• Arrow Football season tickets on sale July 24

    Arrows football season ticket holders can reserve their seats beginning Monday, July 24 at the Clinton High School Athletic office. The tickets will be on sale between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Last year’s reserved season ticket holders will have until Friday, Aug. 4 to reclaim their seats from last year.

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  • Regular attendance critical to maintaining good grades

    The old adage “showing up is 90 percent of the battle” is true when it comes to making good grades in school. A recent report by Mississippi Kids Count found that students in Mississippi’s public schools who missed between 2-4 days in the month of September were five times more likely to be chronically absent for the school year when compared to children who missed less than 2 days in September. The 2017 report is based on data from the 2014-15 school year.

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  • Boosters purchase $60K worth of instruments for CPSD band

    Students in the Clinton Public School District band will have a few new instruments this fall, thanks to a donation from the band booster club. The purchase included four sousaphones (tubas used by the marching band), four baritones and six mellophones, as well as low-reed instruments including one baritone saxophone and one tenor saxophone. The cost of all the instruments was approximately $60,000.

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  • Robert Green tapped to lead Arrows basketball

    Robert Green is returning to Clinton to lead the Arrows basketball program. “I’m excited about returning to Clinton High School and I look forward to continuing the success of this basketball program,” he said.

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  • Central Office accepting residency verification information this summer

    Like last year, the Clinton Public School District is encouraging parents to submit residency verification documents during the summer in order to make the registration process easier in the fall. Documents may be brought to Central Office (201 Easthaven Drive, Clinton) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 5-July 21. Central Office is closed July 4.

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  • Teacher Incentive Package goes paperless

    The Clinton Public School District is going paperless with the annual Teacher Incentive Package program. For the ninth 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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  • Class of 2017 Graduates on Friday

    Members of the class of 2017 are leaving Clinton High School with nearly $3 million in scholarships to colleges and universities across the country. There are four National Merit finalists in this year’s graduating class and one STAR Student.

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  • 99 percent of Clinton third-graders pass state reading test

    Results are in, and nearly all of Clinton’s third-graders passed the state-mandated literacy test. “Only two will take the third attempt due to not passing the first two attempts or meeting ‘good cause,’” said Northside Elementary Principal Mandy Ambrose. “That puts Northside students with a pass rate of over 99 percent.”

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  • Lovett, CHS Career Complex partner for Forensic Fair

    Lovett Elementary gifted students got hands-on lessons in criminal justice at the recent Forensic Fair. The event was held in partnership with the Law & Public Safety program at the CHS Career Complex, taught by Jeffery Franks.

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  • Administrative changes announced for 2016-17

    This fall, there will be new leadership at several Clinton schools and Central Office. “We’re blessed in Clinton to have strong leadership in our schools and that will continue to be the case next school year,” said Dr. Tim Martin, assistant superintendent.

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  • Fortenberry named CPSD Athletic Director

    Clinton High School Assistant Principal Brian Fortenberry will be the Clinton Public School District’s next athletic director. “I’m excited to work with our student-athletes and coaches,” he said. “We have a great athletic program because of the work they put in in the classroom as students and teachers and on the fields and courts.”

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  • 2016-17 Retirees honored at reception

    The Clinton Public School District next week will honor 10 employees who are retiring this school year. The reception is 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 in the Central Office Cafeteria, 201 Easthaven Drive in Clinton.

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  • Dr. Felicia Gavin joins Clinton School Board

    Gavin is a CPSD parent and is the Chief of Operations for the Mississippi Department of Education. She holds a doctorate degree in higher education from Jackson State University, a master’s of business administration from Mississippi College, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University.

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  • CPSD conducts 2017 summer school session

    Four schools in the Clinton Public School District wil hold summer school from June 5 - July 14.

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  • Assistant Superintendent tapped to lead Clinton's public schools

    Dr. Tim Martin will be the fifth superintendent of the Clinton Public School District. The Clinton School Board announced his hire Tuesday during the April board meeting. Martin will begin as superintendent on July 1. He replaces Dr. Phil Burchfield who is retiring in June.

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