Parents dropping students off at Clinton Park, Northside and Eastside Elementary schools will have a new traffic pattern to follow for both morning arrival and afternoon dismissal. The Clinton Public School District and Clinton Police Department have worked together to create a plan that will hopefully help with Arrow Drive’s traffic congestion.
Due to Governor Reeves’ Executive Order prohibiting the start of the academic year for grades 7-12 in Hinds County, Clinton’s secondary students will begin virtual classes on Monday, August 17.
The Clinton Public School District’s Board of Directors met during a special called meeting on Thursday, July 30, at Clinton Junior High School to further discuss the district’s reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. After discussions with state health officials and local physicians, CPSD’s Superintendent Dr. Tim Martin recommended the board amend Clinton’s Return to School Plan.
The Clinton Public School District will be piloting a test program utilizing Virtual Reality during the 2020/21 school year. Moving forward, VR will be an important tool in the training of the next generation of our workforce. Partnering in this Economic Development market disruption effort will be the City of Clinton, the Clinton Public School District, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Lobaki Technolgy.
The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Brian Fortenberry, Athletic Director at Clinton Public School District, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator.
The split categorizing Clinton students into Team Clinton or Team Arrows for the virtual start of the 2020-2021 school year has made a slight shift. In order to keep the two teams balanced numerically, CPSD administrators have chosen to move where the student body will be divided.
The Clinton Public School District’s Board of Trustees has agreed to lift the medical documentation requirement for students to be classified as Virtual Students. This change in policy will allow for parents to request their child to be classified as a virtual student without medical documentation or physician’s signature.
he Clinton Public School District’s Board of Trustees approved a plan during the July board meeting to reopen campuses to students for the 2020-2021 school year. Superintendent Dr. Tim Martin presented the Return to School Plan to the board, recommending a hybrid start to the school year. The Return to School Plan addresses daily procedures and safety protocols for campuses throughout the district.
The Clinton Public School District has officially begun planning for the start of the 2020-2021 school year and the reopening of campuses to students. A task force made up of medical professionals, school board members, district administrators, teachers, parents and community leaders have been meeting since the start of June discuss logistics for reopening school in August.
Clinton Public School’s Director of Child Nutrition Christell Hicks has been named as the Mississippi School Nutrition Association’s Director of the Year. Hicks has been part of child nutrition for 16 years, serving in various forms across the state. She has served as the Clinton Public School District’s Child Nutrition Director since 2017 and was recently MSNA’s acting president.