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  • SHS and AMS Students Earn Highest Honors in Scholastic Art Awards

    SHS and AMS Students Earn Highest Honors in Scholastic Art Awards

    January 23rd, 2015

    Planning a visit to the Mississippi Museum of Art? Expect to see a lot of #StarkvilleSpark on display. SHS and AMS students hauled in 13 gold keys in the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Their original works will be part of an exhibit at the museum opening in February.[read more...]

    The Plan for Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District

    The Plan for Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District

    January 20th, 2015

    The Starville Spark is growing as we welcome the opportunities of the Starkville Oktibbeha School District. We are on the verge of something amazing for our community and for our children as our two school districts merge to form the Starkville Oktibbeha School District in July 2015. WHY CONSOLIDATION? Senate Bill 2818 passed[read more...]

    How Local Funding Supports Public Education: A Tax Breakdown by the Numbers

    How Local Funding Supports Public Education:  A Tax Breakdown by the Numbers

    January 15th, 2015

    Millage for SSD and OCSD:  Operational and Debt Service SSD’s current millage rate is 66.57 while Oktibbeha County’s is 59. SSD collects 52 mils for non-debt service while OCSD collects 56 mils for non-debt service. SSD’s debt millage is 14.11 while Oktibbeha County’s debt millage is 3. When the two districts merge to form[read more...]

    MSU, new public school district announce plans for Partnership School

    MSU, new public school district announce plans for Partnership School

    January 13th, 2015

    Office of Public Affairs News Bureau 662-325-3442 Contact: Sammy McDavid mcdavids@opa.msstate.edu Jan. 12 , 2014 STARKVILE, Miss.—Officials of Mississippi State and the new Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District are taking the first joint steps toward the construction of a new school building for sixth- and seventh grade students. The proposed facility will be called the MSU –[read more...]

    Jacob Easley selected to Mississippi All State Lions Band for 3rd year

    Jacob Easley selected to Mississippi All State Lions Band for 3rd year

    January 12th, 2015

    SHS junior Jacob Easley has been selected for the Mississippi All State Lions Band for the third year in a row. Jacob will travel to Hawaii this summer to perform with student musicians and further his study of music. Jacob has traveled to Germany and Canada in previous years with the Lions Band where[read more...]

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