Zoe Lee played all the sports— basketball, volleyball and she ran track at Sheridan High School. Her mom, Abbigail Lee, has been to at least one million games. “She’s like the involved mom who’s been involved in everything,” Sheridan Superintendent Mike Wetherbee said about Abbigail, who is currently the Booster Club President.
The Twin Bridges School Board met May 12 to discuss graduation, summer programs, the senior trip and a new middle school model. The Board met three time since April to discuss graduation in a coronavirus world.
Cars idled in park around the Ennis football stadium Friday night waiting for the school’s final Stay @Homecoming Week event.
All but one Madison County public school has voted to continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year. Harrison Schools’ scheduled meeting was after publishing deadline, but according to the superintendent, Fred Hofman, it is likely that the Harrison Schools will follow suit.
Sheridan Schools decided Sunday evening to remain closed. Students and teachers will finish the school year with remote learning.
FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL PARENTS
1 If you as a parent don't understand and the child is struggling, ask the teacher for help. Emailing the teacher is such an important way to communicate. Teachers don't know there is an issue if no one asks for help. And, it's okay to not understand an assignment!
Parents have a bigger role than usual in K-12 education due to the coronavirus causing school closures. Teachers, students and parents are adjusting to the new reality of mandatory remote learning.
Madison County schools have been closed for three weeks due to the coronavirus. Gov. Steve Bullock extended the closures to April 24 on Tuesday.
The Alder School Board met on Monday, March 16 to discuss insulation and off-site instruction due to state-wide school closures in regard to the coronavirus.
The Sheridan School Board met on Tuesday, March 10 to continue work on the strategic plan, listened to two students’ advocacy project demonstration and planned an extra meeting for COVID-19 discussion.