SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Resignations from four employees were accepted in a called Friday morning meeting of the Sylacauga Board of Education. Chad Slaten, Health Teacher and Head Baseball Coach, and Spencer Stone, Assistant Principal, will leave Sylacauga High School, while Beth Steers, Dance Team... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - At Pinecrest Elementary School in Sylacauga a garden is planted called the 'Vegetation Station.' On the surface it seems to be like any other small garden. But simply calling it a 'garden' is selling it short.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Teachers are known for being able to make the greatest impact on a student's life with the words they speak and the special ways show attention. From Kindergarten to twelfth grade, teachers influence students in more ways than they... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – While the 2016-2017 school year is winding down, Sylacauga City Schools’ Digital by Design initiative is just getting started. Like SylacaugaNews.com previously reported, starting next fall, all Sylacauga City Schools students in grades 3-12 will receive a Google Chromebook. Students... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Artistic high school students from the Third District of Alabama, represented by Congressman Mike Rogers, were honored over the weekend in Sylacauga. Rep. Rogers announced the winners of the 2017 Third District Congressional Art Competition. Alex Howard, a junior at Opelika High... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - What do Bo Jackson, John Croyle, Hank Williams, Mia Hamm, Courteney Cox, and Condoleezza Rice have in common?
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Sylacauga City Schools Foundation has achieved its 48th Foundation Chair in honor of Judy Horton Tankersley.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – On the morning of April 24, Sharon Robinson, the daughter of famous baseball player Jackie Robinson, visited Nichols-Lawson Middle School. Robinson was present to honor Tank Wright, the winner of the national Scholastic Breaking Barriers Essay Contest on which SylacaugaNews.com previously reported. Nichols-Lawson... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala.- In mid-February, thousands of students from across the nation, and all NLMS seventh grade students submitted essays in the Scholastic Breaking Barriers Contest. Students were required to write the essay following a short unit covering Major League Baseball's first African-American baseball player,... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala - Since Dr. Shirley Spears retired last month, the B.B. Comer Memorial Library has not missed a beat educating the community -- a lasting tradition instilled by the former director. On Wednesday, it continues as the B.B. Comer Memorial Library Foundation presents award-winning... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The last few months have been filled with many accomplishments and awards for the Sylacauga City Schools System. Many student-athletes have signed scholarships in their respective areas of expertise, Sylacauga High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter brought home many awards... Read More.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Sylacauga High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter brought fifty-four students, more than any other school in its district, to the 66th Annual State Leadership Conference in Birmingham. Bringing more members than any other school in the region would be just the first of... Read More.