• CPSD seeks business partners for Teacher Incentive Package

    The Clinton Public School District is going paperless with the annual Teacher Incentive Package program. For the tenth year, CPSD is partnering with area businesses and community organizations in an effort to recruit and retain great teachers. Through the Teacher Incentive Package, businesses are asked to offer across-the-board discounts or one-time offers for Clinton educators.

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  • 99 percent of CPSD third-graders pass reading test

    Nearly all of Clinton’s third-graders passed the recent reading state test and will move to fourth grade this fall. The Clinton Public School District enrolls 449 third graders, and only one did not meet the requirements for promotion. Mississippi’s Literacy-Based Promotion Act requires that all third-graders must pass this test before they can pass to fourth grade, with some exceptions for learning disabilities.

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  • 15 CHS students receive band scholarships

    Six members received scholarship offers for band to Hinds Community College, and nine members received offers to Mississippi State University, University of Mississippi, Delta State University, Mississippi College, Jackson State University, University of Southern Mississippi, and University of Memphis.

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  • Rising Arrow Award winners announced for fourth nine weeks

    There are hundreds of children in Clinton’s public schools who are not on honor roll, not the star of their sports team, or not the top of their class. But they come to school every day and do their work, they are courteous to teachers and staff, they help other students and they excel in ways that may not be quantified. The new Rising Arrow award honors students who are quietly working to make the world a better place.

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  • CHS celebrates class of 2018

    Members of the class of 2018 are leaving Clinton High School with more than $6 million in scholarships to colleges and universities across the country.

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  • Culture & Arts Fest at CHS a success

    “We had several student clubs sponsor this event, including National Art Honor Society, Cultural Awareness Society, Poetry Club and Thespian Troupe 7314 of the National Thespian Society,” said event co-organizer and CHS student Regina Hunsinger. Her classmate Sahil Patel also organized the event.

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  • CPSD honors seven retirees for 2017-18

    The Clinton Public School District on Tuesday, May 8, will honor seven employees retiring from Clinton schools and departments. “It’s been a joy and a privilege working with these outstanding educators,” said Dr. Tim Martin, superintendent. “Through the years, they have touched the lives of thousands of students, and their contributions to our community cannot be measured.”

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  • CHS teacher one of 10 nationwide receiving tech grant

    Clinton High School algebra teacher Heather McKinion is one of 10 teachers nationwide to receive a $3,000 classroom technology grant from Turning Technologies. McKinion said she’s looking for solutions to close the mathematics achievement gap at Clinton High School.

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  • CPSD to conduct 2018 summer school session

    Four schools in the Clinton Public School District will hold summer school from June 4 - July 13, with July 4 as a school holiday. Clinton High School, Sumner Hill Junior High, Clinton Junior High, and Lovett Elementary all received approval from the school board to conduct summer sessions. All of the classes will be held at CHS.

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  • Rising Arrow award recognizes students' character

    A new award in Clinton’s public schools recognizes students for helping others around them in their school and community. The Rising Arrow Award is given to one student per school per nine-weeks period, based on recommendations from school counselors and teachers. Students are recognized at school board meetings and receive gifts from Wal-Mart and Chick-fil-A.

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  • Vietnam veteran to receive honorary diploma

    Larence Curtis Johnson was a student at Sumner Hill High School in the 1960s, and a football player. “Between helping on the farm and going to school, I knew I had to make a living for me and my mother,” he said. “I knew the farm wasn’t it. … My charge was to go into service to make things better for my family.”

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  • Online Pre-Registration (all grades) begins this spring for 2018-19

    Students enrolling in Clinton's public schools this fall can begin the online registration in the spring.

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  • CHS names six STAR Students for 2018

    Six seniors at Clinton High School scored 35 or 36 on the American College Test and have been designated STAR Students for 2018. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both ACT scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Students, said Vickie Powell of Jackson, senior vice president of foundations for the Mississippi Economic Council.

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  • CPSD has 18 Scholar Teams

    All sports in Clinton’s public schools had a composite grade point average of at least 2.8. Eighteen of Clinton High School’s varsity teams have earned “scholar team” designation from the Mississippi High School Activities Association with a composite GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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  • Clinton Park students coordinate toothpaste drive

    When a group of Clinton Park Elementary School first-graders recently visited Second Harvest food pantry, they learned that the organization was running low on toothpaste. “They wanted to do something to help, so they decided to hold a toothpaste drive,” said their teacher Myra Kinchen.

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