Education Articles

OLLI at Auburn program to discuss pandemics

BY ANDY LEE WHITEFOR THE OBSERVER AUBURN — The next Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Auburn’s Brown Bag Series will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, featuring the program, "Pandemics: What are they, and when will we see another?" by Dr. Joseph...

Board honors hero, Teachers of the Year

BY ANITA STIEFELANITAS@OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM LEE COUNTY — At its regular meeting on Feb. 13, the Lee County Schools Board of Education recognized the system’s Teachers of the Year, as well as paid tribute to a hero.Athletic trainer Kerri Reeves was honored by Sheriff...

Spell the word WINNERS

ACS students earn top honors Auburn City Schools won the 2024 Lee County Spelling Bee, with Ethan Zou and Liam Kim securing the top two spots in the Feb. 6 competition. In the 20th round, Ethan Zou (sixth grader), representing J.F. Drake Middle School, won first place...

City Council applauds Opelika Schools’ Teachers of the Year

ARTICLE AND PHOTO BY DAVID BELLFOR THE OBSERVER OPELIKA — Teachers of the Year in the Opelika City School District were recently recognized during a regular meeting of the Opelika City Council.Honorees for the current school year include Mandy Baker, Opelika High...
Education briefs |Feb. 8, 2024

Education briefs |Feb. 8, 2024

TUSCALOOSA — The University of Alabama’s coed cheerleading team placed second at the UCA National Competition held at Walt Disney World in Orlando...

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Education briefs |Feb. 8, 2024

Education briefs | Feb. 1, 2024

STARKVILLE — William Randolph of Opelika, Savannah Herrick of Phenix City, and Jayden Jordan, Katherine Barlow, Elizabeth Rabren, all of Auburn,...

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