Calhoun County Schools earn a C overall; one school makes A while two earn D’s


Calhoun County School District earned a “C” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education for 2017.

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Calhoun County School District placed on probation by state

District Accreditation Status

Calhoun County is one of 18 Mississippi public school districts put on probation for breaking state rules.

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Girl Power: Career Center hosts event for sixth grade girls

Kinsa Todd, front, Kendrailia Nash, middle, and Hannah Tipton and Alexa Gonzales, in back, learn CPR in the health class.

Sixth grade girls from all over Calhoun County converged on the Career and Technical Center (CTC) last Friday to learn how much power they really have.
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BEST director speaks to Bruce Chamber

Amanda Vanlandingham

Bruce Elementary School Team President Amanda Vanlandingham talked to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce meeting about their ongoing efforts to improve the school.
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CA’s Halloween Carnival set for Oct. 28


This year Calhoun Academy started many different fundraisers for the school’s annual Halloween Carnival. K3 through K5 sold Krispy Kreme donuts, and a hot dog suit contest was held. The teacher that collected the most money in their container had to wear a hot dog suit for a day. Coach Brian Nixon won the contest, and he wore the hot dog suit on Friday, October 6. Calhoun Academy rubber bracelets are being sold in the office by the eighth grade class as well.
Juniors and seniors sold homemade ice cream at many home football games, and they had a bake sale on October the 6 in Bruce. The two classes are also selling chances on a TV.
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Superintendent describes teacher incentive disbursement as ‘statewide disaster’

Mike Moore

Supt. Mike Moore told the Calhoun County School Board that the legislature’s School Recognition Program disbursement had been a statewide disaster.
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School board meets Thursday night in Pittsboro

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Calhoun Board of Education is expected to discuss the Mississippi School Board Association’s Legislative Survey and the approval of the school district’s amended budget at its meeting this Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.
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Academy will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 29


Calhoun Academy Homecoming, “A Sweet Southern Tradition,” will be Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

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New students, teachers at Calhoun Academy this year


Calhoun Academy has several new students, along with a few new staff members. The new students are Kayla Costilow, Ashley Perrigin, Brody Thweatt, Chloe Wright, Zachery Card, and Lane Devall. [Read more...]

Participating in halftime with Mississippi State’s band

Caitlin McCormick, Audrey Crocker, Callie Cain, Jacob Haire, Connor Bland, Anna Grace Pullen, and Madison May participate in the MSU Honor Band. Not pictured is Mataya Gates.

Callie Cain, Anna Grace Pullen, Jacob Haire, Connor Bland, Madison May, Audrey Crocker, Caitlyn McCormick, and Mataya Gates went with band directors Jon Bland and Steven Newell to Starkville September 2 to participate in the MSU Marching Honor Band.
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