CMS incident addressed by school resource officer
LOW MOOR — Law enforcement personnel investigated an isolated incident at Clifton Middle School on Friday, Nov. 4. The school resource officer was promptly notified by school administrators after they learned a student had possibly brought an airsoft gun to school. The incident was isolated and there was no threat to students and staff. Chargestherecorderonline.com
SUNDAY’S SPORTS ROUNDUP
Middle School Cross Country – Falcons compete in state championships. The Clifton Middle School girls’ team placed 12th among 27 schools in the Virginia Middle School State Championships, held at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville on Sunday. CMS' boys team finished 28th in a 31-school field. Individual leaders for the Falcon girls in the 4K race includedtherecorderonline.com
WEDNESDAY’S SPORTS ROUNDUP
Girls crest the first hill just off the starting line during the cross country meet. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) High School Cross Country — Alleghany tops Greenbrier East. The brother-sister duo of Kellen and Kiera Lowman won their individual races at Clifton Middle School, leading the Mountaineers to team victories over Greenbrier East intherecorderonline.com
Thursday Sports Roundup
Alleghany’s Nathan Clark plays No. 5 doubles in regional boys’ tennis vs. Narrows on Thursday. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) Boys’ Tennis — Alleghany 8, Narrows 1. The Mountaineers rolled past the Green Wave in the first round of the Class 2, Region C tournament at Clifton Middle School. Baron Leitch, Coree Nicely, Eli Entsminger,therecorderonline.com
Wednesday Sports Roundup
Baron Leitch playing No. 1 singles. Boys’ Tennis — Riverheads 5, Alleghany 4. The Mountaineers, who were blanked by the Gladiators 9-0 less than two weeks ago, lost a close 5-4 decision Wednesday at Clifton Middle School. Alleghany won at No. 1 singles (Baron Leitch) and No. 3 singles (Coree Nicely in a tiebreaker) andtherecorderonline.com
Residents urge county to keep CMS where it is
LOW MOOR — A delegation from Clifton Middle School has expressed reservations about closing their school when students begin attending the new merged Alleghany Highlands School System. Staff and teachers brought these concerns to the Alleghany County Board of Supervisors Tuesday at the county governmental complex. As part of the merger agreement between Covington Citytherecorderonline.com
Alleghany County Courthouse closed due to possible COVID-19 exposure
ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. – The Alleghany County Courthouse is closed due to a possible COVID-19 exposure, according to county officials. Officials say the courthouse will be closed through Friday, Oct. 30. In addition to the courthouse, school leaders announced on Monday night that a teacher tested positive for COVID-19, prompting a school closure. Clifton Middle School will be closed starting Tuesday. School leaders said they’re working on contact tracing and it’s not clear when the school will reopen.
Clifton Middle School to close after teacher tests positive for COVID-19
ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. – School leaders in Alleghany County announced Monday night that a teacher tested positive for COVID-19, prompting a school closure. Clifton Middle School will be closed starting Tuesday. School leaders said they’re working on contact tracing and it’s not clear when the school will reopen. 10 News is working to learn more. Check back for updates.