Recently, the Boston Globe ran an article that described a different approach from several private universities on criteria used for admitting students. The plan is to eliminate grades on transcripts and scores on standardized tests as the primary reason for admissions to their university.... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - As the 2017-18 school year inches closer, improvements to Sylacauga City Schools' athletic facilities continue.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - This week, Sylacauga High School named its new band director effective immediately.Nichols-Lawson Middle School director Samuel Childs was officially named Director of Bands at SHS. After serving in the position for one year, former SHS director Ryan Murrell left earlier in... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. -Tuesday night the Sylacauga Board of Education honored its students for their accomplishments at a national convention in June.
AUBURN, Ala. - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said it’s time for the state to address its aging infrastructure and education issues if it is going to be truly prepared to recruit 21st century jobs.Speaking to state and local economic developers at the Economic Development... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Southern Dance and Performing Arts Scholarship has announced its first recipient for the Ramey K. Sumners Memorial Scholarship.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The state of Alabama will hold its annual "Back to School" sales tax holiday this weekend, July 21-23.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Sylacauga High School will hold instructional meetings for parents and students regarding the distribution and use of new Chromebooks. As part of the district’s Digital by Design initiative, every SHS student will be issued a Chromebook for classroom work and research.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Six Sylacauga High School students took home a record five awards at the Future Business Leaders of America's National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Cal., which ended on Sunday.More than 60 competitive events ranged from emerging business issues to publication design, all... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Graduating seniors from around the area are preparing to start the next chapter of their lives. For many of those seniors that next chapter is moving away from home for the four years and attending college or University either in state... Read More.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education announced Wednesday the state’s First Class Pre-K program will add 122 new classrooms this fall.Ivey's office said the new classrooms will increase the size of Alabama’s high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten program... Read More.