Socially-distanced graduations held at Stanhope Elmore, Wetumpka and Holtville brought the 2019-20 school year to a close last week.
After COVID-19 restrictions shut down schools for the remainder of the school year and have continued to keep people socially distanced, Gov. Kay Ivey's announcement last week lightened restrictions and allowed for formal semi-traditional graduation ceremonies to take place.
These are the Class of 2020 graduating seniors who have been selected as Joe Sewell Award finalists. This year’s banquet, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until Tuesday, July 21.
An Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts audit of Elmore County Schools reported instances of the system's failure of properly documenting its financial matters.
Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis updated the Elmore County Board of Education on the status winding down the school year and plans for next school year.
Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis introduced Gigi Hankins as the new principal of Wetumpka Elementary School at the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Monday.
Due to the coronavirus spreading throughout the state and into Elmore County, many local businesses and organizations are taking precautionary measures by announcing closures and making other changes.
As the April 6 deadline for students to return to instruction draws near, Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis has announced several key pieces of information.
The Eclectic Observer asked Eclectic Middle School teacher Lana Hebert her thoughts and recommendations as to what parents can do to enrich their children during the extended break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
On Friday, Elmore County Schools child nutrition specialist Cacyce Davis estimated 3,500 students were given three lunches and three breakfasts intended to last the students through Sunday. This totaled 21,426 meals and included 800 students from Wetumpka Middle School, around 1,000 at Millb…
The Elmore County Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution presented by superintendent Richard Dennis that gives the school system the ability to order supplies sans the state bid system.
A teacher with the Elmore County School System has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement written by Elmore County Public Schools superintendent Richard Dennis.
Eclectic Middle School English and language arts teacher Donna Pilgrim took a chance 22 years ago and transferred to a school she knew little about.
Elmore County Technical Center students had the opportunity to hear from established and well-known employers in the area last Friday at the school’s second annual career day.
The state has closed all public schools until April 6, but Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis wants to make sure the school system is prepared if the closure lasts longer.
The principal of Millbrook Middle School was chosen by the Elmore County Board of Education to fill a newly created position within the school system starting July 1.
Elmore County hosted a graduation ceremony Monday for 18 residents who recently completed Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) courses.
Elmore County voters gave overwhelming support to incumbent Elmore County revenue commissioner Thomas "Lee" Macon IV and voted too closely to call in an Elmore County Commission race, which will now have a runoff.