Covid-19 & Return to School Updates News

Good evening Yellow Jacket families, Today marked several firsts since our school buildings closed in March in response to Covid-19.  Emerson Family School Emerson F...

Good afternoon,   As we prepare for summer and fall, I want to update you on the District’s latest plans for school and district operations. In accordance ...

Dear Parents, As you begin your final countdown to summer break, I want to share a few important updates with you about our school district’s next steps as we prepare f...

Our Meals 2 Go program, which currently serves students on Mondays and Wednesdays and provides 8 meals each week, will be closed May 25-29 during the week of Memorial Day to all...

Are you joining the #JacketFamily for the 2020-21 school year? While our school offices remain closed in response to Covid-19, Sudduth Elementary School is accepting required do...

The Mississippi Department of Education is gathering information about access to technology to determine resources needed for Mississippi school districts to further support ele...

Each member of the SHS Class of 2020 is invited to wear a cap and gown and walk across the stage to receive their diploma from Starkville High School for a private graduation ce...

Dear Jacket family, We hope this letter finds you well as we all continue to move through this unprecedented time.  Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced all schools ...

The K-5 elementary art teachers in Jacket Nation LOVE our students and want to stay connected. We miss seeing all of our students! In this very challenging season, we want to en...

As the Covid-19 outbreak expands across our community and our state, the Starkville Oktibbeha School District is adjusting our meal service schedule to increase number of meals ...

Good evening Jacket family,  As we navigate week three of Covid-19 school closure, I hope you and your families are adjusting and adapting as much as possible.  I k...

JACKSON, Miss. –  The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) today suspended several statewide policies to manage the impact of extended school closures due ...

Good afternoon Parents,  We have made some adjustments to our meal program in an effort to limit the number of workers at each site in accordance with guidelines from th...

Dear Parents,  As the Covid-19 outbreak expands across our state and community, we have made the difficult decision to suspend meal delivery service beginning Wednesday,...

Good evening Jacket family,  As the Covid-19 outbreak expands across our state and our country, we continue to receive new information daily as we evaluate our response ...

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release: March 19, 2020    SBE Votes to Suspend Assessments, Accountability, Waive Missed School Days  JACKSON, Miss....

Good afternoon Jacket family,  I have a few more updates to share with you about our response to Covid-19 as we enter this first week of school closure and prepare for o...

Dear Jacket family, I want to share a few updates with you about our response to Covid-19 as we enter this first week of school closure.  Meals 2 Go The Starkville...

Dear Parents, The Starkville Oktibbeha School District has decided to close all schools for the week of March 16-20 as part of our public health response plan to Covid-19.&nb...

In response to our update earlier today (3/12/20), we’ve heard from several of you regarding absences and quarantines for students and employees. Please click to view additional clarification.

As Covid-19 continues to spread and public health officials have offered guidance for schools, please click below to view the steps Starkville Oktibbeha School District is taking in our public health response to protect our students, staff and families.