To help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, Kim Gregory and Nikki Williams shaved their heads at the pep rally for Lafayette School District on Friday. (October 4, 2011, Page 5)
The Lafayette County School Board approved the 2011-12 budget for the district Thursday, noting that a requested 4 percent increase in millage is not necessarily a tax increase. (July 8, 2011, Page 1A)
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)
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)
Lafayette County Schools accepted retirement from several teachers at Monday’s board meeting including Oxford-Lafayette School of Applied Technology counselor Joy Thompson who shared her story about best moments and challenges in her career. (May 5, 2011, Page 2)
After a day filled with storms and tornado warnings, students in Lafayette County School District will be learning what to do in case of another type of natural disaster Thursday morning.
At 10:15 a.m., students will be practicing the “Drop, Cover and Hold On,” in case of an earthquake during the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.