First Grade implemented standards based report cards. Now, kindergarten and first grade utilize standards based report cards to align assessment with Alabama College and Career Ready Standards.
Many of our students and staff were recognized in the community this year. Kelly Pinkard, CCPS reading coach, was named to the Athens State Regional In service Board. Mrs. Lanie Williamson was the CCPS teacher of the year for 2014-2015. Mrs. Rutherford’s class won the Paint the Town Poster contest sponsored by the Cullman Chamber of Commerce for the k-2 division. Ms. Erica Rutherford, kindergarten teacher at CCPS is a University of Alabama Fellow.
Mrs. Kelly Pinkard, CCPS curriculum coach, was one of 50 educators across the state to be chosen to attend Alabama's Shelton Multi-sensory Structured Language Education Training program that is dedicated to understanding Dyslexia and other related language disorders.
Cullman City Primary School won the Chamber of Commerce quarterly award in the large landscape division.
CCPS students donated 238 books to CRMC Books for Babies campaign, sponsored through Reading Rainbow Council, which is a local affiliate for ARA and IRA.
CCPS received third place in the state for their PALS scrapbook.
Cullman City Primary School won First Place in the PALS Scrapbook division for Cullman County.
CCPS students broke their record collected an AMAZING $4,045.65 for the St. Jude Research Hospital!! The top fundraisers were Noah Casey and Bailey Nolan. Noah raised $560.00 and Bailey Nolan raised $925.00 for St. Jude’s!
This year two students represented Cullman City Primary School in the State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit. First grade students Scott Buchanan and Walsh Britt displayed their art-work at the Old Supreme Court Library of the Alabama State Capitol.
The Veteran’s Day celebration at CCPS honored 160 Veterans and their families!
- Mrs. Anita Moore was named CCPS Teacher of the Year.
- CCPS installed safely bollards in front of the school student traffic area.
- Officer Dave joined our staff as our on campus Resource Officer.
- CCPS hosted a two week summer reading camp to 48 students. First United Methodist Church assisted with transportation and CCPS PTO provided daily snacks.
- CCPS received 1st place in the PALS Clean Campus contest.
- CCPS earned a Beautification award from the Chamber of Commerce.
- CCPS earned 2nd place in the farm city display contest
- CCPS earned a Beautification award from the Chamber of Commerce
- CCPS earned 2nd place in the Cullman County Clean Campus
- Ms. Priscilla Garrison was named CCPS teacher of the year and CCS elementary teacher of the year
- CCPS earned state wide Honorable Mention for the PALS Clean Campus
- CCPS had two first grade students, Isaac Jones and Joseph Mahler, qualify as finalists for the Farm-City Poster contest
- A team of CCPS teachers presented at the Alabama Reading Conference
- The Marbury Award technology innovation award was presented to Tricia Culpepper. This was in recognition of exceptional creativity, leadership, and instructional excellence
- CCPS earned a grant from Wal-Mart for the outdoor learning center. This grant included 250 volunteer hours and a monetary donation
- Ms. Grier’s class raised $646 for Heifer International Read to Feed. They were able to sponsor 4 families with llamas that will provide income for a year in South America
- First grade students Andrea Austin and Saley Winn have been chosen for the State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit. The exhibit of student artwork was on public display in the Old Supreme Court Library of the Alabama State Capitol between February 7-22, 2013
- Mikki Wallace was recognized as an outstanding reading teacher at the Rainbow Reading Council. This is the local chapter of the International Reading Association
- Emily Price won Borden Pharmacy’s Favorite Teacher Contest and won a gift basket
- Priscilla Garrison won People’s Bank Favorite Teacher Contest
- CCPS hosted a wide range of activities for families throughout the school year. We hosted pumpkin carvings for Dads, fall festival, parent picnic, Muffins for Moms and many other exciting events to encourage parent participation
CCPS won the Exemplary Reading Award for the state of Alabama.