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Trinity student named to top Key Club position

Trinity Key Club sponsor the Rev. C.J. Meaders said he has been trying to get the school’s charter back on the map, and he may ... Read more

Dr. Vikram Dulam, left, Sami Dulam, center, and Dr.Vidya Kamalapur look over Sami's results at the seventh grade health fair on Saturday. Sami with the help of her parents, seventh-grade classmates and several medical professional volunteers offered a free health fair for the public Saturday at O’Connor Family Life Center on Main Street.

Viewfinder: Cathedral student starts local health fair

For 13-year-old Sami Dulam, charity starts at home.For 13-year-old Sami Dulam, charity starts at home. Read more

NASD graduation rate up, but still lags behind state average

Natchez High School’s graduation rate improved by 8 percentage points from the 2013-14 to 2014-15 school years, though it still lags behind state and national ... Read more

Natchez Early College Academy Fun Day to help raise money for trip to Washington, D.C.

To help pay for a school trip, Natchez Early College Academy Parents-Teachers-Students Association will host a Fun Day for children featuring rides from 11 a.m. ... Read more

Parent University set for Thursday

The Natchez-Adams School District’s principals will give parents a snapshot of expectations for the upcoming year on Thursday. Read more

Student charged in verbal assault of teacher

A Concordia Education Center student was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly verbally assaulting a teacher. Read more

Damira McGruder, 15, daughter of Terri McGruder, recently placed first in the oratory contest at the Key Club convention in Natchez. The regional event had schools from as far away as Tennessee participating. (Cain Madden /  The Natchez Democrat)

Bright future: Cathedral student wins first place in oratorical contest

Cathedral student Damira McGruder says her gift of gab comes from God. Read more

Can new Natchez High School be renovated without raising taxes?

A new Natchez High School building could be built without raising taxes, school board members said this week. Read more

Community invited to help school district

At the Natchez Rotary Club meeting Wednesday, the Natchez-Adams School District’s public relations leader invited the public to get involved in the schools. Read more

Terranishala "Tee" Hannon, 13, poses with her Natchez Adams School District winning science fair project, "How greasy are your chips?" The project also won first place at the Hattiesburg regional and advanced to the regional at the University of Mississippi. (Cain Madden / The Natchez Democrat)

Morgantown Arts Academy student excels in science

NATCHEZ — After making it all the way to the state’s second science fair regional competition, Terranishala “Tee” Hannon, 13, is ready for next year’s ... Read more

Former NASD superintendent up for job in Columbus

Natchez-Adams School District’s former superintendent is under consideration for a principal’s position in Columbus while his assistant has been hired in Tupelo. Read more

NASD terminates ‘expensive’ substitute contract

Overspending on substitute teachers led the Natchez-Adams School Board voted to cancel its contract with Subteach USA for the 2016-17 school year. Read more

CPSD board adopts 2016-17 school calendar

The Concordia Parish School Board unanimously adopted a school calendar for the 2016-2017 academic year Thursday night. Read more

Latrice Ramsey, 17, a Natchez High School senior, was named as the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizen of the Year. Ramsey was considering going to Mississippi State University, but ultimately chose Tougaloo College. (Cain Madden / The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez senior honored with DAR Good Citizen award

Natchez High senior Latrice Ramsey admits she doesn’t say much, but apparently her smile speaks volumes to those around her. Read more

Students from the Alcorn State University School of Nursing participated in an emergency preparedness drill in the school’s auditorium Monday morning. Observers from the areas local emergency responders watch from the back of the auditorium. (Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat)

Local responders participate in preparedness exercise

The scene was carnage. Read more

Federal judge denies ex-superintendent’s request for new trial

A federal judge denied the request by the now former superintendent and assistant superintendent of the Natchez-Adams School District to either toss out the jury ... Read more

NASD schools deputy superintendent resigns

The Natchez-Adams School Board voted 3-0 Wednesday morning to accept the resignation of Deputy Superintendent Tanisha Smith. Read more

Natchez High School graduate Debra Whitley accepts her 2016 Ole Miss Hall of Fame award. (Courtesy of  Thomas Graning  | Ole Miss Communications)

Bright Future: Natchez grad named to Ole Miss Hall of Fame

When Debra Whitley decided to go to the University of Mississippi a friend warned her a non-white student could not succeed there. Read more

Natchez-Adams School District Superintendent’s contract terminated

The Natchez-Adams School District’s board of trustees voted Tuesday to terminate the contract of its at-times controversial superintendent, Frederick Hill. Read more

NASD Street Team aims to teach students life skills, teamwork

Morgantown College Prep Academy student Leslie Lewis says she is one of the most outspoken people around friends and family, but in class, it’s a ... Read more

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