We get it – preparing kids to go back to school is exciting, and busy, and STRESSFUL. Now let’s do a little something nice for YOU! Welcome to RCM’s Great Big Back to School Giveaway… for parents!
Huntsville City Schools
There’s about a thousand different ways to acquire all those new school supplies kids need to start a fresh school year.Different families use different strategies to get it all together, so we’re detailing five of our favorite back-to-school shopping methods just for you.
All parents hope to prepare their boy or girl through education and training to be ready to enter the world after high school or college. But what does it actually MEAN to prepare your child for tomorrow? What specific things can you do right now that will make a big difference?
Both Huntsville City Schools and Madison City Schools are considering nominees and applicants interviewing for superintendent, and we hope to help families involved stay informed.
We interviewed Pam Hill, District 1 candidate for the Huntsville City School Board. Get to know her more before you vote August 23rd!
Learn more about Michelle Watkins, District 5 candidate for the Huntsville City School Board. Get to know him before you vote August 23rd!
We interviewed Jackie Sawyer, District 5 candidate for the Huntsville City School Board. Get to know her more before you vote August 23rd!
Huntsville City Schools offers multiple services for our gifted students that begin in early childhood and extend throughout the middle and high school school years. Get all the details from HCS Gifted Coordinator.
Here’s a short list of the competencies your child will gain in the magnet arts programs in Huntsville City School’s Magnet Arts programs.
If you’re a parent with kids in the Huntsville City School system you probably already know there’s a BIG election coming up on August 26, 2014. Just like in previous local elections that specifically affect families, Rocket City Mom has compiled a series of posts about each candidate running for Huntsville City School Board. We […]
Q. What made you want to run for this office? I believe that at my age I still have something –and something unique – to contribute to the education of Huntsville’s children, based on my being a teacher and a principal for so many years. However, in the role of School Board member I’d help […]
Starting February 3rd, afterschool programs at nineteen different Huntsville City schools (K-8) are getting an extreme makeover and it’s one we think both children and parents are likely to agree has some serious STEAM. Afterschool Labs is a combined effort between Appleton Learning and Huntsville City Schools to update and improve on the Extended Day […]
The original Lee High School was built in 1957, but Huntsville City Schools constructed a new 250,000 square foot facility on Meridian Street designed for 1,200 students that includes a new Lee Lyric Theatre. This beautiful building also houses New Century Technology High School, which was previously a virtual entity at Columbia High School since […]
Updated 2017 We recently interviewed Richard Reynolds, principal and executive director of the Huntsville Achievement School. Seeking to be an educational resource for the Metro-Huntsville area, HAS provides a learning environment where students with learning differences such as high functioning Autism, Aspergers, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, ODD, OCD, etc., and those that just need a smaller learning […]
So the system has another new senior staff person on board. Dr. Barbara J. Cooper will be starting in October as the new Deputy Superintendent. She’s working out her notice in Aurora, Colorado and planning her move. Yes, she is officially now the third person Huntsville City Schools has hired from the Aurora School District. […]
I have one child with only two years left in the public schools here in Huntsville and one starting Kindergarten this year. We’ve been beyond happy with our experiences with our son and despite everything, are looking forward to new experiences with our daughter. Sending my oldest to public school was always my goal due […]
I’m one of those people. You know the people I’m talking about. The ones who just look plain tired when you bring up the current state of the Huntsville City School system. The ones who have pretty much given up. The ones so desperate to create a good educational foundation for their children that they […]
Last week, the Huntsville City School Board heard Dr. Steve Salmon, a demographer hired to research school closings, make his committees recommendations concerning which schools in the system should be closed. In making his recommendations, Dr. Salmon, under the direction of Dr. Ed Richardson, relied heavily upon data provided to him by the BRAC commission, […]
And Let Them Lead The Way I live in a pretty progressive town, when you consider that it exists in the buckle of the bible belt. We are southern, no question, as attributed by our barbeque festivals and massive churches, but we’re also metro too, with our transplanted rocket scientists and biochemists who came here […]