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Two Elmore County Schools Transition to Virtual for Remainder of the Week

Elmore County Superintendent Richard Dennis announced that two schools within the school system will go virtual. The school will go virtual for the remainder of the week of January 11-15. The schools transitioning to virtual are Coosada Elementary and Holtville Elementary. This comes due to an increased number of personnel quarantined and self-isolated. Dennis says the school will re-evaluate the…

State Education Employees Quarantined Due to COVID-19 Issues

More than 50 Alabama State Department of Education employees are currently in quarantine because of COVID-19 cases and contact tracing. This was confirmed to Alabama News Network by Michael Sibley, Director of Communications with ALSDE. Sibley did not reveal the number of confirmed cases. The quarantined employees work in multiple sections of the department. Many people are working from home…

Brewbaker Primary School, and Southlawn 6th Graders Under Mandatory Quarantine

Montgomery’s Brewbaker Primary and School, and sixth graders at Southlawn Middle School are now under mandatory quarantine after two separate employees tested positive for COVID-19. Montgomery Public Schools confirmed the BPS school closure Thursday morning, saying the employee was in close contact with several BPS students. In a second release sent moments later, A Montgomery Public Schools spokesperson  added that…

What the Tech? Working from Home Leads to Physical Fatigue

Call it Zoom-itus, or ‘Quarantine-screen’ but many people say countless hours staring at a computer screen is the worst thing about working from home. We may have taken for granted those strolls around the office before the safe-at-home orders began last spring. Now, many of us are paying the price for not standing up from a desk and walking around…

AUM Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

An Auburn University at Montgomery employee has reported testing positive for COVID-19. The employee has observed self-isolation at home since reporting potential exposure. AUM has notified those employees who may have been exposed to the employee through workplace interaction. Those individuals have been asked to observe a 14-day self-quarantine. The employee was last on campus March 16 and is not believed…