Education

D'Iberville Elementary named a national Distinguished School

D’Iberville Elementary School in the Harrison County School District has been named the 2023 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished Schools for Mississippi. A project of the National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators, the program recognizes up to…

Ocean Springs superintendent Bonita Coleman to retire

Ocean Springs School District Superintendent, Dr. Bonita Coleman will retire at the end of the current school year, the district announced today. She has served as the district superintendent since June 2012. Her retirement is effective July 1, 2023. “We…

State Board of Education adopts new weapons policy

The Mississippi Board of Education voted Thursday to adopt its proposed weapons policy update, which removed language that conflicted with Mississippi’s 2011 enhanced conceal carry laws. The State Board’s policy update does not give school personnel the ability to carry…

19 students from Coast named National Merit semifinalists

19 students from South Mississippi are among 210 statewide to be named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists for 2023. The students were from eight schools, in addition to a homeschooled student. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of more…

Bay-Waveland Middle School principal dismissed

Bay-Waveland School District has removed Jeremy Weir as principal at the Middle School. Superintendent Sandra Reed sent a message to staff saying that Thursday was Weir's last day. WXXV spoke to Reed, who said he was not terminated. As of…