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West Union students collect $2,000 in pennies to fight leukemia

Each year, students from across Mississippi and Louisiana participate in The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s program, “Pennies for Patients.” West Union Attendance Center students in pre-K through sixth grade participated in this program, which began Feb. 3 and ended Feb. 21, and approximately $2,000 was collected from classes at West Union. The winning classes collected […]

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East Union art students

EU students express themselves through footwear

High school art students at East Union Attendance Center are getting the chance to express their creativity through footwear, specifically through Vans shoes. East Union Art Teacher Lesa Allen said, “I had received a postcard from Vans Custom Culture about this art competition and immediately thought we should sign up. I really think this was […]

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New Albany High School news

One of the busiest weekends for our school has ended, and we’re ready for another week. The production of Anything Goes was this weekend and it was very successful! The students did incredible and the directors made it all possible. We would like to thank all the students and faculty that were involved, and all […]

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Ingomar School news

By Justin Gary Hello fellow Falcons! My name is Justin Gary, and I am your student council reporter with the Ingomar School News. Let’s start with recent and upcoming news. First, during this School Board Appreciation Week, the students, staff, and faculty of Ingomar School want to send a special thanks to the members of […]

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Youngsters get first-hand look at how part of community functions

New Albany Elementary School kindergarten students got a behind-the-scenes look at how various local public services function as part of Community Day Friday. The students went on a walking tour of the downtown area visiting locations such as City Hall, the police department, UCDA, courthouse, First United Methodist Church and getting an up-close look at […]

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Camp Smiles to host town hall on autism, special needs

By Angie Barmer Camp Smiles will be hosting a town hall meeting and symposium on Children’s Educational Challenges series. Camp Smiles is a part of the SMILE (Serving Mentoring Inspiring Loving Encouraging) initiative, which is a special project under the CREATE Foundation. At this event, speakers will talk about autism and other special needs. Twila […]

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Dental education program works to ‘give kids a smile’

Head Start students learned about the value of having healthy teeth as well as ways to care for their teeth Friday with a visit from Dr. Kelton McClinton and staff. The visit was part of the annual “Give Kids a Smile” program sponsored by the American Dental Association and in conjunction with Children’s Dental Health […]

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‘Way We Worked’ series continues with art of basket weaving

Visitors to the Union County Heritage Museum Saturday were able to learn the pioneer art of basket weaving, a class offered in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution exhibition “The Way We Worked.” “One of the ways we worked is how we used to make things with our own hands,” museum director Jill Smith said. Participants […]

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Owen joins 30-Plus ACT club

New Albany High School presented an ACT 30-Plus Club T-shirt to Cole Owen on Jan. 24.  Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club.  Sixty-three students have become members of the ACT 30-Plus Club since its creation in the fall of 2009.

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NAHS Band working to raise money for new uniforms

By Angie Barmer A new fundraising campaign is underway to raise money for new uniforms for the band programs at New Albany High and Middle School. Approximately 10 years ago, the NAHS Band received new uniforms. Now, the schools need to purchase 110 uniforms that cost approximately $400 a piece. The New Albany Band Parent’s […]

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