Winfield Board of Education

Council honors Pirate football team

WINFIELD - At the Tuesday, Dec. 4, Winfield City Council meeting, the council approved a joint resolution with the Winfield Board of Education, recognizing the Winfield Pirate varsity football team that was presented to the team at the Dec. 11 Pirates’ girls varsity basketball home game.
This resolution commended the team for its excellent performance during the 2018 football season, in which the team had an 11 - 0 season record.
The Pirates won the Region IV championship, the Marion County championship and the West Alabama Conference championship.

Davis’ official resignation accepted

WINFIELD - Former Winfield Superintendent of Education Dr. Keith Davis has accepted the position as superintendent of Sheffield schools.
Davis was selected for the job on Dec. 3 and officially filed his letter of resignation as Winfield Board of Education “administrative officer” for it to be accepted during the Winfield Board of Education’s special-called meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Davis chosen as Sheffield superintendent

SHEFFIELD - Former Winfield Superintendent of Education Dr. Keith Davis was selected as the next superintendent for Sheffield schools on Monday, Dec. 3.
Davis, who resigned under pressure from the superintendent position in Winfield City Schools on July 17, has been serving as the first administrative officer for Winfield.
The Sheffield School System has had a vacancy left by its former superintendent of education Dr. Keith Langford, who vacated the position in early August.

Long-time debt paid off on Oct. 1

WINFIELD - In what can only be considered as a long-awaited pay-off, the Winfield Board of Education relieved itself of a significant financial burden with a final payment of $334,290.
The high school bond issue was created when the high school was built.
The debt was paid on Oct. 1, freeing up some of the school system’s resources.
With the new fiscal year approaching, the Winfield Board of Education conducted two public budget hearings on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Cook named superintendent

Chris Cook

WINFIELD - The Winfield Board of Education named Chris Cook, currently the Marion County Board of Education Central Office Supervisor, as the next superintendent of education for the Winfield City School System on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Superintendent candidates named

WINFIELD - Culminating a nearly three-month-long search, the names of the five candidates under consideration for the Winfield Superintendent of Education position were released at a board work session on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
The Alabama Association of School Boards has assisted the Winfield Board of Education in its  search for a new superintendent since Tuesday, July 17.

System heading in good direction, survey says; 332 participate

WINFIELD- According to a recent study done on behalf of the Winfield Board of Education,  55 percent of stakeholders believe that the school system is headed in a good direction.
The study also suggests that the majority of constituents are indifferent as to whether or not the Winfield Board of Education should hire its new superintendent from outside or within the system.

Board updates superintendent qualifications

WINFIELD - During  a special-called meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Winfield Board of Education updated its qualifications for the superintendent position and approved an expected salary range for the position of between $120,000 and $130,000.
In the previous meeting, board president James Garner told the board that the language of the superintendent qualifications needed to be updated in order to meet legal requirements. The called meeting was to approve these changes before the posting of the superintendent position.