Archive for the ‘Education’ Category
(From release) “The only constant is change, continuing change, inevitable change. That is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.” — Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov
With that thought in mind, [...]
(From release) The impacts that local deforestation might have on the snowcap and glaciers atop Mount Kilimanjaro are being calculated at The University of Alabama in Huntsville using regional climate models and data from NASA satellites.
The first piece of that research, which looked only at the month of July, found that deforestation is changing weather [...]
(From release) The Madison County School Board issued these recognitions Friday:
NATIONAL CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONS-SMALL CO-ED DIVISION:
Sparkman High School Varsity Cheerleaders–Lisa Aderholt, Sponsor–Manuel Wallace, Principal
Sparkman High School Varsity Cheerleaders won first place in the National Cheerleading Competition held recently in Orlando, Florida.
Madison County Spelling Bee 3rd place Winner:
5th Grader, Harvest Elementary School
Stephanie Burton, Principal
The agenda for the next regular meeting of the Huntsville School Board has been released. The meeting is set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Annie Merts Center on White Street.
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(From release) With balloons, cash, news of a pizza party, and a “round-trip ticket” to the State Capitol, Joy McKee, director of Operation Green Team surprised a fifth grade student at Monte Sano Elementary on Wednesday. Wesley Brown placed 1st in the State Arbor Day Poster Art Contest, “Trees are terrific…in Cities [...]
(From release) Orientation & Curricular Updates
Thursday, the 17th of February from 5:00-7:00 pm, Bob Jones High School Cafeteria
This will be an opportunity for students, parents and community members to meet with counselors, gain orientation information and explore the various curricular choices that BJHS has to offer. From challenging core, to high interest electives, to the [...]
(From release) Who would have guessed that the perfect place to gather detailed scientific data from a powerful snowstorm would be in Alabama?
That turned out to be the case last week, however, as scientists at The University of Alabama in Huntsville and NASA’s Earth Sciences Office used a network of mobile and on-site instruments — [...]
(From release) The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of the most popular national universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report.
This distinction was based on a high percentage of students accepted who also choose to enroll in classes, according to the publication’s research.
“We are pleased that this survey validates what we [...]
(From release) The Huntsville City Board of Education will meet Wednesday, January 26th at 6:30 p.m. for a superintendent search firm presentation. The meeting will take place in the boardroom at 200 White Street.
(From release) In its January 20, 2011 meeting, the Madison County Board of Education, voted unanimously to name the Madison County High School Gymnasium “The Madison County High School Coach Jerry Craig Gymnasium”. The gymnasium is named after long time County Commissioner Jerry Craig. Commissioner Craig is also a former teacher and coach of Madison [...]