Content Tagged 'education'

Farm to School Week
This week Popp’s Ferry Elementary, along with other Biloxi schools, is getting a taste of home grown Mississippi cuisine. Video Video
Hancock Bank Financial Cents Program
Today leaders from Hancock Bank were at West Wortham Middle School preparing eighth graders for financial independence, security, and success. Video Video
National Walk to School Day
Over 200 students from Pecan Park Elementary School in Ocean Springs participated in National Walk to School Day. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Active Learning Center
Professors at the USM Gulf Park campus are able to take teaching to the next level with the new active learning classroom. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Celebrates Health and Fitness Week
It’s “Health and Fitness Week” at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Video Video
Business 101 Seminar
Potential business owners had the chance to learn more about the legal and financial aspects of starting a company at today’s Business 101 Seminar. Video Video
High School Nation Tour Visits Ocean Springs High
Hundreds of screaming Ocean Springs High School students skipped fourth block today. Video Video
Pass Christian School District Finds Successful Approach
The Pass Christian School District has been ranked number one in the state for the past five years. Video Video
High School Nation Tour Stops By Ocean Springs High
Ocean Springs High School was surprised with a special music festival just for them today. Video Video
Nativity BVM Elementary Celebrates the Pope's U.S. Trip
We bet you thought the pope was in Washington, D.C. He was actually here on the Coast this morning, well his body double was anyway. Video Video
Scholarship for Harrison County Employees
One law firm on the Coast is giving back to the people it serves. Video Video
Bayou View Elementary Receives New Exercise Equipment
Bayou View Elementary School welcome brand new exercise equipment thanks to the Project Fit America Program and the Mississippi Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Video Video
USM Gulf Coast Research Lab Expands Marine Biology Program
The USM Gulf Coast Research Laboratory is expanding its after school marine biology program Video Video
Coast Guard and USM Team Up
The United States Coast Guard is teaming up with the University of Southern Mississippi to give students hands-on experience on what it takes to be a seaman. Video Video
Mississippi Has Best Community College System
Mississippi is home to the nation’s oldest community college system and a recent study puts it at the top of the list. Video Video
Students Receive New Shoes
West Hancock Elementary students started the day learning about September 11th, but they ended it with new footwear. Video Video
51st Anniversary of Desegregation
As a result of the Gilbert R. Mason V. the Biloxi Municipal School case, Biloxi elementary schools became integrated in 1964. Video Video
Public Hearing on Education Funding
Should the state be required to fully fund education through the Mississippi Adequate Education Program funding formula? Video Video
Potential Changes to MAEP Formula
What happens if Initiative 42 passes and the state is required to fully fund MAEP? Video Video
New Mural at Moss Point-Escatawpa Upper Elementary
A local painter brightened up Moss Point-Escatawpa Upper Elementary School by creating a mural in their library. Video Video
Jackson County Literacy Council Event
Coast native Dickie Scruggs, once known as perhaps the best trial attorney in the nation, is championing a new cause: literacy and adult education. Video Video
Higher Education Improvements
State education officials have been trying to prepare high school students for college. Video Video
Tulane Ms. Coast Opens New Campus
Students attending Tulane at the Mississippi Coast campus in Biloxi are living life a little nicer these days. Video Video
MGCCC's iWork Program Helps Students Find Jobs
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has opened up a whole new world of job training opportunities to unemployed south Mississippians. Video Video
Third Grade Reading Test Results
Results show 92 percent of Mississippi students passed the third grade reading gate test. Video Video
MGCCC Move In Day
MGCCC Bulldogs started moving in as early as 10 a.m. and some were nervous being on the campus for the first time. Video Video
Public Hearing on Ballot Measures
In November you will be asked to vote on two education funding ballot initiatives. Video Video
More AP Classes Coming to Mississippi Schools
State education officials believe an important step to prepare Mississippians for college is to provide more Advanced Placement classes. Video Video
Social Media Awareness
Attorney General Jim Hood released an advisory for parents to look out for what their kids are posting online Video Video
Mississippi's First Lady Attends Super Saver Program
It’s never too early for your kids to get a head start on their education. Video Video
D'iberville Middle School Students Graduate from the D.A.R.E Program
It’s still summer time but some dedicated D’iberville Middle School students graduated today. Eighty students successfully completed the school’s third annual D.A.R.E program. Video Video
Royal Endeavor! Kids Paint Crowns For Carnival Krewe
A group of young people took on a task fit for a queen today. In fact, their work will end up in the hands of a queen, her royal court and special guests. Video Video
Biloxi Public Schools Moving to Online Registration
Parents of Biloxi children will see something new when they go register their child for school beginning Monday. Video Video
Teachers Tour Gulfport
Gulfport School District teachers are looking to expand their student’s learning experience to outside of the classroom. Video Video
Education Funding
The Mississippi Adequate Education Program has been fully funded twice, outraging education advocates who believe schools are underfunded in our state. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Adding Smart Room to Campus
Today, USM Gulf Park students eagerly flooded campus for orientation in preparation for classes on August 19th. Video Video
Senator Cochran’s Amendment in Education Reform Unanimously Approved
School libraries in Mississippi are one step closer in receiving federal funds to improve their system. Video Video
Camp Prepares Children for Kindergarten
Most students in South Mississippi will be heading back to school within the next four weeks, but some first time students in Long Beach are getting a head start. Video Video
Police Teach Leadership
This afternoon, 35 young people graduated from the Gulfport Police Department’s Leadership Academy. Video Video
City of Pascagoula Hosts Adventure Camp
Kayaking, geo-caching, hiking and more: it’s all part of the city of Pascagoula’s outdoor adventure camp. Video Video
iPad Class at Tulane University
If you feel like you are falling behind in the tech world, Tulane University is here to help you catch up. Video Video
Mississippi Board of Education Discusses Adequate Funding for Public Schools
It was a long session today for Mississippi superintendents at this month’s state Board of Education meeting. Video Video
Harrison County Superintendent Set to Retire
Superintendent Henry Arledge is saying farewell after working in the Harrison County School District for 36 years. Video Video
Four Jackson County Students Receive Scholarships from Mississippi Association of Supervisors
Four out of 15 Mississippi Association of Supervisors scholarships were awarded to students from Jackson County. Video Video
Third Graders Taking Final Retest
The window for students who failed the “Third Grade Reading Gate” is closing with just two weeks left. Video Video
Congress Debates Education Reform
Congress continues to debate on the first major federal reform legislation since 2001’s “No Child Left Behind Act.” Video Video
Schools Already Preparing for Reading Test
This week, school bells have been ringing across the Coast as students head back to school and hit the books. Video Video
Pass Christian Public Library Hosts Acting Workshop for High School Students
The Pass Christian Public Library is holding an action film workshop this week for high school students. Video Video
Education Reform Bill Would Improve School Libraries
Today, the U.S. Senate resumed to consider a major piece of legislation on education reform with the unanimous approval of an amendment sponsored by Senator Thad Cochran. Video Video
Job Corps Students Visits Port of Gulfport
The Job Corps partnered with the Port of Gulfport to teach a whole new generation about jobs that could be potentially available to them one day. Video Video
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