2013 Foundation Banquet

The 2013 Talladega City Schools Foundation Awards Banquet will be May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Talladega High School lunch room. Tickets are $15 per plate and can be purchased from board members or at the door. The Foundation will be announcing the grant recipients at the banquet,  so we encourage all teachers who […]

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Amy Simmons, Edward Davis, Christina Hubbard and Debra Brown were four of the 27 Honda associates who volunteered for a clean-up day at Talladega High School Saturday morning. Honda Manufacturing will donate $100 to the Talladega City Board of Education for each volunteer. Photo Credit: Brian Schoenhals/The Daily Home

Honda helps at Talladega High School

From The Daily Home TALLADEGA – Honda associate Amy Simmons recruited 26 of her fellow employees to work outside in the heat helping to get Talladega High School ready for the next school year. They put down new sod, painted curbs and railings, put out mulch and generally cleaned and spruced up the campus Saturday […]

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2012 Foundation Banquet

The 2012 Talladega City Schools Foundation Awards Banquet will be May 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Talladega High School lunch room. Tickets are $15 per plate and can be purchased from board members or at the door. The Foundation will be announcing the grant recipients at the banquet,  so we encourage all teachers who […]

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Archery Team Going to Nationals

The R. L. Young Elementary School 2012 Archery Team, consisting of 20 outstanding students, has qualified to compete at the National Competition in Kentucky on May 11th. This is quite an honor for these boys and girls, because they are 1 of 12 teams that made it. Young is very proud of this accomplishment, but […]

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Education Grants ready

As the summer winds down, teachers are already getting their classrooms ready. This year, because of changes in the school system due to the closing of Hal Henderson, some teachers were switching schools and positions. The foundation had made the decision for the grants to follow the teachers this year instead of gong to specific […]

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Kelvin Cunningham Jr., left, and Byron Tucker, right, sit with several of the souvenirs they received while visiting China during a recent 17-day trip for a People to People Ambassador program.  Photo from The Daily Home

THS students back from China

By Aziza Jackson/The Daily Home Talladega High School students Byron Tucker, 14, and Kelvin Cunningham Jr., 14, are getting back into the swing of things in America. The teens have just come back from a 17-day trip to China, where they visited Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Wuzhen and Hong Kong, as part of a People to […]

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Cari Wilson…A Star in Education!

Mrs. Cari Wilson has had an amazing journey this school year. She was selected as R.L. Young’s Teacher of the Year in the fall. She was then selected as the elementary winner for the Talladega City School District. Her application was submitted to the State where she selected as District III winner and a semifinalist […]

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Tornado Relief

When Erin B.’s mom found out through a Facebook friend that St. Clair county was in desperate need of help following the recent tornado,  she and Erin decided to travel to St. Clair county to help. It was then and there Erin decided she wanted her friends and the students at Ellis to help her help others. Through announcements and […]

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Kelvin Cunningham Jr. is headed to China as part of a People to People program

Teen heads to China to study

By Aziza Jackson/The Daily Home TALLADEGA — Kelvin Cunningham Jr. is packing his bags and heading to China. The 14-year-old Talladega High School student was chosen as a People to People Ambassador and will take a 17-day trip to China, where he will visit Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Wuzhen and Hong Kong. “I wouldn’t say I’m […]

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Thank You Sponsors

A special Thank You goes out to all the sponsors who helped support our awards banquet this year. Thanks to your generosity, the Foundation will be better able to fund grants for educators in the years to come, which means our children will have new educational opportunities they otherwise would have missed out on. Special […]

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Foundation Banquet Tickets

The Foundation Awards Banquet is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. at Talladega High School. Music will be provided by the THS Jazz Ambassadors under the direction of Mr. David McDaniel. Tickets may be purchased from any board member or may be reserved at the door using the contact form on this website […]

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Foundation Grant Recipients for 2011

Here is a complete list of the 2011 Talladega City Schools Foundation Grant Recipients. We had an outstanding group of applicants this year. Thanks to everyone who applied and to the administrators and staff at the schools and central office who helped organize and get the grants to us. Congratulations to everyone who received a […]

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Talladega High School students Morgan Davidson, center, and Robbyn Stratton demonstrate the use of a color palette on an iPad to C.L. Salter Elementary School teacher Christy Bently during Thursday morning’s second annual City Schools tech fair. Bob Crisp/The Daily Home  Read more: The Daily Home - Technology fair helps prepare kids for future

Technology fair helps prepare kids for future

By Chris Norwood/The Daily Home TALLADEGA — The gym at R.L. Young Elementary School was packed wall-to-wall with laptops, Power Point displays and information on a wide range of subjects Thursday morning during the Talladega City School System’s Second Annual Technology Fair. The theme of this year’s fair was “Technology + Teaching = Tomorrow.” Graham […]

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Foundation Grants Awarded

By Chris Norwood/The Daily Home TALLADEGA — The City Schools Foundation has awarded 18 grants totaling $9,256 to 19 different teachers within the School System. This year’s grant program will be celebrated at a banquet Thursday night starting at 6:30 at Talladega High School. Individual tickets are still available for $15 each. “We actually went […]

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