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24 former Alabama prep stars in Super Bowl LIII race  AL.com

In Super Bowl history, 86 players from Alabama high schools have appeared on the active rosters of the participating teams. They've come from 67 schools and ...



Students surprise teacher at Lee High School in Huntsville  WAAY

A choir director at Lee High School, Tyler Henderson, was surprised by his students with special glasses on Friday, so he can now see some colors after years of ...



Weekend sports roundup: Lady Raiders lose third straight, CHS wrestling picks up wins  Manchestertimes

Area schools are on Christmas break until January, but that hasn't stopped local sports teams from action. On Friday, Central High School wrestling traveled to ...



Lee High parent files Title IX lawsuit against Huntsville City Schools over inequality between male and female sports programs  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville parent has filed a Title IX lawsuit against Huntsville City Schools alleging unequal treatment and benefits between the boys' ...



Lee High students honored at first ever Academic Signing Day  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Lee High School held its first annual National Academic Signing Day on Tuesday. "I'm feeling empowered. This is a milestone," said senior ...



Students at predominantly black Lee High School start petition to change school name  AL.com

A still image from a video that accompanies a Change.org petition by Lee High School students in Huntsville, Ala. who want the school's name changed.



Lee High School History teacher’s history twitter lesson goes viral  WAFF

Local Lee High School history teacher, Jennifer Denton brought the American Revolution to life with “tweets", and the response online was #astounding.



Petitions for and against renaming Lee High School gaining traction  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Debate has erupted once again over the name of Lee High School. A group of students have led the charge to change the name of the ...



Tickets for Alabama Youth Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ now available  WAFF

You can reserve your seats for a December performance of the 'Nutcracker' in Huntsville.



Huntsville teacher sees the full rainbow thanks to generous students  PHL17 Philadelphia

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The musical director at Lee High School received a big surprise Friday. As the students worked on their production of Joseph and the ...



Lee High’s Malik Langham chooses Florida on national signing day  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A four-star recruit from Lee High School in Huntsville has decided he'll play college football at Florida. Defensive End Malik Langham made ...



Huntsville City Schools magnet school application window for 2019-2020 school year is open  WAFF

The Magnet Application for Academy for Academic and Arts, Academy for Science & Foreign Language, Columbia High School, Creative and Performing Arts at ...



Former Lee High School teammates pitch in same MLB game  AL.com

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning of an American League game at Fenway Park on June 9, 2017, ...



Alabama Youth Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ is a production for the community, by the community  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre prides itself on not just being a dance company, but having a mission to inspire students to achieve their ...



Lyrique Music Productions presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Looking for a way to support local theater? The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be taking the stage starting next week at Lee High School's ...



Independent Musical Productions presents Shrek, The Musical this weekend  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Tony award-winning fairy tale is headed to the Lee High School Main Stage Theatre. Produced by Independent Musical Productions, ...



Model Schools contract approved  WAAY

The Model Schools program will bring immediate changes to Huntsville City Schools this school year.



Which Alabama high school has the most players in the NFL?  AL.com

Daphne High School and Oxford High School have four alumni apiece on the rosters of NFL teams as the league plays on the first Sunday of its 2018 season.



Huntsville City Schools holds first of five School Safety Engagement Forums  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Huntsville City Schools wants to hear from the community about what it should do next with regard to safety and security. After a recent ...



Three Huntsville City Schools appear on state list of failing schools  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Wednesday, the Alabama State Department of Education released its 2018 list of failing schools, as defined by the Alabama Accountability ...



“Hairspray” Coming to Lee High School Main Stage Theatre  whnt.com

Huntsville, Ala. - Lyrique Music Productions is bringing the Broadway musical "Hairspray" to the Lee High School Mainstage Theatre. Set in 1960s Baltimore, ...



Huntsville City Schools present schedule for safety improvements  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Thursday Huntsville City Schools presented the timeline for its school safety task force, the group that will present safety ...



Former Lee High teacher pleads Guilty to distributing obscene material to a student  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - According to Madison County court records, former Lee High School teacher Aundrea Winbush has entered a guilty plea to distributing ...



Remembering the Lee High School Bus Crash  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It will be 10 years this Sunday since the Lee High School bus crash left four teenage girls dead. "Obviously you're even more concerned.



Student caught with gun at Lee High/New Century Technology School, lockdown over  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A student was caught with a gun and arrested Monday on the campus of Lee High School and New Century Technology Schools. School ...



Buckhorn High School is the Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week!  WHNT News 19

NEW MARKET, Ala. - Buckhorn High School was pumped up for this week's Pep Rally of the Week! The Bucks were loud and proud and ready for this week's ...



