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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Bob Jones Swim Coach Gunner Named National Coach of Year

Posted by John Peck in General

Bob Jones High School swim coach Michael Gunner has been named national boys swim coach of the year by the National Federation of High Schools (NFHA) Coaches Association.Mr. Gunner, an assistant principal at Rainbow Elementary, has coached the BJHS swim team since 2000, leading the Patriots to 9 state boys swim team championships. More on Mr. Gunner's swim coach successes in this BJHS athletics site link http://bobjonesathletics.com/2017/01/19/gunner-named-2016-national-swimming-coach-of-the-year/ Congratulations...

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

James Clemens Celebrates 100th School Day Honoring 100 Students

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James Clemens High School celebrated the 100th day of school on Tuesday, Jan. 24, by celebrating students deserving of special recognition. The school’s administrative team contacted parents or guardians of 100 JCHS students to personally recognize their child for a positive deed or accomplishment. “We wanted to honor the 100th day of school mark by contacting 100 students’ parents to let them know what a great job our kids do every day,” said Principal Dr. Brian Clayton....

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Bob Jones Greenpower Car Team Revving Up For Indy Appearance

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The Bob Jones Patriots Greenpower Team was recognized at the Jan. 12 Madison City Board of Education meeting for exceptional advances in greenpower competition. In just a relatively short time, the team continues to win and place well in Greenpower Races both locally and regionally. The Board viewed a brief video about the program  https://youtu.be/lL4YNGWSijk  and awarded certificates to the following: Jessye Gaines, engineering teacher and coach; Kris Kasprzak,...

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Burn Calories While Helping Teachers In The Paper Chase 5K

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Free 2 Teach is hosting its annual Paper Chase 5k Race on February 18 and would love to have the support and participation of Madison City teachers and other community members. The race start is 8 a.m. at Constitution Village in downtown Huntsville. (see details below)  Did you know that Free 2 Teach distributed nearly $170,000 in free supplies to Madison City teachers last school year?  Your participation as a runner or volunteer will help Free 2 Teach to...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

National NICHE Education Study Gives Madison City Schools Top Grades

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The national website NICHE released its 2017 Best Schools in America list and Madison City Schools ranked third out of 135 school districts in Alabama, scoring an overall A+. All seven elementary schools in Madison placed in the top 25 in individual school rankings. All four Madison City secondary schools placed in the top 10 in Alabama – Bob Jones High School, fifth;  James Clemens High School, eighth; Liberty Middle, ninth; Discovery Middle, 10th.What a fantastic accomplishment...

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