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Ron Messer

December 1, 2016 by Howard Cox (Register to contact)

Ron Messer class of '75 was severely hurt in an auto accident, He is recovering. More info check with Ernie Green '75 or Ron's sister Carla '76(?) '77(?).

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13 Birmingham City Schools on Alabama's list of 'failing' schools

January 12, 2017 by AL.com

AL.comBirmingham City Schools has 13 schools on the Alabama State Department of Education's list of 75 failing public schools. Schools that scored in the lowest 6 percent in standardized reading and math tests were deemed failing by the state. Birmingham ...

Alabama police covered up cop's attack on black student behind locked doors, family says

September 21, 2016 by Raw Story

Raw StoryAn Alabama teenager claims a school resource officer attacked him in a locked cafeteria as punishment for wearing a hat indoors. Adam Goodman said the Birmingham police officer ordered him to walk from the cafeteria at Huffman High School to another ...

Calls for action after student allegedly attacked by SRO

September 20, 2016 by WVTM13

WVTM13They claim that a Birmingham school resource officer kidnapped and assaulted a Huffman high student recently for wearing a hat inside the school. They also say the police department tried to cover it up by asking the boy's mother not to file a police ...

Teen charged in deadly shooting outside Birmingham AutoZone

September 13, 2016 by AL.com

AL.comThe shooting happened that Monday afternoon in the 700 block of Huffman Road, not far from Huffman High School which had just let out for the day when the gunfire erupted. An officer working an extra job in a nearby shopping center heard gunfire and ...

Chancey Harper's violent end came despite outreach from Birmingham chief and others

August 23, 2016 by AL.com

AL.comThe shooting happened shortly after school let out for the day at nearby Huffman High School, and Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards there were kids, and people, everywhere. "It just shows the recklessness of the shooter, no care for life ...

One dead in shooting near Huffman High School

August 22, 2016 by Trussvilletribune

TrussvilletribuneBIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Police Department is on the scene of a shooting on Huffman Road, according to multiple sources on Twitter. via Carol ... The shooting occurred in an Auto Zone parking lot, across the street from Huffman High School.

Before They Were Buffalo Bills: Marcell Dareus

June 30, 2016 by Scout

ScoutDareus, a two-time Pro Bowler and one-time All-Pro, played his high school football for Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama and as the footage above shows, Dareus was a man among boys back in high school. In his senior season, Dareus ...

Former Alabama high school star athlete shot to death by Shelby County deputy after chase in stolen SUV

June 22, 2016 by AL.com

AL.comA former Birmingham high school standout athlete arrested just two months ago on drug and gun charges was shot to death early this morning by a Shelby County sheriff's deputy. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office this afternoon identified him as ...

Girl Power

May 26, 2016 by Birmingham Times

Birmingham TimesFrom left, Parker High School's Alejandrina Bravo plans to attend Alabama State University and study physical therapy; Woodlawn High School's Michelle Thomas plans to attend Jefferson State Community College; Huffman High School's Kierra Hutchins plans ...

Police: Alabama high school teacher gave 'grades for sex'

May 12, 2016 by WNCN

WNCN(WIAT) — A student is suing Alabama's Birmingham City Schools and the Board of Education for failing to protect her from an alleged predator, her history teacher. ... He plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge and only then was he let go from Huffman.

Family of student at Huffman HS sues former teacher, school system - WBRC FOX6 News

May 11, 2016 by WBRC.com

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comAlabama's Interim Superintendent of Education wants a review of the state's teacher background check after it has come to light a former Huffman High School teacher retained his teaching license after a felony conviction. State Superintendent Dr ...

This Teacher Took a Leave of Absence to Serve a Prison Sentence for Selling Guns

May 11, 2016 by VICE

VICEThe former social studies instructor at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama, was arrested in 2014 over charges of sexual contact with a student. Awful though that may be, he probably wasn't the worst teacher-harasser America's ever seen. But the ...

Teacher named in “Grades for Sex” lawsuit had criminal past, continued to teach

May 10, 2016 by WIAT 42

WIAT 42BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A student is suing Birmingham City Schools and the Board of Education — for failing to protect her from an alleged predator, her history teacher at Huffman High School. The lawsuit claims that teacher was asking female ...

Felon teacher was cleared by Alabama Department of Education, went on to run sex-for-grades scheme

May 10, 2016 by AL.com

AL.comShe wrote that the agency didn't notify Birmingham City Schools. Smith has been accused of running a sex-for-grades scheme out of his Huffman High classroom, according to a lawsuit filed by a former student of his. One victim told AL.com that Smith ...

Gun-Dealing Ninth-Grade Teacher Traded Sex for Grades

May 9, 2016 by Daily Beast

Daily BeastAn Alabama history teacher who allegedly offered A's in exchange for sex also moonlighted as a black-market gun dealer, records show. Phillip Smith III, of Birmingham, was indicted on federal gun charges while teaching social studies in 2004. ... The ...

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