Students at Cook Elementary put on a spectacular performance of “The Lion King KIDS” musical on Thursday, May 14th at Cook Theater. From the colorful costumes to the talented actors/actresses on stage, the musical was enjoyed by all.
Congratulations to Robert Woodard II, sophomore at Columbus High School, on making it on the 2015 USA Men’s Basketball U16 National Team! He will be representing the U.S. at the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Bahia Blanca, Argentina. We are extremely proud of him and will be cheering for him and the U.S. team! Read More »
Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD) has received a donation of multi-award winning books for our libraries! Dr. and Mrs. Jagdish and Madhu Sheth donated “Finders Keepers” and the illustrator, Mrs. Smita Turakhia, donated “Es Mio” (a Spanish translation of the aforementioned book). CMSD received 6 copies of “Finders Keepers” and 7 copies of “Es Mio” at Read More »
Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD) would like to give a tremendous THANK YOU to Belk Department Store (Columbus) for presenting Franklin Academy with a check for $4,632. Franklin was chosen because it is the oldest public school in Mississippi, and the funds were raised by Belk store employees to support the needs of the students and Read More »
Sally Gray, parent coach with Parents 4 Public Schools leads local parents in free parent training sessions at the Brandon Central Services Center on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th. The goal of the Parent Engagement Program is to help parents reduce barriers to learning and bring the community into the process of strengthening schools. The Parent Read More »
The Discovery Academy, offered by the Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD), is designed to enhance cognitive and affective abilities of students through planned enrichment programming. Emphasis is placed on participation in areas that provide in-depth analysis of specific topics in small group activities with other youth. The Discovery Academy will be held three Saturdays in Read More »
Currie Fisher and Stephen Jones were sworn in Monday, March 16th by Mayor Robert Smith. Mrs. Fisher is serving her second term. It is Mr. Jones first term.
Congratulations to Sale Elementary Team 2 on losing a total of 76 pounds and “Getting Caught in the Act” receiving the big pay out! Congratulations of all teams that participated in the Biggest Loser weight loss challenge. A grand total of 772.6 pounds were lost!
Dr. Philip Hickman will begin a series of Town Hall Meetings this week to bring the news about pathway planning for our students to the community. A series of meetings will be held over the next two weeks. It is important for everyone to understand that our children and parents will and should have a Read More »
Franklin Academy will have its 1st McTeacher’s Night Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm, at McDonald’s Hwy 45N in Columbus. Please come out and support them in this effort to raise much needed funds for their students. Looking forward to seeing you there!