Troop 400 Providing Services To The Community

By Akaose IbeajiScoutmaster Troop 400 For over 30 years, Troop 400 has worked to provide services via scouting to the youth of the low-income and public housing communities of Huntsville. Swimming is a scouting activity that our troop has always felt the most critical. According to the CDC, black children are 3-4 times to die … Continue reading Troop 400 Providing Services To The Community

Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

By: Emily Rodrick and Megan Nivens-TannettFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy According to Americans for the Arts, students who take 4 years of arts score 150 points higher on SAT than students who only take ½ year or less. Low-income students highly engaged in arts are 138% more likely to graduate highschool and twice as … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

We Are Saint Ann School

By Brandi LumleyPrincipal In the southwest corner of Decatur on Spring Ave stands a school full of tradition, respect, and love for educating our youth in a God-centered environment. Saint Ann School has been a member of Decatur City for over 60 years. Although the original building is no longer being used, the beliefs that … Continue reading We Are Saint Ann School

Preparing for the Future

By Elisa FerrellBoard RepresentativeDistrict 3 Huntsville City Schools I celebrate a birthday this month. When I reflect back, I truly cannot believe time has passed so quickly. When I was a child, it felt like time moved like molasses. It felt like I was going to be at the kids table at Thanksgiving forever! Now … Continue reading Preparing for the Future

Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

By Monique Griffin, Principal and CFOHuntsville College Preparatory SchoolAnd Isaac Griffin – COO and Vice Principal Huntsville College Preparatory School, formerly known as Huntsville Achievement School is a nonprofit private school, serving children with learning differences in the heart of Huntsville for over 14 years. Our student body includes students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, … Continue reading Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

Hearing Health

Life is enriched by interaction with and reaction to many sounds, sights, tastes, smells, and touch. Of all these sensory inputs, hearing impacts our relationships and interactions more than any other sense. Hearing is vital to human activities, learning, information exchange, and connection with others. Hearing is a constant stream of auditory input in which … Continue reading Hearing Health

Choosing the Right School: Why Is This Important For Our Future?

By Brandi Lumley, Principal Saint Ann Catholic SchoolFoundational education is the cornerstone for all professions. It is important to know what your child’s school is teaching and where the importance lies with that education. School choice has allowed parents to make easier choices revolving around what type of education their child can pursue and where … Continue reading Choosing the Right School: Why Is This Important For Our Future?

“Something’s Going on in Huntsville”

By Greer Milam, SPARC Test Prep Happy New Year everyone! My first year in Huntsville has been very welcoming. The move up from Birmingham just over a year ago was a definite step of faith that has been confirmed many times over the past several months. For this article I thought I would express my … Continue reading “Something’s Going on in Huntsville”

Ardent Preschool & Daycare Coming Soon to Clift Farms in Madison, AL

Bringing Excellence in Childcare to Madison MADISON, ALABAMA —Ardent Preschool & Daycare has announced that they will be opening a new campus in Clift Farms, a Breland Homes Development, in the fall of 2022. Situated just off Highway 72 – next to Publix in Madison, Alabama on Uncle Frank Boulevard, the new 23,000 square foot … Continue reading Ardent Preschool & Daycare Coming Soon to Clift Farms in Madison, AL

The Great Resignation, Schools Are Not Immune and It Is Time to Act

By Elisa Ferrell, Board Representative | District 3 Huntsville City Schools A few months ago, I was headed to a monthly breakfast meeting where the only beverage served is coffee. I don’t drink coffee, so I stopped at McDonalds to grab a sweet tea. The line was short, so I thought it would only be … Continue reading The Great Resignation, Schools Are Not Immune and It Is Time to Act