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Superintendent wants vo-tech programs on central campus

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 look at doing this. The ...

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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 allows the system to move ...

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Board still mulling new vo-tech school after JBHM presentation

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 presentation by Joey Henderson of ...

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