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District reports significant drop in COVID-19 activity in schools

One. Just one. That is the number of new COVID-19 cases the Vicksburg Warren School District announced Monday involving students or personnel within the District ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren Central cast prepares for ‘Descendants’

They say the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree when it comes to children following in their parents’ footsteps.   But what if ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Return to normal: District adopts calendar for 2021-2022 school year

There’s just something nice, normal and comforting about a calendar. Calendars provide direction, an opportunity to plan and confidence in knowing most things have a ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Parman, Nasif named Chamber’s top educators of the year

During a virtual announcement Wednesday, the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of its 32nd Annual Educators of the Year Awards. The winners ... Read more

7 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Foster works to create opportunities for her students to succeed

For more than a decade, Kimberlin Foster has brought the world of science to middle school students, and through her instruction, it has been her ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Patterson’s focus in education is making a difference in her students’ lives

Kanisha Patterson said she became a teacher to "support students and make a difference" and in this day and time what better way to do ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Snow day becomes snow week: VWSD to remain closed Thursday and Friday

The Vicksburg Warren School District has announced schools will remain closed Thursday and Friday “due to dangerous road conditions and extreme low temperatures.” The District ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Warren School District to remain closed Wednesday

The Vicksburg Warren School District has announced that schools will remain closed Wednesday due to the ongoing winter storm and dangerous road conditions. “Schools and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

VWSD announces school closures ahead of severe winter storm

In a proactive move Saturday, officials with the Vicksburg Warren School District announced schools will be closed Monday and Tuesday as the area braces for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

VIS’ McGhee puts focus on students’ growth and ’empowering others’

This article is part of a series by The Vicksburg Post, in partnership with the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce, featuring each of the Educator ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

WCI’s West urges students to remain positive, support one another

As students make their way into Patrice West's classroom, they are greeted with a sign that reads, "In this classroom, I will be proactive to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Wilson thankful for the path that led him into education

This article is part of a series by The Vicksburg Post, in partnership with the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce, featuring each of the Educator ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Catfish Row Museum exhibit honors Culkin and black schools in county

John Culkin, who served as Warren County superintendent of schools from 1912 to 1926, is the centerpiece of a Black History Month exhibit at the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Nichols builds strategies believing every student can thrive

For many of the children in Alyson Nichols' pre-K class at Warrenton Elementary, her classroom setting is likely the first time they have been in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Salvation Army distributes school supplies to area teachers

The Vicksburg Salvation Army opened its doors Saturday to give area teachers an opportunity to stock up on school supplies for the remainder of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Redwood’s Ming makes her classroom a ‘safe haven for my students’

JoLee Ming has made it her life’s work giving children the very best start to their educational life. For more than 30 years, beginning in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Dana Road’s Gray wants to have a part in ‘shaping the next generation’

Denisha Gray, a second-grade teacher at Dana Road Elementary School, said it is important, that through her teaching, that her students are connected to the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

VWSD releases details on recent COVID-19 activity

The Vicksburg Warren School District on Monday released its most-recent COVID-19 activity report for the week ending Jan. 29. The report was also provided Monday ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Beechwood’s Whittington says teaching is about building strong relationships

Teaching is all about relationships for Beechwood Elementary's Catherine Whittington. Now in her eighth year of teaching, Whittington said the relationships she builds with students ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Board of Trustees extend Shealy’s contract through 2024

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees continued to show their support of the leadership Superintendent Chad Shealy has provided, approving a 3-year contract ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Board of Trustees honor educator, mentor and great leader Stirgus

The Vicksburg Warren School District adopted a resolution honoring former educator and community leader Jim Strigus Sr., who died in December. He was 90. Stirgus ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Williams sets high expectations for her students and their success

For nearly 13 years, Diedra Williams, Lead Teacher at South Park Elementary, has set high expectations for her students but also lets each of them ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

VWSD provides weekly update on COVID-19 activity within schools

In its weekly COVID-19 activity report to the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced six positive cases involving students and ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Bowmar students launch digital newspaper — The Leader’s Log

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Three Bowmar Avenue Elementary students had the idea to start a school newspaper and, with a little help from ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg Warren School District provides COVID-19 update to state health officials

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County shows slight — very slight — improvements, the Vicksburg Warren School District continues to track and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Construction of new Academy of Innovation nears completion

Motorists who have driven along Mission 66 over the past 17 months have grown quite familiar with the construction project at the corner of Mission ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

RCEC’s Lawson: I love seeing and being the change our youth need

Every person has a story. Eric Lawson encourages his students to share and understand theirs to help them grow as people and as scholars. “I am ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

AOI’s Adcock brings a bit of levity to her English lessons

For Christina Adcock, teaching English to 8th-grade students at the Academy of Innovation must be an extremely different task than teaching English to those in ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

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