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Vaccinations for the new school year

With school right around the corner it is important to remember to get your children immunized. Vaccinations for several diseases are required before the school year starts for all first-time students entering school in Mississippi. Those required vaccinations are: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, measles, mumps and rubella and chicken pox. Seventh graders are required […]
2 days ago
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Teacher training for computer science

South Mississippi teachers are undergoing some training this summer in order to bring computer science into classrooms. The Mississippi Department of Education rolled out the Computer Science for Mississippi Initiative in elementary and high schools last year. Now, the program is expanding to include middle school students and has brought together 30 teachers in Harrison […]
3 days ago
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Apply to be a Moss Point School Board member

The City of Moss Point is looking to fill a spot on the Moss Point School Board. The city is accepting applications on their website for a new school board member. Applicants must be registered voters and residents of Moss Point. Mayor Mario King explains they’re on the lookout for someone with good talent, who […]
3 days ago
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New graduation requirements in Mississippi

With the school year fast approaching, students are trying to make the most of their summer. Mississippi lawmakers are trying to make the most of their students’ future. The Mississippi Board of Education proposed new graduation requirements starting with freshmen in the graduating class of 2022. The requirements would let high school students in Mississippi […]
1 week ago
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D’Iberville Elementary cafeteria going through big makeover

It’s out with the old and in with the new at D’Iberville Elementary School. It may look like a mess now, but when the students head back to class in August they will see a big difference in the school cafeteria. The school is moving towards a more energy efficient, aesthetically pleasing, and more nutritious […]
1 week ago
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Gulfport High construction update

When students return to Gulfport High School for the 2017-2018 school year they’ll be coming back to some big changes. Campus wide construction projects began during classes last year. Once students cleared out for the summer, workers kicked things into high gear. At the moment, the project is well ahead of schedule. MC Price Barton […]
1 week ago
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Fab Lab mobile unit for students

It’s a laboratory on wheels, the Jackson County School District now has their hands on their very own Fab Lab mobile unit to help students increase STEM knowledge and skills. News 25’s Taylor Rubach attended the ribbon cutting ceremony today and gives us a look inside this specially designed lab. It’s a place for students […]
4 weeks ago
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Long Beach School District – Summer school closure due to inclement weather

Due to the incoming inclement weather and expected street flooding, please note that the Long Beach School District will close their Summer School programs for grades K-6 (housed on the Quarles Elementary campus) and Quarles Elementary’s Summer Keep Calm and Read On Program for Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22. Both programs will re-open […]