Auburn City Schools announced on Tuesday that it would provide free meals for breakfast and lunch to all students, whether learning traditionally or remotely.
The failure of the electrical power system in Texas, which left millions without heat and other necessities during very cold weather, is beyond awful. Why did this happen?
To this observer of the hours-long Feb. 16 Auburn City Council meeting, one Councilperson’s multi-part amendment (which was adopted) to the “Short-term Rental/Homestay Ordinance” looks like an eleventh-hour strategy to undermine the years of work done by the Planning Commission and the Task …
fective vaccines against Covid-19 had been created in less than a year seemed miraculous — a triumph of science and American ingenuity. It took only six weeks to tarnish that image. Pride in the remarkable feat has been replaced by confusion, accusations of unfairness, frustrating waits and …
Auburn City Schools began an academic year like no other, as students started school this week in the midst of a pandemic, with some returning to on-campus instruction and some opting for an online setting.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a health order on Friday that closes down many non-essential business in the state as confirmed cases of Covid-19 continue to rise.
On Thursday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that she had directed school districts to develop a plan to finish the 2019-20 remotely, effectively closing Alabama public schools for the rest of the school year.
At a special-called meeting on Friday morning, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education gave its approval for ACS Superintendent Cristen Herring to enter into a real estate sales contract with MD Real Estate Holdings for the purchase of property for an elementary school identified as Yarbr…
Lee-Scott Academy was recently awarded the Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Attorney General's 2019 Safe School Award for a private school. Only one private school is recognized every year, in addition to eight others from the state's eight public school districts.
Duriel Barlow, principal of East Samford School, was recently named the 2019 District 4 Principal of the Year by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools and the Alabama Association of Middle and Secondary Principals.
The Auburn City Council approved the issuance of general obligation bonds in the amount of $37.09 million to finance two Auburn City Schools facilities projects — overhauls to the Cary Woods Elementary School and Drake Middle School campuses — at its meeting this week.
The Alabama State Board of Education is looking for input from stakeholders that will guide the upcoming strategic planning process for public education within the state.
A project completed by 142 juniors at Auburn High School last year has earned the school the title of Bicentennial School of Excellence.
Auburn High School will hold its homecoming parade on Thursday, Sept. 26 in downtown Auburn. Portions of downtown streets will close for the event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Mary Kathryn Lamb and Jack Terry, seniors at Lee-Scott Academy, have been recognized for their outstanding achievement on the PSAT exam and have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
A project spearheaded by Auburn High School career technical education teacher Jessica Bowlin has already earned the school's Building Construction program state recognition and garnered much support from the local community — all before it has even been completed.
This week, Cristen Herring delivered her first presentation as superintendent of Auburn City Schools to community members at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. The presentation provided a snapshot of the successes and growth of the school system and its student body.
The Auburn City Schools Board of Education approved a number of measures at its meeting Tuesday, including an agreement with an architectural firm to begin design plans for the expansion of the school system's transportation building.
Auburn residents approved the city's Special 5 Mill Tax Fund to continue to be dedicated to paying off debt for Auburn City Schools facilities projects in this week's municipal bond referendum.
The Auburn City Schools Board of Education approved the low bid of $19.8 million from Freeman & Associates Inc. for renovations to Drake Middle School at its meeting this week.
In a special-called meeting Wednesday morning, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved Cristen Herring to be the next superintendent.
In a special-called meeting this week, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education approved the low bid of $14.5 million for new classroom construction at Cary Woods Elementary School.
The Auburn City Schools Board of Education has released the names of the finalists for the superintendent position and will conduct interviews next Wednesday through Friday.
While students in sixth-grade teacher Beverly Helm's Social Studies classes can't get behind the wheel just yet, they've been able to cruise the strip of automotive history as part of the second annual Driving Through the Decades initiative.
The Auburn City Schools Board of Education will host two public hearings on Sept. 4 to allow the community to learn about the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget.
More than 200 Auburn children received school supplies and backpacks at the third annual Back 2 School Bash held at Boykin Community Center last Saturday.
The Auburn City Schools Board of Education granted Superintendent Karen DeLano permission to enter into a contract to purchase more land on Spencer Avenue, near Drake Middle School, this week.
Auburn High's Will Anderson walked across the stage this week to get his diploma. In a little more than a month, he'll begin the journey to find his sea legs as a cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
The Auburn City Schools 2028 Master Plan, adopted by the Board of Education this week, details renovations for all of the school system’s campuses as well as two new facilities projects that include an elementary school to be paired with Yarbrough Elementary and a second high school.
An updated facilities master plan was unanimously approved by the Auburn City Schools Board of Education on Wednesday, marking the end of a year-long planning process.
On May 22, 612 Auburn High seniors will grad uate. Some will immediately enter the work force, and some will start packing their bags for college.
Auburn City Schools Superintendent Karen DeLano and Auburn Police Division Chief Paul Register spoke to the Auburn City Council this week about measures being taken to ensure safety on all campuses.
The Auburn City Schools Strategic Plan is in the process of being updated, and the Board of Education approved a draft of the new plan, which outlines goals to be achieved over the next five years.
Auburn City Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen DeLano announced this week that she has contacted an Ohio-based organization, National School Safety and Security Services, to do an assessment of all city schools campuses for safety and security purposes.
The safety of Auburn City Schools students was discussed at this week's City Council meeting after one resident addressed the council with concerns about the glass walls in some Auburn High School classrooms.
This spring, a group of 140 Auburn High School juniors will be taking a hands-on approach to discovering Auburn and Lee County's civil rights narrative.
Fifty years on from the tumultuous, transformational experiences of 1968, Auburn High School is organizing a ceremony to honor veterans of the Vietnam War.