Students and parents at Vardaman Elementary attended a Vocabulary Parade hosted by Jill Caples’ second, third, and fourth grades S.P.A.C.E. students. While it was very entertaining, it also helped increase vocabulary recognition in the participants and the audience. Second graders participating were, from left, Nestor Flores, John Peyton Rhyne, Micheal Joy Moore, Caden Gore, Ayden Casey, Jesus Juarez and Vanesa Amaya.
Woodmen of the World donated a pair of American Flags to Calhoun City High School for display. The flag above includes the name of everyone killed in the 9-11 attack. Pictured, from left, are Jenna Beth Hamilton, Wes Edgeworth, Jordan England, Mrs. Doug Russell, Jace Leachman, Wesley Long, and Blake Simpson.
Pontotoc Electric Power Association recently sponsored the Calhoun County 4-H Electric workshop and contest. Maggie Rennie won 1st place in the Senior age category with Jayden Warren taking second place. From left are Joe Whitten, Pontotoc Electric Power Association, Jayden Warren, Maggie Rennie and Trent Barnett, Calhoun County Extension Agent.
Visiting at the Bruce Bait Shop over breakfast Monday morning were, from left, Ole Miss Athletic Director Ross Bjork, Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze, store owner Terry Spratlin, Chancellor Dan Jones and Rep. Jim Beckett. Photo by Joel McNeece
Ole Miss Counsel Perry Sansing, Bjork, Freeze and Jones met with Ole Miss supporters and signed autographs during the informal event. Bjork and Coach Freeze both spoke on a “successful year of Ole Miss athletics” and voiced their appreciation to Rep. Jim Beckett, of Bruce, for his support of higher education.
Students and parents at Vardaman Elementary School traveled back to the Middle Ages as they toured an interactive Medieval Museum hosted by Mrs. Jill Caples’ 5th grade S.P.A.C.E. (Special Program Amid Creative Education) students. The students concluded a unit from this time in history and shared their learning with others. Visitors were entertained by the different classes of people from the Middle Ages and observed castles, shields, weapons and more. Kneeling, from left, Evan Edmondson, Molly Edmondson; standing, Jaymie Davis, Jayelin Lucius, Brooklyn Owen, Brady Sharpe and Brandi Free.