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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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Frog-A-Nanny Players to present tall tales program

By Angie Barmer The second annual Frog-A-Nanny Players performance will be on stage soon performing “America’s Tallest Tales.” Last year the FAN Players performed “Aesop’s Fables” on stage. The gifted students at New Albany Elementary School team up with the special needs students from Susan Kelly’s class and Scherrita Tucker’s class at NAES and put […]

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New Albany-Union County EXCEL By 5 Family Resource Center

The New Albany-Union County EXCEL By 5 Family Resource Center will have the following hours of operation for the spring semester (4-6 p.m. most Mondays and Thursdays). The Family Resource Center is located in the WIN Job Center on the Northeast at New Albany Campus-301 North Street, New Albany. The Family Resource Center has an […]

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Schools pleased with energy saving program

By Angie Barmer Officials with the New Albany School District are already seeing increased energy savings in the schools with the completion of the Energy Savings Performance Contract with Schneider Electric. Suzanne Coffey, director of accounting services, said that the district has already noticed significant energy savings. “From July 2012 to Jan. 2013, the energy […]

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Position changes with school districts

By Angie Barmer Effective July 1, 2014, Windy Faulkner, current head principal at New Albany Elementary School, and Jamey Wright, current principal at West Union Attendance Center, will be leaving their positions and moving into different school districts once again. Faulkner was recently approved to take over Ron Scott’s position at the Union County School […]

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City schools seek help in getting Toyota money

City officials are trying to work out a way to get what they believe is their share of the $300,000 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi is giving to Union County annually for education. For now, the county is getting the entire amount. Part of the commitment Toyota made to the Pontotoc-Union-Lee County PUL Alliance in coming […]

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East Union Homecoming Court

The following are members of the 2013-2014 East Union Homecoming Court: Allie Epting, Dakota Edwards, Mallory Roberts, Jacob Elder, Jessica Bishop, Carol Coker, Chip Gibson,and Stephanie Hardy. (not pictured Brett Rakestraw and Tray Davis) The Homecoming Festivities will begin at 1:30 and again at 5:30, weather permitting, on Friday December 6, 2013. All alumni and […]

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NA Elementary spelling bee winner

The New Albany Elementary School Spelling Bee was held on Nov. 7. The winners advance to the Union County Spelling Bee in January. Pictured are l-r: Dakoyta Lesure, 2nd Place; Jill Gafford, 1st Place; and William Sloan, 3rd Place.

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Ingomar Attendance Center news

By Justin Gary Hello fellow Falcons! My name is Justin Gary, and I am your student council reporter with this week’s school news. Last Monday, Nov. 11, the 3rd and 4th grade classes held a Veterans’ Day Program. They sang patriotic songs, and recited short speeches to honor those who have fought for our freedoms […]

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East Union students work on pumpkin skills

Students in Terri Treadaway’s kindergarten class at East Union School recently decorated their pumpkins that they picked last week at the pumpkin patch. She thought they have really done a fantastic job on these and was hoping to share it.

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