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Back-to-school block party Aug. 5

HALEYVILLE - Instead of Haleyville City Schools officials, and teachers hopping onboard the party bus in order to motivate students for the start of school, this year, they are offering the first Block Party, where school and city resources will be combined for a landmark Back to School community event on Monday, Aug. 5.

Students provided gardening opportunities


Shown are students weeding the raised garden bed of strawberries at Winston County High School. From left, Stephen Nix and Hunter Fields are on one side with Paeton Randolph, Emily Cleveland, Abby Taylor, Brooklyn Robbins and Makayla McDonald on the other. County Extension Agent Mike Henshaw, back left, and WCHS Agriscience Teacher Byron Tuggle look on.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - As part of the Winston County Diabetes Support Coalition, at least one school in every town in the county now has raised garden beds, it was told at the meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Winston/Marion Youth Leadership Academy bringing students from both counties together


Dr. Bill Bishop, director of administrative services for HCS and youth leadership sponsor Neina Middleton go over details of the academy with the two students chosen from HHS, Halle Tolbert and Ty Black.
HALEYVILLE - Students across schools in Winston and Marion counties are experiencing the first joint youth leadership academy encompassing the two counties in many years, training youth to become the leaders of tomorrow through community service.

Lynn resource fair a success


Lynn Principal Jennifer Baker; Cynthia Tittle, second and third grade math and second grade science teacher and Lisa Cagle, reading coach specialist pose in front of the Alabama 200 flag.
LYNN - The first Lynn Community Resource Fair was held Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Lynn school lunchroom.

Winston County Schools invest in bus tracking system


Winston County Transportation Supervisor Jeff Hendrix monitors the status of buses in the county fleet that already have the Zonar system installed.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston County Schools have invested in even stronger student and staff safety features while on buses, thanks to the Zonar system, which tracks buses with location reports, rider status and driver performance, as well as other web-based features during routes.