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Selma School Board Balks at Superintendent Contract

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Contract negotiations for the new superintendent of Selma City Schools appears to have hit a slight snag before its officially a done deal. Dr. Avis Williams now has to decide whether to accept or reject an amended version of the contract proposal she negotiated with the board president and attorney. The school board was unwilling…

Selma School Superintendent Interviews Underway

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Selma City School Board is interviewing candidates for the superintendent’s job in hopes of finding the right person to run the school district. Five finalists are interviewing this week for the chance to lead the school system and guide education in the district into the future. Candidates include interim superintendent Arthur Capers, Dr. Dee…

Demopolis City Schools Welcomes Back Students

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Monday was the first day of school for students in the Demopolis City School district. Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff says the new school year got off to a smooth start. Kallhoff toured all four schools in the district — and says he’s looking forward to a productive school year. “Our vision is to be in the…

Incoming School Superintendent John Strycker Visits Butler County Schools

Butler County Schools Incoming Superintendent John Strycker doesn’t officially take over the school system until June, but he’s making the rounds on the last day of school trying to meet some of his students and teachers before he moves in permanently. Strycker visited all three county high schools on Wednesday to introduce himself to the rising senior classes. He’s hoping to…

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…

New Superintendent for Pike Road School System

The town of Pike Road has a new school superintendent. The school board officially voted for Dr. Chuck Ledbetter to fill the position. Ledbetter is the current superintendent of Dothan City Schools. He was the only finalist out of a group of eight candidates for the position. Pike Road began searching for a new superintendent after Suzanne Freeman announced her…

School Superintendents Signing Waivers to Make Up Missed Days

School Superintendents have a tough decision during severe weather: stay open at the risk of the students or close schools and miss out on a day of learning? If superintendents do decide to cancel classes, then comes the task of trying to make those days up. Butler County Schools Superintendent Amy Bryan learned the phrase “it’s always better to be safe…

Butler County Superintendent Amy Bryan Announces Retirement

Butler County Superintendent Amy Bryan announces her plans for retirement after nearly three years in the position. Butler County Schools Superintendent Amy Bryan announced her plans for retirement Tuesday afternoon. Bryan has been in the Superintendent’s seat for three years and been with the school system for nearly 30 years. Bryan helped Butler County Schools earn systemwide accreditation, grow the nationally…

Bryan running for Superintendent of the Year

The Superintendent of Butler County Schools, Amy Bryan,  is in the running for a prestigious award – Superintendent of the Year for the state of Alabama. Bryan has 30 years in the Butler County School System. She taught for 13 years at Greenville High, then worked 13 Bryan is in the running for Superintendent of the Year. years in administration…

Montgomery Co. Superintendent Inspects Buses for Start of School

Superintendent Margaret Allen met at the “Bus Barn” on Troy highway this morning to conduct bus inspections before school starts on Monday. “We’re running close to 300 buses. About 260 will be on the road come Wednesday morning and there’s just a lot to be done with them to make sure that they’re safe for our students and for our…