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 Members of the Saltillo High School FFA chapter not only learned first-hand about agricultural livelihoods, but also earned $500 for their FFA program by participating in the third annual FFA Chapter Challenge.

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Shelby Potts, of Shannon Elementary, created the winning design for the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice T-shirt competition. Potts' butterfly design will be printed on Hospice T-shirts. Students in grades 3-5 participated in the butterfly project . Art instructor Chriscell Ruth aske…

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Reading fairs were recently in both the Tupelo Public School and Lee County Schools districts. Tupelo Middle School was host to the TPSD fair while Mooreville Elementary was the site of the LCS fair. K-8 students exercisd creativity and leadership in planning and implementing the projects. O…

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Milam sixth-grader and Tupelo district spelling bee champion Maria Kaltchenko spelled “kinetic” in the 11th round of the Lee County District Spelling Bee Monday for her second title. Challengers Jacob Roland, Guntown seventh-grader, and Victor Milev,  Milam Elementary sixth-grader, took the …

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Statistics show that children who do not read during the summer months lose at least one month of instruction. Researchers often refer to this loss as the “summer slide.” This loss is especially seen in low-income (poor) children. However, children who do read during the summer months enhanc…

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Eighth-graders from Shannon and Plantersville middle schools expanded their eventual career possibilities Friday. More than 150 of the students attended a three-hour career fair arranged and hosted by the local chapter of the not-for-profit Parents for Public Schools.

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Guntown Middle School sixth-graders did their part to help fight hunger in the area. The social studies students put their hands, minds and creative spirits to work making bowls for the upcoming Salvation Army Empty Bowls event on Feb. 29.

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Students went through 22 rounds of competition in the county school district spelling before a winner was decided. Hanqi Qian of Saltillo Elementary School spelled “akimbo” correctly to receive first place. In second place was Jennifer Clifton of Mooreville Middle School and third place went…

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Mooreville varsity co-ed cheerleaders received second place for large co-ed at state competition in Jackson on Dec. 17. They are: