Winfield Board of Education

Board, city teaming up for new auditorium

WINFIELD - The Winfield City Schools Board of Education and The City of Winfield discussed plans to fund and build a new auditorium during a regular Board of Education meeting at Winfield Middle School on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Winfield Mayor Randy Price and District 17 State Rep. Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, were in attendance to discuss the project with board members.
Price stated that the plan is to build a new auditorium and incorporate new administrative offices for  both the Winfield BOE and the employees for the City of Winfield.

McGaha honored during board meeting

WINFIELD -  The Winfield City Schools Board of Education honored the late Ray McGaha and announced that they have begun placing gold memorial placards on seats in the football, baseball and softball fields to honor the memory of McGaha.
Board members took the time to remember McGaha stating that he always made sure to take care of students when they needed help and encourage those attending the school.

Reeves honored during meeting

WINFIELD -  Winfield City High School will rename their track at the Winfield City Schools track complex to the Coach Steve Reeves Track after the Winfield City Schools Board of  Education unanimously approved of Superintendent Chris Cook’s recommendation to do so.
This track is being named to honor long-standing Winfield City Schools sports coach Steve Reeves.

Winfield board honors McGaha, Brasher

Winfield Superintendent of Education Chris Cook is shown holding a plaque honoring the late Ray McGaha for his years of service to the Winfield City School system. During the meeting, the board also honored former superintendent Dale Brasher.

WINFIELD - Winfield Middle School will honor former superintendent of education Dale Brasher and the late Ray McGaha for their years of service  to the Winfield City School System.
During a meeting held on Tuesday, March 10, the Winfield Board of Education unanimously approved superintendent Chris Cook’s proposal to rename the Winfield Middle School gymnasium as the Dale Brasher Gymnasium and will place gold placards on seats in the football, baseball and softball fields to honor the memory of McGaha.

Boiler malfunction closes Winfield schools

Heating ductwork is shown branching out to Winfield Elementary School from two mobile boiler trailers rented from a company in Louisville, Ky. The units will temporarily provide heat for the school as its boiler has failed.

WINFIELD - A heating malfunction resulted in all of Winfield City Schools being postponed and delayed last Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 12 and 13.
Many schools across north Alabama announced closures early last week due to wintery conditions. However, the Winfield closures were due to more complex—and costly—circumstances.

Board votes to contract directly with Apple to lease iPads

WINFIELD - The Winfield City Board of Education has voted to lease 100 iPads directly from Apple Inc. for the price of $10,280 per year for three years.
The decision was voted on unanimously at the board’s Tuesday, Oct. 8, meeting.
Apple is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.