Posts Tagged ‘vocational-technical’

School district building new vo-tech center; old center to be renovated

HORN LAKE — The DeSoto County school system will build a new vocational-technical education center in Horn Lake. School Superintendent Milton Kuykendall told The Commercial Appeal that the old vo-tech center will be renovated to provide more classrooms at Southaven high and middle schools. The new center site is 70 acres at U.S. Highway 51 […] [...]

Superintendent wants vo-tech programs on central campus

by Associated Press Published: March 7,2013

Tags: public education, public school, school, school district, secondary education, vocational-technical

COLUMBUS — Lowndes County Schools Superintendent Lynn Wright wants to locate all vocational-technical programs on a central campus. The Commercial Dispatch reports Wright told the board of supervisors this week that Lowndes County is one of a few school districts that do not have a centralized vocational center. “We have put some plans together to […] [...]

Board approves final, payment on career education building

HERNANDO — DeSoto County school officials have made a final payment for work on the system’s new Career Technology Center in Olive Branch. The Commercial Appeal reports school board members unanimously approved a final payment of $35,763 for renovation of the warehouse in the Olive Branch Metro Industrial park that houses the center. The payment […] [...]

Board still mulling new vo-tech school after JBHM presentation

by Associated Press Published: October 16,2012

Tags: architect, architecture, board, county, design, drawing, government, plan, school, skill, supervisor, vocational-technical, workforce

COLUMBUS — The Lowndes County School Board continues to explore adding a vocational-technical school to the district. The next steps will involve gauging student interest and district needs, evaluating site possibilities and identifying potential funding sources. The Commercial Dispatch reports school board members and a couple of Lowndes County supervisors responded positively to a recent […] [...]

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