Monday, September 25, 2017

School Board approves Code of Conduct for Opelika City Schools

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer The Opelika City Schools’ Board of Education approved the system’s Code of Conduct for 2017-2018 with the addition of the belief...

Ford , Chambers recognized by school board last Tuesday

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer The Opelika City Schools’ Board of Education recognized Opelika High School seniors Weldrin Ford and Rakavius Chambers at its Tuesday meeting....

Annual ‘State of the Schools’ held Friday

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor OCS superintendent Dr. Mark Neighbors updated the public on the latest happenings of Opelika City Schools last week at the State...

Brian Blackmon resigns to take Auburn job

By D. Mark Mitchell Opelika Observer After a coaching career that has spanned two decades, head coach Brian Blackmon has resigned as the Opelika High School...

Opelika City Board of Education recognizes teachers of the year

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer Members of the Opelika City Board of Education recognized the teachers of the year and presented each one with a silver platter...

Board of Education receives test data update

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer Jean Miller, assistant superintendent of curriculum, presented the ASPIRE test data at the December meeting of the Opelika City Schools’ Board of...

SUSCC launches online Workkeys program

Special to the Opelika Observer The Southern Union State Community College Adult Education Department recently launched a 4-week, On-line Workkeys Course designed to prepare individuals to...

Board of Education approves new federal fund policies

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer The Opelika City Schools’ Board of Education approved five new policies in reference to federal funds at its October meeting. These policies...

A vested future

OMS student wins YEA with hunting vest By Morgan Bryce Opelika Observer Opelika’s Hunter Weston may seem like a typical eighth grader. He enjoys baseball, hunting and...

Fifth grade students travel to nation’s capitol

By Morgan Bryce Opelika Observer Fifth-grade students from Opelika City schools recently returned from a week-long field trip to Washington, D.C. that was full of learning...