elmore county schools

Wetumpka High School to Shift to Virtual for the Remainder of the Week

An Elmore County high school will shift soon to a virtual platform. Elmore County Schools Superintendent Richard Dennis said Wetumpka High School will shift to virtual starting Wednesday and continue through Friday of this week. Dennis said the reason for the shift is due to the number of personnel currently out. “COVID is compounding the attendance issue,” said Superintendent Richard…

Elmore County Public Schools Releases Severe Weather Plans for March 17-18

Elmore County Schools are open for Wednesday, March 17. The announcement comes from Superintendent Richard Dennis. Dennis says he consulted with Elmore County EMA to make the decision due to Severe Weather expected in the area. Dennis says if the severe weather front advances faster than expected, school make be released early at 2:00 PM. If school is released early,…

Two Elmore County Schools Transition to Virtual for Remainder of the Week

Elmore County Superintendent Richard Dennis announced that two schools within the school system will go virtual. The school will go virtual for the remainder of the week of January 11-15. The schools transitioning to virtual are Coosada Elementary and Holtville Elementary. This comes due to an increased number of personnel quarantined and self-isolated. Dennis says the school will re-evaluate the…

Elmore County School Supt. Issues Statement on COVID-19 Cases

Elmore County School Superintendent Richard Dennis has issued a statement regarding COVID-19 cases in the school system. According to the latest dashboard report from the Alabama Department of Public Health,  there are 46 cases in the school district. Here is the statement from Dennis: As we end week 15 of the school year and prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, please be…