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10/17/2018
Red Ribbon week is the oldest and largest drug preventive campaign in the country. This year, Red Ribbon Week is celebrated nationally October 23 – 31, 2018.  This year's dress-up themes are as follows...Monday, 10/22:  “Peace Out to Drugs” - Wear peace signs and/or tie dye clothingTuesday, 10/23:  “Team Up Against Drugs” - Wear your favorite sports shirt or jerseyWednesday, 10/24:  “I’m a Jean-...
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10/17/2018
This year’s Laurel High School Homecoming Parade was a celebration of cultural diversity. Floats from several elementary schools, Laurel Middle School and Laurel High School rolled through downtown Laurel as hundreds of spectators looked on. The parade included both Laurel Middle School and Laurel High School homecoming courts and sweethearts. Superintendent Dr. Toy L. Watts and the Laurel...
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10/17/2018
Students at Nora Davis Magnet School recently said “goodbye” to overused words. The Dead Words Funeral encouraged students to use newly learned synonyms in their writing and lay to rest overused words. The creative event was part of the school’s focus on vocabulary development.  
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10/17/2018
Students from Oak Park Elementary School recently participated in Bonnie Plants’ Third Grade Cabbage Program by planting cabbages at the Outdoor Classroom Garden. Bonnie Plants established the program in 1996 to engage students in agriculture and encourage healthy eating. According to their website, Bonnie Plants has delivered over 14 million cabbages nationwide. Students at Oak Park had the...
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10/17/2018
Representatives from Laurel High School’s Career and Technical Center participated in the Education in Industry tours hosted by the Economic Development Authority of Jones County. (Pictured from left) Welding Instructor Stan Jones, CTC Counselor Kelven Coleman, CTC Director Jeannine Agee and Carpentry Instructor JeTuan Stephens had the opportunity to hear from industry leaders about the products...
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