high school

BTW Magnet Students and Community React to Early Morning Fire

Fire destroyed a part of Montgomery’s Booker T. Washington Magnet High School early Saturday morning. For many, the aftermath of the fire seems unreal, leaving students distraught over what they have worked so hard for. BTW students like Senior Class President Laci Lavoy says watching the fire at Booker T. Washington Magnet High School’s building “C” was surreal. “It’s like…

High Schooler Students Finally CERTified

A group of Greenville High School students are graduating, but they are not going to college just yet. These are students who will be prepared for any situation. They are not your typical first responders, but these high school students are dedicated to serving their community. For the past few months, the students have devoted their time and energy into become…

State Graduation Rate Nearing Long-Term Goal

The state’s graduation rates are on the uptick. In a news conference Thursday, Governor Robert Bentley and state education leaders announced the 2014-2015 graduation rate is at 89%. Increasing the high school graduation rate in Alabama is a primary objective of PLAN 2020, Alabama’s template for education reform. The state board of education set a goal of reaching a 90%…