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Valentine DanceJanuary 26, 2015 by Doris Magee Harris (Register to contact)
JHH - Class of 1968
Annual Valentine Dance
Feb. 7, 2015. 7:00pm
Wahhabi Shriners Lodge
I55south off Elton Rd exit
Advance - $20.00. Door - $25.00
Cabaret Style - BYOB
Dress to impress and have a good time.
Jim Hill High School News From Around The Web
A female Jim Hill High School student is hospitalized after she was stabbed with a pair of scissors on a school bus, authorities say.
Jim Hill High counselor charged with sexual battery WJTV
A Jim Hill High School counselor is arrested for an alleged sex crime.
Arts on the (Drum) Line Jackson Free Press
The Mississippi Alumni All-star Band is preparing for the Independence Showdown, an annual competition featuring marching bands from states such as ...
Susan Bender Jackson Free Press
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Girl stabbed, 2 charged after fight on Jackson school bus Jackson Clarion Ledger
A girl was hospitalized and two girls were charged after a fight an stabbing on a Jackson Public School District bus.
Students remember Jim Hill High School coach WJTV
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Jim Hill High School family has lost a beloved coach and teacher.
Jim Hill teacher caught on tape slamming student to ground WJTV
Shocking video surfaced Friday afternoon of a teacher slamming a student to the ground at Jim Hill High School.
Gone But Not Forgotten in Mt. Olive Cemetery Jackson Free Press
Amid a national discussion on which monuments of old white men should stay or go, Jackson State University unveiled two refurbished ones that day dedicated ...
JSU ends homecoming weekend with basketball hype WLBT
JSU introduced the men's and women's team to a crowd of students and alumni Sunday at their Hoop Madness.
JROTC Preps Students for College, Life Jackson Free Press
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IBC Dance School at Belhaven, JSU Heritage Award and USM Adventure Therapy Jackson Free Press
This year, Belhaven University is playing a part in the USA International Ballet Competition by hosting the USA IBC Dance School, which runs simultaneously ...
How the JPS Takeover Affects Students Jackson Free Press
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Jim Hill Teacher Wins Prestigious Award Jackson Free Press
The Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards recognized Tracee Thompson, an English teacher at Jim Hill High School in Jackson, with a $25000 ...
What it's like to attend an underfunded school Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Murrah Singers go to WorldStrides OnStage Festival Concert Tour in Italy; time to fundraise Jackson Clarion Ledger
The Murrah High School Concert Singers received an invitation to perform in Italy. Fundraisers are underway.
Amazing Teens 2018 Jackson Free Press
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Local schools to feel effects of 2019-2021 reclassification WDAM
Athletic reclassification will affect some Pine Belt high schools.
"Horrific scene": Son stabs mother to death and assaults father, officials say WSFA
A 24-year-old man allegedly stabbed and killed his 53-year-old mother and stabbed his father during a domestic argument.
How Integration Failed in Jackson's Public Schools from 1969 to 2017 Jackson Free Press
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Multiple school districts across the Mississippi received bomb threats Tuesday which are being investigated by local authorities.
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Jackson voters will decide Tuesday on a $65 million bond referendum that district leaders said will go toward improving Jackson Public Schools. Advertisement.
Kristy Johnson Jackson Free Press
For Kristy Johnson, the current Miss Black Mississippi U.S.A., pageants are an opportunity to inspire change.
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Rankin County Youth Court Judge Thomas Broome told the Jackson Free Press with some pain that before 2006, juvenile-detention centers in the state didn't ...
Davis IB Program Helps Kindergartners Shine on Exam Jackson Free Press
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Inside Jackson's Officer-Involved Shooting Task Force Jackson Free Press
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Several members of the “Undivided” crew told their story recently in Sheppards Brother Park in the Washington Addition.
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Parents' Conundrum: Mississippi Charter Schools Jackson Free Press
Jackson mom and business owner Tracie James was dissatisfied with the lack of one-on-one opportunities at school for her youngest son, formerly a North ...
Nick Chamberlain Jackson Free Press
When Nick Chamberlain was assigned to a JROTC course as a freshman at Jim Hill High School, he saw it as a sign that the school faculty felt he could make ...
Bryce Yelverton Jackson Free Press
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Anthony Robinson Jackson Free Press
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Antwone Perkins Jackson Free Press
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Former Jackson Navy cadet cleared of rape accusations WAPT Jackson
It's been a rough five years for Patrick Edmond, who was cleared of rape charges after an initial court martial.
Adding Comedy to the Bill Jackson Free Press
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Murder in the City: Deep Causes, Harmful Biases, Unexpected Solutions to Gun Violence Jackson Free Press
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Joshua Mannery and Maisie Brown Jackson Free Press
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Helena Brown Jackson Free Press
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Get the latest National Signing Day news from Blitz 16.
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John Dickerson now permanent enrollment leader at MSU Mississippi State Newsroom
Mississippi State's registrar and a veteran administrator at the university now is his alma mater's permanent assistant vice president for enrollment.
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MCC Tabs James Green New Basketball Coach WTOK
Former USM Coach James Green Takes over at MCC.
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Mississippi Women's Turn: Can They Break the Political Ceiling? Jackson Free Press
The political landscape might have shifted in Mississippi, but in 2012, women are still struggling with the same issues.
Mississippi unveils marker for 1963 civil rights sit-in at Jackson Woolworth's (updated) Mississippi Press
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Educators say International Baccalaureate program's advantages outweigh costs The Commercial Dispatch
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