Echols Middle School

Contact Info.
Phone #
(205) 342-2884
Fax # 
(205) 339-1064
2701 Echols Avenue
Northport, AL 35476


  • The STI HOME component of INOW is now available for use by parents and students. From this point forward the program will be known as INOW Parent Portal. To use the program you must first obtain a user name and password, which can be picked up at the school. To access the program, go to For detailed instructions on how to access INOW Parent Portal click here, and choose parent.

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Morning Announcements



    1.     8th grade students interested in the teen leadership program at CHOM this summer need to pick up an application packet in the counselor suite. Applications are due no later than April 28. This is a volunteer opportunity for teen leaders to represent the museum, interact with visitors and assist behind the scenes.

    2.     Any student planning on trying out for a sport for the Fall of 2014-2015 school year will need to have an up to date physical before trying out. ALL physicals are to be turned in to Mrs. Randolph in the school office.

    3.     Collection for pop tops ends Wednesday, April 30th. Each grade level, the first period class that collects the most pop tops will win breakfast and attendance in the SGA fieldtrip to Desoto Caverns in May. You SGA representative have some additional information.

    4.     TCHS Boys Basketball try-outs for all 8th grade boys will be Monday, April 21st at 3:30pm in the TCHS gym. In order to try out you must sign up with Coach Brent Rogers by Wednesday, April 16th. Updated physicals must be handed to the TCHS coach on April 21st before you can tryout on that day.

    5.     Sign-ups for next year’s Echols cross country team are going on now. Any student interested in trying out for cross country needs to see Mrs. Harvey in the library to sign up and get an information packet.

    6.     Buy your yearbook now, we only have about 50 yearbooks.  Bring $45 to Mrs. Prater. 

    7.     Any 6th or 7th grade boy interested in trying out for basketball needs to sign up with Coach B. Rogers in the gym. Tryouts will be held Wednesday, April 30 - Friday, May 1. Deadline to sign-up is Wednesday, April 23.

    8.     Volleyball Clinic for upcoming 7th and 8th graders will be Monday, April 21st beginning at 3:00 until 5:00. Upcoming 7th graders will try out Tuesday, April 22nd and upcoming 8th graders will try out Wednesday, April 23rd. Both tryout days will begin at 3:00 and end at 5:00.

    9.     Girls Basketball tryouts will be held Thursday, April 24th and Friday, April 25th beginning at 3:00 and ending at 4:30.

    10. TCHS Volleyball tryouts will be Tuesday, April 29th. You will need to give an up-to-date physical to the TCHS Volleyball Coach before trying out. Tryouts will begin at 4:00pm in the TCHS gym.

    11. Peer Partner applications may be picked up in the office.

    12. Applications for Publications may be picked up in the office.



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    Flu Season Is Here
       The flu season has arrived in Tuscaloosa, and the Tuscaloosa County School System is working to protect its students and employees.

       The Tuscaloosa News has reported that flu cases are rising in Tuscaloosa. The TCSS Health Services department encourages parents and family members of all students to read the attached letter and to follow its instructions to help keep students as healthy as possible and to prevent the spreading of flu germs.

    Too Sick for School?

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  • Notice to Tuscaloosa County School System Families:
    Along with maintaining our instructional program, student safety remains as our greatest concern. In times of threatening conditions due to severe weather, we have developed a plan throughout the Tuscaloosa County School System to allow for a delayed opening of school. If such action is required, the time for the opening of school will be announced through all normal media outlets, system website, and parent notification system. Bus transportation schedules will be adjusted to allow for the delay and breakfast will be offered upon students' arrival to school. Schools will follow their regular afternoon dismissal plan.  If absences are related due to severe weather, please contact your local school administrators.
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