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Contest winner

Blanton receives her prize from her teacher Miss Long.

Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring sheet contest

Carleigh Blanton, a 2nd grader at Winston Academy earned the overall winner of the Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring contest and received $25.… Read more

Giving back from the gridiron

Dak with the Gregory family.

By Leah Barbour, Photography by Russ Houston

Starting Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott wears a green “Pray for Quinn” armband for a family—and a terminally ill 8-year-old boy—he met on Fan Day about a week before Mississippi State football launched the … Read more

Editorial roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

Pearson recognized for work in Teacher Academy

Pearson

From press reports

The Teacher Academy program at the WLCTC (Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center) is proud to announce that Cassi Pearson won 2nd place in Lesson Planning & Development for the Humanities at the Future Educators Association International conference. … Read more

Brock’s Beloved Southern Chef: Sweet Miss Kay!

Mrs. Kay DePriest Robertson is indisputably one of my most favored southern cooks in the entire world! And she’s back again!!! She is not only a noble southern cook, who loves the southern way of seasoning and preparing foods, but … Read more