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Clinton Senior Graduates from The Mississippi School of the Arts

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) is proud to honor graduating Senior, Lane Craft of Clinton.  Lane studied in the Theatre program at MSA and plans to attend Millsaps College in the Fall and major in communications and creative writing. While attending MSA Lane received Scholastics Writing Awards and Poetry Awards and has been published.  He…

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Need Help Paying Your Natural Gas Bill?

Widespread recommendations to stay home amid the public health emergency have many Americans anxious about balancing unforeseen energy expenses with the desire for a comfortable home. As the country continues to navigate these uncertain times, Atmos Energy reminds customers struggling to pay their monthly natural gas bill that payment options and financial assistance are available.…

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MSA Dance, Theatre, Vocal and Filmmaking Auditions

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) will be holding auditions for the Dance, Theatre, Vocal and Media Arts/Filmmaking Departments on June 10, 2020. Tenth graders apply online by June 3, 2020.  The process for admission includes on-line application, and virtual or on-site audition and interview. Accepted students attend their Junior and Senior years of high…

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Clinton Public School District recognized as top school district

The Clinton Public School District was named as the top school district in the Jackson Metro area by Niche.com. The site also named CPSD as the district with the best teachers in the state, ranking in the top 3-percent in the nation. Niche.com researches colleges, schools, neighborhoods and companies across the United States combining data…

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Contingency Plan for November’s General Election

During these unprecedented times, I am grateful for all of the essential workers and volunteers who are providing access to food, healthcare, and supplies. The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced us to provide vital services and take care of those in need using very limited resources. As expected, Mississippians have risen to the challenge. While…

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MDE Congratulates Seniors in National Graduation Special Saturday

The Mississippi Department of Education is pleased to partner with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and XQ Institute in support of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, a one-hour, commercial-free primetime graduation special to be broadcast Saturday. During the broadcast, viewers will be directed to XQ’s new Rethink Together online…

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CHS Senior Kevin Zhang awarded National Merit Scholarship

On May 13, Clinton High School senior Kevin Zhang was announced as one of 20 students in Mississippi to receive the National Merit Scholarship provided by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Zhang is one of 2,500 students nationwide to be awarded the scholarship. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of…

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Clinton Park opens kindergarten registration for 2020-2021 school year

Registration for students entering kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year is now open. A link can be found on the homepage of the Clinton Public School website or by following this link: https://secure.infosnap.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=23674&culture=en Parents will need to provide the following information during the registration process: –       Student’s birth certificate –       Student’s 121 immunization certificate –       Student’s social security…

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