Tupelo School Board 03.17.15

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting is about to begin. All five members are present. Among other items, the board will decide whether to call an election for a $44 million bond request. It would not require a tax increase. The board also will vote on new officers for the next year. It elects officers each […]

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Tupelo School Board: 02.17.15

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting has begun. All five board members are present. The board also will meet at 5 p.m. at Pierce Street School and will vote on agenda items then. This meeting is for discussion of items. 12:20 p.m. Tupelo High Principal Jason Harris and Tupelo Middle Principal Kristy Luse are each thanking […]

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Tupelo School Board 01.20.15

I am live blogging from today’s Tupelo School Board meeting. Four of the five Board members are present and the meeting has begun. Board member Ken Wheeler is not here. The meeting began with a presentation of the district’s Teachers of the Year for each individual school. Tupelo High English teacher April Friar was named […]

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Tupelo School Board 12.09.14

Today’s Tupelo School Board meeting has begun. Sorry I’m late in getting to this blog post. I arrived to a standing-room crowd due to several recognitions. Those recognitions have been made, the room has somewhat cleared and I now have a seat. As soon as I have a moment, I’ll update on what has already […]

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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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