October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Education

Career Tech students attend Conference

Representatives of Career Tech student organizations at Jackson High School attended the 2008 Joint Leadership Development Conference at Montgomery on Sept. 30. The conference theme this year was World of Opportunities. More...

WashCo School Board reluctantly adopts grading system

The new reading program adopted by the Washington County School System was again the most discussed item on the agenda when the board of education met on Sept. 30. The reading program had been discussed at length at the Sept. More...

GES second graders express their thanks for new playground

Cammie Breedlove's second grade class at Gillmore Elementary expressed their thanks to the Pine City Park Committee, for the new playground, with the following letters. Thank every for helping Mrs. Nancy build the park. More...

Oliver chosen as VP of mentoring at UA

Sigma Alpha Lambda has announced that Lauren Elizabeth Oliver has recently been chosen to serve as the VP of mentoring of the University Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding acade More...

Area students on UWA Dean's List

The University of West Alabama in Livingston has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the summer 2008 academic semester. To be named students must earn a 3.25 grade-point average while attempting at least 12 semester hours. More...

Phillips chosen for 2008 Christmas on the River Court

Ashton Phillips, formerly of Jackson, was chosen to be part of the 2008 Christmas on the River Court last Saturday, Oct. 4, in Demopolis. More...

Chatom featured in state brochure

Chatom's Washington County Museum, Alabama's first county created June 4, 1800 and St Stephens, site of Alabama's first territorial capital are featured in the new "Year of Alabama History" brochure. More...