Tulane University has collected more than 60 percent of a $1.3 billion fundraising goal after six years of privately soliciting donations, officials said Friday — a triumph for a private university that faced multimillion-dollar deficits as recently as two years ago.
Michael Giacchino, composer for the 2009 “Star Trek” film tweeted a compliment to the West Harrison High School Marching Band for their performance of “Enterprising Young Men” during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Moss Point is celebrating its schools this week, even though the school district is the lowest ranked on the Coast and 28 points from failing. This is the first time on record that the High School has received as high as a B ranking.
Mississippi’s state Superintendent of Education Carey Wright says her department is tightening accounting and purchasing procedures, weeks after it was accused of illegally issuing some contracts without taking bids.
The Biloxi School District might have violated its own policy on dealing with complaints from parents. It changed the 8th grade lesson plan instead of giving the children involved with the complaint an alternative book to read.