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.
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.
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.
On Dec. 19, Daleville City Schools Chief School Financial Officer Jessica Anderson gave notice of the availability of reports that are required under the Accountability Law, Act 95-313.
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.
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.
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.
Windham Elementary School fourth grade teachers Jeannie Baldwin, Becky Callahan, and Alicia Reynolds say that they incorporate a lot of real life scenarios into the lesson plans.
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.
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.
Daleville High School senior high Student of the Month for November is Anthony Rodriguez. The senior high staff of DHS picked Rodriguez for th…
Windham Elementary School collected 640 total items during the Lions Club food drive. The sixth grade class enjoyed competing and winning by b…
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.
Daleville High School junior high Student of the Month for November is LaShundra Straw. The junior high staff of DHS picked Straw for this hon…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
Daleville High School Principal Josh Robertson and the leadership team are working to focus on raising ACT and WorkKeys test scores for their students.
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.
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.
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.
It was a day to celebrate as the news spread through the faculty, staff, and school about Windham Elementary School raising their score from an “F” to a “C” on the Alabama Report Card. The 19 point increase was a significant upgrade from the previous year.
Members of the Daleville High School JROTC rifle team members are currently competing in the Wiregrass Tournament comprised of local high schools in the Wiregrass.
The last thing Laura Bateman expected after surgery earlier this year was the discovery of metastatic stage 4 cancer. Bateman said shortly after the surgery she started having pain and trouble breathing. After a trip to the emergency room and testing, it was discovered that she had blood clots in both of her lungs.
New Superintendent Dr. Lisa Stamps is hoping to inspire teamwork, promote school pride and community support, and bring more opportunities to …
The Daleville Public Library Foundation donated $300 to Windham Elementary School on Friday, Aug. 2, in time for the start of the 2019-20 school year. WES Principal Chris Mitten said the funds would be added to the school’s fund to purchase school supplies, including backpacks, for students who need them.