Opelika City Schools observing ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’


By Natalie Anderson
Staff Reporter

During Tuesday’s school board meeting, the Opelika City School Board announced plans to celebrate Opelika City School employees during ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’ from May 4 to 8. During these days, OCS employees will be able to pick one business from the following and get a free sweet treat. Cakeitecture Bakery is providing a decorated cookie, O Town is providing a free scoop of ice cream and Gigi’s Cupcakes is providing a cupcake.
“We’re excited to show appreciation to our teachers and employees and provide them with a treat from these awesome local businesses,” said OCS Public Relations Coordinator Becky Brown.
In other business, the board also:
-approved minutes from previous meeting of the board
-approved a consideration of personnel recommendations that include the acknowledgement of employment, transfers, retirement and resignations for Opelika City Schools
-approved a consideration of a resolution for emergency that provides the suspension of the teacher evaluation policy
-approved the consideration of a bid for interior painting of the hallways of Opelika Middle School
-discussed monthly child nutrition and financial reports for March 2020
The next meeting of the board is tentatively scheduled for May 19 at the OCS Board of Education facility, which is located at 300 Simmons St.


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