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TUPELO - Tupelo Public School District has partnered with the Tupelo/Lee County Hunger Coalition to create a plan for buses to drop off meals for students at certain stops throughout the city beginning Wednesday, April 1.

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Tupelo • The Mississippi State Board of Education suspended several policies to manage the impact of extended school closures due to COVID-19 for the 2019-20 school year, including certain graduation requirements and the amount of required instructional time for Carnegie unit credit.

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TUPELO • More details about Tupelo Public School District’s “Distance Delivery” learning plan were revealed during a virtual Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, with specific outlines for elementary, middle and high school students.

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FULTON - Itawamba Community College has postponed its production of “Over the River and Through the Woods,” which was scheduled March 23-28, as a result of the recommendation by the Center for Disease Control and the Mississippi State Department of Health to delay gatherings of 50 or more in…

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning that public schools in the state will remain closed through April 17 as part of increasingly heightened efforts to impose social distancing and stem the spread of COVID-19.

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As school districts across Northeast Mississippi close their doors for days and weeks, there are a number of unintended consequences, like parents struggling to find childcare and challenges with online instruction. But the most immediate concern seems to be feeding students who rely on free…

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OXFORD - The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi has canceled the final three programs for the spring season because of the coronavirus pandemic, Charles Overby, chairman, announced on Friday.

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FULTON – Itawamba Community College has postponed cheerleader clinics and tryouts, originally scheduled for March 26, in conjunction with the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges COVID-19 policy. No make-up date has been set yet by the college.

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Mississippi Today sat down with Hannah Gadd Ardrey to reflect on her year and how her own childhood and grade school experiences shaped her teaching philosophies

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TUPELO — North Mississippi Medical Center is accepting applications for scholarships from graduating high school seniors in counties where NMMC-affiliated hospitals are located — Clay, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc Tishomingo and Webster counties in Mississippi and Marion County, Ala.

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FULTON - Itawamba Community College will present “Over the River and Through the Woods,” with dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. March 26-28, in the banquet rooms of the David C. Cole Student Services Building at the Fulton campus.

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OXFORD - Geneva Overholser, a veteran journalist who led the Des Moines Register to the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service during her seven years as its top editor, will discuss “Journalism and Democracy in Crisis” at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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BOONEVILLE - Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Anderson Hall Art Gallery is the host site for the 2020 Mississippi Community/Junior College Art Instructor’s Association State Art Competition March 2-27.