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Tallassee City Schools Talk Close Contact Plan as School Year Gets Underway

Alabama schools are starting a new school year while the battle against COVID continues. Geneva County Schools have already had to send home 400 students who came into contact with individual(s) that tested positive for COVID. As Tallassee City Schools prepare for their first day back on Wednesday, students and teachers are reminded to keep their distance from one another….

Selma City School Students Head Back to School

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Students in the Selma City school district went back-to-school for in-person learning Monday. Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams says the first day of school — went off without a hitch. She says the first week will be spent getting re-adjusted to in-school learning. “We’re spending this week just building relationships, getting to know each other, and…

Tools For Schools: Thank YOU for helping Alabama News Network and Eastdale Mall Give Hundreds of Kids Supplies

The first day of school, even if its virtual for many students, is right around the corner. You’ve been helping us collect school supplies, uniforms, and classroom items for kids in need across our area… Now it’s time to give it away. Alabama News Network partnered with Eastdale Mall to give away school supplies to about 500 kids Saturday afternoon….

What the Tech? Gadgets to Help Students Get Better Grades

When I was a student, there were a lot of distractions. Noisy roommates and loud hallways keep many students from being able to focus on their work. Today’s students though, have more options to help them meet every assignment using tech gadgets that are essential for school and work. One of my favorite gadgets is a set of noise-canceling headphones….