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Masks Now Preferred in Pike Road Schools, Citing Decrease in Positive Cases

Pike Road Schools has changed its mask policy. The Pike Road Board of Education voted Monday night to accept Dr. Chuck Ledbetter’s recommendation to make masks preferred on all of the campuses. Dr. Ledbetter said while masks are not required anymore, they still prefer that students wear them. Masks are still required on school buses, per a CDC order. Dr….

Montgomery Church Donates Hand Sanitizer to Pike Road Schools

A Montgomery area is making sure a local school system is able to combat the spread of COVID-19. Dalraida Church of Christ on Atlanta Highway donated several thousand bottles of hand sanitizer to Pike Road Schools in late July. The individual bottles will be available to each of the learners and lead learners at the start of the 2021-2022 school…

State Legislature Passes Pike Road Property Tax Bill 

Pike Road officials say a new high school for the town is needed but won’t be possible without the community’s support for an increased property tax. On Monday, the Alabama Legislature passed Pike Road’s proposed property tax legislation. Money from the tax would go towards the building of a new high school. “The next step is to go out to…

Pike Road Schools Will Continue to Wear Masks After Governor Ivey’s Mask Order Expires

Governor Kay Ivey’s mandatory mask order is set to expire Friday, April 9 but some places will not end their COVID-19 protocols. Pike Road Schools announced Thursday students and employee will continue wearing masks through the end of the 2020-21 school year. Schools say the guidelines will remain in place to protect students and staff health needs. The school system…

Pike Road Schools Proposes Property Tax Increase for Capital Improvements, Including New High School

The Pike Road Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution last month proposing the levy of an additional property tax within the city limits. System officials say the proposed public school property tax would provide for the finance of capital improvements to public educational facilities, including the construction of a new high school. The proposed new high school would allow…

UPDATE: Soft Lockdown Lifted for all Pike Road Schools

UPDATE: Pike Road Schools officials say the soft lockdown has been lifted per the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. ORIGINAL: Around 11:15, All Pike Road Schools went on a soft lock down due to a wanted suspect possibly in the area. School officials say students will continue with their regular school schedule. They will just not go outside the building until…

Weather Concerns Lead Pike Road Schools to Be All-Virtual on Tuesday

Alabama News Network has confirmed that Pike Road Schools will be all-virtual on Tuesday because of the weather. A spokesperson says the decision was made because due to the EMA’s concerns about the potential of rainfall freezing on roads and bridges around midnight tonight and not melting until afternoon tomorrow, it would be safer to keep students at home for…