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Superintendent Dr. Matt Dillon always says his favorite part of every meeting of the Petal School District Board of Trustees is the time for recognition, when students, faculty and staff are brought before the board and commended for their achievement and accolades.
The Petal School District Board of Trustees met Oct. 10 to review policy changes and updates to plans for 2017-18.
Jennifer Carr led the presentations with a brief update for the board on the Petal School District Test Security Plan for 2017-18.
Work is being done to promote the arts in the Friendly City with the revival of the Petal Arts Council.
The goal of the group will be to further the art scene in the City of Petal and foster community support.
The Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to allow access to city venues to Nicoli Hutchinson, who hopes to introduce a new music program to the city.
Hutchinson presented to the board on Tuesday his plan for implementing a program, which will offer piano lessons for seniors to help fight Alzheimer’s.
“More alike than different” seemed to be a common theme in discussion about the annual Eastern States Consortium, which was held at Petal School District this year.
The consortium began 12 years ago as a way for school district leaders from across the region to gather and exchange ideas.
With much growth in the City of Petal, Director of the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Valerie Wilson has sought the help of a branding agency to better help with marketing the Friendly City.