A final decision in the reassignment and non-renewal of Lafayette High softball coach Catherine Papagolos was reached Monday evening by the Lafayette County School Board.
In a unanimous decision following a 42-minute executive session meeting, the board elected to follow through with a recommendation made by LHS Athletics Director Jeff Nelson back in March to not renew Papagolos as the team’s head coach for the 2012 season. (June 28, 2011, Page 1)
Patrick Robinson resigned from Oxford School District and was hired by Lafayette School District on Monday. Robinson will be the new principal at LHS. Jeff Clay was hired to become the new principal at OMS. (June 28, 2011, Page 2)
County schools will ask for a 4 percent tax hike of ad valorem as part of the 2011-2012 school year budget totaling $23.7 million. (June 21, 2011, Page 1)
The members of the Lafayette County School District approved the resignation of Margaret Boyd, principal of Lafayette Elementary School. (June 8, 2011, Page 2A)
Testimony was given by Lafayette Athletics Director Jeff Nelson and Superintendent Mike Foster in a public hearing regarding the re-assignment and re-hiring of girls fastpitch softball coach Cay Papagolos on Wednesday morning. (more…) (June 1, 2011)
On a day when America took time out to remember fallen soldiers that lost their lives in battle, the 2011 senior class at Lafayette High School held a memorial service for one of their own.
Demetrius Owens, 19, of Lafayette County was killed Friday morning when the car he was a passenger in overturned, throwing him out of the vehicle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford. (more…) (May 27, 2011)
Rodney Flower will retire as principal of Lafayette High School at the end of June. Applications are now being accepted for the position. (May 27, 2011, Page 2a)
It’s that time of the year again. All three local high schools — Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley — are gearing up for graduation. Check out our special Graduation 2011 section to find out who will be getting their diploma. (May 20, 2011, Page 1G)