Wetumpka High School principal Dr. Robbie Slater has been named District 4 High School Principal of the Year by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals and American Fidelity.
Elmore County Schools STEM director Tracy Wright’s research pertaining to science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) is influencing a new approach to educating students.
For Elmore County Technical Center electrical instructor Jason Harris, his primary goals are to give his students information they can use to begin a career in the electrical trade and educate them about the practical knowledge of electricity when they become homeowners.
Elmore County Schools has improved its performance on the Alabama Report Card and local educators have been working to ensure progress each year.
The Liberty Learning Foundation believes giving school teachers a turn-key civics program complete with grade-specific curriculum and a big dose of fun will make for better educated citizens.
According to information presented to Elmore County Board of Education members by Rashawn Blassingame, Elmore County Schools special education supervisor/mental health lead, there were 27 instances of suicide threats and five attempted suicides in Elmore County for the month of August 2019.
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.
Stacy VanDortrecht knows her bees so well she doesn’t bother with protective clothing from the shoulders down when she takes them out of the hive.
While a thunderstorm rattled the building outside, Blakley White showed her poise and character inside on the way to being selected the 2020 Elmore County Distinguished Young Woman on Saturday night.
The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery awarded the first Sylvia McConnell Scholarship for the Arts to 2019 Wetumpka High School graduate Sydney Carmichael.
Wetumpka resident Debbie Herbert’s mystery novel “Cold Waters” spent two weeks on The Washington Post’s bestseller list, three weeks on Amazon Charts top sold and most read list during the same month and was selected as one of six books to be in Amazon Prime’s program in April.
Saturday night, 12 rising senior girls from across Elmore County will participate in the Distinguished Young Women of Elmore County 2020 Scholarship Program.
The Elmore County Board of Education passed a resolution June 4 allowing superintendent Richard Dennis to prepare a written policy to manage the school system’s debt, a recommended step to get bond funding for new construction projects.