Public school board hearing for Lee high school special ed teacher  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- A Lee High School special-ed teacher asked for a public hearing before the school board Friday regarding his termination. The school ...



Huntsville City School students walk out to end school violence  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE Ala. -- Students across the country, walked out of their classrooms today to call attention to school safety, and to remember the lives lost in the ...



Parents share ideas of how Huntsville City Schools can improve  WAAY

Only 3 parents of students in Huntsville City Schools came to the community meeting at Grissom High School. The meeting was designed to get feedback to help ...



Huntsville City Schools to hold meetings to develop strategic plan  WAFF

The school board will be holding five meetings in late October to discuss the draft of the plan and hear feedback from the public.



Old Lee High’s Last Salute  WHNT

The year 1964 marked Lee High School's first graduating class. In 1986, Huntsville City Schools created the Lee arts and pre-engineering magnet programs, ...



Huntsville superintendent backtracks on proposal to rename Lee High School after protest  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Dr. Casey Wardynski, Huntsville's new superintendent, backtracked on his proposal to change the name of Lee High School Thursday ...



Jemison parents want to provide input on next principal  WAAY

The school has already had two principals in the two years it's been open.



Lee's Langham commits to Florida over Bama, Auburn  WAAY

Lee High School four-star defensive end Malik Langham committed to the University of Florida on National Signing Day over in state school's Alabama and ...



Status of assistant principal acquitted in Lee High School sexual abuse trial under review by school system  The Huntsville Times - al.com

The Huntsville school board did not take up Eason's employment tonight as anticipated, but board attorney J.R. Brooks is reviewing whether Eason should be ...



2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...



Huntsville City Schools to host community meetings about 3-year strategic plan  WHNT News 19

Huntsville City School district leaders are asking for input from parents about the 3-year strategic plan. Community conversation meetings will be held from ...



Lee Witherspoon's magical season  WAAY

Now, we all know how big of a football state Alabama is. Tons of talent go on to play in college and pros, so imagine being Lee Withersppon, the North Jackson ...



Alabama Roots: 47 MLB All-Stars  AL.com

Former Lee-Huntsville/Wallace State star Craig Kimbrel will be at the MLB All-Star Game for the seventh time on Tuesday.



10 Years Later: Lee High School bus crash  WAFF

Sunday marks 10 years since four students were killed and dozens of others were injured when their school bus plunged off I-565 in the center of Huntsville.



Amid murder trial, prosecutors drop case in fatal shooting of Huntsville woman  AL.com

As he emerged from a Madison County courtroom as a free man, Lopez Rice offered condolences to the tearful family of Mercedes Morris. "I hope they find ...



4th Annual N2Hoops Thanksgiving Basketball Invitational  WAAY

The 4th annual Thanksgiving week basketball tournament, N2Hoops, was played at Bob Jones High School.



Alumnus from Huntsville’s Lee High School lands role in hit musical on Broadway  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Lee High School alumnus, Michael Luwoye, will make his Broadway debut in Hamilton as Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the ...



Fight broke out at Huntsville High School  WAAY

A parent sent a video to WAAY 31 and claims the fight broke out on Monday between two girls.



25 Alabama high schools with lowest ACT scores  AL.com

The ACT (American College Test) is designed as a college readiness test with a maximum high score of 36. Alabama is one of 18 states where every student ...



White students in Huntsville can't transfer out of 'failing' schools  AL.com

Cassandra McAfee's eighth-grade daughter is zoned to attend Columbia High School in Huntsville next fall. When McAfee saw last week that Columbia made ...



School bus changes for Huntsville students  WAAY

WAAY 31 is working to make sure students and parents are prepared for the first day of school.



Fight at Columbia high school injures teacher  WAAY

Students tell WAAY 31 it was a history teacher at the school that was injured when he tried to break up a fight.



Lee High School Bus Crash: 5 years later  WAFF

On November 20th, 2006, a bus from Lee High School headed to the Huntsville Center For Technology plunged from I-565 to the gravel below, killing four ...



All children can get a free meal with the Huntsville City Schools Summer Feed program  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - No child should go hungry this summer. Free meals will be provided for all children under the age of 18 thanks to the staff with Huntsville ...



Two Huntsville schools make state's failing schools list; two drop off  AL.com

"I'm very confident they'll work their way off the list."



Security fence at Lee High School causes concern at board meeting  al.com

The fence, an electronic sign and a manned guard shack will cost the district about $600000 on top of the $46.5 million already spent on the new northeast ...



