Tupelo School Board 11.18.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting is about to begin at the Hancock Learning Center. All five board members are present. The board will meet again at 5 p.m. at Parkway Elementary. It will hold several public recognitions and will vote on the agenda at that meeting. It will listen to several reports and discuss the […]

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Tupelo School Board 10.14.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting has begun. Four of the five board members are present. Eddie Prather is not here. The board will meet again today at 5 p.m. at Milam Elementary. It will vote on agenda items during that meeting. It will hear presentations during this noon meeting. 12:13 p.m. Executive director of facilities […]

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TPSD Board President takes ice bucket challenge

Another one takes the ice. Tupelo School Board President Rob Hudson took the ice bucket challenge on Tuesday afternoon in his role as President of Hudson Management, which operates seven McDonald’s restaurants in Tupelo, Saltillo, New Albany and Pontotoc. The Daily Journal’s Robbie Ward was visiting the South Gloster McDonald’s to get a Big Mac […]

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Tupelo School Board 09.09.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting is about to begin. All five board members are present. 12:15 p.m. Meeting has begun. Board approves agenda. The board also will meet tonight at 5 p.m. at Tupelo Middle School. It will hold public recognitions and will vote on agenda items during that meeting. It will hold presentations and […]

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Tupelo School Board 08.12.14

Today’s School Board meeting will begin shortly at the Hancock Leadership Center. Check back for updates. Among the items on today’s agenda is a presentation about a new Advanced Placement capstone program to be offered at Tupelo High School. The board also is expected to adopt its budget for the new fiscal year. Other presentations […]

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Tupelo School Board 07.22.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting is about to begin. Board members Sherry Davis, Ken Wheeler, Eddie Prather and Joe Babb all are present. Board President Rob Hudson is not yet here. The board also will reconvene today at 5 p.m. for a public hearing on the district’s budget for next year. That hearing also will […]

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Tupelo School Board 06.10.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting will begin shortly. Four of the five board members — Ken Wheeler, Rob Hudson, Sherry Davis and Eddie Prather –are present. Board member Joe Babb is not currently here. Board President Rob Hudson calls the meeting to order. He said Babb is out of town. 12:15 p.m. Assistant Superintendent Diana […]

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Tupelo School Board 05.13.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting has begun. All five members are present. Board will discuss the agenda at this meeting. It will meet again today at 5 at Lawndale Elementary and will vote on the agenda at that point. It also will have several recognitions at the 5 p.m. meeting. Meeting begins with Superintendent Gearl […]

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Tupelo School Board 04.15.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting will begin shortly. Several big items are on the agenda – including a third- to fifth-grade Chomebook initiative and the possible addition of blue turf at Tupelo High School. I also would expect the district to fill principal vacancies at Rankin Elementary and Pierce Street Elementary. Four of the five […]

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Tupelo School Board Work Session 04.15.14

NOTE: WORK SESSION HAS ENDED. I will have a separate blog post from the Board meeting that will begin at noon. Read below for an update about the School Board Work Session. The Tupelo School Board Work Session has begun. The board will hold its regular meeting today afterward. That meeting will begin at noon, […]

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