Schools that have students wear masks and follow certain COVID-19 protocols won’t have to send home children exposed to the coronavirus, according to recent guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
The Alabama State Department of Education is upping its teacher recruitment efforts with a $3 million media and marketing contract with Big Communications in Birmingham.
The Alabama Department of Public Health released new back to school guidance today, which echoes The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation to universally mask.
The event will start at 4 p.m. today, and can be viewed live on the Medical Association’s Facebook page. The public will be able to submit questions about vaccinating students, masks and how students can protect themselves.
ODENVILLE — While St. Clair County Schools are looking to return to its regular routine come the 2021-22 school year, there are still uncertainties that lie as new variants of COVID-19 have begun to spread.
Alabama’s K-12 schools have about $2.02 billion coming in from the American Rescue Plan Act that schools will be able to spend over the next three years.
RAGLAND — Residents from the city of Ragland came together for the second time July 8 to discuss the possibility of a special election later in the year to raise property taxes.
The students in Cindy Harper’s nutrition classes at the Pell City Boys and Girls Club have been getting a taste of fresh fruit and vegetables this summer.
State Superintendent Eric Mackey on Friday said there will be no push from the state department to require students or staff to wear masks when schools resume next month.
ODENVILLE — The St. Clair County Board of Education met for a called board meeting July 1 to discuss certain routine items. During the meeting, the board:
ASHVILLE -- Residents and members of the Ashville City Council met last Tuesday with members of the St. Clair County Board of Education to discuss the possibility of implementing a new property tax to benefit the city’s schools.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended free speech protection to a high school student who was disciplined for a social media post critical of her school.
ODENVILLE — The St. Clair County Board of Education addressed concerns over hiring outsiders to fill internal openings within the school system during its regular meeting Tuesday.
MOODY — The Key Club of Crossroads Christian School, sponsored by the Moody Kiwanis Club, recently ended an incredible year of service and fundraising.
Odenville Middle School has named Brad Hall as its 2020-21 Teacher of the Year and Deb Parsons as its 2020-21 Support Staff of the Year.
Gov. Kay Ivey is being asked to veto a bill approved Monday to delay until 2024 a requirement that third grade students who can't read proficiently must repeat the grade.
On April 27, Ashville High School held its annual “Super Seven” banquet to recognize the top students in each class. St. Clair County Board of Education Vice President Marie Manning, who created the banquet, was this year’s keynote speaker.
More progress was made on both state budgets on Tuesday, closing in on a final vote for both during the last days of the Alabama Legislature's 2021 regular session.
The St. Clair County Farmers Federation was unable to host their annual Farm-City Banquet last November because of the pandemic. Farm-City Week was celebrated Nov. 20-26, 2020. "Sweet Grown Alabama" was chosen as the theme.