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The Daleville City Schools summer feeding program began on June 1 for all children 18 and younger. Curbside pickup will take place in front Daleville High School at 11 a.m. until June 30 and July 1-29.

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Zion Chapel High School graduation ceremonies will be held Monday, May 18 at Green Memorial Stadium. There will be two ceremonies: 10 a.m. for…

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Gov. Kay Ivey announced at a press conference on March 13 that schools would be closed starting end of day March 18 until April 6.

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The Daleville High School National Honor Society inducted 18 new members into its ranks recently.

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“We like to say, ‘It’s a great day at Windham,’” Windham Elementary School Principal Chris Mitten said, addressing the Leader In Me Day visitors. “I’m so proud of our students. They did all of this. They had help from their sponsors, but literally all of this day has been planned and put together by these children.”

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The Daleville Board of Education approved the adoption of a lawsuit settlement at its regular meeting on Feb. 19.

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Daleville High School JRTOC Senior Army Instructor Col. (Ret.) and former Coppinville Junior High School student Teresa Townsend served as the guest speaker at Coppinville Junior High School’s Black History Month Program on Feb. 11.

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The Daleville Christian Fellowship held its 26th Annual Peace Parade celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 25.

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Daleville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Stamps has a vision for Daleville City Schools.

“When I arrived in Daleville this summer, I began talking with faculty and staff to analyze needs.  I began developing a vision for the system. I believe strongly in high standards and exemplary academics. So, my focus was to provide the best education possible for the DCS students,” Stamps said. 

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Windham Elementary School kindergartener Hunter Merklin was surprised at school on Monday, Dec. 16, with a trip to Disney World. Five-year-old Merklin was born with retinoblastoma which is cancer of the retina of his eye.

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Fifteen cadets from Daleville High School JROTC, accompanied by Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Petty, attended the Alabama Joint Leadership Development Conference (AJLDC) in Birmingham on Dec. 9 and 10.

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Windham Elementary School students are learning transitional skills in third grade. Third grade teachers Brittany Jones, Kaylee Spann, Amanda Holmes and Kacie Devier enjoy working together to ensure all students are learning the necessary skills to move up to fourth grade.

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Windham Elementary School speech teacher Laura Bateman passed away Dec. 7 after a second battle with cancer. She was born in Fort Belvoir, Va., and graduated from Northview High School in 1984. Bateman then joined the active duty Air Force and was stationed in Germany. She participated in Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

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Santa stopped by the parties at WES on Monday, Dec. 16. The children had a wonderful time visiting with Santa.

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The Daleville City Board of Education heard a mid-year report from Daleville High School and Windham Elementary School, approved personnel actions and approved a field trip for DHS band during its meeting Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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The Alabama State Board of Education voted to adopt a new set of mathematics standards at the monthly meeting on Dec. 12. According to the official release, these standards are poised to pave the way towards academic success for Alabama students.

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Daleville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Stamps and concerned parent Joel Adams spoke to the Daleville City Council on Monday, Nov. 18 at the work session about the progress being made toward bringing a Boys and Girls Club to Daleville.

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Daleville High School JROTC has a new instructor this year. Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Petty spent 28 years on active duty in the U. S. Army. After retirement, his friends encouraged him to seek public office and many other different avenues. After much thought and speaking with his pastor, Petty decided he wanted to be part of educating youth. He put in his application for a teaching job and “trusted God.” Petty received a call from Daleville City Schools very quickly. After a year and a half of retirement from active duty Sgt. Maj. Petty returned to duty, but this time it was as a teacher.

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Julie Sconyers was recently promoted to coordinator of special education for Daleville City Schools and she spoke to the Daleville Lions Club on Tuesday, Nov. 12, about her 24 years of experience and her passion for teaching and working with special education students.

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Daleville High School senior running back Jalen White has been named as the grand marshal for the Daleville Christmas parade. White brought recognition to Daleville High School this season for his accomplishments on the football field. He will be joined by Coach Desmond Lett and the entire football team will follow.

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Col. (ret.) Chaplain Sonny Moore spoke to Daleville High School students on Thursday, Nov. 7, about three things to remember about Veteran’s Day. During his speech he took time out to recognize DHS senior running back Jalen White. Moore pinned White an honorary colonel and congratulated him on all his accomplishments on the football field this season.

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The Daleville High School Band is known as the “Pride of the South.” This year they have made Daleville proud by bringing home awards for their performance on the field as well as their performance at competitions.

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Each year Christy Hixson, Windham Elementary School Media Specialist, creates a theme and decorates the library for the children to enjoy while visiting the book fair. This year the theme was fall in love with books.

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Daleville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Stamps and her staff, working with community leaders and parents are getting closer to bringing an after school and summer program to Daleville. After the former afterschool program was discontinued, concerned parent Joel Adams began looking for other options.

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The JROTC program is in full swing for the 2019-2020 school yearat Daleville High School. New officers have taken command and are motivated to continue DHS JROTC’s tradition of excellence.

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“October 21-25 was bus safety week and we want our drivers to know they are appreciated for taking care of our students each day,” said Dr. Lisa Stamps, Daleville City Schools superintendent.

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Students involved in JROTC had a unique opportunity this summer to attend JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) camp. The JCLC camp is a five-day summer camp for JROTC cadets.

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At the Daleville Board of Education meeting Oct. 18, Windham Elementary School Principal Chris Mitten and Daleville High School Principal Josh Robertson both presented the board with their continuous improvement plans.

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Fifth grade at Windham Elementary is shaping up to be a great year. Fifth grade teachers Bethany Goad, Carley Simmons, Grade Level Chair Savannah Dunaway, and Kimberly Newby are excited about this year and are looking forward to seeing the students make progress and meet goals.