Potts Camp students tour Hunter Fan
By CHARLES JOHNSON
Students learned many different aspects of what goes on at Hunter Fan last week. Vanden Willey, operations manager, gave Potts Camp teachers and students a very informative tour of their facility in Byhalia.
Willey showed the students all the different items they ship out on a daily basis, such as ceiling fans, water coolers, chandeliers, table lamps and rocks. He explained that they do not sell to the public, but instead sell to large companies such as Lowes and Home Depot. They employ over 100 workers and have two other facilities in Olive Branch.
As the students toured, they saw former students of Potts Camp working there. The teachers and students seemed to be very excited about the overall experience they received at Hunter Fan. Many of the students said they would like to work there.
Charles Johnson, transitional coordinator for the county schools, would like to thank Glen Baily, manager, for allowing the teachers and students to come and Vanden Willey for taking the time out to show us around. This is the second year they have allowed us to visit their facility, and we are so grateful.
PC students Washington, D.C. bound
High school students at Potts Camp School became excited when the administration and the Marshall County School Board approved a trip to Washington, D.C. In October, the students started raising funds to help defray the cost of the trip. With the help of the Student Government, a goal was set to go to Washington in 2006.
With the help of parents, faculty and staff at the school, the students of Potts Camp School have been able to reach their goal. During spring break, students, parents and faculty will be boarding a chartered bus bound for Washington. This trip is a first for the school.
The students are proud of the opportunity to visit our nations capitol. The students appreciate the support that has been given by Jerry Martin, student government advisor; Ken Basil, principal; and Don Randolph, the MC Superintendent of Education.
Holly Springs Primary School honor roll
*Denotes Superintendents List
Black: Justin Holbrook*, Jordan Jackson*, Kenyarda Jeffries*, TMya Jones*, Tiffany Nichols*, LaDarius Stinson*, Lanyia Isom, Jennarra Jones, Lekendrick Jones, Victoria Nabors, Darreion Phillips, Gabriela Walton
Breland: Javian Boxley, Keyundrea Buggs, Adrian Crane, Jada Dowdy, Kani Isom, Raven James, Essence Johnson, Morgan Lester, JaKari Mitchell, Kaila Norfleet, Kercedes Preston, Eric Thomas Jr., Shautaurus Wicks, Emiyan Williams
Cheatham: Jakayla Bohanna*, Darnazja Cummings*, Janecia Dortch*, Charlea Fitzpatrick*, Dominique Holcomb*, Nikendra Howery*, Allegra Jones*, Trevian Pegues*, Juanya Oliver
Grissett: Lanisha Burton*, Vivia Davis*, Kejon Gladney*, Tierra Thomas, Derrick Muhammad, Jamia Isom, TamYa Sims, TamYa Crumb, Kandace Gladney, Janya Sims, Tamyuh Webb, Tyanna Williams
McNeal: JaKiela Pegues*, Elexis Robinson*, Yolana Coleman, Jboure Guy, Zemariah Isom, Deidra Beard, Destiny Jones, Michael Jones Jr., Jariah Leasure
Thomas: Olandris Martin*, Makayla Hudson*, Kearria Shipp*, Jamari Stone*, Demetria Ingram, Chrysteney Jeffries, Leon Jones, Eboni Scott
Winfrey: Anthony Johnson*, Kamesha Lay*, Nikeairra Washington*, Breana Crane*, Andrew Martin*, Airamis Thornton, Jenniece McKinney, Jaquves Pegues, JonMyah Bass, Timothy Jones, Mercedes Moore
Beard: Darshun Freeman*, Brianna Crane*, Kaleib Deberry*, Rakayla Gaines*, Destinee Hannah*, DCamron Hannah*, Jaquavian Kinkle*, Kierra Pinson*, Jayla Stevenson*, Lemuel Stevenson*, Nikia Howery, Shammeika Moore, Jasmine Pegues, DAngelo Robles, Prishonna Burgess
Hall: Julian Beard*, Toria Folsom*, Lakeidra Smith*, Austin Brewer, Elisha Shead, Destini Winder, Alexus Turnage, Kylan Washington, Ireal Pegues, Keshawn Delbridge
Hurt: Corrina Jones*, Martaveous Marion*, Keosha Nelson*, Dekeysheion Nelson*, Khalia Smith*, Joseph Stone III*, Vanesha Adkins, Alexio Beard, Keshawn Robinson, Jamal Moffitt, Cammee Faulkner
