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Vicksburg student chosen to attend Mississippi School of the Arts

 Madison Waters of Vicksburg has the opportunity to complete their junior and senior years of high school at ...

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Hands-on approach leads to increased enrollment at Vicksburg Catholic School Early Learning Center

Sisters of Mercy Early Learning Center Director Katie Emfinger knows every child by name.  She’s there before the ...

Faith

Vicksburg Catholic School reaching out to Raceland, La., school to rebuild playground destroyed by Hurricane Ida

A Raceland, La., Catholic School will be the beneficiary of fundraising efforts by Vicksburg Catholic School. The school, ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Vicksburg High School Homecoming Court 2021

Vicksburg High School will host Jim Hill at its homecoming game on Sept. 24 at Jim Sturgis Field ...

COVID-19

Youth Vaccination Day planned by Vicksburg Warren School District, Warren County organizations

In most cases, COVID-19 is not as harmful to young people as it is for adults. Where it ...

Local

PHOTO GALLERY: Porter’s Chapel Homecoming Court 2021

Porter’s Chapel Academy will hold its homecoming festivities on Oct. 8. Congratulations to this year’s homecoming court.

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Creative Learning, Creative Design: Vicksburg Warren School District hosts Academy of Innovation ribbon-cutting

Vicksburg Warren School District hosted an official grand opening ceremony on Wednesday for the state-of-the-art Academy of Innovation ...

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Vicksburg Warren School District offers virtual option until Oct. 31

The Vicksburg Warren School District will be offering a hybrid learning option for students.  This decision was made ...

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Schools in Warren County return to normal schedules Tuesday

After all schools in Warren County were closed on Monday due to the threat of Hurricane Ida, Tuesday ...

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Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library giving out free comic books this weekend

The Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library is celebrating Free Comic Book Day by providing comic books for readers of ...

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Outlook: Vicksburg-Warren Schools get much-needed updates

Students attending schools in the Vicksburg Warren School District walked in on Friday, the first day of the ...

Local

Vicksburg private schools prepare for return to classroom

Public schools in Warren County began classes on Friday, but local private school students start school this week. ...

Local

ESSER funds provide nurses for each school in Vicksburg Warren School District

The Vicksburg Warren School District is getting a nurse in each school within the district this school year ...

Local

Academy of Innovation students celebrate first day in new building

There were many firsts when students attending the Academy of Innovation entered the school on Friday.  It was ...

COVID-19

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 ...

Local

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 ...

Local

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 ...

COVID-19

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 ...

Local

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 ...

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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, ...

Local

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 ...

Local

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 ...

Local

Back-to-School Stop-the-Violence Rally to be held July 30 in Vicksburg

Brothers of Kappa Epsilon Sigma, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is hosting its Back-to-School Stop-the-Violence Rally on July ...

Local

Warren County organizations address Mississippi Children’s Foundation Blueprint

The Children’s Foundation of Mississippi has produced a plan to improve scores across the state after it ranked ...

Business

Unity in the Community: Young Executives to host Back to School Drive and Job Fair on July 24

The Young Executives will be hosting its 5th Back to School Drive and Job Fair on Saturday, July ...

Local

ERDC Alumni Association awards five scholarships

Five recent high-school graduates were awarded scholarships last week from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center ...

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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 ...

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‘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 ...

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