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Education

School Board approves rubberized track for Hawthorne High School 

Oct 3, 2023
Board also heard concerns about eSchool cuts.
Government + Politics

Newberry looks for safe school transportation options 

Sep 26, 2023
Commissioners concerned about sex offenders, long walks to school.
Education

ACPS maintains safety goals

Sep 21, 2023
District security chief promotes early intervention and preparedness.
Education

ACPS to optimize transportation 

Sep 20, 2023
Director of transportation said changes will help fix staffing shortages and save money.
Education

School board to workshop bus routes 

Sep 19, 2023
District plans to eliminate courtesy stops and revamp magnet hub stops.
Education

Superintendent aims for impact in second year 

Sep 19, 2023
Shane Andrew optimistic about school district’s future.
Crime

ACSO arrests eighth grader for bomb threats

Sep 18, 2023
Kanapaha Middle School student allegedly responsible for Kanapaha, Buchholz High School bomb threats.
Crime

Update: Buchholz, Kanapaha cleared after bomb threats

Sep 18, 2023
ACPS receives first bomb threat since spring 2022.
Education

Three ACPS students earn top National Merit scores

Sep 13, 2023
ACPS had 35 students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
Education

ACPS updates school rezoning timeline 

Sep 12, 2023
Hurricane Idalia results in two rescheduled community input sessions.
Education

School Board passes budget for 2024

Sep 11, 2023
Reapportioned funding shrank the budget by $4.5 million since initial plan.
News

One Nation One Project calls for Phase 2 projects 

Sep 11, 2023
Initiative has up to $200,000 in ARPA funds to give out.
Sports

ACPS enacts clear bag policy for football games

Sep 7, 2023
Safety procedures start immediately.
Education

School board examines LGBTQ+ guide draft 

Sep 6, 2023
Guide will undergo continuous revisions as an operational document.
Education

School board hashes out budget priorities 

Sep 6, 2023
Special budget meeting produces some clarity, discussion of staff’s work
News

Alachua County issues official all clear from Idalia

Aug 30, 2023
County sends aid to other parts of state.
News

Alachua County schools to reopen on Thursday

Aug 30, 2023
UF, SF to resume Thursday, but surrounding counties remain closed with various restart dates.
Crime

Columbia High School tightens security

Aug 28, 2023
CHS installs metal detectors after deputies apprehend armed teens at Friday’s football game.
Local News

Fences go up at Newberry High School

Aug 24, 2023
ACPS continues push for improved school security.
Education

Afterschool meals expand to Metcalfe

Aug 23, 2023
Program now reaches 37 schools in Alachua County.
News

Car hits school bus, sedan on Newberry Road

Aug 18, 2023
One injured in three-vehicle collision.
Education

SBAC workshop highlights zoning concerns 

Aug 17, 2023
Board members and citizens ask staff for more detailed information.
News

School board passes contract with SF College 

Aug 16, 2023
Board members split 3-2 over concerns about delayed information.
Education

School district works to rectify emergency funds 

Aug 16, 2023
Deadline for second wave of COVID relief funding nears.
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