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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens schools are extending their COVID-related shutdown until after Labor Day. And the Alexander Local School District announced that starting Tuesday masks must be worn throughout the school day. The Athens shutdown began Friday when the district found itself with so many bus drivers out due to COVID-19 that it could no… Read More
ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Local School District has launched an ambitious overhaul to its summer education program in response to academic setbacks related to the pandemic. The district’s Summer Recovery Plan is a significant upgrade from previous summer school projects. The improvement was made possible by federal relief funds. School board President Blake… Read More
ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Local Board of Education was forced to balance the interests of its constituency against federal health recommendations Monday night when a passionate dialogue on mask mandates emerged at a special meeting. The district is one of many across the nation seeking reasonable coronavirus prevention following widespread vaccination efforts. When… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Athens County, K-12 school administrators and county school boards are deciding how to proceed with the upcoming fall semester. Athens City Schools superintendent Dr. Tom Gibbs is recommending the district conduct its fall semester online. The Athens City School Board will vote on this… Read More
ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — Alexander Local Schools will be closed to students from March 16-March 29 in response to three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ohio. According to a release from the district, says the decision was made after a meeting yesterday with local superintenents and the Athens City-County Health Department. All 12-month employees are… Read More
Stop by the Albany Cafe on April 14th for an opportunity to ask questions and share discussion with members of the Alexander Local School district school board about this May’s 1% operating levy.
The Alexander Local School District, in a joint venture with Holzer Health System, has designed an all-encompassing Alexander Community Wellness Center meant to benefit students and community members. The 22,000 square-foot facility will include a weight room, two regulation basketball courts, an indoor track, a physician’s room and an all-purpose room. Construction is expected to… Read More