Anderson, program ...



Reality vs. intent: Alabama Accountability Act serves mostly students from nonfailing schools  Montgomery Advertiser

More than $130 million has been used to give students from "failing schools" or low-income families the opportunity to go to private schools.



Alabama releases new list of 76 failing schools  The Birmingham News - al.com

bice.jpg. State School Superintendent Tommy Bice answers questions after the release of a list of schools designated as failing under the Alabama ...



Lady Boll Weevils welcome big freshman class  The Southeast Sun

The Enterprise State Community College announced its incoming freshman class for the 2018 girls basketball team last week.



Ex-con wins battle against drugs, alcohol; now helping prisoners fight their own battle  al.com

HUNTSVILLE -- As David Battle walked onto the Butler High School football practice field Wednesday afternoon, a bright rainbow appeared over the eastern ...



A look at the demographics of Alabama's new list of failing schools  The Huntsville Times - al.com

Alabama's list of failing schools didn't change that much, nor did the demographic makeup of those schools. They remain consistently poor and nearly always ...



Watch today's Bob Jones, James Clemens high schools graduations live  AL.com

If you don't have time to get the Propst Arena at the Von Braun Center, you can watch Bob Jones at 3 p.m. and James Clemens at 7 p.m. here or go Madison City ...



Bank Independent welcomes Angelina Pettway to Madison office  AL.com

Sheffield, Ala. - Monday, March 26, 2018 -Bank Independent is proud to announce the addition of Angelina Pettway to the Madison County team as Vice ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



26 young men presented at annual Beautillion Ball  The Huntsville Times - al.com

The 29th annual Beautillion Ball was an elegant evening that culminated with the presentation of 26 beaux.



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