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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

Calendar of Events – 05/20/15

Winston County Chiefs Registration May 30
The Winston County Chiefs will be excepting registration for their 2015 Fall Football Teams. Ages for players are 6-12. Each player enrolling will need to fill out an application, provide a copy of child … Read more

Correction – 05/20/15

Editor’s note: In the May 13 edition in the Native son named to Ole Miss’ School of Education Alumni Hall of Fame article, the coach identified should have been listed as coach Robert Elzie Hinze who later became Superintendent of … Read more

Boobam on the dam: At the Noxubee Refuge

By Tom Gregory

Some years ago as the wife and I were on the way to be spooks in a “haunted house” the subject of the bamboo at the old house came up in the conservation. Try as she could, … Read more