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Care, compassion between nurse and student

“She was the school nurse; I was a 5-year-old diabetic. Naturally, we became best friends,” Kathryn Clemmons wrote in an essay that would win her ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, August 18, 2014 12:22 pm

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PHS students finding their way

“Do you know where Miss Borland’s room is?” Distressed and lost, PHS freshman Morgan Whitman needed to be pointed in the right direction. Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, August 11, 2014 2:08 pm

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Sweating to the beat

“Okay, remember that we’re not every man, woman and child for themselves out here, please look out for the folks around you,” shouted Pelham High ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, August 4, 2014 11:50 am

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Change in the making at PHS

“I have something for you tonight,” said Rebecca Burnett. My dear friend, who recently suffered the sudden passing of her mother had come out to ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, July 28, 2014 8:54 am

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Pelham schools now live

“We have a phone that we can call out on, but we can’t get incoming calls yet,” said Marylou Russell when she hung up the ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, July 21, 2014 2:15 pm

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Football season starts early in Pelham

“Who is handling hospitality?” asked Bridgette Dodson. Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, July 14, 2014 4:58 pm

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Caretakers of precious cargo

“We’re driving someone’s loved ones—never forget that,” Steven Terry of the Alabama Department of Education, Pupil Transportation Division said. Terry conducted a training meeting on ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, July 7, 2014 9:36 am

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Ballantrae celebrates a decade

“When my partner Billy Fuller and I first visited Pelham, met the mayor and looked at the land designated for the golf course, we knew ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Tuesday, July 1, 2014 2:24 pm

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Have pride in PHS

“From five people in an empty room,” Pelham City Schools Board of Education President Rick Rhoades began as he spoke following the introduction of new ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:14 am

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Ready for the celebration

“Thanks for the letter, Mrs. Nolen. I want to volunteer at Pelhambration this summer too.” Multiple students made this remark when picking up their service ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, June 16, 2014 3:33 pm

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Keeping cool at Kai’s Koffee

“We’re open all day from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,” Kai Smith said. “I have a large group of customers who come by for their ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, June 9, 2014 2:20 pm

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Helena, Pelham forever connected

The last days of school for teachers are hectic—even after students have gone. Grades must be completed. Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, June 2, 2014 4:06 pm

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Pelham’s class of Compassion

“What I love about our class is that we’re all on the same team,” PHS Class President Jessica Lingle said during her graduation welcome speech. ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:16 am

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Lit Mag goes down to the wire

“Are we sure that’s the title? Is that the right word?” Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, May 19, 2014 3:53 pm

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Literary lessons that echo

“Amazing,” echoes a small voice from far below. Eric’s response to discovering that Pelham High School students would be writing books for his first grade ... Read more

by Connie Nolen, Monday, May 12, 2014 3:06 pm

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