It’s that time of the year again. Water Valley and Oxford high schools are gearing up for graduation, while Lafayette held its ceremony last week. Check out our special Graduation 2013 section to find out more on the local graduates. (May 23, 2013, Page 1G)
Water Valley School District is attempting to improve scores and older buildings while continuing to struggle with little funding. (October 4, 2012, Page 1, 5)
Water Valley and Lafayette High School’s graduation rate is up but Oxford’s is down. But Water Valley remains below state averages. (August 29, 2012, Page 8)
While Lafayette School District’s single subject testing scores jumped up from last year, overall results from state testing for Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley were mixed. (August 29, 2012, Page 1, 9)
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)
Less than a year after being hired, Water Valley School District Superintendent Deborah Moran announced her resignation from the position.
Moran, who replaced Sammy Higdon last June, cited family health issues as the reason she was stepping down. She announced her plans earlier this week. She will officially step down June 30. (March 10, 2011, Page 1)
BLOG: Deborah Moran will be stepping down as Water Valley’s superintendent effective June 30. (more…) (March 9, 2011)
A Water Valley High School graduate was killed late early Sunday morning when his vehicle ran off the road for unknown reasons.
Jeremy Michael Barber, 19, was pronounced dead by Yalobusha County coroner Ronnie Stark just after midnight Sunday on Highway 32 East.
Barber suffered massive trauma during the one-vehicle wreck. It was unknown this morning what caused Barber to lose control of his vehicle. (November 15, 2010, Page 2A)
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)
On July 1 Deborah Moran “hit the ground running” when she took over the job of superintendent for the Water Valley School District. Lamar Burgess, President of the Water Valley School Board is pleased with the district’s newest addition. Moran’s enthusiasm and mission for the upcoming school year will make a difference for all “staff and administrators.” (July 20, 2010, Page 1B)