Online Edition
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Education

Scores up in state, future promising

With school back in session, Mississippi Department of Education board chairman Charles McClelland writes a guest column to note the improvement in test scores from last year and to say that even better things are expected this year in Mississippi. (August 8, 2011, Page 4)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    It’s not just the heat, it’s the apprehension

    Is, as T.S. Eliot wrote, April the cruelest month. News Editor Jonathan Scott suggests it might actually be August because of all involved with starting school again. He takes a look at the concerns that parents have to help their children from pre-K through seniors in high school deal with this month every year. (August 4, 2011, Page 4)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      School days can combine fun, education

      With open houses this week and classes beginning Thursday for most local students, Don Whitten takes a look at the “fun” parts of school – recess, lunch and activity period – and how they play a key role in the education process. (August 3, 2011, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Lots of ‘summer reading’ going on these days

        Notice more folks around the book stores and library? How about fewer youngsters outside? Many of them, Editor Don Whitten suspects, are working on summer reading lists and projects as the days count down until the beginning of school. (July 27, 2011, Page 4A)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Rounding up the ‘important’ school supplies

          Have you filled the school supply list for your student? After seeing lists in several places, Editor Don Whitten recalled the way lists were made during his days as a student. The most important items back then, he writes, were satchels, notebooks and, most of all, Crayola crayons. (July 22, 2011, Page 4A)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Green-uns

            There are all kinds of ways to learn valuable lessons, and local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about one as he revisits memories of pilfering green, juicy plums from trees in the yard of one of his teachers at school. (July 12, 2011, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Dreamers and Doers

              People often fall into one of two categories – dreamers and doers. Occasionally, however, there are those who are both. Local columnist Jimmy Reed talks about one of those, a student of his who is working to overcome lupus on the way to becoming a doctor. (July 5, 2011, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Just E-Madgin

                Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about how some words are catchall terms, giving a couple his mentor, Jaybird, used – “e-madgin” and “goodeel” – to explain or describe lots of things. (June 21, 2011, Page 4)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Libertarian Party formed in Oxford

                  The newly formed Lafayette County Libertarian Party meets at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Student Union at the University of Mississippi. (June 15, 2011, Page 2)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    You Are A Diamond

                    Sometimes teachers inspire students; sometimes, it’s the other way around. That’s the case for local columnist and college instructor Jimmy Reed, who writes about the heroic deeds of one of his students that he calls “a diamond.” (May 10, 2011, Page 4)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 16 of 19  « First  ... « 14  15  16  17  18 » ...  Last » 
                      REMAX Legacy Realty E-subscribe-baseball