By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Superintendent Tony Cook and the Houston school board reshuffled the deck at Houston school with several changes in school administration. The moves are not without concerns for some but have been prompted by moves of central office staff out of the district and poor test scores […]
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By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The jobs that many first graders will want in 15 years are not part of the Houston School of Science and Technology class offering and Houston School Board Trustees voted last week to change that. The School of Science and Technology – formally known as the […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Kids can’t learn if they are not in school. The Houston School District has been rated as a chronic absenteeism district by the state and Superintendent Tony Cook presented his plan to trustees recently on ways to get kids back in class and keep them there. […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A Houston teacher’s assistant has been charged with sexual battery of a high school student following a probable cause hearing on Wednesday. George French, 22, , of Houston, and a Houston Middle School teacher’s assistant, was brought before Circuit Court Judge Kelly Luther for a probable cause […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Ms. Mickey M. Latham and Mr. John H. Clark, Jr., together with their families, are pleased to announce their forth coming marriage. Mickey is the daughter of Mrs. Alma and the late Walter L. Tumblin of Houston. John is the son of Mrs. Dora Ree and […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal VAN VLEET – It is the kind of event emergency responders hope never happens, but one they must be ready to respond to at the highest level. Area firefighters, ambulance crews, police and sheriff’s deputies were part of a school bus wreck training exercise hosted by the […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Attorney’s have begun taking depositions from both sides involved in a lawsuit between the Houston school district and the contractor and architect responsible for re-roofing the Houston School of Science and Technology. Former school board trustees, contractors and those involved in the 2010 decision to […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Third grade is a big challenge for kids and the state mandated Third Grade Reading Gate has made is a challenge for some school districts. But not Houston. The Houston School District, and specifically the Upper Elementary School, saw 95 percent of the third graders who […]
HOUSTON – Public school are open to all, but Houston School District will be monitoring where students live this fall. The first day of school will be Aug. 6 and district officials are urging parents and guardians to attend Open House from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, to pick up schedules and iron out any […]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Mississippi Board of Education Chair Wayne Gann of Corinth and state Superintendent of Education Carey Wright issued statements Friday defending the enactment of national Common Core academic standards after Gov. Phil Bryant called them “a failed program.” In a statement released Friday, Gann, the former superintendent […]
This is the time of year when we take a look back at 2013 and at the same time look forward to 2014. It’s a bittersweet time of year. There have been weddings and funerals, cars bought and trucks crashed, profits and losses, good times and sad times. I try not to dwell too much […]
HOUSTON – In today’s technological world, quick and easy communication is always at one’s fingertips and the Houston School District is offering parents one more way to stay in touch. The district revamped their website this year to offer more information and services including site-specific updates from each school. By going to the district website […]
The Chickasaw County 4-H Clubs are heading up a community service project called, “Fall Fun and Games Day,” which will be held Oct. 25 at the Chickasaw County Agri-Center in Houston. This day is held for special needs students attending the Houston School District and Chickasaw County School in Houlka. We are now including the […]
Now that school has gotten firmly in the groove, it is common to see our yellow buses, or as they are affectionately called, “the yellow dogs,” on the road morning and afternoon. Our district transports over 1,500 of our 2,000 students twice each day. The drivers crank up early each morning around 5:30 a.m. in […]
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