District News and Announcements

  • BOE recognized for Board Appreciation Month

    January is School Board Appreciation Month. Thank you to the ACS Board of Education for all of your support!

    Open this article to see a message to our Board of Education from the students and faculty of Thompson High School.

    Video produced by students in the TV & Film Academy at Thompson High School.



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  • New Thompson High School Open House

    An Open House for the new Thompson High School will be scheduled once the certificate of occupancy is received from the state building inspector.

    The Open House will be scheduled prior to the students' first day of classes at the new school.



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  • Police Explorers

    Interested in working in law enforcement after high school?

    If so, check out the Police Explorers program that is sponsored by the Alabaster Police Department and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

    For more information, click here.




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  • Study: ACS among safest school districts

    Multiple area school systems are among the safest in the state, according to a study recently conducted by a national website.







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  • ACS purchases $1 million in technology for new school

    Alabaster’s new high school will be outfitted with everything from interactive panels in classrooms to digital message boards in the hallways after the city’s Board of Education agreed to make $1 million in technology purchases during a July 19 meeting.




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  • Alabaster Makes 'Best Public Schools' List

    Niche.com recently released its “2017 Places with the best public schools in Alabama” list, which ranked public schools based on state test scores, graduation rates, SAT or ACT scores, teacher quality and student and parent reviews. Alabaster came in at No. 14 on the list.

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  • What’s the latest on the new high school?

    Contractors will hit a few major milestones in the construction of Alabaster’s new high school campus over the next few weeks, and are “100 percent committed” to have the project done in time to open for the second half of the 2017-2018 school year, the construction manager told the city’s Board of Education on July 19.

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  • Alabaster City named as a District of Distinction

    In its July edition, District Administration magazine has honored 24 more school districts as Districts of Distinction. This is the sixth round of honorees in this national recognition program, which began in November 2014. Alabaster City Schools was one of the 24 school systems nationwide chosen to receive this honor.

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  • Alabaster City Schools Partners with Shelby County Organizations for Compact 2020

    Alabaster City Schools is proud to partner with the Shelby County District Attorneys' Office and the Shelby County Commission's "Compact 2020". Alabaster City Schools is proud to partner with the Shelby County District Attorneys' Office and the Shelby County Commission's "Compact 2020". Through Compact 2020, Alabaster City Schools will post weekly educational videos for parents.

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