montgomery public schools

MPS Releases School Reopening Plans

Students in Montgomery Public Schools will soon have the option to head back to the classroom. MPS officials announced Tuesday that starting March 29, all school employees will return to their school buildings. Students will remain virtual during the week of March 29. Face-to-face learning will resume on April 5. Officials say that all students will be provided with a…

Lee High School Students Wrongfully Expelled Settle with MPS Board of Education for Thousands of Dollars

On February 5, during a special meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted to approve a settlement for two Lee High School students wrongfully expelled in 2019. The settlement agreements resolved two lawsuits filed in 2020 on behalf of the two students who were denied due process rights and expelled. The lawsuit stated a false accusation of the students…

MPS Students and Families Adjust to Virtual Learning

On Monday, Feb. 1, Montgomery Public Schools went to full virtual learning after several COVID-19 cases and even deaths within the school system. Several students have been going virtual since last March, while others just recently returned on Monday. For the Sellers family, virtual learning was a must in order to keep high-risk family members safe. MPS students, Ellie, 3rd…

Montgomery Public Schools Asks the State to Make MPS Employee Vaccinations a Priority

Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore and members of the Montgomery County school board have sent a letter to Gov. Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris asking that they make the COVID-19 vaccine a priority for MPS employees. The school system is going all-virtual starting Monday. That decision was made after several employees died of…

MPS Parents React to Virtual Learning Decision

On Monday, Jan. 26, the Montgomery Public School board held a press conference announcing all school will go to virtual learning beginning Feb. 1. Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore announced that schools would not return to in-person learning until there is a COVID-19 vaccine available for their employees. For more information visit here. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: covid-19, Dr. Ann…

Two Montgomery Public Schools Move to Virtual Learning as Protest Precaution

Two Montgomery Public Schools will move to virtual learning as a precaution to any planned protests downtown. An MPS spokesperson says Baldwin Middle Magnet School and Floyd Middle Magnet School will be virtual on Tuesday and Wednesday. Schools are out on Monday for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday. Both schools are in the downtown area. Montgomery Mayor…

Carver High School in Montgomery to go Virtual for Two Weeks

Students and staff at Carver High School in Montgomery are being forced to go virtual for two weeks. Montgomery Public Schools officials announced the decision Tuesday after an employee with the system tested positive for COVID-19 and was in close contact with several personnel and students at the high school. The mandatory 14-day period will start Wednesday, January 14. MPS…

Over 9,000 MPS Students Return to In-Person Learning Monday

After five weeks of virtual learning and the holiday break, about a third of MPS students will return to in-person learning on Monday. Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore says the board believes the students had ample amount of time to return to school safely. Moore says the board decided to leave the decision open to parents and families on whether…

Top 8 Local News Stories for 2020 from Alabama News Network

  2020 is a year to remember, although most people would rather forget everything that happened this year. Alabama News Network has released its annual list of the Top 8 local stories of the year. While we normally don’t rank our stories in order — because what’s important to some people may not be as important to everyone — but…

Lee High School Coach Rodney Scott Has Died

Coach Rodney Scott/Source: Lee High School, MPS Robert E. Lee High School Head Girls Basketball Coach Rodney Scott has died. Montgomery Public Schools confirmed the passing of Scott Friday. “Coach Scott will be greatly missed. His commitment to his team and school was felt throughout our school district. Our hearts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time,”…