Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 GMT
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.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
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."
across the country are getting their hands on new technology inside the
classroom, and students at Eastwood Schools are no different.
is the first year Eastwood teachers are using iPads to teach Kindergartners,
and they say they've already seen a big difference in how the students are
really helped close that gap between the kids who didn't have the experiences
before school and the kids who have had that pre-school experience," said Holli
Coger, a Kindergarten teacher at Luckey Elementary.
iPads were purchased for the Kindergarten class this year. Students in grades
8-12 have laptops they can take home after school each day. Teachers say this
interactive learning helps students stay focused.
teachers and students have taken off with them already and you can already see
a real increase in engagement," said Betsy Hood, director of e-learning at
officials say their district may be small and rural, but they want parents to
though we're small, we're mighty, and we've provided a lot of great learning
opportunities with our students and our teachers," Hood said.