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March 24th

Bedsaul to offer teachers counter-violence lessons

March 24, 2013

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, legislators, media and the public at large are talking about arming teachers with guns. Downtown Martial Arts Academy (DMAA) owner Doug Bedsaul wants to arm them with knowledge.

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March 16th

22 SHS Singers qualify for Miss. All-State Honor Choir

March 16, 2013

The Mississippi All-State Honor Choir has accepted all 22 of the SHS Singers who auditioned, clearing these SHS Singers to perform with the choir April 6 at the University of Southern Mississippi's Bennett Auditorium.

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March 10th

Ames, SHS earn honors with Promote the Vote

March 10, 2013

Rex Ames believes in the value of the electoral college.

Ames, a senior at Starkville High School, was a finalist in Mississippi's Promote the Vote Oratory Competition in Jackson in November. The question at the center of the debate was whether or not the Electoral College should continue or be abolished, and Ames chose the "pro" side.

March 9th

Ames, SHS earn statewide honors in Promote the Vote

March 9, 2013

Starkville High School Senior Rex Ames received Mississippi Promote the Vote's UNO Award, and SHS was named Model Promote the Vote School Program for the state of Mississippi March 1 in Jackson.

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February 24th

Sudduth launching new Watch DOGS program

February 24, 2013

As Title I social worker at Sudduth Elementary School, Ginger Mitchell sees a lot of mothers each day.

Mitchell said a great many mothers had joined Sudduth's Parent-Teacher Organization, and a number of mothers taught or had other jobs at Sudduth. It was rarer, she said, to see fathers — or even grown men in general — and she wanted to change that.

February 10th

Future educators at county school earn statewide honor

February 11, 2013

High school courses are designed with students' futures in mind.

January 20th

SHS STAR Student, Teacher bond over math

January 20, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Before meeting Wade Williams, Jack Bryan wasn’t bad at math, but he didn’t enjoy it.

Bryan, now a senior at Starkville High School, first met Williams as a student in his trigonometry class. Since then, he said he has taken four math classes under Williams, and his ACT math score has risen from 27 to 34.

January 13th

Phillips passes on strings studies to next generation

January 13, 2013

Famed violinist Charles Auguste de BĂ©riot once called the violin "the king of instruments" because he believed a violin player's goal is "to imitate the accents of the human voice." Shandy Phillips says there is another reason the violin holds this title: It is one of the most difficult instruments to learn to play.

January 6th

Local schools garner global attention in 2012

January 6, 2013

Students and teachers from Starkville and Oktibbeha County schools earned regional, national and international attention throughout 2012, earning awards, winning competitions and pursuing enrichment opportunities.

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