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Hutcheson honored to be named WCHS’ STAR Student

Drew Hutcheson took his first ACT test when he was just a seventh-grader. The Warren Central High School senior has since taken seven more and ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Learn to Swim program goes on despite lifeguard shortage

Sylvia Gurtowski sat in her office at City Pool, a little frazzled but defiant. A shortage of certified lifeguards has made her job as the ... Read more

1 year ago by Rob Sigler.

VWSD roofing project bids opened

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s facilities upgrade plan, which includes projects at every school in the district, continues to progress as the second round of ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Initial VWSD 3rd grade reading scores look good

The Mississippi Department of Education released initial results from the third grade reading test this week and the Vicksburg Warren School District once again received ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Vicksburg Catholic School withdraws from MDE accreditation

Vicksburg Catholic School has decided to voluntarily withdraw from the Mississippi Department of Education’s accrediting process for non-public schools, because, “there comes a point where ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

St. Al graduates 37 students

The Class of 2018 at St. Aloysius High School couldn’t contain their excitement. As soon as they returned to their seats from receiving their diplomas, ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

WCHS graduates 289 students

This week’s inclement weather may have caused some difficulties in the graduation ceremonies at Warren Central and Vicksburg, with graduation being split into two ceremonies ... Read more

2 years ago by Cody Thomason.

Heritage Guild helps with fence project

The exterior of Bowmar Avenue Elementary has gotten a facelift thanks to the Heritage Guild Vicksburg Warren. The Heritage Guild worked with the city of ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Vicksburg High graduates 221

Pomp and Circumstance played and the Vicksburg High School Class of 2018 processed down the aisle as loud cheers sent them along their way into ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

VWSD to offer Algebra I to eighth-graders

Eighth grade students in the Vicksburg Warren School District will have a new option for math. At last week’s Board of Trustees meeting, the board ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

28 graduate from PCA in Class of ‘18

Alisa Harvey had just secured the balloons for her son Cameron in the lobby of the Vicksburg Auditorium and was heading back to join her ... Read more

2 years ago by John Surratt.

Preliminary designs for VHS unveiled

When construction at Vicksburg High School is completed in 2020, the building that has stood since 1957 will not be recognizable. Gary Bailey, who is ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Bantugan honored as VHS’s STAR student

Jon Bantugan could have been satisfied the first time he took the ACT, but he decided to buckle down and study, raising his score three ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

VWSD hosting interest meeting for dual enrollment

The Vicksburg Warren School District is looking for the next group of students who want to take the first step toward changing their lives. VWSD ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Autism hits families hard

It is something so easily taken for granted. The ability to tell someone about your day, to ask for something you want or say, “I ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

School board certifies bond referendum

The passage of the Vicksburg Warren School District’s bond referendum is official. At Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting, the board officially passed a resolution certifying ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Author entrusts illustrations with local eighth grader

Leah Robinson chose to take a risk. While looking for an illustrator for her new children’s book “Anitra Meets a TV News Anchor,” she decided ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Warren Central’s Sam Greer nominated for prestigious award

Warren Central senior Sam Greer has been nominated as one of the top high school scholars in the country. Greer was recently recognized as a ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

With voter OK, school work to begin soon

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s $83 million facilities bond referendum passed with just more than 68 percent of the vote Tuesday, but now the hard ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

School board elects officers

The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees elected officers at its regularly scheduled board meeting Thursday. Bryan Pratt was reelected as president of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Team 456 robotics claims first regional crown

In Orlando they gained experience, but in New Orleans Team 456-Siege Robotics dominated. A moment 18 years in the making, Team 456 claimed the first ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

School bond passes with more than 68 percent of the vote

As results came in for the Vicksburg Warren School District’s special bond referendum Tuesday, superintendent Chad Shealy fought to hold back tears. After he read ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Support widespread for school bond

From business owners to elected officials, the Vicksburg Warren School District’s proposed $83 million bond referendum has found widespread, unanimous support amongst community leaders in ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Vicksburg robotics team compete in Florida

Six weeks of hard work came to fruition for Team 456, Siege Robotics, over the weekend. Twelve members of the community-based team and their robot ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Students get chance to preview Hinds campus

More than 800 students from throughout Warren County had the chance to see all the Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus has to offer during a ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

CTE seniors gain experience through interview process

Seniors in the Vicksburg Warren School District’s career and technical education program are gaining experience in a valuable life skill before graduating in a few ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

Armed Mississippi teachers?

House Bill 1083 is going back to the House after the Mississippi Senate passed an amendment to the bill that would permit school districts to ... Read more

2 years ago by John Surratt.

VWSD wins multiple awards

The Vicksburg Warren School district has some new hardware to add to its trophy case. During a conference Monday and Tuesday, Bowmar, Bovina and Redwood ... Read more

2 years ago by Brandon O'Connor.

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