The Mississippi Department of Education released accountability ratings for local school districts today. As the state granted a waiver for rankings, all rankings stayed the same, however kindergarten readiness appears to be suffering throughout the state. (October 17, 2014, Page 1A)
Long-time Lafayette County School District employee Janice Parker was recently diagnosed the pancreatic cancer. Community and church members are holding a benefit for her Saturday at The Fishing Hole. (July 25, 2014, Page 3A)
- Davis named to dean’s list
- Della Davidson Elementary Book Fair VIP Day
- Local students named to honor rolls
- Freeland named to dean’s list
- Watt named to dean’s list
- Jones named to honor roll
- NWCC to host ‘Author Rodeo Roundup’
- LHS FFA fundraiser set
- FFA hosting fundraiser
- Dahl graduates from Harding University
Lafayette County School District held a public hearing on their budget and one person attended. They will now vote on their budget on Monday at 5:30 p.m. (August 6, 2013, Page 1)
Enrollment is at record levels for the 2011-12 school year in the Lafayette County School District, according to Superintendent Mike Foster. (September 2, 2011, Page 2A)
City and county crews are gearing up to prepare for what could be the worst snow storm since 1988, according to the National Weather Service..
Snow is expected to move into the area around Sunday afternoon, with it getting increasingly heavy after 6 p.m., said meteorologist Ryan Husted with the National Weather Service. About 3 to 5 inches of snow are expected, however, Husted said if snow bands settle on top of Oxford, more than 6 inches could fall in the LOU area. (January 7, 2011, Page 1A)
After serving the Lafayette County School District as its superintendent since 2002, Mike Foster will retire at the end of his term on Dec. 31, 2011.
Foster made the announcement Tuesday at the county school board meeting. (December 8, 2010, Page 1)
Lafayette County School District adopted the Operation Christmas Child program this year with elementary schools students raising money for the program and Lafayette High School students collecting items for the shoeboxes. To donate, contact Mae Stone at 801-8511. (November 16, 2010, Page 6A)
During its regular meeting Friday, the Oxford School Board approved a motion to have Lafayette County School District Superintendent Mike Foster head up the Oxford-Lafayette School of Applied Technology.
The city and county school districts will split the cost of Foster’s $10,000-a-year raise. (September 27, 2010, Page 1)
Lafayette and Oxford School Boards will soon approve or deny a proposal to give more power to the Lafayette County Schools Superintendent for the School of Applied Technology. The Lafayette Schools already have financial control over the jointly-run school. (September 1, 2010, Page 1)