Articles by Amanda Lien
For the second year in a row, Columbus Municipal School District students’ spring assessment scores increased compared to the previous year’s.
Lowndes County School District Superintendent Lynn Wright is looking for job security at Lowndes County School District one way or the other.
During a special-call school board meeting Tuesday night, board member Brian Clark called out Wright for leaving open the position of district level vocational director, which oversees LCSD’s Career Technology Center, so Wright could take the job if he is not hired as superintendent at the end of the year.
Larry Priest loves living in nature.
His home — backed by woods and grass with the Luxapalila River “practically in my front yard” — is his sanctuary.
More than 10 years ago, Genesis Church purchased the old Hughes Elementary School building on 23rd Street North. Pastor Darren Leach took possession of the keys, still unsure as to the condition of the building, but believing in God’s plan and prompting.
The Columbus Municipal School District and Columbus Light and Water boards are moving forward with a combined effort to provide all district students with free internet access at home.
Violet Jira was sitting in her language class when she learned she was officially a published writer.
While driving through the Golden Triangle, Manny Scott began to pray for guidance in what he should say to the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District teachers, staff and administrators during Thursday’s convocation.
In Austyn Holden’s hometown of Coldwater — where the population hovers between 1,200 and 1,300, according to the 2016 estimates — the nearest hospital is a 45-minute drive.
During Columbus Municipal School District’s public budget hearing Monday night, Chief Financial Officer Tammie Holmes was met with applause when she told the board the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget does not require a tax increase, despite the loss of more than $340,000 in state funds due to a drop in enrollment district-wide.
Lowndes County is a step closer to being certified by Excel by 5, a community-based certification group aiming to prepare Mississippi children from birth to age 5 for success in education.