Breast Cancer Awareness Month: McGill overcomes her fears, mounts successful battle against breast cancer
Edna McGill began chemotherapy to treat breast cancer on her 60th birthday, in July 2014.
It would prove to be 100-percent effective.
That didn’t mean her battle with breast cancer was over, McGill explained from her home in Columbus Thursday.
Columbus Municipal School District Interim Superintendent Edna McGill announced Wednesday that she will apply to be the district’s next superintendent.
The Columbus Municipal School Board rejected a request of almost $2 million dollars from interim school superintendent Edna McGill, a move that could prevent students from having the proper textbooks for the 2014-15 school year.
Columbus Municipal School Superintendent Edna McGill used Tuesday’s speaking engagement at the Columbus Rotary Club to talk about the state of transition before the district as well as clear up some misconceptions about Common Core.
The Columbus Municipal School District is moving forward with a new strategic plan.
The school board approved the plan earlier this month. It is set to take effect when school resumes in January. With six specific goals, the plan is designed to make the district more effective, said interim superintendent Edna McGill.
When the Columbus Municipal School District begins the search for a permanent superintendent, board members will have to come together, according to an official with the Mississippi School Board Association.
Dr. Mike Waldrop, director of the MSBA, spoke to board members Monday night during their monthly meeting.
A Columbus Municipal Judge took to her Facebook page to portray a member of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees as an Uncle Tom.
Screen shots from Judge Nicole Clinkscales’ Facebook page reveal comments suggesting that Columbus Municipal School Board member Aubra Turner was guilty of “tom” foolery.
The Columbus Municipal School District named Edna McGill interim superintendent, effective Friday, but not without some heated debate that introduced the subject of race.
McGill had acted as the district’s temporary interim superintendent since June, when former superintendent Martha Liddell was removed from the post after it was revealed that she used district funds to pay for a private party and had continued to do consulting work in violation of her contract.
The Columbus Municipal School District has a new Chief Financial Officer, but there’s still no resolution to who will serve as superintendent beyond October.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday morning. With just one item on the agenda, extending the contract of interim superintendent Edna McGill, if ever there were a chance for a “five-minute-now-let’s-go-get-breakfast” meeting this was it.
We pause to chuckle at such a naive notion.