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Think Global: Putting HPSD 3rd Graders on the MAAP!

The Hattiesburg Public School District cordially invites parents or guardians of all 3rd grade students to, “Think Global: Putting HPSD 3rd Graders on the MAAP,” a parent university with interactive workshops and information on the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment. Refreshments will be provided.

Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: N. R. Burger Transploreum

Consider This: Have A Lasting Impact on Your Community!

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5A South State Football Champions!!

The Hattiesburg Tigers are the 5A South State Football Champions! This is the first time since 1998 that the Tigers have earned this title! They are undefeated (14-0) and on Saturday, December 2, they will compete for the State Championship title against the West Point Green Wave.

Thousands of you showed up to support our Tigers on Friday, and we want to continue that momentum! From attending the game to sending your well-wishes as the team travels north, check out the following ways to be involved this week:

➡️ The championship game is set for Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in Oxford. On Wednesday, November 29 through Friday, December 1 (3 p.m. – 7 p.m.), you can purchase your tickets for the game at Hattiesburg High’s football ticket booth. Tickets are $14 and HPSD Athletics will receive half of the proceeds. Save time and money with a pre-purchased ticket.

➡️ Beginning Tuesday morning (Nov. 28), visit the City Hall Plaza to sign a big banner of support! The banner will be up during business hours until the end of business on Wednesday, November 29.

➡️Join us at 9 a.m. Saturday, December 2 along either side of Hardy Street, between Hwy 49 and Hutchinson Avenue, to send off our Tigers.

➡️Our Tigers are competing against the West Point Green Wave in the “Gridiron Classic Text to Win” contest hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Mississippi. Simply text “Gridiron10” to 55333 to cast your vote. One vote per day, per phone number. The team with the most votes by the end of our game’s 3rd quarter will win $1,000.

HPSD District-wide Reading Fair Winners

Hattiesburg Public Schools hosted its annual District-wide Reading Fair on Tuesday, November 14 at the N. R. Burger Transploreum. All first place winners will advance to the Regional Reading Fair that will be held in January at the Lake Terrace Convention Center. Congratulations to all of our winners!

1. Taylor Burns – Woodley – Pre-K – Division – A
2. Taylor Magee – Hawkins – 1st Grade – Division – B
3. Kayden Mays – Woodley – 2nd Grade – Division – C
4. Layla McClendon – Woodley – 3rd Grade – Division – D
5. Sean Curtis – Thames – 4th Grade – Division – E
6. Jakoven Jones – Lillie Burney – 6th Grade – Division – F
7. Debra Graham – HHS – 12th Grade – Division – G
8. Nehemiah Hinton – Hawkins – 5th Grade – Division – H
9. Raynah Travis – Burger – 8th Grade – Division I
10. Macayli Jackson – HHS – 12th Grade – Division – J
11. Chloe Boney & Braylon Boney – Woodley – 5th Grade – Division L

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2017-18 Student Handbook

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The mission of the Hattiesburg Public School District is to educate all students to become productive citizens of a dynamic, global community.

The Hattiesburg Public School District is a model teaching and learning community that graduates productive and caring citizens who are prepared to succeed.


MAP Test Info

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