April 9, 2009
Holy Family School awards program
Attorney Ruby Wharton of Memphis, Tenn., was the guest speaker for the honors program at Holy Family School on March 25. She talked to the students about the four D’s: dream, discipline, determination, and destination.
Eleven students were added to the Principal’s List during the honors program at Holy Family School.
They are Charlandria Ambrose (third grade), Yasmin Howell (fourth grade), Brentson Hall (fifth grade), Eromosele Okhiria (sixth grade), Terri Peace (sixth grade), Jonathan Ford (seventh grade), Kiera Lumpkin (seventh grade), Jasmine Milan (seventh grade), Ashley Vinson, T’Erika Allen (eighth grade) and Abreana Spight (eighth grade).
In order to be on the Principal’s List students must earn all A’s in their core subjects and must be in grades three through eight.
Children in pre-K and kindergarten received awards for citizenship. Students in first and second grades received awards for citizenship and an award for achieving Accelerated Reading (AR) goals.
Students in grades three through eight were added to the A & B Honor Roll, and received awards for citizenship and achievement of AR goals.
Fourteen students made the A & B Honor Roll; they are as follows:
Third grade - Jaline King, fourth grade - Kyrah Freeman; fifth grade - Takoia Allen, Terri Clark, Jakayle Davis, Samantha Henderson, Splyndid Hollis, Kyia King, Mallory Nolan, and Keanthony Taylor; seventh grade - Jasmaine Dean, Jonathan Mayfield, and Vatrice Nunnally, and eighth grade - Tierra Zinn.
Pictured above are Mille Smith, HFS principal, Yasmin Howell, Brentson Hall, Charlandria Ambrose, Terri Peace, T’Erika Allen, Ashley Vinson, and Attorney Ruby Wharton. Back row: Jonathan Ford, Eromosele Okhiria, Kiera Lumpkin, Jasmine Milan, and Abreana Spight.
Mary Reid registration set
Kindergarten registration has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, April 23 from 3-6 p.m. To enroll a child in school, parents must present the following:
a. A certified copy of the child’s birth certificate.
b. A shot record on a MS Compliance Form 121 (from pediatrician or health dept.)
c. Social Security card
d. Minimum of two documents establishing proof of residency in the name of the parents or legal guardians from the following list:
• Mortgage documents or property deed with name and address showing or apartment or home lease
Robert Loftin has been named as STAR student for the 2008-09 school year at Potts Camp High School by the Mississippi Economic Council's M.B. Swayze Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. He will be honored during the 19th annual Education Celebration on April 16 at the Jackson Convention Center in downtown Jackson. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Each STAR Student is asked to designate a STAR Teacher, the classroom teacher who has made the greatest contribution to the student’s scholastic achievement. Cynthia Cross, English instructor at Potts Camp, was selected by Robert as his STAR Teacher. Robert and Ms. Cross will be recognized at graduation on May 23, at Potts Camp. Robert is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loftin of Potts Camp.
Fredrekia Campbell, a second grader at Holly Springs Primary School, received all A’s for the third nine weeks honor roll. She enjoys singing, dancing, shopping, talking and playing on her computer. Her teachers work hard taking time and effort toward students reaching their goal in learning. Fredrekia has maintained honor roll all three years while attending Primary. She is the proud daughter of Frederick and Armintra (Hampton) Campbell, the granddaughter of Lucy Mae Hampton, and the late Jessie T. Hampton, Hattie Mae Watson and the late Wardell Watson Jr. Fredrekia’s family wishes her continuous blessings and success.
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