Tuscaloosa City Schools

TCS budget funding system-wide improvements

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Asher Redd On Tuesday, the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education held its first regular meeting since graduation, spotlighting how funds from the 2022 Fiscal Year budget were spent.…

Rainey named Northridge Middle principal

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Northridge Middle School is getting a new principal, as the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education unanimously approves James Rainey Jr. for the job. Rainey, who…

Three Tuscaloosa City Schools get national honor

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Last week, three Tuscaloosa City schools received the honor of 2022 National School of Character, joining a class of 52 winners across the country. Students and faculty of Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Elementary,…

Students showcase scientific studies Thursday

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Jacyn Abbott Two local elementary schools gave their students a chance to show off what they've learned this year Thursday evening. At Woodland Forrest Elementary it was…

Schools dismissing early: March 22, 2022

University of Alabama: The University of Alabama is suspending operations from 1 p.m. March 22 to 5 a.m. March 23. Tuscaloosa City Schools: Elementary schools (including Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools and The Alberta School of Performing Arts): Dismissing at 11:30 a.m.…

Afterschool program offers resources, hands-on support

Local nonprofit and afterschool program Lift Alabama is leading individuals forward together. Lift Alabama’s program provides resources, hands-on support and education to ensure students reach their full potential.  And best…

Lack of substitutes could spell more cancellations for schools

https://youtu.be/6qzUJ1FZC9c By WUVA 23 News Reporter Jacyn Abbott Alabama's public schools have spent the past two years struggling with in-class learning, and that's not ending anytime soon. The reason? When teachers can't come to work, there aren't enough substitutes who…

Tuscaloosa City Schools extending mask mandate another 2 weeks

Tuscaloosa City Schools is staying masks-on for at least another two weeks, the system announced today. As of Jan. 28, TCS is reporting a two-week average COVID-19 positive rate of 2.92%. The system's threshold for removing the masking requirement is…

Tuscaloosa City Schools learning virtually Monday

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Elise Anzaldua Tuscaloosa City Schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 21 and holding a virtual learning day on Monday, Jan. 24. As of Sunday, the system is scheduled to return to classrooms Tuesday, Jan. 25.…