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Ocean Springs Upper Elementary principal to retire

After nearly four decades in education, one local principal is retiring. Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School Principal Susan Dollar is saying goodbye to work and hello to retirement. “I’m going to miss so many great teachers that I have here.…

Ocean Springs Students Dance to “Thriller”

Michael Jackson’s hit “Thriller” is probably one of the top tracks on the radio on Halloween. Today, a group of sixth grade zombies at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School performed the song live. Over 100 of the school’s sixth graders…

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary Named Healthiest School in Mississippi

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School now has bragging rights and a $50,000 check after being named Mississippi’s healthiest school. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation recognized Ocean Springs Upper Elementary for their continued efforts to not only…

Principal for a Day at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run an entire school? Educators in Ocean Springs wanted local leaders to find out. The school district hosted their third annual Principal for a Day event where business leaders walked a day…

Coding System Comes to the Coast

Robots, coding, and programming all seem like foreign concepts to many adults but a classroom full of fifth graders at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary makes it all look simple. News 25’s Laurene Callander caught up with these tech wizards on…

Local Schools Providing Options for Lent Season

While it's a daily requirement for schools in south Mississippi to offer strictly vegetarian lunches, the Ocean Springs School District makes special changes to its school menu during Lent to better serve the needs and beliefs of their Catholic students.

Drive to Revive Arbor Day

Arbor Day is celebrated on Friday, February 13th this year and more than 440 4th graders in Ocean Springs will roll up their sleeves and plant a tree.

Barnes & Noble Announces Local Winner of Educator Appreciation Days

Barnes & Noble, Inc., the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media, and educational products, announced Tuesday that Bernadette Vitale from Ocean Springs Upper Elementary and Ocean Springs School District has been named the local winner of the Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Days Sweepstake.