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Two South Mississippi elementaries named Blue Ribbon schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, including four schools in Mississippi. Two of the four Mississippi schools are in South Mississippi. The recognition is based on a school’s overall…

Hancock County School District closes two more schools

Hancock County School District announced over the weekend that two more schools in the district will be closing. East Hancock Elementary and Hancock Middle schools will be closed for 14 days due to a COVID outbreak. This comes after closing…

Vancleave girl injured trying to board school bus

Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating an early-morning incident with a school bus that left an 8-year-old with broken bones. Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a press release that the Vancleave girl was crossing the westbound lane of Jim Ramsey…

School closures ahead of possible severe weather

Some schools in South Mississippi are closing due to possible severe weather headed our way. The Hancock County School District is closing schools tomorrow, August 24th. This will also include distance learners. The Gulfport School District will run a 60%…

Students return to St. Patrick Catholic High School

Students returned to school at St. Patrick Catholic High School today with visible reminders of the new normal kids will experience while attending classes. New safety measures are visible as soon as you walk through the doors of St. Patrick…

Students return to campus at Popp's Ferry Elementary

Today was the first day of school for Popp’s Ferry Elementary students although this year is like no other. There are many guidelines in place to limit the amount of exposure between students and teachers. Popp’s Ferry Elementary is encouraging…

Fab Lab donates masks to Jackson County schools

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools have added a new item to their annual back-to-school supplies list. However local organizations like the Jackson County Fab Lab are helping to get students masks. The Fab Lab of Jackson County, a STEM…

Ocean Springs School District updates reopening plan

The Ocean Springs School District has released an updated reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year.  In keeping with Governor Tate Reeves' Executive Order issued for the state, all Ocean Springs School District students must wear a mask at all…