School Board says yes to Families First

The Calhoun County School Board unanimously approved a proposal to allow Families First to put in a full-service resource center in the north end of the Career and Technical Center building in Calhoun City at a special called meeting last Thursday night.

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Students getting real experience with new Pathways program

The Calhoun County Career and Technical Center (CCCTC) has multiple programs to offer – automotive, construction, metal fabrication, engineering, health science, digital media, business, and the teachers academy.

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‘City, Bruce bands earn honors at Northeast

BOONEVILLE, Miss. -- In one of the largest Northeast Regional Marching Band Championships in a decade, Neshoba Central High School (Philadelphia, Miss.) bested 22 other high schools to claim the title of “Grand Champion” at the annual daylong competition held on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College.

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Sunny Rea wanted to teach for as long as she can remember

Sunny Rea has been teaching 10 years. Her first job was in Greenville, and she has been at Bruce for six.

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Liles is finalist for scholar-athlete award

Steele Liles, of Calhoun City, has been named a semi-finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy. 

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BHS Annual Staff ready for a new year

BHS teacher Rebecca King is the new advisor for the 2018-19 annual staff, meaning a fresh start for the yearbook-creating process.

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Official school accreditation grades postponed; district believes it’s a “solid C”

Calhoun County School District is projected to earn a C in the latest A to F ratings, but the Mississippi state Board of Education has delayed releasing the official ratings for schools and districts until October, citing discontent.

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School board hopes to attract Families First center to CCTC

Attracting a Families First center, expanding workforce development opportunities through Northwest, and addressing “lingering” special education issues pointed out by the state were all topics of discussion at Monday’s school board meeting in Pittsboro.

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Calhoun County School District projected a C, but release of official grade postponed

Calhoun County School District is projected to earn a C in the latest A to F ratings, but the Mississippi state Board of Education has delayed releasing the official ratings for schools and districts until October, citing discontent.

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Lino gets Girls’ State scholarship

BHS senior Alexis Lino attended Magnolia Girls State this summer and earned a $1000 scholarship. 

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