Back to School

Hoover Teachers given nearly $50,000 in grants for new classroom programs

Record number of grants given to Hoover teachers to implement innovative new programs in the classroom

Local event provides community with health screening and school supplies

  Birmingham City Schools reminding parents to register kids

  Youth mental health first aid training at Homewood City Schools

  Taylorville primary hosts back to school rally

Therapist urges parents to watch for signs of bullying in school

Homewood Police Dept. stepping up patrols for back-to-school traffic

Continued Coverage

Renovations at Homewood High School finished in time for back-to-school

  Alabaster City Schools superintendent welcomes students back

Jefferson county sheriff’s deputies training to serve as school resource officers

  Hoover’s superintendent shows off her playground skills

New school reduces overcrowding in some Tuscaloosa County Schools

  Study shows child parking lot injuries are on the rise

  Having fun and learning this school year

Having fun while learning and doing homework this school year.

  FIRST ALERT: Tips to avoid back-to-school traffic

The WBRC FOX6 News app's traffic map provides up-to-date information on any accidents or delays that could affect your commute.

  Birmingham City Schools urging parents to register students before the first day of class

Birmingham City Schools urging parents to register students before the first day of class to avoid long lines.

  State troopers offer safety tips for driving to school

State troopers offer safety advice to young drivers before the start of school

  Cullman Co. Schools transportation director calls stop arm violations an ‘epidemic’

  Anniston students, superintendent begin new school year

  Alabaster moves two schools - that means new bus routes

Birmingham students get ready to go back to school

  Do you know rules for school bus zone safety?

New pre-k classrooms open, but advocates still want to cut down wait lists

Florence schools warning parents about truancy

If a child has more than a dozen unexcused days off from school, the parents of that student could go to jail. When a child has five unexcused absences, the school notifies the parents.

Birmingham City Schools preparing for start of classes

BIrmingham CIty are preparing for a successful school year.

Teachers finding new ways to raise money for classroom supplies

Teachers are searching for ways to make sure no student goes without.

Rutledge Middle School delays first day of school to address mold

Midfield city officials work to address surface mold as back to school approaches

  The power of pre-K

That initial year of school before kindergarten is more than a transition period, and it can be super constructive in the building blocks of brain development.

Parker HS band students ‘ecstatic’ to show off new uniforms

New school year, new band uniforms.

  SROs getting ready for new school year

In just a few days, the back to school season gets underway. Everybody’s getting ready for another school year, including school resource officers.

2019-2020 start dates for Central Alabama school systems

Check below to see the start dates for your area!

Stuff the Bus with school supplies on August 3

Visit your local Walmart in Central Alabama and donate school supplies to help more children start the school year off right. Once you stock up on everything for your kids’ classroom, pick up a few extra supplies and donate them to the on-site Salvation Army bus.

  Where to look for deals on school supplies

The sales tax-free weekend has come and gone, and the clock is ticking to get all your children’s school supplies.

Box Tops for Education Program is going digital

The Box Tops for Education program is going digital with a new mobile app which will allow parents to scan their store receipt and earn money for their kiddo’s school!

  Leeds High School students are welcomed back to school with new cell phone policy

Students need to be aware of cell phone policies, as they head back to school.

  Long school waitlists for pre-K students

School systems in Jefferson County are getting ready for the new school year.