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Board to Discuss West End

Updated: 09/10/2004 - The Meridian School Board will meet Monday to discuss the status of West End Elementary School, currently listed as a priority school by the state department of education.

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Teacher Testing Moves Ahead

Updated: 09/10/2004 - Alabama's state board of education has approved a settlement that could lead to competency testing of new teachers.

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Children First: Targeting "Title" Funds

Updated: 07/03/2006 - The Lauderdale County approved its federal programs budget, which puts money into schools based on the percentage of students in the poverty level, according to state guidelines.

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Students Scout Job Market

Updated: 09/08/2004 - Rush Health Systems hosted 700 students at its annual "Career Care 2004."

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Teacher "Grades" Still Stalled

Updated: 09/08/2004 - A portion of the No Child Left Behind Act will not be implemented in Alabama for the second straight year due to a court challenge.

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Civitan Presents Check to MHS

Updated: 09/08/2004 - The Meridian Civitan Club donated $500 to help support the athletic department's programs at Meridian High School.

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Task Force Charges Teacher

Updated: 09/07/2004 - A teacher at Carver Middle School has been charged with possession of an illegal drug.

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Making the Grade

Updated: 09/03/2004 - School systems in east Mississippi scored well and many improved from 2003 rankings.

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Children First: Phone Home

Updated: 07/03/2006 - Quitman Junior High School is helping make sure that National Guardsmen can stay in touch while on active duty.

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Changes Made to SAT

Updated: 08/31/2004 - Those SAT exams that strike terror in the hearts of high school students are getting a makeover.

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MPD Makes Arrests in Student Robbery

Updated: 08/30/2004 - Meridian police made two arrests in the robbery of a student at Meridian High School, with the help of school security.

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Children First: Achieving Perfection

Updated: 07/03/2006 - A third grade student at West End Elementary School has already distinguished himself in the field of mathematics.

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Teacher Test a Step Closer

Updated: 08/26/2004 - An agreement has been reached to allow subject tests for Alabama teachers.

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Union Reaching for High Five

Updated: 08/25/2004 - A small school district in Newton and Neshoba Counties is reaching some big goals.

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Raider Readers Charge On

Updated: 08/24/2004 - Students at Lamar School who continued their learning during summer break were rewarded for their efforts.

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Club Receives Donation

Updated: 08/18/2004 - The Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi received a $1,000 gift from a Meridian restaurant.

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Scoring High

Updated: 08/18/2004 - The Mississippi Department of Education released school test scores Wednesday. While most schools already knew their results, they now know their state wide rankings as well.

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Sumter County Schools

Updated: 08/17/2004 - A move to consolidate the two high schools in Sumter County could happen sooner than many might think.

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Choctaw County Schools

Updated: 08/16/2004 - A new school and a new attitude are two things which Choctaw County officials are calling a winning combination.

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Newton County Focused on the Future

Updated: 08/13/2004 - Newton County Schools have joined others by adopting uniforms for students. Officials say it clears the way to focus on curriculum and teaching.

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Morton Approved Without Dissent

Updated: 08/12/2004 - The Alabama School Board unanimously approved a contract for new state superintendent Joe Morton, and included a raise for him.

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Grocery Chain to Reward Schools

Updated: 08/11/2004 - Winn Dixie Stores has created a way for "Rewards Customers" to channel benefits to their favorite schools.

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