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New exhibit on historic beach wade-ins

Historians say the wade-ins that broke out right on the beaches of Biloxi started the Civil Rights movement for Mississippi. A brand new exhibit at the Biloxi Public Library goes in depth about the battles that led to the desegregation of the beaches. Today everyone has the right to enjoy the beautiful 26 miles of […]
3 days ago
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AABE Scholarship Golf Classic

The Gulf Coast chapter of American Association of Blacks in Energy hosted its 2017 scholarship golf classic today at the Grand Bear Golf Course in Saucier. The AABE is a nonprofit group whose members are comprised of individuals in the electric, gas, oil, and water industries. The tournament is held to raise funds to provide […]
4 days ago
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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 […]
5 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 […]
6 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 […]
6 days ago
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Exploring USM’s Point Sur research boat

Whenever aquatic research goes on anywhere on the Gulf Coast, there’s a good chance that the University of Southern Miss is involved in some way. Today at the Port of Gulfport, the USM School of Ocean Science and Technology opened the doors to the Point Sur, a research vessel equipped with tools and technology that […]
6 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 […]
2 weeks ago
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Superintendent convention at the Beau Rivage

It wasn’t all fun and games at the Beau Rivage today. Over 1,100 school officials from across the state have been attending the annual Mass/Alliance Summer Convention since Sunday. The event is put on by the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents and started in 1999. The purpose is for superintendents and school administrators from across […]
2 weeks 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 […]
2 weeks 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 […]