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Board hoping health clinic will reopen
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With a medical clinic sitting vacant in Vaiden, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors was thrilled to hear news about a major Mississippi hospital looking to open a facility in the region. At the start of Monday’s board of supervisors meeting, Beat One Supervisor Terry Herbert informed the board that the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson may be interested in opening a medica...
Positive behavior being rewarded at WES
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
WINONA – Students at Winona Elementary School are being rewarded for good behavior. According to Dr. Paul Lawrence, WES principal, the school has instituted a new discipline behavior intervention system that recognizes positive behavior rather than focusing on punishment for bad behavior.
Test scores improve at some local schools
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Local students performed well on state tests last spring despite major changes to the state’s curriculum last school year. This past year, Mississippi schools instituted the Common Core academic standards. However, the state assessment given in May tested students based on the Mississippi Framework academic standards. Nancy Loom with The Parents’ Campaign said she did not feel the assessment sh...


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