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Winfield City Schools - Exciting News in Trying Times

Winfield City School District has long had the slogan, “A Tradition of Excellence”. During the current pandemic they continue to strive for “Excellence”. With all three schools in the district becoming STEM certified in 2017 they have added several other awards. Recently, Winfield City High School had 13% of their graduating class to make an ACT score of 30 or higher. In becoming an A+ College Ready High School and adding AP courses, WCHS is expecting that percentage to be higher in the near future. In addition, Winfield City High was ranked one of the top 20 best schools in Alabama! 

Winfield Middle School is excited to announce their new principal, Mr.Josh Gurley, a former math teacher for Winfield City High School and former assistant principal for Hubbertville School located in Fayette, Alabama. Winfield Middle School teachers have worked diligently over the summer completing A+ College Ready professional development. Winfield Middle School offers their students many elective classes including horticulture, home economics, robotics and this year has added a computer science class!

Winfield Elementary School is excited to announce a new principal as well, Major Mallory Long, United States Army Reserve. As well as a Reading Specialist, Kaye Carr. Major Long was a 6th grade math teacher for several years before becoming the assistant principal at WES during the 2019-2020 school year. Mrs. Carr has been a n elementary teacher for over 30 years at Winfield Elementary School. In addition, the Blue-Ribbon School partnered with Imagine Learning where they received the 2019-2020 Imagine Math Alabama Math Cup State Champion award!

Last, but certainly not least, the Winfield City Schools Child Nutrition Program, consisting of a CNP Director/Bookkeeper, 3 CNP Managers, and 8 CNP Employees prepared almost 50,000 curbside meals for families during the emergency school closing due to COVID-19. Numerous faculty and staff volunteered their time to handout the prepared meals each Monday. The Child Nutrition Program currently uses several bids through PACA, the milk bid, bread bid, chemical bid, and the small wares bid. PACA has always been very helpful with the bidding process. 

Mallory Long, Principle, Winfield Elementary School

Josh Gurley, Principal, Winfield Middle School