Achievements

State Board Member, Retired MDE Leader Receive 2018 MASA Awards

Mississippi State Board of Education member Dr. John Kelly was awarded the 2018 Friend of Education by the Mississippi Association of ...
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Clinton School District Counselor Named Mississippi School Counselor of the Year

CLINTON — Sumner Hill Junior High School counselor Heather Norton is Mississippi’s School Counselor of the Year. She received the ...
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State Superintendent Visits Center Hill Middle School, Blue Ribbon Award Winner

State Superintendent Carey Wright, Ed.D., traveled to DeSoto County School District Nov. 2 for its celebration of Center Hill Middle ...
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Third Oxford High Student Earns Perfect ACT Score

Story originally published by HoddyToddy.com By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Having one student achieve a perfect score on the ...
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Harrison County School District Student Earns Perfect ACT Score

Sixteen-year-old Michael Steil has always set his sights on making the perfect ACT score. “This has been my goal since ...
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Two MDE Leaders Set to Retire

Dr. Kim Benton, chief academic officer at the Mississippi Department of Education, and Jean Massey, executive director of secondary education, ...
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Mississippi Succeeds: The Story of Rising Student Achievement

Carey M. Wright, Ed.D. State Superintendent of Education Don’t ever let anyone tell you that Mississippi students can’t achieve great ...
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MSA Students Take Top Awards at Film Festival

Media Arts/filmmaking students at the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) have accomplished a lot within the short time of ...
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MDE Announces 2018 Mississippi Administrator, Teacher of the Year

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Office of Teaching and Leading announced that Dr. Howard Savage Jr., principal ...
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Clinton High School student film featured at Crossroads Film Festival

CLINTON — Clinton High School junior Joshua Wright has spent the past two summers working as an intern at the ...
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