Madison County K-12 Schools will be in session with in-person instruction by the end of August.
Madison County Sanitarian Van Puckett spoke with each Madison County school superintendent about plans for the upcoming school year.
“They’re all doing a great job working toward the same common goal,” Puckett said. “Each one is looking at the health and wellbeing of the students and staff.”
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.
Madison County schools have been closed for three weeks due to the coronavirus. Gov. Steve Bullock extended the closures to April 24 on Tuesday.
Madison County schools discussed shared issues during the annual countywide school board meeting in Harrison Jan. 29. The meeting led to discussions on solving some of Madison County’s struggles in its school districts.
VIRGINIA CITY—After a weather delay that gave competitors a few extra days to study the word list, the Madison County spelling bee was held at the county administrative building in Virginia City on Monday, March 4.
MADISON COUNTY - As the school year gets rolling for districts around Madison County, local bus drivers and law enforcement continue to deal with drivers ignoring regulations involving school buses.
ENNIS—The Ennis school board approved a new budget that’s slightly less than last year’s at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 15. They also discussed the school’s partnership with Ennis police officer John Moore and several staff and coaching changes.
ENNIS—A recent federal report surveyed school districts around the country and found that fewer than half of them regularly test for lead in their water supplies.
MADISON COUNTY—The Annie E. Casey Foundation released its KIDS COUNT Data Book for 2018 on Wednesday, June 27.