In the Loop

January 11, 2021

Trussville City Schools

113 North Chalkville Road, Trussville, AL 35173

(205) 228-3000

Email Sandra Vernon for assistance

Follow Trussville City Schools Facebook web page

Follow Trussville City Schools Twitter web page



Christiana Callens, 5th grade student from Magnolia Elementary School, is the TCS District Spelling Bee Champion! Congratulations!

picture of Christiana holding the trophy

Great Job Students in the District Spelling Bee!

four spelling bee contestants

District Level Spelling Bee Contestants pictured above from left to right: Braxton Bennefield, HTMS; Lauren Melton, PES; Christiana Callens, MES; Ford Rotenberry, CES


Masks continue as a requirement in schools through January 22, 2021.


Trussville City Schools Groundbreaking Ceremony for a Central Office Building....a great time of celebration!

rendering of new central office building


Congratulations to the TCS Bus Drivers of the Year!

Congrats to our TCS Bus Drivers of the Year Winners!

Elementary- Roger McElroy who drives bus 20-04 for PES.

Secondary- Les Beecham and is aided by Sheila Jones on bus 09-01 for HTHS.

Pictured Roger McElroy

picture of Roger McElroy holding his certificate

Pictured Lee Beecham

Picture of Les Beecham holding certificate

Pictured Sheila Jones

picture of Sheila Jones holding certificate


Paine Elementary celebrated their SRO, Officer Ron Bowen. We appreciate him and our Trussville PD so much!

SRO Bowen in front of wall of thank yous


Cahaba Elementary Team Member of the Month, Mrs. Stephanie Young!

picture of Stephanie Young holding the CES Team Member of the Month sign



Congratulations to the Paine Elementary November PACE and Paine Pride Award Winners! Great Job!

kindergarten students with certificates
1st grade students with certificates
teaching handing out certificates
2nd grade students holding certificates
3rd grade students holding certificates
2nd and 3rd grade students receiving their certificates
4th grade students holding their certificates
5th grade students receiving their certificates
4th and 5th grade students receiving their certificates

Hewitt-Trussville Middle School....important information

Final Yearbook Sale will be Monday January 11 - Friday January 29. No more orders will be taken after this.

Please see Mrs. Crawford in the Gym Lobby from 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. or in room 151 after 7:45.



HTMS Dance Team Flyer - information in article below

HTMS Dance Team Try-Outs

Mandatory Tryout Parent Meeting is January 25, 2021 at 5:30 pm in the HTMS Lunchroom

1 parent or guardian must attend and masks must be work

There will be a zoom option for COVID concerns

Please email Heather Cagle for details

Optional Pre-Clinic is February 16 from 3:15 - 5:00 and cost is $10.00

Clinic is February 22-25 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Tryouts are February 26, 2021

Information can be found on Mrs. Cagle's Website or you can email


HTMS Cheerleading Tryouts - info in paragraph below
HTMS Cheerleader Try-outs

There will be a mandatory Parent Meeting on Thursday, February 4 at 6:00 pm in the HTMS gym. All pertinent information regarding tryouts will be distributed at this meeting. It is required that every cheerleader trying out and one parent or guardian be at the meeting in order to be eligible to tryout. Please wear a mask and social distance in the gym.

There will be a zoom option for the meeting in cases of positive COVID 19 or quarantine.

For more information, please contact Lesley


Email head coach Lesley Muncher at

An optional pre-clinic will be held on Thursday, February 18th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Mandatory cheer clinic and tryouts will be the week of March 8th - 12th.


HTHS Color Guard and Highstepper Auditions

There is a mandatory parent meeting on February 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm at the HTHS Performing Arts Center Theatre for anyone interested in auditioning Color Guard or Highstepper at HTHS. For more information, click the link below.

picture of auxiliary  - Auxiliary Parent Meeting - February 2 at 6:30 pm in the HTHS Auditorium

Auxiliary Parent Meeting...February 2....6:30 pm....HTHS Auditorium


TCS Substitute Application Process is Open!

