What's the new THS property like?   
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor / ALABASTER REPORTER ALABASTER – Alabaster City Schools Operations Coordinator Dr. Jeff...
ACS Operations Coordinator Dr. Jeff Atkins drives an all-terrain vehicle through heavily wooded land off Thompson Road on July 23. The land soon will house a new high school and athletic complex. (Reporter Photo/Neal Wagner)

Brian Copes ready for new THS engineering classes   
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor / ALABASTER REPORTER ALABASTER – Thompson High School has welcomed Brian Copes “with...
Former Calera teacher Brian Copes (right) is preparing to kick off the engineering program at Thompson High School for the 2014-2015 school year. (Alabaster Reporter file photo)

Thompson's Jaalen Jones named the 2013-2014 Gatorade Alabama Boys Track Athlete of the Year   
ByJeff Sentell  |  Al.com ALABASTER, Alabama -- Thompson's Jaalen Jones capped off his high school athletic...
Thompson`s Jaalen Jones wins the Class 6A 60-meter dash during the AHSAA indoor track championships at the Crossplex in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com)