CLAS Banner School

  • 2.25.2019
    Pleasant Valley High School was announced as a CLAS Banner School for their Raider Time program. This program meets a need for academic advisment to teach life and employment skills to the students, including conflict resolution, dealing with bullying, employer expectations, academic responsibilities, and college prep. View the full press release below.

    CLAS Banner School awards with Mark Proper and Dr. Jon Paul Campbell along with CLAS representatives

    Pleasant Valley High School and Weaver Elementary School also received certificates as CLAS Schools of Distinction.

    Superintendent Dr Jon Paul Campbell and Principal Mark Proper being honored as a CLAS School of Distinction
    Pleasant Valley High School - School of Distinction

    Superintendent Dr Jon Paul Campbell and Principal Summer Davis being honored as a CLAS School of Distinction
    Weaver Elementary School - School of Distinction



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  • February 25, 2019

    CLAS RECOGNIZES SCHOOLS OF DISTINCTION 
    AND ANNOUNCES 2018 BANNER SCHOOLS

    Prattville, AL:  

    CLAS recognized twenty-four Schools of Distinction across the eight State School Board Districts and announced the 2018 CLAS Banner Schools on Thursday, February 25, 2019 at an awards luncheon in Prattville, Alabama. The CLAS Banner School program was created in 2001 to recognize schools in Alabama that showcase outstanding programs and service to students. Each school was nominated for this award by their superintendent with 160 school programs nominated statewide.

    Alma Bryant High School of Mobile County Schools, Robert E. Lee Elementary School of Satsuma City Schools, and Tanner Williams Elementary School of Mobile County Schools were selected as CLAS Schools of Distinction from State School Board District 1 with Alma Bryant High School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    From State School Board District 2, Beverlye Magnet School, Montana Street Magnet School, and Selma Street Elementary School of Dothan City Schools were recognized as CLAS Schools of Distinction with Beverlye Magnet School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    CLAS Schools of Distinction from State School Board District 3 included B.B. Comer Memorial High School of Talladega County Schools, Hoover High School of Hoover City Schools, and Munford Elementary School of Talladega County Schools with Hoover High School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    Buhl Elementary School of Tuscaloosa County Schools, Central High School of Tuscaloosa City Schools, and Hillcrest High School, of Tuscaloosa County Schools were selected as 2018 CLAS Schools of Distinction from State School Board District 4 with Central High School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    From State School Board District 5, George Washington Carver Elementary School of Macon County Schools,  Satsuma High School of Satsuma City Schools, and Westside Elementary School of Demopolis City Schools were selected as 2018 CLAS Schools of Distinction with George Washington Carver Elementary School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    CLAS Schools of Distinction from State School Board District 6 included Morgan County Schools Technology Park of Morgan County Schools, Pleasant Valley High School of Calhoun County Schools, and Weaver Elementary School of Calhoun County Schools with Pleasant Valley High School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    Florence High School of Florence City Schools, Leeds High School of Leeds City Schools, and Verner Elementary School of Tuscaloosa City Schools were selected as 2018 CLAS Schools of Distinction from State School Board District 7 with Leeds High School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    From State School Board District 8, Bob Jones High School of Madison City Schools, John S. Jones Elementary School of Etowah County Schools, and SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary School of Athens City Schools were selected as 2018 CLAS Schools of Distinction with SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary School named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School.

    “Congratulations to these wonderful Alabama public schools which provide excellent examples of the significant learning opportunities taking place in public education in Alabama.  Further, the stakeholders at every school are to be commended for striving for excellence daily,” comments Vic Wilson, Ed.D., executive director of the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS).

    This program would not be possible without its generous sponsors. LEAN Frog is the program’s Keystone Partner and Foundation Partners are American Fidelity Assurance, Classworks, Curriculum Associates, Edgenuity, and PowerSchool. CLAS appreciates its sponsors for the invaluable support of the CLAS Banner School Awards Program.

    About CLAS: CLAS, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools was founded in 1969 by a small group of school leaders to provide targeted professional development and support for Alabama’s public school administrators.  CLAS now serves ten affiliates representing each type of public school/school system leader.  CLAS provides the framework to connect dedicated school administrators and other successful leaders with a network for professional growth and support.  CLAS is the premier professional learning provider for administrators in public schools in the state of Alabama.