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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Lafayette Middle School

New middle school principal settling into role at LMS

Jim Sappington joined Lafayette Middle School this year as principal. (September 4, 2012, Page 6)

LMS Family Math Night

The Lafayette Middle School Math Department will host Family Math Night from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday in the LMS gym. Parents and students are invited to come, compete and learn math. Also, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, teachers will be available for parent conferences. (October 15, 2010)

LMS open house

Lafayette Middle School has scheduled its open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and at 6 in the auditorium a sixth-grade parent meeting will be held. (July 29, 2010)

Education briefs

In this week’s Education briefs:

  • Lafayette Upper Elementary School honor roll
  • Tonya W. Camp graduates Excelsior College
  • The Oxford Middle School Choirs traveled to Mississippi College on Thursday for State Choral Festival adjudication.
  • Oxford High School student Tri-Thien Che was among 16 outstanding Mississippi high school seniors were honored at a luncheon last week at the Capital Club in Jackson for their academic success and their involvement in their schools and community.
  • English instructor Morgan Cutturini of Oxford participated in the Itawamba Community College’s 23rd annual Higher Education Appreciation Day Working for Academic Excellence held recently.
  • Adrian Young was named the Mary Cathey Head Start Center employee of the month.
  • Eight Lafayette FFA students competed March 12 at the North District FFA Competition held at the Oxford/Lafayette Applied Technology Center.
  • Bradley Shields of Oxford is spending the spring semester in Florence, Italy.
  • Ole Miss is offering a reading camp to fourth- through sixth-graders in June.
  • Monday will be Mississippi Clarinet Day at the University of Mississippi.

 (March 30, 2010, Page 7)

Education Briefs

In education briefs today:
  • Anne Hemphill named teacher of the year in Batesville.
  • Casey Kidd of Pontotoc named to Berklee College dean’s list
  • State testing set at Oxford High School
  • Lafayette Middle School students earn top honors
  • OHS Class of 1990 plans reunion
  • Students compete for Oxford Middle School Idol

 (March 23, 2010, Page 5)

Letters to the Editor

Jean M. Shaw of the Homeless Task Force thanks members of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community for attending a meeting about the local homeless problem, while Oxford Lions Club treasurer John Mulkey asks the community to help the club raise funds for local members of the Mississippi Lions Club All-State Band who will be traveling to Australia this summer. (February 26, 2010, Page 4A)

Self-defense class

PHOTOS — Students at Lafayette Middle School took part in a self-defense class Friday. (February 23, 2010, Page 7)

LMS receives new technology

Some 240 students at Lafayette Middle School are getting to use special clickers to answer questions in class, while teachers are using wireless notepads to see whether students are getting the answers right. The new devices are part of a $4,000 grant from the Lafayette Endowment for Education. (January 19, 2010, Page 7)

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