Superintendent Dr. Matt Dillon always says his favorite part of every meeting of the Petal School District Board of Trustees is the time for recognition, when students, faculty and staff are brought before the board and commended for their achievement and accolades.
The Petal School District Board of Trustees met Oct. 10 to review policy changes and updates to plans for 2017-18.
Jennifer Carr led the presentations with a brief update for the board on the Petal School District Test Security Plan for 2017-18.
Work is being done to promote the arts in the Friendly City with the revival of the Petal Arts Council.
The goal of the group will be to further the art scene in the City of Petal and foster community support.
The Oak Grove High School culinary team will be among the first students in the state to participate in the first-ever Junior Chef competition sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Child Nutrition.
The deep-seeded roots of countless bands and musical acts can be traced back to the University of Southern Mississippi and the Piney Woods that surround it.
Waiting for a Cure has hooked up with the ‘bra’zen women of Hattiesburlesque to make this weekend’s show quite uplifting.
At the end of one’s high school career, he or she will receive a diploma as proof of the academic effort and hard work needed to graduate.
Many high school students purchase other tokens to commemorate their time spent at their respective schools and extracurricular activities that added to the experience.