Selma City Schools

In School Learning Set to Resume at Selma City Schools

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is getting ready to bring students back to school for in-person learning in the next couple of weeks. Students head back to class March 29th. It’ll be their first time this school year getting in-person instruction. They’ve been forced to learn virtually this year — because of safety concerns caused by COVID-19….

Selma City Schools Gearing up for New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is set to reopen in less than two weeks. Teachers are already back on the job — while students report back later this month. Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams says the district is preparing for a school year — like no other. The first nine weeks of the school year will be virtual…

Schools Implement Feeding Programs During Coronavirus Crisis

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dallas County and Selma City Schools — have set up feeding programs — to provide food security for children during the Coronavirus crisis. Alabama schools have been shut down because of Coronavirus. But since some students — don’t get enough to eat at home. Dallas County Schools is providing free meals — so children don’t…

Selma Strong Start Pre-K Center Looking for Students

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools Strong Start Pre-K Center is pre-registering students for the upcoming fall semester and available slots are filling up. School officials say a high quality Pre-K program — gives children a firm foundation for learning. They say it also helps children transition from home life — into a school environment. School officials say…

Selma City Schools Looking to Expand its Transportation Services

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is looking to expand its transportation services in the district — to provide school bus pick up and drop off service — to hundreds of students. Students from School of Discovery — R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy — and Selma High — who live more than two miles away from school —…

Selma City School Officials Prepare for New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Believe it or not — it’s only a few weeks away from the start of a new school year. And school officials in Selma are working hard to get everything ready. School superintendent Dr. Avis Williams says the final weeks leading up to a new school year are a busy time around Selma City Schools….

Selma City Schools Gets a “D” on Education Report Card

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Education Report Card released last week has some Selma residents pointing fingers and placing blame but not at school officials. Selma City Schools got a “D” on the State Department of Education Report Card. School officials say a strategic plan is in the works that focuses heavily on teaching and learning. Residents say the…

New Selma Superintendent Gets Three Year Deal

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is officially under new leadership. Dr. Avis Williams has accepted a contract from the school board to lead the school system. Williams got a three year deal with an annual salary of $140,000 dollars. She also gets a $350 dollar a month car allowance and fifteen vacation days each year. Williams met…