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WEST ALABAMA HEROES: Ladarius Tabb's torrid start continues for Alabama ...
Jan 28, 2015 • Tuscaloosa News (subscription)Alabama junior forward Jimmie Taylor (Greensboro High School) averaged threepoints, 3.5 rebounds and three blocked shots in a pair of games against Arkansas and Auburn. Alabama A&M junior guard Ladarius Tabb (Francis Marion High School) recorded ... More
Programs connect UA to Marion
Oct 14, 2014 • The Crimson WhileBy taking Hackberry Lane to McFarland Boulevard and driving east bound for 27 miles, and then taking AL 5 South for 23.5 miles, one will wind up in Marion, Alabama. Counting back roads and all, the drive totals 57 miles. The Honors College works to ... More
UA's 57 Miles Sends Freshmen to Service Projects in Marion
Sep 30, 2014 • UA NewsIn addition to the Oct. 4 event, 57 Miles is planning a follow-up Afternoon of Service Saturday, Oct. 25, at Francis Marion High School in Marion. Founded in the summer of 2013, 57 Miles is a campus-community partnership between The University of ... More
Thousands of Alabama Students Applying to College this Week
Oct 29, 2014 • Alabama's News LeaderLast year, two of the pilot schools – Pickens County High School and Francis Marion High School – had 100 percent of their seniors to apply for college. Both of these schools are working hard to repeat this great accomplishment again this year. More
Boyfriend charged in the murder of his girlfriend
May 19, 2014 • Selma Times-JournalThe Alabama Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident. “It was a messy, violent situation that turned fatal,” Jackson said. “The victim was a very well-liked person.” Smith was a graduate of Francis Marion High School and Marion Military ... More
Alabama Releases New Failing Schools List
Jan 16, 2014 • Alabama Public RadioThe Alabama Department of Education has announced the new list of failing public schools, where students can transfer to other non-failing public schools or to private schools. The department says five schools were added to the new list. They are ... More
A look at the demographics of Alabama's new list of failing schools
Jan 22, 2014 • al.com (blog)Alabama's list of failing schools didn't change that much, nor did the demographic makeup of those schools. They remain consistently poor and nearly always majority black. Last week the state released a new list, branding about 5 percent of the state's ... More
State education officials push students toward college, predicting 1800 will ...
Nov 4, 2013 • al.com (blog)MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- State education officials predict more than 1,800 high school students will participate in the first Alabama College Application Week. The new state initiative started today and will run through Nov. 8 with the goal of getting ... More
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