Eight-foot-tall security fence planned for Lee High School in northeast Huntsville  The Huntsville Times - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The new Lee High School on Meridian Street promises to stand out for more than its attractive brick facade. When students and ...



Two injured in house fire in Huntsville  WAAY

Multiple units from Huntsville Fire and Rescue put out the fire. Two adults and two children are now looking for another place to live.



Finding life after death 10 years after school bus crash killed four  AL.com

"When everyone else forgets, you never forget because that was your child," a mother of one of the four bus crash victims said.



Probable cause determined in Lee High bus crash  al.com

A report released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed horrifying details of the Lee High School bus crash that killed four students in ...



District Attorney files order to not proceed in Huntsville murder case  WAAY

An order of Nolle Prosse has been filed to not proceed further in the murder case against Billy Cardwell.



Huntsville superintendent: Fight at Lee High School was gang initiation  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The four students from Lee High School who filmed a fight in a school bathroom and posted the video to YouTube did so as a gang ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Butch Weaver has been one of most successful baseball coaches in city's history  The Huntsville Times - al.com

This is one in a series of profiles on the Class of 2013 of the Huntsville-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame, which will be enshrined in ceremonies April 1 at the ...



Dollar General Bowl Countdown: Miami (Ohio) defeats Louisville 49-28 in fifth game  AL.com

Miami (Ohio) quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reacts after throwing a touchdown pass against Louisville during the GMAC Bowl on Dec. 18, 2003, at ...



11 arrested following fight on Montgomery high school campus  AL.com

Montgomery Public Schools spokesman Tom Salter said nine students were arrested in connection with the case. He did not release details, and said any ...



Huntsville's Craig Kimbrel selected for MLB All-Star Game for seventh time  AL.com

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel has been selected for Major League Baseball's All-Star Game for the seventh time. The rosters for the 89th annual All-Star ...



Huntsville Police charge Harvest man in connection to Callahan Drive murder  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Huntsville Police have arrested 49-year-old Milton Tyson of Harvest in connection to the murder of 29-year-old Marcus White.



Alabama's Confederate flags down. Are school mascots next?  AL.com

As symbols of the Confederacy are removed across the South, is it time for Alabama schools with Confederate inspired names or mascots to change?



Players with Alabama baseball roots earn places in MLB postseason field  AL.com

Major League Baseball's postseason lineup likely will include five players from Alabama high schools and colleges.



Teen charged in Montgomery high school shooting used stolen gun, documents show  AL.com

A 15-year-old girl, a student at Robert E. Lee High School, was walking outside the school when she was struck in the neck by a bullet last week. The teen ...



After 25 years, Lee High's Butch Weaver bids farewell to his labor of love  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – At least twice a week during baseball season – sometimes three times, sometimes four, depending on Lee High's schedule ...



WEDC Foundation announces 2018 "Women Honoring Women" Recipients  WAAY

The Womens Economic Development Council Foundation announced the recipients of the "Women Honoring Women" celebration Tuesday night at Burritt on ...



Alabama alum, Huntsville native will play lead in smash musical 'Hamilton' on Broadway  AL.com

Michael Luwoye, an alum of Lee High School in Huntsville and the University of Alabama, has been cast as the alternate for the lead role in the multiple Tony ...



This is the nation's most culturally divisive football game  AL.com

Football players for Jefferson Davis High School stand on the sidelines at Montgomery's Cramton Bowl for a game against Robert E. Lee. ( Joseph Goodman ).



Former Huntsville teacher charged with murder in city's first homicide of 2017  AL.com

A suspect was arrested in Huntsville's first homicide of 2017.



Casey Mize, Travis Swaggerty set to join state's top MLB picks on Monday night  AL.com

Auburn pitcher Casey Mize could become the first player with Alabama baseball roots to be the No. 1 selection in the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Monday ...



Jamari Smith, Reggie Fowler MGM QB Club players of week  AL.com

Smith from Success Unlimited Academy and Reggie Fowler II from Robert E. Lee High School are honored.



Lee, New Century to remain separate schools under one roof  al.com

The Huntsville school board on Thursday also voted to close the Seldon Center alternative school at the end of this school year. It will be replaced by The ...



Alabama students buy special glasses for colorblind high school teacher  Daily Mail

This is the touching moment an Alabama drama teacher was brought to tears after his students surprised him with color corrective glasses so he could fully enjoy ...



Kimbrel brothers want to resurrect baseball in hometown Huntsville  Miami Herald

Brothers Craig and Matt Kimbrel love the game of baseball, and they would like to see the game resurrected on the youth level in their hometown, Huntsville, Ala ...



