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i t Page 10 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, August 22, 2013 Prindpals Report Opening Day Of School Went Well (Continued from Page 1) Students from this area attending Southwest Mis- sissippi Community Col- lege include Tyler Skinner, Taylor Prevost, Byron Bou- dreaux, All Robinson, Kirk- land McKey, Victoria Cavin and Cheyenne Johnson. "AskThe Doctor" Lunch & Learn Dr. Nikki Gautreaux OB/GYN The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecolo- gists (ACOG) recently re- leased new guidelines on how oi'cen women should be tested for cervical cancer. Support- ed by the American Cancer Society, the new guidelines state that most women only need a Pap test every 3 to 5 years, rather than annually. However, there is a catch. Dr. Nikki Gautreaux, an OB/Gyn with Bayou Re- gional Women's Clinic, will address "New Guidelines in Women's Health" during the "Ask the Doctor" Lunch & Learn on Thursday, August 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Staff Develop- ment Classroom at Lane Regional Medical Center in Zachary. WCCA News by Ashley Wrice The first week back at school was an exciting time to share summer adven- tures. Many of our WCCA students attended sports camps, church camps and had wonderftfl family vaca- tions. Brandy Norwood, a senior at WCCA, traveled to Eu- rope as a part of the People to People Ambassador Pro- gram. From June 8-June 26, she visited Italy, Sicily and Greece. She said her favorite part was the stay in Rome. Mrs. Jane Simmons, the high school English teacher, reports that the seniors are digging deep into English lit- erature as they study how oral beginnings moved into the written stories we have today. WCCA cheerleaders are selling breast cancer aware- ness t-shirts that will be per- fect to wear to the Pink Out game on October 4, 2013!! We have both male and fe- male versions so everyone can get in on the fun and support a wonderful cause! The shirts are $20.00, and the proceeds from the sale will be donated to breast can- cer research!! *Please come out and support WCCA athletics. Schedules are in the office and in WCCA News. Season passes are available. GO RAMS!! Upcoming events: Aug. 21, School Day Pic- tures. Aug. 22, Softball vs Franklin, Home. Aug. 22, JV Football vs ACCS, Home. Aug. 23, Varsity Football @ ACCS, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, Softball vs ASC, Home. Aug. 26, Softball vs Trin- ity, Home. Aug. 29, Softball @ Ten- Supt. Scott presented the beard with a list of recom- mendations for hire for the coming school year. A portion of the recommendations was approved in open door ses- sion, but others were held for discussion in executive ses- sion. After the meeting Supt. Scott said that all recommen- dations presented, including teaching and coaching posi- tions, were approved by board vote. The board recognized Mary Ann Webb, a retired school teacher from West Fe- liciana Parish, La., who has been hired as a social studies teacher at WCHS. Ms. Webb gave her educational back- ground and reported that she has 33 years teaching experi- ence. On the recommendation of Supt. Scott, the board voted 5-0 to adopt a Speech, Lan- guage, Voice and Fluency Disorder Policy for the school district. In following with school district policy, the board ap- proved the move of a stu- dent to another school district where the student's parent is employed as a teacher. Supt. Scott presented the board with copies of the stu- dent handbook for the 2013- 2014 school year. Supt. Scott pointed out that the manual contained several changes in- cluding a state law that stu- dents must be in school at least 63% of a school day to be counted as present. '~Par- ents can no longer bring their children to school and then return a short time later and check them out and expect that they be marked as pres- ent for the school day," said Supt. Scott. Supt. Scott, continuing with his discussion of the stu- dent handbook, reported that another new school policy is that a student who cannot read at third grade level Hill not be promoted to the fourth grade no matter what grades they receive from their teach- er. "All third grade students WCCA VARSITY CHEER SQUAD FOR 2013-14 -- The members of the Wilkinson County Christian Acad- emy varsity cheerleading squad for the coming school year are as fol- lows, front row: Ram mascot Olivia Hurst. Middle row, left to right: Kel- WCCA JV CHEERLEADERS -- Robinson and Tiffany Prevost. Back Selected as Wilkinson County Junior row, same order: Anna Claire Ryan, MBN Sanctioned BBQ Competition & Festival September 6 & 7 Yazoo City, Mississippi @ the Yazoo County Fairgrounds! LIVE Concert! Friday, Sept. 6 5pm-Ltntil ft. Sir Charles Jones! Kids' FUN Zone Saturday 9 am- S pm www.fireandfeast.org FREE ADMISSION! 80@381-0662 Spo~sm~t by Yazoo County CVB, Yazoo County Fair Assoc. & Budweiser Y in CASH Prizes! Professional MBN Division Backyard BBQ Division Rrst Responders Division Blues, Country, Rock and R&B LIVE Friday Night! 5;3o Brl Riley ~m~ The Frank Caswell Band 7~,)m Jimmy "Duel{" Holmes $~m MoJo Mudd 9pro The Roosevelt Roberts Band 1o~m SIR CHARLES JONES PEOPLES Peoples Bank wants to keep you informed on important issues that affect you, our customer, and we will be offering an educational seminar about "Fighting Identity Theft" The meeting will be held at the Woodville Public Library on August 26, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. Please come and join us in this discussion! Memb~ Bude Meadville Gloster Working Together...Growing Together ALL TATOOS. No short skirts allowed. They need to be at the knee level or longer. The wearing of any clothing that is too tight, see through or revealing is strict- ly prohibited. Clothing must fit ap- propriately and all under gar- ments must be covered. Supt. Scott said that he will give the principals at all schools printed copies of the employee handbook for pre- sentation to staff members. The handbook is also avail- able on the school district's website. "I was at all schools on the opening day of school, and I must say that I was not at all pleased with the way employ- ees were dressed," reported Supt. Scott. "We are going to enforce our dress code this year, and it will be up to the different principals to make sure that it is being followed at their respective schools." Supt. Scott did confirm that employees Hill be al- lowed to wear jeans on Fri- days. On motion by Boyd and seconded by beard member Fannie Bateaste, the two handbooks were approved as presented by a 5-0 vote. Before going into execu- tive session Board President Charlle Floyd commented, "I would like for our students te be exposed to talks by suc- McComb, MS HUNTING LAND NEEDED!l! Have qualified buyers looking for hunting land. Several 40ac- 100ac clients, 500ac- 1000ac clients, and many in between. Call Alan 601-249-8436 or email: alan@ dougrushingrealty.com Selah Cowan and Kaitlyn Lees. Not pictured is Leslie Ashley. -- Wood- ville Republican Photo by Andy J. Lewis cessful individuals who have come out of our school district. We need to recruit doctors, at- torneys and other successful professionals to come back to our school district and tell our students how they became a success story. Our kids need motivation and need to hear the good stories that have come from our school district." 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Scott then began a and includes a light lunch. @ Tri County, 7 p.m. long report on a number of Varisty Cheerleaders are as follows, highlights in the employee handbook for the 2013-2014 front row, left to right: Haley Grace school term. The handbook Williams, Caroline Ford and Bailey contains a dress code for all district employees. Due to recent workers compensation claims the school policy bans slippers, flip flops and all backless shoes. All employees must dress in a professional man- ner and MUST cover up ly Arnold, Tamara McFarland and Ashley Van Buren. Back row, same order: Samantha Dobson, Mallory Lees, Mary Kathryn Doucet, Carmen Cavin, Mary Claire McGraw and Ja- mie Lewis -- Woodville Republican Photo by Andy J. Lewis Devers. Middle row, from left: Sarah