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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…

ASU to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines to MPS Employees

On Monday, February 22, Alabama State University and Montgomery Public Schools announced a partnership. The partnership makes ASU the official site for MPS employees receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. ASU will administer both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine. The vaccination process begins Thursday, February 25 at 10 am at Lockhart Gym on ASU’s campus. Officials say they will be supplying up…

MPS Nurses Help Distribute Vaccine at Mass Coronavirus Vaccine Clinic

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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…

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…

Online Petition Pushing for MPS to Return to Virtual Learning

An online petition pushing for Montgomery Public Schools to return to a fully virtual format is now circulating around. The petition comes in wake of four MPS teacher’s deaths in the Week of January 18-22 alone. Teachers call on MPS superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore as well state officials like Governor Kay Ivey and State Superintendent Eric Mackey to close…

MPS Announces the Deaths of Two Coaches with the School System

The Montgomery Public Schools system announced the deaths of two coaches. Robert E. Lee High School assistant football coach Dwayne Berry  and Capital Heights Middle School P.E. teacher Luscious were the two coaches. “As anyone can imagine, this is a difficult time for MPS. Coach Berry and Coach Lane were loved by the students and their school families. Our hearts…

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…

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,”…

MPS Parents and Officials React to Gov. Ivey’s Statement

On Tuesday, Governor Kay Ivey released a statement urging educational officials to return to in-person learning as soon as possible. As COVID-19 hospitalizations reached a record high this week, several MPS parents say they are concerned with the governor’s decision. Some say Governor Ivey should consider waiting until vaccines are approved and distributed. Other parents suggest, leaving it up to…