Student or staff member at Auburn High School in Montgomery County tests positive for COVID-19
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. A member of the Auburn High School community in Montgomery County tested positive for COVID-19, school leaders announced Wednesday. School leaders did not clarify if the person who tested positive is a student or staff member at the school. The health department is aware of this case and is conducting contact tracing, according to school leaders. School leaders they will continue with normal operations in the meantime. Click here to see the database of all COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Public Schools.
Auburn volleyball excited to begin practice with Phase 3 guidelines
RINER, Va. – Under the VHSL’s Phase 2 guidelines, Auburn High School volleyball practice was pretty quiet. “We couldn’t touch a ball at all, we had to be 10 feet apart, we were pretty much just conditioning,” junior Anna McGuire said. Recently, Montgomery County agreed to move forward with the new Phase 3 guidelines, allowing the use of shared equipment. “I was super excited to actually be able to play even though its just hitting and passing,” junior Allyson Martin said. “You get to get out and see your friends every day so that’s fun, and we get to touch a volleyball and that’s what we love,” McGuire finished.
Auburn’s Ethan Millirons leading Eagles into 2020
RINER, Va. – Star point guard Ethan Millirons is the ultimate team player for Auburn High School. “I play as hard as I can, all I care about is winning the ball game. I needed to get stronger, I needed to improve my defense, improve shooting and everything,” he said. “He’s averaging 22 points a game, almost 5 assists a game, with a lot of attention thrown his way every game. We look to him to do a little bit of everything for us.”The Eagles are currently 8-6 overall and 3-1 in the Mountain Empire District under head coach Terry Millirons, who happens to be the husband of volleyball coach Sherry Millirons.
Auburn schools in Montgomery County closing early due to power outage
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. - Several schools in Montgomery County are closing early Friday due to a power outage. Auburn Elementary School is letting out at 2:30 p.m., while Auburn Middle School and Auburn High School are letting out at 1 p.m. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.