Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

OCS Board of Education honors retirees

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer The Opelika City Board of Education honored its retirees at a tea last Tuesday afternoon at Jeter Primary School. Dr. Mark Neighbors,...

Excellence in education

Opelika High School boasts highest graduation rates in Lee County By Anna-Claire Terry Staff Reporter As the 2015-2016 school year comes to a close, Opelika High School...

Making a splash

OHS sophomore finds success in diving competitions By Morgan Bryce Opelika Observer Coming off a top-10 finish at the USA Diving Championships in Tallahassee, Fla., earlier this...

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...