What is something the Petal Police Department has in common with 200 others across the country? They all received a special visit from Flat Stanley over the past several weeks, all from the same source.
A large part of students’ instruction in the classroom revolves around their books and in-class libraries. The Jan. 21 that caused severe damage to Petal Upper Elementary School also destroyed many books in the classroom.
Debris cleanup is underway in the City of Petal following the Jan. 21 tornado. Mayor Hal Marx told the Board of Aldermen and those present at the Feb. 22 regular meeting of the board that the first of three passes is complete.
Referred to commonly as the “Friendly City” and the “safest city in Mississippi,” Petal has racked up another accolade as the best place to buy a house in the state of Mississippi, according to Business Insider.
With all upper elementary school students attending classes off campus, those at Petal Schools are no strangers to being displaced due to storm damage. This is part of the reason they are lending a helping hand to William Carey faculty in the same situation.