Hattiesburg High School senior Owen Sayre is one of only 76 Mississippi students nominated to be a U.S. Presidential Scholar, a program established in 1964 by executive order of the U.S. President to honor and recognize some of the nation's top graduating high school seniors.
Three years after staring into the financial abyss, the Hattiesburg Public School District may soon see more fruit from its labors to improve the health of its budget.
Virginia Young, a teacher at the Hattiesburg Public School District’s Mary Bethune Achievement Center, was awarded a $500 teacher grant from the Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi Foundation, which she will use for a project she has developed to help students at the school learn more about the state and nation’s civil rights history.
After slipping to a C-level school last year, the Mississippi Department of Education recently recognized the Hattiesburg Public School District’s Woodley Elementary School as having achieved level ‘B’ status, which Woodley Principal Felicia Morris credits to an experienced faculty and staff committed to helping its students adjust to changes
An initial step in making physical improvements to schools in the Hattiesburg Public School District was taken Oct. 2, when its Board of Trustees selected an architectural firm.
Hattiesburg High School students enrolled in the new Middle College will have a decided advantage heading into a four-year undergraduate degree program at one of the state’s public universities.
A new school year brings a new face in the principal’s office at Hattiesburg’s N.R. Burger Middle School, as Carol Jones takes over as principal.
A summer reading program for Hattiesburg High School students initiated this year seeks to increase student literacy through incorporation of reading material that fits individual interests and instills learning as a lifelong pursuit.
It was a night to honor champions June 5 when the Hattiesburg Public School District’s Board of Trustees recognized the achievement of a state 5A title by the Hattiesburg High School (HHS) baseball and track and field teams.