A veteran education finance administrator with more than 20 years of experience officially stepped into her new role as chief financial officer for the Hattiesburg Public School District, as announced by HPSD Board of Trustees President Delores McNair during the district’s Dec. 10 regular meeting.
When Chloe Jackson was thinking of different projects to do as part of the Afro-American Student Organization at the University of Southern Mississippi, she knew she wanted to involve younger kids in the classroom setting.
Two contracts for Phase II renovation and construction work at Hattiesburg High School and at elementary schools throughout the Hattiesburg Public School District were approved by the HPSD Board of Trustees during its regular meeting Oct. 8 at the district’s boardroom.
The Hattiesburg Public School District is excited to have five of the district schools receive a “B” rating in this year’s Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Grace Christian, Hawkins Elementary, Thames Elementary, Woodley Elementary and Burger Middle School were all named High Performing Schools.
Oak Grove High School finished as the top Pine Belt high school in the state in this year’s Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. They were ranked No. 6 with an A rating and 790 points.
The Petal School District is currently soliciting applications for Shared Decision Making Council members. The Petal School District Strategic Plan provides for a Shared Decision Making Council at the district level and one at each school level.
Last year, when Longleaf Elementary School teacher Beverly Blackmon applied for the White House History Teacher Institute – a week-long educational experience offered by the White House Historical Association – she was put on a wait list.
Sam Edison Woods, a career diplomat and donor to The University of Southern Mississippi, is the subject of a new online exhibit for USM University Libraries’ Special Collections. The Sam Woods Collection contains materials owned by Woods and includes items such as furniture, art, prints, and books.
The Petal Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 82 Petal High School seniors during end-of-the-year awards day activities.
The PEF was founded in 1987 with the future in mind and helps bridge the gap for enhanced educational opportunities.