Schools

Work on new bus facility for county schools could begin in spring '19

By LARRY LIDDELL / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

Preliminary work for a $2.5 million bus maintenance facility for the county school system continues to move ahead.

The project is scheduled to go out for bids this spring and be completed within 10 to 12 months after construction begins, said William T. Mills, the principal architect at Mills & Mills Architects in Tupelo.




Local bank tutors Sherard Elementary students on finances

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Mississippi Banking Association’s program “A Banker in Every Classroom ” brings together Mississippi bankers and teachers at the local level to promote financial literacy.  

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the fifth- and sixth-grade students at Sherard Elementary were visited by Megan Denton of First National Bank of Clarksdale.



Chick-fil-A executive offers life, business tips to CCC students, faculty

By MELODY DIXON / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

Andre’ Kennebrew, who has a 12-year tenure with the fast-food franchise Chick-fil-A, recently  talked to personnel and student leaders of Coahoma Community College, as well as Coahoma Early College High School, on the interpersonal skills it takes to lead a successful life.







Lee cheerleader to perform at Disney World on Thanksgiving Day

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Savannah Oakes, an eighth-grader from Lee Academy in Clarksdale, was selected as one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will represent Varsity Spirit in the 2018 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.



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