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Huffman High School football player charged with murder in weekend shooting ...

August 31, 2015 by"It appears the issues involved comments on Facebook and other drama involving girls,'' Birmingham police Chief A.C. Roper told "In the old days these situations might have resulted in a fist fight but unfortunately in today's society a trigger ...

What's Right With Our Schools: Huffman HS' Health Science Academy

August 25, 2015 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. Six students at Huffman High School are certified nursing assistants after going through the school's Health Sciences Academy. That certification gives them medical skills to earn money while they pursue a higher degree in the ...

Birmingham superintendent to host "Listening and Learning" community meetings

August 24, 2015 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan, also known as Dr. G, will host a series of Listening and Learning tours this fall to update the community on district news and get community feedback.

Karle's Korner: FOX6 Sideline: Where first round NFL draft picks are made

August 21, 2015 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. The following is a commentary blog from FOX6 Sports Director Rick Karle: When you add them all up, the numbers are staggering. We've profiled hundreds of players before they were stars and dozens of them went onto superb NFL ...

Birmingham City Schools superintendent announces fall tour

August 20, 2015 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderBIRMINGHAM - AL -. Birmingham City Schools Superintendent will host a fall listening and learning tour at the district's seven high schools. They will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.. Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan began work as superintendent on July 1, 2015.

Huffman seniors get college jumpstart preparing for national HOSA competitions

June 26, 2015 by

AL.comOutgoing Huffman High School seniors Krislynn McKinney and Alexis Moore practice with Huffman teacher Dr. Crystal Freeman and Michael Harter of the Jefferson County EMA for the HOSA national compettion. They will represent the school and the state ...

Arrests, incidents at Birmingham high schools dropped dramatically over past year

June 22, 2015 by

AL.comThe number Birmingham high school students arrested on campus has dropped dramatically over the past year. From August through December 2014, there was a 63 percent decline in arrests at the city's seven high schools – Carver, Huffman, Jackson-Olin, ...

More than 200 students inducted into the Career Academies at Birmingham City ...

May 22, 2015 by

AL.comSix of the system's high schools have career academies that offer everything from engineering and finance to the culinary arts and architecture. Adrienne Walker, a junior at Huffman High School, said she thought she wanted to study nursing after high ...

Huffman High 2015 valedictorian gives classmates sage advice at graduation

May 21, 2015 by

AL.comGraduates line up for the Birmingham City Schools Huffman High School class of 2015 commencement ceremony, Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Bill Harris Arena. (Tamika Moore/ Tamika Moore | · Print Email · Tamika Moore ...

Huffman High Vikings wins Cash for College competition, continue to build ...

April 15, 2015 by

AL.comHuffman High School wins FAFSA Challenge Huffman High School won Alabama Possible and Taco Bell Foundation for Teen's FAFSA February Challenge. ... Last year, only 39 percent of Birmingham City Schools' graduating seniors filed a FAFSA form.

Huffman High School student's essay wins her a free ride to prom - FOX6 WBRC

March 18, 2015 by

"It's not the money, it's not all of the other things. It's trying to get some type of conversation started between our students our parents the school officials, all the entire community about drinking and driving on prom night," said Walter Turner ...

Birmingham native and NFL vet Marcell Dareus donates $100k to rebuild hometown ...

March 12, 2015 by

AL.comBuffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus celebrates after sacking Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith during an NFL game on Nov. 9, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Huffman High School and University of Alabama standout has gifted $100,000 to ...

Birmingham police use of pepper spray in high schools on trial this week

January 19, 2015 by

Ebony Howard, one of the Southern Poverty Law Center attorneys who filed the lawsuit in 2010, said they want an order that stops the use of chemical spray in Birmingham high schools or at least requires the training and appropriate supervision of ...

These Vikings went on a mission, and we're thrilled with where they landed

December 30, 2014 by

AL.comHuffman High School Principal John C. Lyons' rebranding effort extends to the cafeteria, where the Viking logo appears on cafeteria tables. Huffman has seen a 50-point increase in its graduation rate in the last four years. (Madison Underwood/

How Huffman High School's graduation rate shot up 50 points in 4 years

December 30, 2014 by

AL.comThe gains have been most dramatic at Huffman High School, on Birmingham's east side. There, Principal John C. Lyons has overseen a 50-percentage point jump in graduation rate since the 2009-2010 school year. In that year, only 205 of the 518 students ...

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