Monthly Archives: June 2014

Judge Looks Into Huntsville Grad Rates, AP Courses and Racial Breakdowns.

Lawyers for the Huntsville school board added hundreds and hundreds of docu­ments to the city’s ever-growing desegrega­tion court file. But Huntsville didn’t volunteer the info. And the U.S. Department of Justice didn’t demand it either. Instead, Huntsville has been fulfilling … Continue reading

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Desegregation judge looks at private school attendance in Huntsville

Two weeks after the courtroom showdown between Huntsville and the federal government, the judge opted to ask for more information and lots of it. U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala asked Huntsville City Schools for more data on test scores and … Continue reading

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WHCAA Death Announcement- Ms. Shirley Ann Gurley

Shirley Ann Gurley (WHCHS Class of  1965) passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014. Shirley’s career began with the Community Action Agency and she worked for the City of Huntsville as a Court Referral Officer until she became ill. Shirley was … Continue reading

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Desegregation judge looks into Huntsville grad rates, AP courses, racial breakdowns

Lawyers for the Huntsville school board this week added hundreds and hundreds of documents to the city’s ever-growing desegregation court file. But Huntsville didn’t volunteer the info. And the U.S. Department of Justice didn’t demand it either. Instead, Huntsville has … Continue reading

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Councill’s ’66 graduation was the last all-black class.

“The following article was published in the Huntsville Times on July 22, 1991”   The W.H. Councill High School Class of 1966 chose “to the stars through difficulty” as its motto. For the last all-black class to graduate in Huntsville, … Continue reading

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