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Russell named New Albany Elementary School Principal

April 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Schools is pleased to announce that Gwyn Russell has been named the new principal of New Albany Elementary School. Russell is currently the principal at Pontotoc Middle School. She replaces Jamey Wright, who was recently named principal of New Albany Middle School. Mrs. Russell earned her Bachelor of [Continue Reading]

Lipford performs with All State Honor Choir

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jamya Lipford (left) represented New Albany Elementary School in the All State Elementary Honor Choir March 22-24. She auditioned in the fall with approximately 400 students from across the state for one of the 180 spots in the choir. She is pictured with her music teacher Celia House who also serves as the All State [Continue Reading]

NAES first graders free butterflies, celebrate Dr. Seuss

March 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

First grade students in Ms. Victory’s & Ms. Rodgers’ first grade class at New Albany Elementary School have been doing a unit of study on butterflies. Students were able to learn about and watch the life cycle of a butterfly. On Friday, March 2, students said goodbye to their classroom butterflies [Continue Reading]

National School Breakfast Week encouraged healthy choices

March 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, New Albany Elementary School celebrated National School Breakfast Week during March 5-9, 2018. Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for many families to find time for a healthy breakfast. However, US Department of [Continue Reading]

Three added to NAHS ACT 30 Plus Club

March 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School presented ACT 30+ Club t-shirts to Cherilyn Lankin, Hayden Anderson, and Maggie Moore on March 21 for their recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Melanie Shannon Public Relations New Albany [Continue Reading]

New Albany Culinary Arts students compete in Jackson

March 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Culinary Arts students from the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education placed in the FCCLA (Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America) state competition in Jackson, MS on February 28:  Peyton Bridges, 1st place in Restaurant Services; Karla Sanders, 1st place in Knife Skills; and Zack [Continue Reading]

NAES teacher receives DonorsChoose.org grant

March 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Tiffany Thrasher, a first grade teacher at New Albany Elementary School, is the recipient of a DonorsChoose.org grant. Thrasher’s classroom project proposal is titled “Osmos: Taking Technology Beyond The Screen”. Four Osmos Genius Kits were provided through this grant. Each kit contains game apps and [Continue Reading]

NAHS freshmen participate in Career & Technical Nontraditional Day

March 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Nontraditional Day was celebrated on Friday, February 9, 2018, at the New Albany High School of Career and Technical Education. There were 165 freshmen students who participated in the event. Christy Paul, Student Services Coordinator, organized this event by utilizing funds from a grant awarded by the Mississippi [Continue Reading]

New Albany School District receives Lantern Award

March 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School District received the Lantern Award during the 2018 Mississippi School Board Association (MSBA) Lighthouse School Leader Awards Program. The Lantern Award is awarded to districts that achieved a Grade Letter B. The awards program was held during the Annual Conference Lighthouse Luncheon on [Continue Reading]
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