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Petal School District ranks second in Kindergarten readiness

By STAFF REPORTS,

Kindergarten students in Petal School District earned the second highest average scores on the fall 2017 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment, according to Mississippi Department of Education.

The high score was posted thanks to the district’s efforts to strengthen pre-K programs in the community.


Debris Removal

By BUSTER WOLFE,

After the Dec. 8, 2017 snowfall made a mess of pine trees throughout Lamar County, Road Manager Tommy Jones has been trying to get ahead of the current pile of weather-related vegetative debris.

It hasn’t been easy, he said Tuesday.


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Faculty, staff, students raise over $6K for Texas school district

By NIKKI SMITH,

Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.

After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.



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Faculty, staff, students raise over $6K for Texas school district

By NIKKI SMITH,

Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.

After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.



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