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Update: Football Game Between Jeff Davis and Lee Will Be Played As Scheduled

Friday’s football game between Jefferson Davis and Lee high schools will take place on Friday as scheduled, despite a Lee player testing positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for Montgomery Public Schools says that after fully investigating the contact between the Lee football players, MPS officials determined the player who tested positive and those who were in close contact with the…

MPS Audit: Former Jefferson Davis High School Assistant Principal Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Former Jefferson Davis High School assistant principal, Walter James, III, is facing up to 20 years in prison for mishandling $330,060.15, as detailed in a 2017 MPS audit. An audit of the Montgomery Public Schools financial records showed more than $700,000 missing from the school system. Montgomery Public Schools Chief Financial Officer Arthur Watts originally discovered the misuse of school…

Petition to Rename Confederate-Named Schools in Montgomery Gaining Momentum, What’s Next?

The list of signatures is growing longer, on an online petition to rename all Confederate-named schools in Montgomery. Monday, more 20,000 people had signed a week-old Change.org petition asking the Montgomery County School Board to the have the names Robert E. Lee High School,  Jefferson Davis High School and Sidney Lanier High School. As District 5 school board member Jannah…

Jefferson Davis High School Marching Band Needs Your Help Getting to New York for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Late last year the Marching Volunteers got the invite to New York to perform in the parade. The staff has been planning and holding fundraisers to make sure the students can get there and back comfortably. They still need to raise more money. With a little over a month to go before the parade the vols want to raise about…