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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 ...



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 ...



ALJHS accomplishments highlighted at Marengo BOE meeting - The Demopolis Times  Demopolis Times

Many accomplishments of faculty and students of A.L. Johnson High School were shared with the Marengo County Board of Education during K12 Instructional ...



JO 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 ...



JO 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 ...



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 ...



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.



Final class graduates from JO Johnson High School  WAFF

Students graduated from Huntsville's J.O. Johnson High School for the last time on Thursday.



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.



Coach Left Lifelong Impact on Players  WAAY

Herman Myers is a retired 91-year-old who lives in Decatur, Ala. with his wife. Before he left the work force though, he coached basketball in the Tennessee ...



Huntsville City School Board member arrested  WAAY

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



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 ...



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

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -Grissom High School will keep its name when it moves to its new home in a few years, but the name Johnson High School will cease to ...



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.



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 ...



Huntsville mayor’s MLK award met with backlash  WAFF

A group of pastors, community leaders and residents from north Huntsville organized a protest to get their message across.



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 ...



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.



From undrafted to the NFL: 21 who made it  AL.com

Not all NFL players start their pro careers after being chosen in the annual draft.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Will Grissom High School name go away with that of Johnson High School? (video)  The Huntsville Times - 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



20 Alabama schools with the lowest average ACT scores  AL.com

A list of average ACT scores from the 2015-2016 school year has been released, ranking all Alabama schools with their average ACT score. Check out the ...



24 Alabama schools added to the failing list in 2017  AL.com

The new list of "failing" Alabama public schools was released on Wednesday. 75 of Alabama's 1325 schools landed on the list due to a poor showing on the ...



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.



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 ...



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.



J.O. Johnson 70, Madison Academy 28: Jaguars crush Langford-less Mustangs in battle of state champs  AL.com

Johnson's John Petty (23). Columbia vs. Johnson at J.O. Johnson High School Tuesday Jan. 12, 2016. (Bob Gathany/bgathany@al.com). By Zach Eccher ...



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

There's a door in the back corner of a J.O. Johnson classroom leading to one of Huntsville's best-kept secrets. Beyond the door lies a cold, dimly-lit hallway, and ...



The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

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



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

Johnson, other inductees to be honored at April 14 banquet.



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

Authorities confirm that Alabama A&M University sophomore Danny Kendall Johnson was killed in a vehicle crash Thursday morning. Danny Johnson (Alabama ...



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

Removed in June, Ford had led Johnson to the Class 4A state championship game just three months earlier.



North Huntsville leaders talk revitalization  WAFF

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



After school reading program binds high school and elementary school students each week  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The school year just started and some Huntsville City Schools students are already pushing each other inside and outside the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

The school lost its Title I status this year because last year, 74 percent of its students reported that they lived in poverty. Title I status is given to schools in ...



A look back at 17 amazing Alabama proms  AL.com

Tamika Moore | tmoore@al.com. A look back at 17 amazing Alabama proms. Prom season is winding down as Alabama seniors get ready for their upcoming ...



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 ...



Huntsville Celebrates 2nd Year Launch of Student Summer Nutrition Program  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Hungry children throughout Huntsville will once again have a chance to have three hot meals this summer through the city school ...



Alabama Department of Education's releases new list of failing schools  Alabama's News Leader

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Education has announced the new list of failing public schools, where students can transfer to other ...



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 ...



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 ...



Federal judge approves plan to rebuild, move several Huntsville schools  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A federal judge has granted a motion filed by the Huntsville school district in an effort to build and renovate schools throughout the ...



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

"I cannot believe this is the United States of America," she said.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



23 Huntsville City Schools offer meals free of charge  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Free meals for most of Huntsville's public school students is a reality many parents are delighted over. Huntsville City Schools ...



27 celebrities who attended Alabama high schools  AL.com

By Kelly Kazek. Think you know which famous people have attended Alabama high schools? A few of these may surprise you. Don't Edit. Kelly Kazek ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Cap and gown season begins in less than two weeks with 24 high schools in Madison County holding commencement ceremonies. Lee High School graduation ...



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.



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

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- In 1989, when he was a sophomore linebacker for coach Curley Hallman at the University of Southern Mississippi, Thad McDowell ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



ETV to broadcast all Huntsville City Schools graduation ceremonies live on new 24-hour web channel  The Huntsville Times - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Huntsville City Schools' local television channel, ETV, will broadcast live all seven of the city's high school graduation ceremonies, ...



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 ...



Before the AAF, the XFL's Thunderbolts played at Legion Field  AL.com

The new Alliance of American Football announced last week that one of its eight franchises will play in Birmingham in 2019. Here's a rundown on the XFL's ...



Every NFL team's all-time best Auburn player  AL.com

The Auburn alumni who have had the best careers for each of the NFL's 32 franchises.



Groundbreaking held for 2 new Huntsville schools  WAFF

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



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

She estimated the district received about 900 applications for magnet schools in 2014 for the current school year, and that number jumped to 1660 for the ...



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 ...



Alpha Kappa Alpha announces ladies who will be presented at 2012 ball  al.com

The ladies of the Epsilon Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha recently announced the young ladies who will be presented at the 2012 ball.



Huntsville Times Classic begins today: See the schedule here  al.com

The 27th annual Huntsville Times Classic is set for today through Wednesday.



Alabama men's basketball signs No. 2-ranked class in the country  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

The following is a press release from The University of Alabama Athletics Communications: It was a landmark Signing Day for The University of Alabama men's ...



Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame announces its 10 new inductees  The Huntsville Times - al.com

-3451a623cf570553.jpg. Hall of Fame members are honored with their names on brick pavers at monument site at John Hunt Park (File photo). HUNTSVILLE ...



Tensions mount in Alabama House District 53 race as Anthony Daniels, Chris Horn chat with AL.com  AL.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Huntsville is poised to have additional representation in Montgomery with a new legislative district, House District 53, created by ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: James Mundie was all-around athlete who starred for UAH basketball  The Birmingham News - al.com

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



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 ...



STAR 99-CAFY Young Citizen of the Month for November is Boy Scout leader Daymond Billups  AL.com

Despite living 'in a community where the prevailing attitude is anti-achievement,' Johnson High School senior Daymond Billups is honored for his consistent ...



About 3,000 children fed on first day of Huntsville schools' Summer Feeding Program (updated)  al.com

Huntsville City School's summer feeding program at Martin Luther King Elementary School June 3, 2013. View the Slideshow >>. (Gallery by Bob Gathany ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Andy Fuller has gone from Auburn stardom to A&M sidelines  AL.com

Fuller, 11 others to be enshrined in Hall of Fame on April 13 at VBC.



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