Tag Archives | school

Houlka names new principal

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Chickasaw County School Board has hired a new principal for Houlka Attendance Center. Trustees approved 4-0 – with Trustee Rubie Hollins absent — hiring Anthony Golding, as principal for the 2017-18 school year pending certification. The district, which has only Houlka Attendance Center, has […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

CATHY SPENCER: Teacher of the Week

Special to the Chickasaw Journal School: Houston High School Name: Cathy Lancaster Spencer Graduated: Graduated from Houston High School in 1987; age 47 Residence: Houston, Mississippi Occupation: Social Studies Teacher; U.S. and Accelerated U.S. Government, Economics, Advanced Geography and Dual Enrollment Education: Graduated Houston High School; Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State in Secondary Social […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

HHS Student of the Month

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Houston Students Tour ICC

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

HUES names Students of the Week

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON — The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for March 6, through March 10, 2017. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Betsy Lopez McFarland- Chyna King Moss- Kylan Chandler Newell- Khalia Wofford Rimmer- Alajah […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Band Houston Girls

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Sweep of school turns up rifle, drugs

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A sweep of the Houston High School and vehicles in its parking lot turned up a rifle, knife and a small amount of marijuana, prescription drugs and alcohol. Drug dogs from the Oxford Police Department walked through the school and then sniffed vehicles in the parking lot. When […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Houston FFA

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

ETHAN TURNER: Chickasaw County sports on the rise

  When started with the Chickasaw Journal two years ago, I was venturing into the unknown. Although I am from Aberdeen, Chickasaw County was new to me on the sports side. My initial hope was I would be able to see some good sports teams and help relay their success to you. I did not […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Young Lady Wolverines bow out

By Gene Phelps Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – Only two players remained from East Webster’s 2015 state championship team – Adryana Bell and Jennah Pate. This season, as seniors, they led a team of 17 freshmen and sophomores to the Big House, but the road to the title game ended in Friday’s 43-37 […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

HUES names Students of the Week

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Jan. 23 through Jan. 27, 2017. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Joshua Parker McFarland- Janiya Walker Moss- Brand Garner Newell- Braxton Gonzalez Rimmer- Jacey […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Okolona forced into consolidation

By Bobby Harrison Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Okolona School District will be merged with the Houston and Chickasaw County districts under legislation that passed the House Education Committee Tuesday morning. The bill passed the Senate earlier this session merging the Houston and Chickasaw districts, but leaving Okolona as a free-standing system. […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Building a future with CET

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Construction & Electrical Technology (CET) Program at Houston Career and Technology Education Center a two year skills program that teaches basic construction, wiring, welding, and safety in construction. Construction & Electrical Technology is an instructional program that prepares an individual for employment or continued education in the occupations […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Lady Hilltoppers ready for more

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Lady Hilltoppers are looking to carry the team a little further this spring. “We went to the third round of the playoffs last year and while we lost some key players, I’m excited,” said Houston softball coach Derick Kirby. “Yes, we’re young, but I’m optimistic.” The Lady […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }