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Vicksburg Warren School District revises COVID-19 recommendations

After receiving revised COVID-19 recommendations from the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Vicksburg Warren School District has altered its back-to-school plan. “The MSDH on ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

South Park Elementary receives national recognition

South Park Elementary School has been recognized as a 2020-21 Project Lead The Way Distinguished School, one of 310 schools across the U.S. to receive this ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Warren School District’s quarantine policy explained

The Vicksburg Warren School District will be adhering to the current Center for Disease Control and Mississippi State Department of Health recommendations and guidance, which includes:  Encouraging ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Shealy: No mask requirement for Vicksburg Warren School District, vaccines strongly encouraged.

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees on Thursday announced updated COVID-19 policies for the upcoming school year. According to Superintendent Chad Shealy, masks ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

No fraud found in Vicksburg Warren School District’s loss of S&P bond rating

The Vicksburg Warren School District recently lost its Standard and Poor (S&P) A+ bond rating, but according to the district and the CPA firm conducting ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Academy of Innovation welcoming Vicksburg-Warren County students to new building

Construction has been underway for two years for Vicksburg Warren School District’s new Academy of Innovation.  The facility is now completed, and the doors will ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Warren County schools planning to follow state guidelines regarding Delta variant

The clock is ticking — the start of a new school year is fast approaching, and schools in Warren County are preparing for the return of staff ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg Warren School District admits summer school supplies delivery delay caused confusion

A delay in the delivery of classroom supplies for summer school programs in the Vicksburg Warren School District led to public outcry and confusion last ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg Warren School District saves families over $9 million in college tuition while increasing graduation rate

In 2013, the Vicksburg Warren School District was graduating a significantly low percentage of its students. Since then, each year the graduation rate has risen ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

Loss of District of Innovation status will not impact funding, Vicksburg Warren School District says

The Vicksburg Warren School District recently lost its “District of Innovation” status, but according to VWSD Director of Communications Christi Kilroy, the impact of the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Mission Acceleration: Program helping Vicksburg children to excel in reading searching for college volunteers

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many students began to fall behind in school as they left the classroom to stay safe by learning at home. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Olivia Mars.

Vicksburg Warren School District clarifies summer teacher pay discrepancy

Following rumors of a discrepancy regarding the dates on which summer school teachers in the Vicksburg Warren School District would be paid, Superintendent Chad Shealy ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Vicksburg Warren School District hosts Manufacturing Camp

Typical summer camps offer activities, which include arts and crafts, outdoor sports and swimming.  But for some kids, camps provide the opportunity to visit local businesses and engage in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Sleeping child left on Vicksburg-Warren School District school bus

A 6-year-old child who fell asleep on the way to summer programs at Sherman Avenue Elementary School woke up Wednesday morning to discover herself alone ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

‘We are not raising taxes’: Vicksburg-Warren School District says local school taxes will not be raised this year

Following community pushback due to the language of a recent display advertisement, the Vicksburg Warren School District board of trustees used their Thursday budgetary hearing ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Graduates awarded Frank Crump, Jr. Next Generation Scholarship

Destiny Mayfield, Joshua Griffin, Morgan Nelson and Travis Williams, Jr. are the 2021 recipients of the Frank Crump, Jr. Next Generation Scholarship.  Destiny Mayfield, the ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Fire call at Sherman Elementary School proves to be false alarm

Firefighters responded to a call at Sherman Elementary School around noon on Monday. County fire coordinator Jerry Briggs said no fire was found after firefighters ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mississippi school districts targeted by ransomware attacks

By Kate Royals and Will Stribling | Mississippi Today A group of cybercriminals hacked the Vicksburg Warren School District’s servers last month and claimed to have employees’ ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports cyberattack

Computer systems in the Vicksburg Warren School District were recently the target of a security threat, according to a letter sent to parents on Friday. ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Kangana Patel named valedictorian for River City Early College class of 2021

Kangana Patel was hoping to be in the top five of her graduating class. She reached her goal, with a little extra room to spare. ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Ferris Andrews named WCHS valedictorian

As an 11th grader, one of Ferris Andrews’s instructors told her she had a shot at becoming the valedictorian of her class. Therefore she set ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Photo Gallery: Warren Central High School Graduation 2021

Warren Central High School graduated approximately 250 students on May 27 at 6 p.m. at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Congratulations to the class of 2021! Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Photo Gallery: River City Early College Graduation 2021

River City Early College graduated approximately 60 students on May 26 at 6 p.m. at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Congratulations to the class of 2021! Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Photo Gallery: Vicksburg High School Graduation 2021

Vicksburg High School graduated 185 students on May 28 at 6 p.m. at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Congratulations to the 2021 graduates of Vicksburg High ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Outlook: United Way hosts bookmark contest

Second-grade students from local elementary schools had the opportunity to compete in a bookmark contest that was in conjunction with the LEARN (Leaders Encouraging Advancements ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg High School names Cor’Deja Wells as Valedictorian

Cor’Deja Wells knew it at the beginning of high school: she was going to work hard and earn the top spot in her graduating class. ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Battle of the Brains awards $10,000 to Warren County students in final round

Monday night, the Battle of the Brains concluded when students from Beechwood and Warren Central Intermediate battled it out with each other in the first ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Outlook: 2021 STAR students honored

School settings across the country were altered this year due to COVID-19. Some students were relegated to remote learning, while others, who attended in-person classes, ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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