CLARKSDALE – The Clarksdale Fire Department came to visit St. Elizabeth School’s pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten classes Tuesday, October 18, on campus. They taught the children fire safety and had a balloon release to honor the memory of John Maury Clark, a former fire fighter and St. Elizabeth student. (Photos courtesy of Dawn Spinks)
Vicksburg Catholic School burns building note. VICKSBURG – Ann Roberson, Vicksburg Catholic School Development Director; Mary Arledge, St. Francis Xavier Principal and Riley Nelson, Advisory Council President, look on with joy as Dr. Buddy Strickland, principal for Vicksburg Catholic Schools, “burns the note” for the Sam P. Scott Building. The happy ceremony kicked off the St. Aloysius vs. Greenville St. Joseph Football game. Vicksburg Catholic School made the final payment on the debt for the building in August. This year’s annual appeal is to focus on technology improvements. (Photo courtesy of Ann Roberson)
Southaven Sacred Heart School celebrated the 50th day of class by going back in time. A photo backdrop made them feel like they were at the drive-in.
Monica Winans and Kari Pennington, along with the SHS second grade students marked the 50th day of school with a nod to the 1950s. All decked out in pink poodle skirts and leather jackets the children participated in bubble gum-blowing and hula-hoop contests. Afterwards, they were treated to root beer and Coke floats.
All the students showing off their pompadours and poodle skirts!
The students got to try hula hoops and root beer floats. (Photos courtesy of Laura Grisham)