Tag: Morgan County Schools

Widmyer principal shares goals, strategic plan with school board

Widmyer Elementary Principal Rhett Beckman shared the school’ s successes and improvement goals in his school strategic plan update at the February 21 Morgan County School Board meeting. The school strategic plan updates replace the local school improvement council (LSIC) presentations. Beckman said that Widmyer Elementary school goals are an[Read More…]

New data shows school attendance improving slightly, says director

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools Attendance, Maintenance and Safety Director Jeromy Duelley presented new data at the January 24 Morgan County School Board meeting that indicated increased student attendance and decreased chronic absenteeism at county schools. County, school attendance Duelley said that Morgan County Schools average attendance as of[Read More…]

Schools continue to tackle attendance & chronic absenteeism

by Kate Evans Attendance and chronic student absenteeism continues to be a problem at Morgan County Schools, but it is improving overall.  Morgan County Schools Attendance, Maintenance and  Safety Director Jeromy Duelley gave a presentation at the December 20 Morgan County School Board meeting about the  measures schools are taking[Read More…]

Student assessment data from start of the year shows drops in basic subject mastery, COVID-related gaps

by Kate Evans Beginning of the year assessments for the 2022-2023 school year showed a mixed bag of progress and challenges for Morgan County students. Morgan County Schools Elementary Education Director Kandy Pentoney and Secondary Education Director Beth Golden gave a PowerPoint presentation at the December 20 school board meeting[Read More…]

School board honors students for outstanding academics

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board recognized nearly 90 students at their Fall 2022 Awards Ceremony which took place at their December 6 regular meeting.  Some students received multiple awards for academic achievement and athletics. The students and family members were treated to a cocoa and cookie social[Read More…]