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 April 6 draws near, Wetumpka High School administrators, staff and several teachers were busy making preparations to ensure students and teachers are ready to finish the rest of the school year.
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.
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…
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.
In an effort to protect employees of the Elmore County Sheriff's Department, the agency is asking the public to go online for pistol permit business.
As stores in Wetumpka reduced operating hours and services due to state-mandated orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wetumpka Are…
With schools being closed for the rest of the school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, children’s advocacy groups warn children could face…
Eclectic Elementary School teacher Ellen Tucker said in her 25 years of teaching in Elmore County Schools she considers teaching second grade at EMS as where she should have been along.
The Elmore County High School Alumni Association is hosting a Roaring Twenties Ball intended to fund a scholarship program for graduating seniors of Elmore County High School.
Valentine’s Day: Some think it is a made-up holiday for retail establishments to move greeting cards, candy and lavish dinners; others think it is a day to show how much people care for each other.
Elmore County High School bookkeeper Ann Cassaras has enjoyed her 30-year career keeping the school’s finances balanced and working with administrators, teachers and students.
Holtville High School principal Kyle Futral introduced Christy Wright as the new assistant principal of Holtville High School at the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Monday.
Three area organizations and students at one high school located in Elmore County were awarded $11,500 in grant money at a reception held Thursday and hosted by Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF).
Applications for Elmore County’s pre-kindergarten program will be accepted until March 18, according to Celeste Tilly, the school system’s federal programs director.
New reading standards will be applied to students after statewide changes, according to an announcement made at the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
Elmore County senior and Beta Club president Pierson Lett never expected the community of Eclectic to come together the way it did in support of the club’s annual service project.
Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis introduced Mark McGhee as the new principal of Eclectic Middle School at the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Jan. 9.
Elmore County Schools senior coordinator for secondary education Tremeca Jackson believes the school system may receive Federal Impact Aid funding.
Wetumpka High School senior Amber Delreal credits the medical science teachers at Elmore County Technical Center as the reason she enjoys nursing.
Prior to becoming a middle school science teacher, Eclectic Middle School science teacher Jay Harrell considered two additional careers — police officer or geologist.