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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
head back to class Monday at Frank Elementary School in Perrysburg, and
fifth-graders are in for some big changes. They're going to be learning their
lessons in mobile classrooms.
because enrollment at Frank has jumped by 35 students. The units will lower the
student-teacher ratio, which is already high.
would be borrowing space on top of each other. We would probably have people
filtering in the library, multiple groups of students, and it would be very congested,"
said Principal Brent Swartzmiller.
are three mobile units with two classrooms in each one. They come from Sylvania
Schools and have been retro-fitted to accommodate the students at Frank.
helps the units fit in with the rest of the Frank campus.
still be in the bigger group building for lunch, still part of assemblies. It's
just that they'll have their own work area and as the elder statesmen in the
school, sometimes that's a perk," Swartzmiller said.
added that the Perrysburg School District is expanding at a rate that doesn't
fit its current size. Three
out of four elementary schools have mobile classrooms.
people in the district speculate that the long-term solution to overcrowding
would be the construction of a new school building, but that would require
voters' approval of a levy.