School district’s probation lifted by state

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The Calhoun County School District has been restored to full accreditation status by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE).
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SEEK students enjoy New York City trip

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Bruce SEEK classes of Jody Clark and Denise Hall went on a trip to New York City recently.
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School board sets salary for interim superintendent, talks to MSBA rep about search process

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The Calhoun County School Board established the salary and contract dates for an interim superintendent position and met with a representative of the Mississippi School Board Association (MSBA) about possibly contracting with them to assist in the search for a new superintendent for the school district Thursday in Pittsboro.

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Moore departure now official; stepping down at end of 2017

Mike Moore

The Calhoun County School Board officially accepted the resignation/retirement of Sup. Mike Moore, effective Dec. 31, at Monday’s meeting in Pittsboro.
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Longest sets up Northwest endowments

Dr. William D. Longest of Oxford recently established two scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The Dr. William D. and Catherine Taylor Longest Endowment, honors the memory of his wife of 57 years, Catherine Taylor Longest, and the Joe W. Longest, Jr. Endowment honors the memory of his father. Accepting the donation are Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (right) and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects at Northwest.

Dr. William D. Longest of Oxford recently established two scholarship endowments at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects.  One scholarship, the Dr. William D. and Catherine Taylor Longest Endowment, honors the memory of his wife of 57 years, Catherine Taylor Longest, who died in September, and the second, the Joe W. Longest, Jr. Endowment, honors the memory of his father.
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Eacholes to receive Goodman scholarship

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The 34th Annual A.D. Goodman Scholarship Banquet will be Saturday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. at the St. Luke Masonic Lodge in Bruce.
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BUES turkey feather funds going to Williamses

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Bruce Upper Elementary School is donating money to the Michael Williams family.
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Northwest endowment set up for Calhoun native Hollis

Linda Hollis

The Linda McGonagill Hollis Endowment was recently established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Dr. Marshall Hollis and his brothers, Dr. Jerry Hollis, Freddy Hollis, and Phillip Hollis, in appreciation of her love and devotion to the Hollis family and in honor of her life of service as an educator in Tate County.
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Bruce Beta participates in Ashley’s Angels

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Members of BHS Beta Club helped provide children in need with clothes and other items beneficial to them.
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Student funding mission trip to Costa Rica with t-shirt sales

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BHS junior Mary Alon James is spreading the word of Christ one t-shirt at a time. “MNTMVR” is the main message that many locals are now wearing.
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