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Loden’s contract extended

The Tupelo school board has extended the contract of superintendent Gearl Loden. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Loden’s contract now runs an additional year — through June 30, 2017. Loden was hired by the district last February and given a four-year contract that began on July 1, 2012. He came to Tupelo after leading Amory schools. Loden replaced interim ...

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Cook leading schools

Anthony Dean Cook has been named the superintendent of the Amory Separate School District. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the school board voted 5-0 to approve the appointment. Board president Dr. Bill Rogers said Cook, currently the assistant superintendent of the Pontotoc City School District, was chosen because the district is focused on academic excellence. Departing superintendent Gearl Loden ...

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Dillon moves to Tupelo

Pearl High School principal Matthew L. Dillon will become an assistant superintendent of Tupelo schools July 1. Dillon, who holds a Ph.D, previously served as assistant principal at South Panola High, where he worked with incoming Tupelo superintendent Gearl Loden. He has also worked on the Gulf Coast. Dillon guided Pearl from a High Performing school to a Star school, ...

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