District News

School will be CLOSED Friday, March 6th

Tate County School District will be CLOSED Friday, March 6th, due to accumulations of ice causing hazardous road conditions.  Please be safe and enjoy your Spring Break even though it doesn't feel much like Spring.

SES Student Headed to State NatGeo Bee Competition

Congratulations!  Strayhorn Elementary Student Dylan Flippo has qualified to compete in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee on March 27th in Pearl! One winner from each state and territory will advance to the national competition, which will be held May 11-13 at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C. Transportation and accommodations for the Washington, D.C. trip are provided for each state winner. Go Dylan!!

COUGAR Powerlifters Place 1st & 2nd in 1A Regionals

Congratulations to COUGAR powerlifters Montrayvious Boyce and Jamarcus Callicutt.  The Region 1-1A Powerlifting Meet was held on Saturday, February 14.  Jamarcus Callicutt placed 1st in the 165lb class.  Montrayvious placed 2nd in the 165lb class.  Both athletes will now compete in teh 1A North State Powerlifting Meet on March 7th at Calhoun City High School.

Strayhorn High School's Makayla Cook Wins Scholarship
"More good news coming from Dixie Nationals.  Makayla Cook won the Premiere exhibitor showmanship scholarship award. $2000."

IHS Dixie National Winner Ty Goley IHS Dixie National Winner Ty Goley

Independence FFA and Tate County 4-H member, Ty Goley, won "Reserved Champion" in the Mississippi Bred Spotted Hog 2015 Dixie Nationals competition.

Christian Powers places 3rd in Ole Miss Chess Tournament

Christian Powers places 3rd in the Ole Miss Chess Tournament

There were upwards of 40 participants in the K-12 division. Christian placed 3rd. For his 3rd place, he was awarded a 3 hour scholarship to attend the Pre-College Program at Ole Miss during which he can take college coursework.

National Signing Day at at IHS

National Signing Day 2015

IHS had five students sign with Mississippi Colleges this year:  Cody Weathers, Will Ray, Brandon Hailey, and Melik Herron signed with Holmes Community College; and Said Jones signed with East Mississippi Community College.  Congratulations!

2015 Star Student and Star Teacher

IHS 2015 Star Student and Star Teacher
"Jacob Scott" and "Kevin Dunigan"

High School Student Jacob Scott has earned the honor of Star Student this year by scoring a 31 on his ACT.  He has already been accepted into the Mechanical Engineering School at Ole Miss with several scholarships already tucked under his belt.

Jacob chose teacher and coach - Kevin Dunigan as the Star Teacher.  Coach Dunigan taught Jacob World History, U.S. History and was one of his coaches during football this year.  

Congratulations to both Jacob and Coach Dunigan!

Teacher of the Year - Shelly Scott

IHS Teacher Shelly Scott was elected as Teacher of the Year by her peers at IHS.  She was also chosen as Teacher of the Year for the Tate County School District and will represent Tate County at the State Teacher of the Year Conference in Jackson later on in the Spring.

IHS January's Picks of the Month
IHS Picks of the Month for January are:
Teacher:  Mike Schwartz
Staff:  John Ella Cathey
HS Student:  Mason Comans
JH Student:  Thaiena Williamson
Parent:  Julie Poynor

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