School board approves ‘traditional’ school start with masks to be worn

The Calhoun County School Board voted to proceed with a “traditional school opening” at Monday’s meeting of the board in Pittsboro.
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Jennings aims to continue tradition of success with Wildcat football program

M.D. Jennings feels at home in his new role leading Calhoun City football.
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Column – 2020 graduates, don’t forget your hometowns

I want my column this week to serve as a form of “open letter” to Calhoun County’s Class of 2020.
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School graduations set for this week in Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman

All three schools in the Calhoun County School District will hold commencement ceremonies for the class of 2020 this week.
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School district seeks input on parent survey

The Calhoun County School District is seeking input from parents, staff members, and students regarding the 2020-2021 school year through an online survey.

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Northwest CC announces drive-through graduation

With traditional graduation ceremonies taking a backseat to alternative celebrations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Northwest Mississippi Community College has announced that the college will hold two drive-through graduation events on its Senatobia campus.
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What have some of the county’s kids been up to since Covid-19 ended school early?

We spoke with Calhoun County school children to see what quarantine has been like for them and what they have done to keep busy.
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Taylor, Eubanks to lead Academy grads Sunday

It was a roller coaster of a senior year, but Calhoun Academy’s Dowden Taylor and Katelyn Eubanks finished at the top of their class and have exciting plans for their future.
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Changes coming to Northwest this fall semester

As institutions around the country prepare for the upcoming academic year, Northwest Mississippi Community College has announced a number of changes that will take place in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Restrictions put in place for school graduations

Limit of six tickets per graduate; seating will be spaced 6-feet apart; masks will be encouraged. [Read more...]