Gillentine: Kiaunna Griffin, Ajah Barksdale, Dallas Stowell, Tyania Craine
Gholson: Shaquanda Johnson, Kylan King, Lakya Crawford, Alexis Jones, Kenyata Norman
Gillentine:Mitchell: Deante Crutchfield*, Cedric Hampton Jr.*, Delandria Dowdy, Walneisha Austin, Jakayla Hughes, Artaea Matthews, Jerrico Luellen
Smith: Shynise McNeil*, Nikita Mays*, Taiwon Hughes*, Jakayla Carter*, Zuriel Coleman, Christopher Johnson, Jasmine Jones, Tyson Jones, Mikaela Oswalt, Elisha Robinson, Charles Sims, Brandon Sumlar, Quintessa Terrell, Destinee Manning, Shaniece Washington
Dominick: Johnathyn Faulkner, Brentson Hall*, Destiny Howell, Kiyanna Hughes, Falandria Marion, Allyson Parker, Destiny Perkins, Jeremy Robinson, Keanthony Taylor, Starlandria Walton, Maliah Wilkinson*, Terenton Williams
Isom: TaQuan Fields*, Destiny James*, Michael Mays*, Asia Ivy, Conitra Sholar, Brittani Ingram, Yasmine Tucker, Briana Vaughn
Merriweather: Starkeisha Buffington, Tearria Payne
Richmond: Kasey Johnson, Marica Jones
Slack: Devisha Ancharreca Crane, Jasmine Robinson, Johnathon Woods, Tyanna Moton, Brishuna Wilkins
Taylor: Jamie Bowen*, Kierra Hudson*, Brandi Woodson*, Martavis Buffington, Terri Clark, Treasure Coffey, Diamond Faulkner, Jhari Glover, Brittany Hardaway, Enica Lester, Octavyon Maryin, Daris Vaughn
Williams: Nicholas Seay*, Tauric Parish, Mark Boxley
Area students named to fall UM honor roll
Listed on the Deans Honor Roll at the University of Mississippi for the fall 2005 semester were Amanda Baker Childers, Monique Kandrel Hicks, Monica Michelle Jones, Gerald William Stinson, all of Holly Springs
Listed on the Chancellors Honor Roll at the University of Mississippi for the fall 2005 semester were Heather Adele Boland, Rita Carol Smith, Eric Lynn Wilkerson, all of Byhalia; Jeremiah Jerome Hampton, Matthew Louis Loftin, Cathryn Bramel Miller, Stephanie Katrina Stewart, all of Holly Springs; Lori Lynn Whaley of Potts Camp; DeAnna L. Eben of Red Banks; and Shakitha Paquita Harden of Waterford.
Parent Information Seminar has great turn-out for first time
Holly Springs School District held its first Parent Information Seminar on Saturday, Feb. 4 at the high school. Some 300 parents came out to be informed about the ticket program (a new in-school discipline program, seventh through 12th grades designed to use positive motivation instead of negative reinforcement or punishment); the PTA; parenting tips; MCT benchmark skills/SATP blueprints that the state uses to measure student achievement and school status; National Heart Month; Families First Resource Center; special education/special needs; and reading initiatives.
Dr. Cynthia A. Gentry, superintendent, would like to thank everyone who has helped in the preparation process of getting this seminar ready, and to thank everyone who came out to make this seminar a great success: parents, community persons, school board members, administrators, teachers, central office staff, food service, custodians and maintenance. By working together as a team, we made the Parent Information Seminar a great success.
The classroom with the most parents in attendance at Primary School was Lolar Beards and Luvell Jones, first grade. This class will receive a pizza party. The classroom with the most parents in attendance at Intermediate School was Shauneille Masons, fourth grade. This class will receive a pizza party.
At the high school campus, the names of two parents who attended the seminar were drawn-one seventh and eighth grade parent and one ninth through 12th grade parent. The two students of the parents names that were drawn will get to enjoy lunch at Pizza Hut with 10 of their friends. They are: Alexius Elam, eighth grade, Tabitha Elam, parent; and Brisha Dawkins, 10th grade, Sandra Dawkins, parent.
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