Thursday, June 29, 2006
Holly Springs Youth Talent Show
Holly Springs Youth Talent Show will be held Saturday, July 15 at Holly Springs Multi-Purpose Building, 160 S. Memphis St., Holly Springs, MS 38635. This is a preliminary show for the Mid-South Fair’s Talent Contest.
Junior division (ages 8-12), check-in: 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.; show begins at 1 p.m. Senior division (ages 13-21), check-in, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Show begins at 3 p.m.
Registration fee is $20 for solo, $45 for group. Admission is $3 per person. Each division has three categories: vocals, dance and instrumental.
How to enter: Pick up registration form at the Holly Springs Recreation Department, located at 160 N. Memphis St., Holly Springs, MS 38635 or registration may be done over the phone by contacting Tamara Jeffries at (662) 306-0597 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or Carlyn Lee at (662)252-1577.
Prizes: The overall winner from each division will receive an invitation to compete in the Mid-South Fairs talent contest along with $50 and a trophy. Five winners will be selected in each division. Winners will receive trophies and ribbons. A Mid-South Fair representative may be in attendance to invite additional contestants to compete in the Mid-South Fair.
Holly Springs School District has openings for reading tutors
Holly Springs School District has openings for reading tutors in the Americorps America Reads — Mississippi program in third and fourth grade at Holly Springs Intermediate School and seventh and eighth grade at Holly Springs High School. Applicants must have completed high school or the GED program. They must have completed two years of college or passed the ACT WorkKeys test and show capability of excellent teamwork. Applicants with no college credits who have not taken the test will be allowed to take the WorkKeys test this summer.
Membership in Americorps brings great benefits, including the following: monthly living allowance, monetary education award, insurance coverage, and professional development.
Be a part of serving students, schools and communities. Join Americorps today!
Contact the following persons for more information: America - Reads Mississippi Site supervisor Pennie DeBerry or principal Eileen Dowsing at 662-252-2329 or superintendent Irene Walton at 662-252-2183.
Applications must be submitted no later than Thursday, June 29.
H.W. Byers High School academic honor roll and perfect attendance
On Friday, May 19, a recognition and celebration program was held for all students who achieved honor roll status any time during the school year and for those students who maintained perfect attendance. Principal Gary Hannah honored these students with ribbons, certificates and a reception that featured a large cake decorated in the school colors and saluting academic achievement. A total of 59 students were cited for honor roll achievement throughout the year. The following 24 students were honored for perfect attendance: Jimmye Briggs, Justin Brooks, Franklin Brown, Robert Daniel, Kiaera Donnell, Whitney Gant, Willie Gant, David Glass, Adrian Gomez, Rebeccah Gray, Kenyata Gulledge, Erica Hampton, Angela Hughes, Frederick Jones, Cody Knight, Aron Morales, Kamesha Penilton, Corrandra Scott, Demarius Scott, Antonio Seldon, Bianca Seldon, Tiara Walls, Christopher Wilson and Courtney Young. H.W. Byers is proud of all our students who excelled this school year.
H.W. Byers Fourth Nine Weeks Honor Roll
H.W. Byers is pleased to announce that the following students earned either Superintendent’s Honor Roll or Principal’s Honor Roll for the fourth nine-week grading period. A student must have grades of 95 or above in every subject to earn Superintedent’s Honor Roll and a student must have grades of 85 or above to achieve Principal’s Honor Roll.
12th Grade — Antonio Seldon, Superintedent’s List; Carolyn Donnell, Megan Riley
11th Grade — Mavis Robinson, Superintedent’s List; Whitney Gant, Corrandra Scott, John Seldon, Telisa Young
10th Grade — Justin Crawford, Marian Parker
Ninth Grade — Terdarin Bryson, Robin Dacus, Kenyata Gulledge, Erica Hampson, Kenanesha Owens
Eighth Grade — Susan Grimes, Jemetrice Jackson, Patricia Rains, Sharonda Shields
Seventh Grade — Kimberly D. Young, Superintendent’s List; Kourtney Coleman, Andre C. Jones, James L. Raines
Devonte Frost receives trophy
Devonte Frost (Bowens), a sixth grade student at Holly Springs Intermediate School was the only student in the sixth grade to receive a superintendent’s trophy.
He is the son of Teresa Frost and Darryl Bowens and a special stepmother Ronda Bowens of Holly Springs. He has one brother, Cordarryl Bowens, his grandparents Jimmy and Mary Young of Holly Springs, and Author and Namiona Bowens of Holly Springs, his great-grandparents are the late Roosevelt and Adlena Harris, and Harold and Queenella Reynolds of Holly Springs. Devonte was awarded a special recognition award, three year honoree, highest average math, science, social studies, in his classroom reading, language, good behavior, student council, master EBS skill, Frances Hawthorne Kindness award, perfect attendance and also will receive a hundred dollar savings bond from the superintendent and principal. Devonte will hold an honor party with his family and friends. Devonte wants to become a doctor so get ready, world, he is on his way.
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