Archive for Important Dates

News Release: MDE Announces Meetings to Present “MS Succeeds Plan” for Student Achievement…

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 12, 2017 JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced today a series of public meeting dates to unveil the state’s draft plan for elevating teaching and learning while focusing on school and district accountability. Public comments from a statewide listening tour informed the development of initiatives […]

Conversation with the Legislators!!!

To all citizens of Holmes County, you’re invited to attend a Community Meeting on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  Please click the link below for more detailed information: Community Meeting-Seniors Building If any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

CONSOLIDATED P-16 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COUNCIL MEETING

Please mark your calendars for the next upcoming monthly P-16 Council meeting to be held at the Community Room on, Monday, May 22, 2016 at 6:00pm.

ACTION EVENT: Free Our Girls Teach-In!

Kameisha Smith, our Youth Program Coordinator is reaching out to those of you that expressed an interest in our work around violence in school and communities towards women and girls of color.  We’ve been busy but our work to end systemic violence in communities and school, including corporal punishment, is still on-going.  As a matter […]

INTERESTED LANDOWNERS/FARMERS IN THE HOLMES COUNTY COMMUNITY…

SAVE THE DATES!!

March 2, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.:  Board of Supervisors’ Office Work Session – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will provide information around the Consolidation of Holmes County & Durant Public School. March 4, 2017 :  Pickens, MS Spring Festival – Legislative Community Meeting 10:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. March 7, 2017 @ 5:30 p.m.:  Holmes County School […]

PARENT TRAINING!!

Parents of children who are ruled with Emotional Disorder (EmD) or who may be experiencing behavioral problems in school are cordially invited to a Parent Training hosted by: Families as Allies      

2016 Annual Week of Action Event!

Nollie Jenkins Family Center’s Annual Week of Action event against School PushOut is scheduled as follows: WHEN:  Sunday, October 23, 2016 WHERE:  417 N. Lexington Street, Durant MS TIME: 1:00-2:00 P.M. We will host a Teach-In around the impact of Black Girls who are suspended, expelled, and sent to alternative schools.   

“THE LILY IN YOU DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BRUNCH”

NJFC – FAMILY GENERATED ANTI-VIOLENCE INITIATIVE Our organization will host – “The Lily In You” Brunch uplifting awareness and creating solutions to end Domestic Violence collectively. There will be a live fashion show, fine dining, live music and guest speakers. WHEN:  Sunday, October 23, 2016 WHERE:  417 N. Lexington Street, Durant MS TIME: 11:00 am […]

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (MDE) – ESSA Listening Tour

MDE is hosting a series of MS Succeeds Listening Tour around the Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA).  Please click the link below for the schedule of meetings throughout the State and plan to attend: mississippi-succeeds-listening-tour-flyer Parents, Students, Educators, Elected Officials, Business Leaders, and Community Members can join the conversation. Note:  You must register for the […]