Revisiting Motley Crue's infamous 1988 trial in Alabama  AL.com

Heavy-metal bad-boys faced a $1.3 million lawsuit stemming from injuries young fans said they suffered because of pyro displays during band's 1985 'Theatre of ...



Former Huntsville teacher charged with murder  WAFF

Huntsville police have arrested a man in the murder of 29-year-old Marcus White.



Away, away: Arab High School won't play 'Dixie' any more  News Courier

ARAB, Ala. (AP) — The fight over Confederate symbolism has landed in an Alabama town where education leaders have banned the high school marching ...



Murder victim’s brother speaks out  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There are many unanswered questions about the relationship of 49-year-old Milton Tyson and 29-year-old Marcus White. On Tuesday ...



Lee, New Century high schools briefly placed on lockdown Monday morning  AL.com

Keith Ward, a spokesman for Huntsville City Schools, confirmed that administrators locked down the joint campus around 10:40 a.m. after a threat was made ...



Pelham's Mitch Moreland an MLB All-Star for first time  AL.com

In his ninth Major League season, first baseman Mitch Moreland is an All-Star for the first time. He'll be on the American League team for the 89th annual game ...



Alabama Women in Jazz Festival  WAAY

Alabama Women in Jazz Festival to be held September 6-8.



The plan to desegregate Huntsville schools: Who won, who lost, and what's in the fine print  AL.com

Highlights on the proposed consent order between Huntsville City Schools and the U.S. Department of Justice.



Huntsville Jr. High student dies from complications of flu  WAAY

A Huntsville Junior High School student has died after suffering complications from the flu. According to school administrators, Aaron Masterson died Sunday at ...



High school basketball standout Rod Scott dead after I-65 crash  AL.com

Rod Scott, a star basketball player at Lee High School in Montgomery, has died from injuries suffered in a Thursday morning traffic crash on Interstate 65.



School officials say they will seek termination for Cleavon Eason, despite 'not guilty' verdict on sex charges  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Huntsville City school officials said they will pursue termination for former Lee High School Assistant Principal Cleavon Eason, despite ...



Huntsville City Schools’ graduation ceremonies Thursday-Friday at VBC  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville City Schools' seven high schools will hold commencement exercises this week at the Von Braun Center Arena. Here is ...



Pygmies concert cancelled  Sand Mountain Reporter

When Marshall County Schools Superintendent Cindy Wigley cancelled a Velcro Pygmies concert at Asbury High School, it set off a week of controversy.



2018 PRODIGAL SONS: Alabamians in major college football  Montgomery Advertiser

508 Alabamians are spread among 77 NCAA Division I-A football teams.



Huntsville City Schools hosting magnet fair on Saturday for students, parents  AL.com

The magnet fair is being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Lee High School auditorium. The combined Lee High-New Century Technology High School ...



Confederate schools, mascots, and monuments around Alabama  AL.com

The Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument pictured is located in Linn Park, outside of the Birmingham City Hall. The Linn Park monument features quotes ...



New Lee High School brings hope for economic growth, real estate revival to Northeast Huntsville (Outlook 2013)  al.com

The new Lee, along with a planned extension of I-565 to Shields Road, will be the biggest boosts to the northeast.



Seattle Seahawks safety fined for hit on Amari Cooper  AL.com

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper lies on the turf after taking a hit to the helmet during an NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Oct.



Craig Kimbrel saves clincher as Red Sox head to World Series  AL.com

Huntsville native Craig Kimbrel worked a scoreless ninth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros to win the American League Championship Series on ...



Cool Spaces: Huntsville's historic Quietdale mansion lives on  The Birmingham News - al.com

The house, built in 1854, and grounds are on the market.



Huntsville City Schools Announces Graduation Rebroadcast Schedule  whnt.com

Want to record your school's graduation ceremony? Huntsville City Schools will rebroadcast graduations according to the schedule below on ETV. ETV can be ...



'70 Lee champs: Integration 'pioneers'  Montgomery Advertiser

The 1970 Robert E. Lee High School football team in Montgomery did more than just win the second of back-to-back state championships with an undefeated ...



Boston Red Sox support Craig Kimbrel after infant daughter's heart surgery  AL.com

Boston Red Sox reliever Craig Kimbrel pitches against the Houston Astros during Game 4 of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park on Oct. 9, ...



Former Lee High custodian argues union-provided disbarred lawyer mishandled hearing, cost her a job  The Huntsville Times - al.com

Bettye Williams of Huntsville was in Madison County Small Claims court seeking $3000 in damages, alleging the Huntsville Education Association, the Alabama ...



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