By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – Fulton drivers will have opportunity to display their school pride with IAHS-themed license plates … should enough of them be sold. The proposed tag design features the familiar IAHS Indian chief logo to the left of the tag number. Running across the bottom of the plate in […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Mississippi’s state secondary school principal of the year can be found at New Albany High School. Lance Evans, New Albany High School principal, was honored as state secondary school principal of the year at the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Principal of the Year Institute […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo School District’s Parent Academy continued Monday evening with its second event, “Parent Teacher Conferences: A Classic Revisited” at the Hancock Leadership Center. The second in a series of events hosted to increase parental involvement in schools and provide parents with resources to help their children be […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – On Monday afternoon at Oxford Middle School, the gas line to the school cafeteria was damaged when a vendor making a routine delivery accidentally hit the gas line regulator while unloading the delivery truck. Oxford Middle teachers and administrators safely evacuated students from the school, while the Oxford Fire Department, school […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – There is more to Talvin Grice than meets the eye. The 49-year-old works as a custodian at Milam Elementary School by day, but when he isn’t working at school, he’s writing. Grice just published his first collection of poetry, “To Leave Me For What?” with Laurel Rose Publishing […]

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The Okolona Municipal Separate School District has shown steady improvement toward a world-class education – from financial solvency to a steadily climbing graduation rate to academics to athletics to major facility improvements – according to information presented at the district’s September school board meeting. While […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – While students have been preparing in class for the “Imagine the Possibilities” career expo, Northeast Mississippi businesses have been doing their own preparations. The expo is about more than just showing off what businesses do, though, and with a high level of participation among local and area businesses, […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – University and community college officials said recently they are hoping to garner a multi-year commitment for new building projects from the 2016 Legislature. During a recent meeting of the Legislative Budget Committee, where community colleges officials requested a funding increase of $82.7 million or 31.4 percent […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo Middle School’s Golden Wave Robotics Club crafted a battery-powered robot, aptly named Roboto, for the Mississippi BEST Robotics competition at Mississippi State University starting Friday night – all in six weeks. Amber Jones, eighth-grade science teacher and team sponsor of the Robotics Club, attended a robotics conference […]