Melalicia Caldwell, a third-grade teacher at Lafayette Upper Elementary School, spends much of her time coming up with engaging activities and ways that will motivate her students to not only form, but maintain a positive attitude about school. Her dedication to her students is what earned her the title of Teacher of the Year at LUES. (March 17, 2015, Page 1)
Lafayette Upper Elementary School will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. All parents and students are invited to attend. All third-grade students who have not registered will need to do so and bring two current proofs of residency. The following will be accepted as proofs of residency: filed homestead exemption form, mortgage documents or property deed, apartment or home lease (handwritten notes not accepted), utility bills (cell phone bills not accepted), valid driver’s license and automobile tag registration. For more information, call the school at 236-3761. (July 29, 2010)
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.
BRIEFS — Allyson Conley assists at the State Capitol; Oxford Middle and Oxford High schools have been recognized at the recent statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) for being named as Value Added Schools; Carolyn Carter, teacher at Lafayette Upper Elementary School, was awarded Math Model Classroom by the Renaissance Learning company; OHS English teachers tap student leaders to motivate their peers to become Shining Stars on the upcoming English Writing Assessment; Plans are being made for “Bringing It Back Home,” the OHS Class of 1990 20th reunion; Northwest Mississippi Community College is now offering GED classes at the Oxford WIN Job Center. (March 16, 2010, Page 1B)
The Kiwanis Club of Oxford donated three bikes to Lafayette Upper Elementary School for the most improved readers in third, fourth and fifth grades. The students that won the bikes were fifth grader Keontae Booker, fourth grader Kierra Bell and third grader Mariah Holland. (January 12, 2010, Page 2B)