As we do each December/January, TCS will open the Substitute Teacher application process for a limited time. If you would like to substitute in our schools, please review the requirements below:

  • You must have a four year degree or teaching certificate to apply.
  • If you have a current Alabama teaching certificate, you do not need a substitute license.
  • The paperwork for a substitute license is contained in the application packet found on the website.

For more information and the substitute application packet, please CLICK HERE

If you have questions, please contact Becky Aydelette or 205-228-3067



Youth T-Ball League - details found in paragraph below
Youth T-Ball League registration is Januaryy1 - March 17, 2021

Registration Fee: $60.00 (does not include uniforms)

Uniforms will be purchased directly from the uniform company. More details will be sent when teams are divided

Players must turn 3 years old by December 31, 2021

No evaluations for this league

Teams are divided by TPR Staff

Coaches umpire, no scores kept

Each player needs fielding glove, t-ball bat, rubber cleats or tennis shoes

Practices begin in April. Games Begin in May

Games will be during the week (days depend on number of teams)

Questions? Email


Youth Volleyball League - details in paragraph below
Youth Volleyball League - want to learn more volleyball skills?

Registration: November 1 - January 23

Cost: $200.00 per player

One trained coach per team

Practices Start: January 31, 2021

Practices: Sundays 5:30 - 7:30 at HTHS

Ages: 9-12 and 13-14 limited to 24 players


What is included: Shirt, Ball, Coaching

Practice Dates: 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/28

Sessions include practices and games

Player will need: Tennis or Volleyball Shoes, kneepads, and water bottle

For more info

contact Drew:


Trussville Park & Rec Registration - details in paragraph below
Park & Rec Baseball Leagues

Ages 5 to 15

Practices will be in March/Games will start in April/Evaluations will be in February

Season will end in May

Games will be during the week with only 3 Saturday game s(days will depend on the number of teams)

Teams will have scheduled practices during the season

Evaluation days will be announced by February 11th

Registration is open

Early Registration until January 14th: $100

Regular Registration: January 15 -27: $110

Late Registration January 28 - February 9: $200

You can register online at

Uniforms will be purchased online after teams are formed. More information will be given closer to evaluations

Registration price DOES NOT include uniform cost.

For any questions, please email


Youth Flag Football Registration flyer - details in paragraph below
Youth Flag Football Registration

January 11-March1 online at or in person at the Civic Center

Cost $55 (does not include Jerseys)

Jerseys must be purchased by the parent in person or over the phone from Hometown Sporting Goods. The deadline to order jerseys is March 19th.

Evaluations: March 8th 6:00 pm 6U and 7:30 pm 12U

March 9 6:00 pm 8U and 7:30 pm 10U

Age cut off date is March 1, 2021

Evaluations will take place inside the red gym (601 Parkway Drive)

Practice will start March 15th and games March 27th


Soccer Flyer - details in paragraph below
Spring 2021 Soccer Registration

January 1 - 31, 2021

***No refunds will be given this season due to any unforeseen circumstances or events***


Spring Softball Registration - details in paragraph below
Park & Recreation 2021 Spring Softball Registration

Red Storm

Sign UP Today! Ages 3 through 15

Registration Dates:

12/19/20 to 1/31/21

Register online now!

If FEES are paid by 1/31/21, the registration fee is $185 for 6U - 15U. (Fees for additional players $160 discounted rate does not apply to TOTS)

Tots players registration is $75 if paid by 1/31/21

If paid between 1/31/21 and 2/5/21, 6U - 15U player registration fee is $210. (Fees for additional players $195 discounted rate does not apply to TOTS) TOTS players registration is $100 if paid between 1/31/21 - 2/5/21.

Online registration and Helpful Info @

Spring Clinics for fundamentals and PDL dates will be advertised soon. Contact Shawn Bowles at 205-718-6457 or email for any additional information.