Content Tagged 'kids'

National Heat Awareness Day is launching a Facebook campaign to help protect children from heatstroke in vehicles. Video Video
More MS Students to Receive Free, Nutritious School Meals Through Automated Process
More Mississippi school children will receive free, nutritious school meals through a new automated direct certification system at the Mississippi Department of Education.
Moss Point Adopts Program to Provide Free Books to Kids
The City of Moss Point has adopted a program where you can get children's books mailed to you monthly for free. Video Video
Legislators Support Requiring Kindergarten for All Children
While Common Core has been the hot topic of discussion lately, early childhood education is certainly making its way into the conversation as well. Video Video
M.E.M.A. Launches New Disaster Preparedness Campaign for Kids
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.), with the assistance of First Lady Deborah Bryant, unveiled a new statewide disaster preparedness campaign for kids at Louisville Elementary School Tuesday.
State Board of Education Awards $1.47 Million in Grants
The State Board of Education is providing grants to a number of schools across the state in an effort to make our children better readers. Video Video
National School Bus Safety Week
Imagine a world with less traffic, cleaner air, and more affordable transportation.
Local Church Aims to Help Immigrant Children in Mississippi
Friday, El Pueblo, a Methodist church advocating for immigrants, held a training session for leaders in the Gulf Coast community. Video Video
Walter Anderson Museum Hosts Kids Art Workshop
For many kids on the Coast, Monday was the first day of Christmas vacation, and some of them spent the day being creative. Video Video
PreK4Ward in Gulfport Prepares Kids for Kindergarten
Recent studies are showing how important Pre-Kindergarten classes are for four year olds and their development. Video Video
MS Recognized for Highest Kindergarten Vaccination Rates Nationwide
Mississippi has the highest rate of vaccination coverage for kindergarten students nationwide, according to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.)
Hard Rock Biloxi Packs Backpacks for Kids for the Bay Area Food Bank
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi has partnered with the Bay Area Food Bank to help meet the needs of children in the community.
Mississippi Lags Behind in Childhood Literacy
Mississippi is lagging behind the rest of the nation when it comes to literacy. Video Video
MS Department of Health Urges Parents to Take Steps to Prevent Lead Poisoning
Hundreds of Mississippi children suffer from lead poisoning each year, yet lead poisoning is preventable.
State Superintendent of Education Visits Gulf Coast
Changes in the way we're educating our children is a popular topic around the country. Video Video
Gun Safety Comes Into Question After Girl Kills Instructor
The accidental shooting death of a firing range instructor in Arizona by a 9-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun has raised questions about children and gun safety. Video Video
State Superintendent of Edu. Talks Benefits of Common Core
Wednesday, Dr. Carey Wright, State Superintendent of Education's, main message was about the benefits of Common Core. Video Video
Keesler Holds Special Sesame Street Show for Kids
Families at Keesler Air Force Base got the chance to take part in the U.S.O.'s Sesame Street Experience Friday. Video Video
National Cos. Partner to Bring Healthy Lifestyle to Students
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month across the United States. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Brings Awareness to Child Passenger Safety Week
With motor vehicle crashes being a leading killer of children ages 1 to 13, it is critical that parents use age and size appropriate child restraints to reduce these deaths.
N.F.L. Sponsors Pass, Punt, & Kick Event for Local Youth
This past weekend, local youth got a lesson in the fundamentals of kicking and throwing a football thanks to the N.F.L. sponsored Pass, Punt, & Kick competition. Video Video
Doctors Warn Parents of Enterovirus in Kids
Cases have been confirmed in neighboring states, Alabama and Louisiana, but not yet in Mississippi. Video Video
Young School Kids Learn About 9/11 Attacks
Americans will never forget what happened on this day 13 years ago and how the 9/11 attacks affected everyone in our country, but what about those who were not born yet when the towers fell? Video Video
North Bay Civitan Club Hold Teddy Bear Drive for Kids
The North Bay Civitan Club of D'Iberville and St. Martin is holding a teddy bear drive. Video Video
Two National Companies to Fund Program in MS for 6,000 Elementary School Children
The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi (The Partnership), Subway Restaurants, and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi announced Wednesday a collaboration that will bring a physical activity and healthy eating program to approximately 6,000 elementary school children around the State of Mississippi.
First Case of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed in Mississippi
The Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.) confirms the first Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) case in a Mississippi resident.
First Case of Enterovirus Confirmed in Mississippi
Enterovirus, the respiratory illness that's been sweeping the nation, has made its way to Mississippi. Video Video
Two New Cases of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed in Mississippi
Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.) confirms two new Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases in Mississippi residents.
In the Zone Childcare Announces New, Larger Facility
In the Zone Child Care Services in Ocean Springs will now become the largest daycare in the state with the announcement of their new facility. Video Video
Baby Palooza is Big Success Over Weekend
WXXV and Gulfport OBGYN co-sponsored Baby Palooza last weekend, and the event was a huge success. Video Video
Brave Summer Camp Finishes Up
The Harrison County Sheriff's Department wrapped up their summer Brave camp Thursday. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Encourages Safety Getting Back to School
Whether walking, biking, or riding a bus to school, safety should be everyone’s top priority as summer comes to a close and children return to classrooms this fall.
Arts on the Avenue to Host Children's Art Camp Art Show
The City of Pascagoula will host the Children's Art Camp Art Show on Thursday, August 7th, from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Arts on the Avenue, located at 618 Delmas Avenue.
Parents Urged to Immunize Kids Early Before School
The Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.) has a homework assignment for parents: check your children's immunizations. Video Video
Former U.S. World Cup Player Coaches Kids in Biloxi
Lucky soccer campers in Biloxi received a few tips from former U.S. World Cup soccer player, Eric Wynalda, this week. Video Video
'Excelebration' Planned for Excel By 5 Certification
We know it takes a village to raise children. Video Video
United Way of South Mississippi Partners to "Fill the Bus"
United Way of South Mississippi (U.W.S.M.) and Walmart have partnered to Fill the Bus with school supplies for students in local school districts.
Leaving Kids in Hot Cars is Risky Business
While one may consider leaving a child alone in the car, even for just a minute, the risk is not worth the consequences this time of year.
Gulfport Receives Excel by 5 Certification
The City of Gulfport has been awarded Excel by 5 certification. Video Video
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