Today's Learners... Tomorrow's Leaders!
HPSD is participating in the pilot program for a new bus safety device called the "MDZ Shield". The device, developed by the C. E. White Company, is mounted to the undercarriage of a school bus to deflect a child and prevent them from being run over by the rear tires. HPSD is the only district in the…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 30, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
Hattiesburg Public Schools is hosting a second public forum on the proposed sex-education policy on THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012 at 6pm at Hattiesburg High School. The district is seeking feedback from the community and parents about the new Sexual Education Curriculum required by the state to be taught in all public schools beginning in the 2012-13 School Year. Feedback and input are welcomed from any and all parents and interested members of the Hattiesburg Community. There will be opportunity…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 28, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In an effort to help our parents find more ways to be involved in our schools, we are hosting the second annual Power Parent Summit on April 17, 2012. The event will be at the HHS Tiger Center (new building next to the stadium) at 6 p.m. From 5:30 – 6 p.m. we will have a Pre-Summit Pep-Rally with food, fun & entertainment. The summit will feature an overview of the current status of Hattiesburg Public Schools from HPSD Superintendent James Q. Bacchus, as well as…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
HHS Senior D’Andrea Eashmond signed a National Letter of Intent in track and field with Jackson State University today. D’Andrea is also a member of the HHS JROTC Tiger Battalion.
HPSD Athletic Director Cheyenne Trussell wished D’Andrea much success as she continues her education at Jackson State. “We are proud of you and what you have accomplished with us and look forward to seeing what you do in the next phase of your education.” Trussell also…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 22, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
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HHS Senior and Polymer Science student DeAndré Stafford-May and his accomplishments in UV resins research have garnered some national attention. DeAndre recently won the regional science fair with a project that uses UV technology to cure a resin and speed up…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 21, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Five students from Hattiesburg High School were selected for the 2012 Mississippi All-State Orchestra. Those students are: (pictured left to right) Guillermo del Prado,Principal 2nd Violin, Theresa Holliman, violin, Janecia Gibson, viola, Angela Rascoe, viola, and Jaylan Carter, bass.
Added by JasN Smith on March 20, 2012 at 5:07pm — No Comments
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Added by JasN Smith on March 19, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Remember to move your clock ahead one hour…Continue
Added by Ross Randall on March 10, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments
The Needs Assessment provides information to help the district and school plan for the coming year. The questionnaire is anonymous. Your honest feedback is extremely important. Thank you for taking the time to respond.
Please select from the survey that most accurately represents your…Continue
Added by Ross Randall on March 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Just because school is out doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. The Hattiesburg Public School District is encouraging students to keep working even on Spring Break by sending home information and packets for parents and students.
This year the district developed “Spring Break Activity Packets” for students in grades 1 – 8 that are focused around the learning objectives for each grade. The packets are being sent home with students to give them some constructive activities…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 9, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments
HHS Senior Catyria Smith signed a track and field scholarship with Alcorn State University. She said she plans to major in Biology and wants to become a physical therapist. She was in JROTC at HHS and plans to continue in ROTC at Alcorn. She also plans to minor in Spanish.
Pictured from left…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 7, 2012 at 11:38am — No Comments
HHS student DeAndré Stafford-May submitted his research project on a comparison of traditional thermally-cured kevlar resins to newer UV-cured resins. His project was conducted under the leadership of Mr. James Brownlow and USM Polymer Science Department. He won first place honors in his division --…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 6, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
The Hattiesburg Public School District is applying for a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant. The purpose of the 21st CCLC Program is to create community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities for children and their families by providing a safe environment for students when school is not in session.
Public input about the proposed 21st CCLC Program may be made to Dr. Vicki Kibodeaux, Federal Programs Director, 601-582-5078,…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 6, 2012 at 1:33pm — No Comments
The HHS Art Club took a field trip to The University of Southern MS Museum of Art recently. Students viewed works by Abstract Expressionist artist John Heliker. Students had an opportunity to sketch/mimic works by John Heliker. They also listened to a lecture on the new collection of artwork purchased by the University of Southern Mississippi, which includes works by artists such as Richmond Barthé, a pioneer in American sculpture in the 1930s and 1940s and…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 6, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The NR Burger Forensics Team displayed excellence this weekend at the Crusader Junior Invitational. The team had multiple finalists in all categories, and won first place in four of the six events. Chrystal Wilson won first place in two events, Impromptu and…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The High School Show Choir "Tiger Expressions" will be hosting the Hub City Show Choir Invitational this Friday and Saturday at Hattiesburg High. We have two elementary schools, 6 Middle Schools and over 10 Solos performing on Friday evening and 3 Concert Choirs, 6 High School Show Choirs, Several Duets,…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 6, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Thames Elementary is thrilled to have the University Baptist Church as their first adopters! They have donated uniforms for a dozen students in need along with belts, socks, and…Continue
Added by Elvira Deyamport, Ed.S. on March 3, 2012 at 7:40pm — No Comments
Schools across HPSD celebrated Read Across America Day on Friday, March 2. Grace Christian celebrated Read Across America Day with lots of fun activities related to Dr. Seuss' Birthday. Even green eggs and ham!! Rowan Elementary held a Dr. Seuss parade! And Hawkins had special guests come to read in classrooms, including the Cat in the Hat and Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny L.…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on March 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
On March 2, 2012 the students, faculty and staff of Grace Christian Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss's Birthday. The day was filled with tons of reading, engagement, interactive activities and…Continue
Added by Latisha Brown on March 2, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments