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Algebra Nation, a state-funded math program that is free for students, schools, and teachers in Mississippi, awarded Newton County 9th-grade student Ellie Winter an iPad for her exemplary work in helping her peers across the state succeed in Algebra I. Algebra Nation presented the award on Friday, November 16th at the school.
Union High School’s guidance counselor Deanna Rush, hosted FAFSA Day for senior students and their parents on Thursday. Mae Thornton and Bridgette Hitt, representatives from the financial aid office at East Central Community College, and Danny Thomas, a representative from get2college.org in Jackson, came to Union High School to assist parents
Newton County High School threw open its doors for Open House Thursday to allow parents and family members a chance to meet with their child’s teacher and see what NCHS has to offer.
“We have exciting things going on all the time,” said Dawn Hollingsworth, assistant principal at NCHS.
Thirty East Central Community College students were recently inducted intTheta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges.
Inductees and their hometowns include:
CARTHAGE: Laurel Pope
CEDAR BLUFF: Olivia Griffin
CHOCTAW: Stephen WishorK
DECATUR: Dylan Blackwell
East Central Community College trustees are working hard to ensure students have opportunities to learn the most up-to-date skills and techniques through constant expansion and revision of the college’s course offerings.