In the beginning of the year MPS announced they were merging Sidney Lanier and George Washington Carver high school. Monday school officials are had conversations about what this merger is going to look like and when it will happen.
Lanier High School
After the consolidation was announced on Tuesday, parents and other members of the community expressed outrage about the idea of closing down Sidney Lanier high school.
The Montgomery County school board voted to consolidate Lanier and Carver High Schools.
The Montgomery County Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve Phase 1 of the Capital Improvement Plan which includes closing down two school buildings, including Lanier High School, and rebuilding two others.
MPS says Lanier students will be attending Carver once renovations are made to the Carver building. The Lanier building will no longer be in use after the students move.
The Montgomery Public School system is Currently working on changing the names of three of the high schools. Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Sidney Lanier are all names of notable confederate men.
GOOD IN THE COMMUNITY: On Wednesday, Oct. 7th members of Alpha Phi Alpha and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity joined together to deliver meals to Lanier High students. The members delivered almost 50 breakfast and lunch bags to families. The fraternities have been providing meals for students every Wednesday through Friday for the last month. Alpha Phi Alpha member, Manuel Williams…
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The Montgomery County School Board voted no Tuesday to a contract offer that would have put the charter schools conversion in motion. Members of the board said they did not have enough time to review a copy of the contract before making a decision. The school board had 60 days to approve the contract but did not get a copy…
MONTGOMERY, Ala (AlabamaNews.Net) — Citing his deep roots to the Capital City, Montgomery native Reggie Barlow was introduced Tuesday night as the new Head Football Coach for the Sidney Lanier Poets. The 43 year old Poets’ alumnus, who had a standout collegiate career at Alabama State preceding his 8 years in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders and Tampa…