Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:18:06 GMT
Madison County deputies say four teenagers were shot at a high school graduation party early Wednesday morning. The shooting happened just after midnight at a home on Michael Drive. A partygoer told WAFFMore >>
Madison County deputies are looking for the person who shot four teenagers at a high school graduation party early Wednesday morning. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:14 AM EDT2013-05-22 06:14:07 GMT
As reports emerge from Moore, Oklahoma, that nation has learned that schools caught the full impact of Monday's EF-5 tornado.Alabamians have also seen their share of devastation. Eight students died atMore >>
Tuesday, reporter Karen Church investigated how Alabama's newest schools, like Concord Elementary, are being designed to save lives. More >>
Last week, two prominent national reports graded Montgomery Public Schools at the top of the class. U.S. News & World Report gives Montgomery's Loveless Academic Magnet High School its highest honors in the spring update of its prestigious America's Best High Schools report. Montgomery's is the only public school system in the state of Alabama to receive a Gold Award, and one of only four schools in the U.S. Overall, Loveless ranks 22nd among all high schools evaluated in the full report, out of more than 18,000 schools nationwide.
Montgomery had two more public schools recognized with Bronze Awards on the list - Booker T. Washington Magnet High School and Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School.
Newsweek magazine's list of the 1300 Top Public High Schools in America ranks Montgomery's Loveless High School in the top 2%, ahead of Auburn, Homewood, Hoover and Huntsville area public high schools. And, the White House selected only two Presidential Scholars from Alabama this year, one of them is Jacinth Greywoode, a Montgomery Public Schools graduate.
People around the country are talking about Montgomery Public Schools, ..... and it's time for all of us who live in Montgomery and throughout the River Region to be talking about them, too.