Chelsea Schools



Chelsea Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Chelsea High School celebrated its Class of 2017 with a ceremony on May 24, 2017 at Samford University's Pete Hanna Center. more

May 25, 2017 2:42 AM Chelsea Schools


Map courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Children in a few Chelsea neighborhoods will ride different school buses and walk different hallways in August, as the school system rezones to reduce overcrowding at Chelsea Park Elementary. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:25 PM Chelsea Schools


Photos by Kyle Parmley.

Chelsea High School is growing, and not just in student population numbers. In early March, construction started on an addition to the school that will house 21 classrooms and one science lab. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:39 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo courtesy of Eric St. John.

Two local high schools competed and placed in the 76th Walter Trumbauer Secondary Theatre Festival at UNA. It featured more than 100 schools across the state and more than 2,000 students competing in one-act plays. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:48 PM Chelsea Schools

Chelsea City Council

Erica Techo

The students of Out of the Blue, Chelsea High School’s show choir, are raising money for risers, classroom equipment, trips, uniforms/costumes and choir fees. more

Jan 19, 2017 11:34 PM Chelsea Schools


Erica Techo

Robert Kirk, an environmental science teacher at Chelsea High School, has brought the concepts of popular escape rooms into his lesson plans. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:27 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo courtesy of Carol Robbins.

Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Shelby County Fair was an anticipated day for the fifth-grade student council members at Mt Laurel Elementary School. more

Nov 21, 2016 9:54 PM Chelsea Schools


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Mt Laurel Elementary School is once again hosting its Turkey Trot one-mile fun run and 5K. more

Oct 25, 2016 6:17 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo by Erica Techo.

Chelsea High School students chose to “Go Gold” for the month of September. more

Oct 25, 2016 6:15 PM Chelsea Schools

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Erica Techo

Chelsea High School peer helpers presented a $2,000 check to aTeam Ministries and a $2,000 check to Children’s Hospital. more

Oct 4, 2016 5:23 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

New band director ready to make great spirit even greater. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:31 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo by Erica Techo.

A Chelsea High School student’s design made it to the runway in the finals for Birmingham Fashion Week’s Rising Design Star challenge. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:11 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo courtesy of Jan Corbett.

The Shelby County Drug Free Coalition will sponsor a parent summit on substance abuse for Chelsea schools Sept.12 at 6 p.m. at the Chelsea High School Auditorium. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:22 PM Chelsea Schools


Courtesy of Donna Bowles

As one of the year’s first fundraisers, for $20, seniors and juniors are able to paint and customize their parking spots. more

Aug 11, 2016 4:07 PM Chelsea Schools


Photos by Erica Techo.

The Chelsea High School cafeteria was filled with teachers, staff members, PTO volunteers and a few students after an early release on May 26. more

Jun 21, 2016 8:21 PM Chelsea Schools

Morgan Bramblett, a senior at Chelsea High School, was recently awarded the DAR Good Citizen Award by the Lily of the Cahaba Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. more

Jun 21, 2016 8:18 PM Chelsea Schools

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Erica Techo

This year’s party had two guests of honor — retiring band director Dane Lawley and teacher Carlene Hooper. more

May 27, 2016 4:25 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo by Kyle Parmley.

As Chelsea High School’s student population continues to grow, Shelby County Schools plans to grow the building as well. more

May 25, 2016 4:42 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo courtesy of Neely Griggs.

Ryan Adams first attended the Close Up Foundation’s Washington, D.C., program in 1997. Now an AP U.S. History teacher at Chelsea High School, Adams returned to the program with his students in November. more

Mar 23, 2016 3:22 PM Chelsea Schools

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Erica Techo

The Character in Action award is given to students who demonstrate good character and leadership abilities at their schools. more

Dec 17, 2015 6:35 PM Chelsea Schools

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