Today's Learners... Tomorrow's Leaders!
There were three events that took place recently that I thought were extremely meaningful to the success of Hattiesburg Public Schools, the City of Hattiesburg and the Pine Belt. The first was the Mission Readiness briefing…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on August 31, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Mr. Bacchus accepted a $2,000 donation from the ADP's Leadership Pine Belt 2011 Team 1 today (Aug 31). They presented the check at Lillie Burney and took time to visit with Lillie Burney's Pre-K students.
The Area Development Partnership’s Leadership Pinebelt 2011 Team 1 hosted the “Drive @ 5: The Ultimate Back-To-School Supply Drive”, an extension of Live @ Five Productions, LLC’s: Live @ 5 downtown concert series, on July 29th, at Town…Continue
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HPSD recently hosted "Practical Parent Education Training" for parents, administrators, and teachers at the Family Education Center. The training was designed to teach parents and school staff to empower and engage parents across the district. By encouraging parent-to-parent communication and giving staff strategies to involve the district's parents, the district hopes to increase our parent involvement and ultimately improve our students' performance and success rate!
Added by JasN Smith on August 30, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
America's smallest school is the home. I am proud to say thatHattiesburg’s smallest schools are stepping up to the plate for our students. We are extremely appreciative of the parental engagement that the parents of Hattiesburg Public School District are showing for their schools and community. Each of our schools…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on August 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
HPS students earned third place in the Southeastern Regional Ryder Cup in New Orleans. The students are part of the First Tee of the Pine Belt which accepted an invitation to play in the competition on Aug 20, 2011. The Greater New Orleans Regional Invitational Ryder Cup consisted of Drive, Chip, and Putt competition as well as a course tournament and had about 100 students from across the region competing. The event was hosted by TPC Louisiana, home of the Zurich Classic.
Added by JasN Smith on August 19, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
On July 22, Shannon Smith, a Special Education Teacher at Lillie Burney Elementary, received the (ARC) The Association for the Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities 2010-2011 Teacher of the Year Award at a ceremony in Jackson.
She has been teaching for 5 years; at Lillie Burney for…Continue
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The 2011-2012 School Year is off to a great start! We saw lots of parents bringing their students to school all across the district. Lots of fresh faces, excited to start a new year! We hope that you have an excellent and successful school year. Be sure to follow @HPSD on Twitter.com and "like" us on Facebook.com/HattiesburgPSD to keep up with the latest school information throughout the year. And you can always check back in here on the HPSD website. Here are a few pictures from the first…Continue
Hattiesburg Public Schools hosted the Ready, Set, Go! Kick-Off event for the district's Pre-K through 2nd Grade students at the Lillie Burney Elementary Multi-Purpose Room on Tuesday evening. Hundreds of students and parents were given information about a number of district and community programs. Parents also were able to register for school, while students were given backpacks, school supplies and even had an opportunity to get uniforms. The event was organized by the district's Family…Continue
Added by JasN Smith on August 2, 2011 at 10:11pm — No Comments