Cheryl Parliament’s eighth-grade science classes at Wetumpka Middle School will benefit from some new equipment this year thanks to a grant from the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Wetumpka Police Department arrested a 15-year-old and charged the juvenile with making terroristic threats Thursday after investigating a bomb threat that was made to Wetumpka High School via phone Thursday.
It was all fun for a serious cause as members of the Wetumpka Rotary Club cooked a pancake breakfast for the Bart Hart Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Must Stop Cafe on Saturday.
Elmore County Public Schools announced Monday its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.
The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery is sponsoring a trip to the Georgine Clarke Gallery of the Alabama State Council on the Arts in Montgomery on July 30.
Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death among teenagers with inattention the biggest factor, accounting for a third of fatalities in drivers ages 16 to 19, and a UAB study is delving deeper into the findings.
The chairman of the Educate Wetumpka Committee asked the Elmore County school board on Monday to support efforts that could lead to public referendums on raising taxes for construction of new athletic facilities in the Wetumpka and Redland school districts.
Images from Holtville High School as it held a graduation ceremony Friday night. Principal Kyle Futral proudly announced every graduate was considered college and career ready by state standards.
Images from Thursday night as Elmore County High School held its graduation ceremony. Principal Wes Rogers announced the Class of 2019 received more than $2.5 million in scholarships and four graduates will go onto serve the U.S. in the military.
Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis told the board of education at a special-called meeting Thursday the system has two possible properties to locate a middle school in Redland and the Elmore County Technical Center.
Tallassee’s Emma Grace Qiaowei Coyle and Eclectic’s James Allen Singleton Jr. have joined the elite club of those who have won the Joe Sewell Memorial Award and John Sewell Scholarship.
Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education announced 41 new classrooms will be funded through the Pre-K through 3rd Grade (P-3) Integrated Approach to Early Learning, including Wetumpka Elementary School which will receive $45,000.
Picking up children after school at Wetumpka Elementary School should be less time consuming due to the implementation of a system known as Car Rider Pro.
The Elmore County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Alabama Community Foundation, kicked off scholarship season Thursday by awarding $37,200 in scholarships to 23 Wetumpka High School seniors.
Former University of Alabama star running back Siran Stacy will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual Joe Sewell Memorial Award Banquet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Wetumpka Civic Center.
The Wetumpka Future Farmers of America Alumni Chapter is organizing an International Professional Rodeo Association-sanctioned event in Wetumpka on Friday and Saturday, alumni chapter president William Pierce said.
The Elmore County Commission had a crowd in the historic Elmore County Courthouse courtroom as it conducted business Thursday morning.
With the escalating cost of college tuition and the shrinking job market for college graduates, youths should seriously consider attending a technical school instead, Elmore County Technical Center principal Jimmy Hull said.
Elmore County Public Schools superintendent Richard Dennis confirmed Tuesday a teacher at Redland Elementary School has been placed on administrative leave after a third-grade student and parent alleged improper disciplinary action was taken against the student.
With the passing of spring break, the end of the school year is in sight. Spring assessments are in progress for our third- through eighth-graders, and high school seniors are anxiously looking forward to graduation day.
The Elmore County High School Alumni Committee recently held its 2019 ECHS Alumni Ball at The Eclectic Warehouse, using the proceeds to start a scholarship fund for seniors at ECHS.
Second-graders at Wetumpka Elementary School filled the school’s auditorium on Feb. 28 for the kickoff event of the Liberty Learning Foundation’s Super Citizens program.
When the next superintendent of the Elmore County Board of Education takes over in January 2021, he or she will receive an increased salary of $138,000 yearly, which is in line with other similar school systems across Alabama.