Friday, May 26, 2017

OHS students participate in ‘Fatal Vision’ exercise

By Morgan Bryce Opelika Observer Opelika High School students learned about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving on Wednesday through a program called “Fatal Vision,”...

Downs appointed to U.S. Air Force Academy

  Special to the Opelika Observer Lee-Scott Academy’s Calvin Downs has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. He will report June 30 to begin...

Chiefs defeat no. 7 Georgia Canes, remain undefeated

By Fred Woods Editor The Opelika Chiefs beat the #7 Georgia ‘Canes 38-7 last Saturday night in Marietta, Ga. The league-leading Chiefs improved their regular season...

Luther Strange presents OHS with 2015 Safe School Initiative Award of Excellence

Special to the Opelika Observer Attorney General Luther Strange presented Opelika High School with the 2015 Attorney General’s Safe School Initiative Award of Excellence for Alabama...

State of the schools luncheon held at Southern Union

By Anna-Claire Terry Staff Reporter School system employees and public officials packed out the Southern Room at Southern Union State Community College on Thursday for a...

Dr. Brenda Rickett resigns from OCS

By Anna-Claire Terry Staff Reporter The Opelika City School Board of Education met April 19 where Dr. Brenda Rickett announced her resignation as assistant superintendent. The...

Opelika Learning Center cookin’ up practical life skills

By Anna-Claire Terry Staff Reporter When the hard work of Gina Smith’s agricultural class paid off in a full garden at the Opelika Learning Center, a...

Carver Primary students learn the value of soil

By Suzanne Montgomery Opelika Observer Second graders at Carver Primary School in Opelika learned the value and complexity of soil, one of earth’s most valued resources, from...

School board approves purchase of new band uniforms for OHS

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer Board members approved the purchase of new band uniforms for the Opelika High School Spirit of the South Marching Band during...

OHTS spring production to open Saturday

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor "If you can't be famous, be infamous" is the tagline of the Opelika High School Theatre Society's spring production of Chicago:...