Calhoun City native accepts job with MDE

Phelton Cortez Moss, a native of Calhoun City, was recently approved by the Mississippi State Board of Education to serve as the Bureau Director for Educator Effectiveness and Talent Acquisition at the Mississippi Department of Education in Jackson.
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Nix hired as CCES principal; Career Center opened to Calhoun Academy students

Heather Nix was hired as the next principal of Calhoun City Elementary Monday night in the regular scheduled meeting of the school board.
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Gladney questions district policy in talk to school board

Marcus Gladney, who was denied an opportunity to teach in the school district on a 3-2 vote by the school board last month, addressed his concerns in a presentation to the board Monday night in Pittsboro.
Gladney said he went through the process to be re-certified with the state and when he applied for the fifth grade language arts opening at Calhoun City Middle School, nothing was said to him about not being eligible based on district policy until the school board rejected him after he was presented for hire by Principal Stacia Parker.
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Vardaman FFA excels at state, two are elected state officers

Three Vardaman High School FFA members received high honors at the State FFA convention recently.
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Maddox named BES principal; Patton moving to district office; 4th grade moving to BES

Dr. Lisa Langford has made her first major move as superintendent of Calhoun County Schools with a shakeup at Bruce Elementary School.
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Dr. Lisa Langford hired as next school superintendent

Dr. Lisa Langford described Monday night as a very humbling experience as countless calls and texts of well wishes poured in late into the night after the Calhoun County School Board voted 5-0 earlier in the evening to hire her as the county’s next superintendent.
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Gladney studying options after not hired as teacher; Gore asks assistant principal position be established

Marcus Gladney is seeking a face-to-face meeting with the Calhoun County School Board and aims to appeal their decision not to hire him as a language arts teacher at Calhoun City.
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CCCTC first place team to SkillsUSA national; receive support from Haworth, Weyerhaeuser

Over the past four years, the Calhoun County Career and Technical Center (CCCTC) engineering program, led by Jennifer Bennett, has focused on robotics.
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School board approves students transfers, long personnel list; says no to hiring Gladney

The Calhoun County School Board met Tuesday night for their regular monthly meeting with personnel items and students’ transfers consuming much of the agenda.
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Bruce and Vardaman graduations moved indoors Friday night; Calhoun City graduation is Saturday

Graduation ceremonies will take place around the county this Friday and Saturday night.
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