Sometimes we in the LOU community take for granted how much the U means to the L and O. A visit by a university professor and some of his students to a couple of classes at Oxford Elementary School last week show how much the two can benefit from one another. (April 19, 2015, Page 4A)
William A. Frohn writes to say opposition to Jimmy Reed’s column is coming from those who are opposed to his conservative views and he urges Reed to continue with his articles. (April 19, 2015, Page 4A)
The Oxford Police Department announced they have arrested two students for making threats against the staff and students at Oxford Middle School.
On Friday, A Youth Court judge signed an order of detention for the crime of conspiracy to commit murder. That same day two juveniles were picked up from their homes and transported to Alcorn County Juvenile Detention Center in Corinth.
(April 18, 2015)
It’s good news to hear from the Mississippi Department of Education that 78 literacy coaches have been added for schools around the state. It would be great news if we could hear that every elementary school had its needs met with these reading coaches as well as with helpful teacher assistants. (April 17, 2015, Page 4A)
Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at computer use by students in schools and suggests that more evaluation is needed about how much it helps and how it affects students’ learning. (April 17, 2015, Page 4A)
After many long months of practicing, Lafayette middle and high school students recently left the district choir competition with 11 superior scores and a chance to compete at the state competition. (April 16, 2015, Page 12)