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  • The Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) will be administered June 12-15, 2017. (Click this title for details)

    The AHSGE will be administered only to former Alabama public school students who completed all courses and/or credits needed for graduation before exiting school but did not pass all required sections of the test.  If an examinee did not complete all courses and credits needed for graduation before exiting school, that examinee will NOT be eligible to test until he or she completes all requirements.  An official copy of each registered examinee’s transcript showing that all courses/credits for the high school diploma have been met must be submitted to the Office of Assessment & Accountability no later than May 26, 2017.  Transcripts (fee required) may be obtained from Data Management (205) 752-0471.

    For more information, please contact Cheryl Wallace, Director of Assessment at (205) 342-2743 or cwallace@tcss.net.

     

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  • The Alabama Non-Traditional High School Diploma Option (HSDO) Program has been designed through a partnership between the Adult Education Department of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) and the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE).
     
    The HSDO Program is designed for Alabama public school students who have previously dropped out of the traditional high school setting or for students who have completed all of the required credits needed for graduation but were unsuccessful in completing one or more sections of the Alabama High School Graduation Examination.
     
    For more information please visit the Community Links which may be found in the Student/Parent Info section of our website and select the Alabama Non-Traditional High School Diploma Option (HSDO) Program.
     

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  • Achieve Alabama Scholarship Portalwww.achievealabama.org
    Helping connect students throughout the State of Alabama with the school that best fits their needs and the scholarship opportunities that will enable them to pursue their goals and dreams.

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  • Tuscaloosa County Schools has a new mobile app available in the Itunes app store and the Google app store. Search for Tuscaloosa County Schools to download the app on your phone or tablet.

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  • Click the link below to go to the 2016-17 Child Nutrition Program Online Lunch Application page:

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Announcements

  • Students at Taylorvile Primary get to have a DANCE BREAK with Principal Kay Kay Criss because they had exemplary behavior for the entire week.

    TPS Dance Break for students with exemplary behavior.

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  • Bus Drivers Needed Ad

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  • Erin's Law (Act 2015-456)

    Governor Robert Bentley signed Erin’s Law (Act 2015-456) on June 11, 2015, which requires all K-12 public schools to establish a child sexual abuse prevention instructional program for students in pre-K through twelfth grade.
     
    Erin’s Law is an important piece of legislation because
    ·         Every six minutes a child is sexually assaulted in the United States.
    ·         One in four girls and one in six boys are sexually assaulted before age eighteen.
    ·         Ninety-three percent of children know their abuser.
    ·         Only one in ten sexually abused children tell someone.
    ·         There are forty-two million sexual abuse survivors in America; three million are children.
     
    Erin’s Law is named after childhood sexual assault survivor, author, speaker and activist Erin Merryn, who is the founder and President of Erin’s Law, which is registered with the State of Illinois and the IRS as a 501 (c)(4) non-profit social welfare organization.  During her senior year in high school, Erin began her crusade to end the silence and shame around sexual abuse.
     
    The intent around Erin’s Law is to shatter the silence and stigma around child sexual abuse, and to educate children and empower them to recognize and report abuse.
     
    Erin’s Law requires that all public schools in each state implement a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program which teaches:
    Students in pre-K through twelfth grade, age-appropriate techniques to recognize child sexual abuse and tell a trusted adult.
    School personnel all about child sexual abuse.
    Parents and guardians the warning signs of child sexual abuse.  In addition, they learn about the assistance, referral and/or resource information available to support sexually abused children and their families.
     
    Education in our schools is an effective method for empowering our children in order to prevent them from falling prey to sexual abuse or from staying silent if it does occur.


     

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  • To Vote for West Alabama's Amazing Teachers go to Tuscaloosanews.com/contest

    Click the image to see the full flyer.


     

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  • Child Find

    The Tuscaloosa County Schools are attempting to find and identify individuals from birth to 21 years of age who have disabilities or are suspected to have disabilities and are in need of special education services.

    Child Find is a program designed by the State Department of Education and the Department of Rehabilitation Services to help those who are in need of special education services.

    Parents of disabled children or anyone knowledgeable of disabled children who may need special education services should contact the Child Find Coordinator in the Special Education Department (205) 342-2756 or call 1-800-392-8020 for ages 3 through 21 or 1-800-543-3098 from birth until 2 years of age.  For more information you may also contact the Alabama Relay Service at 1-800-548-2547.


     

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  • Flu Shots Wellness Screening TCSS 2017

     If you do not do the Wellness Screening at one of our schools, please download this form (click) and take it to your doctor to fill out and send to PEEHIP.

     

     


     

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