Schools


Longleaf Elementary School teacher headed to D.C. for White House History Teacher Institute

By HASKEL BURNS,

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.

No problem.






Goldwater Scholars: Hattiesburg native among three Southern Miss students recognized

By VAN ARNOLD,

The University of Southern Mississippi sports a well-documented tradition of excellence in producing Goldwater Scholarship winners. And now the bar has been raised even higher as three USM students have earned the prestigious award for 2019, including one student from Hattiesburg.








Dangers of drunk driving: Sumrall students get sobering first-hand lessons

By HASKEL BURNS,

After a demonstration last week showing students the dangers of driving while intoxicated, it’s doubtful that Sumrall High School seniors Zane Berry, Peyton King and Dylan Lowe – or any of the other 11th- and 12th-graders at the school – will ever get behind the wheel after being nothing less than stone-cold sober.


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