Selma City Schools

Selma City Schools Looking to Expand its Transportation Services

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is looking to expand its transportation services in the district — to provide school bus pick up and drop off service — to hundreds of students. Students from School of Discovery — R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy — and Selma High — who live more than two miles away from school —…

Selma City School Officials Prepare for New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Believe it or not — it’s only a few weeks away from the start of a new school year. And school officials in Selma are working hard to get everything ready. School superintendent Dr. Avis Williams says the final weeks leading up to a new school year are a busy time around Selma City Schools….

Selma City Schools Gets a “D” on Education Report Card

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Education Report Card released last week has some Selma residents pointing fingers and placing blame but not at school officials. Selma City Schools got a “D” on the State Department of Education Report Card. School officials say a strategic plan is in the works that focuses heavily on teaching and learning. Residents say the…

New Selma Superintendent Gets Three Year Deal

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is officially under new leadership. Dr. Avis Williams has accepted a contract from the school board to lead the school system. Williams got a three year deal with an annual salary of $140,000 dollars. She also gets a $350 dollar a month car allowance and fifteen vacation days each year. Williams met…

Selma City Schools Selects New Superintendent

The Selma City School Board has selected its new superintendent. Dr. Avis Williams of Tuscaloosa will be district’s new leader if she accepts the offer. She was chosen over four other finalist including interim superintendent Arthur Capers, Dr. Dee Ray Hill of Georgia, Dr. Avis Williams of Tuscaloosa, Dr. Robert Griffin of Selma and Dr. Regina Thompson of South Carolina….

Selma City Schools Superintendent Resigns

From the West Alabama Newsroom –After two years on the job, Dr. Angela Mangum’s tenure as superintendent of Selma City Schools is coming to an end. Mangum submitted a letter of resignation and a proposed settlement agreement which the board accepted. This comes after Mangum was placed on leave two weeks ago after board members learned she was a finalist…