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Students begin first year of Center for Manufacturing Excellence

The Center for Manufacturing Excellence – an interdisciplinary program that brings together the Schools of Engineering, Accountancy, and Business Administration at the University of Mississippi is reportedly the only undergraduate program of its kind in the country. The program is off to a good start with 27 students enrolled and more are expected as the nearby Toyota plant opens. (August 25, 2010, Page 1)

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    Sheriff’s investigators nab several in burglary cases

    The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department have made several recent arrests of those they feel are responsible for area burglaries including a break-in at the Lafayette High School field house and several vehicle burglaries in Wellsgate. (August 25, 2010, Page 2)

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      Oxford school district growing

      The Oxford School District has grown 5 percent since last year with a total enrollement of 3,589 students as of last Monday. Despite growing enrollment, the Oxford School District is focusing in on ways to keep more kids in school until graduation. To improve drop-out rates, the district is developing a new credit recovery program for students who have failed a course twice. By taking the class online class, it will students one last chance to pass the course. (August 24, 2010, Page 1)

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        Child left behind on bus

        For one mother, her 8-year-old son’s safety was the first thought after he was left on the bus in a parking lot and then walked into school on his own.

        Lafayette School District Mike Foster is unaware of a similar incident occurring at Lafayette schools in the past, but was aware of a similar incident in another district in the past. (August 23, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Test results show progress

          Local schools, Lafayette County, Oxford and Water Valley school districts are well above the state percentage of passing scores in most testing areas. But all three districts along with all other districts in the state continue to struggle with reading scores. Statewide results were released today. Oxford Superintendent said that “There is always room for improvement.” (August 20, 2010, Page 1A)

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            LLES top school for Box-Tops

            Cutting out a Box-Tops only takes a minute, but so many parents tend to forget what an impact it can make on local schools. Lafayette Lower Elementary School didn’t forget. LLES students and their parents diligently cut out Box-Tops tand their efforts resulted the school bringing in nearly $4,000 in Box Tops money.

            “We are extremely excited about this for our school,” LLES PTO Co-president Brandall Atkinson said. “We are challenging the Upper Elementary to a Box Top battle this year to see which school can raise the most money.” (August 17, 2010, Page 5)

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              Return of school marks return of illnesses

              Nurses at local schools are preparing for the new year and hope that the new flu shot will help keep absences to a minimum this year with the addition of the H1N1 vaccine. The nurses also share tips for parents and students on how to stay healthy. (August 10, 2010, Page 8)

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                New principal begins first year of leadership at Oxford High

                Mike Martin might be in his first day of school as the new principal of Oxford High School, but he’s spent months preparing for this day. Martin talks about his main goals as the new head of the high school in the first of an occasional series of articles with articles during his first year in his new job.

                 (August 6, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  City schools change security agreement

                  Oxford City Schools will have two less Oxford Police Department officers on school campuses this year after the city and district agreed to a new School Resource Officer agreement. (August 5, 2010, Page 2)

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                    City school parent survey finds positives, negatives

                    The district presented the results of the annual gifted, parent and teacher surveys to the Oxford School Board in July noting that while some areas showed improvements, other areas continue to need work. (August 3, 2010, Page 8)

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