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Page 10 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, December 5, 2013 Going to Belzoni for Thanksgiving with her mother, Mrs. B. H. Rodg- ers, and family were Mrs. Charles Whetstone, Jr., and her children and grandchil- dren, Mrs. Craig Lanehart and Nicholas, Cane and Jared, Mrs. Blake Jensen and Hunter and Katie Ruth and Mr. and Mrs. Adam Oliveaux and Adam. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Poole and Dallas, Ruby Love and Anna Marsalis of Leland and Mr. and Mrs. Ruston Cado and Addison and Amery of Hat- tiesburg joined the family. Mrs. Fran Devening en- joyed the Thanksgiving holidays in Natchez with her children and grandchil- dren, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Devening and Mollie and Kimble, Mr. Kenny Deve- ning and Clayton and Mr. and Mrs. Will Devening and Catie Grey and Conlee. Dr. and Mrs. Jennings Owens and Miss Reily Ann Owens and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Walker and Emma and Jen- nings enjoyed a Thanksgiv- ing visit from Dr. and Mrs. Wes Bennett and Wes and Lallie Elise of Meridian. Visiting over the Thanks- giving holidays with Mrs. Phyllis Geter were her daughter and grandson, Leisa Boteler of Florence and Drew Boteler of Madi- son, and her son and daugh- ter-in-law and granddaugh- ter, Mr. and Mrs. Bubba Geter and Mary Leslie, of Natchez. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mestayer and Mr. Seth Mestayer of New Iberia, Louisiana, visited over the Thanksgiving holidays in the home of Dr. and Mrs. Bob Lewis and Benjamin and Jamie. Spending Thanksgiv- ing at Hope Hill were Mr. and Mrs. Andy Lewis, Dr. and Mrs. Ryan Foret and Andrew and Elise of Lake Charles, La., Miss Emily Lewis of New Orleans, Mr. and Mrs. Zachary Whet- stone, Mrs. Stan Rouprich and Kathleen, Mrs. Sue Rouprich of Baton Rouge, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Mc- Farland and Chase and Cal- lon of Prairieville, La., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hays of Baton Rouge and Mr. Justin Wool- sey of Calgary, Canada. Wilkinson County Board of Education Regular Session October 9, 2013 (Continued from Page 9) and data from prior year in order to better plan. Board President Charlie Floyd stat- ed that we need to keep stu- dents moving with healthy lifestyles because no physi- cal fitness means laziness from the students. He also stated that we need to get parents more involved and helping to get minds ready to learn. Superintendent Scott stated that the teachers will be put on an assistance plan aer five (5) days of absence. Board Member Linda Boyd stated that this is very seri- ous and the teachers need to be dedicated, along with bet- ter leadership from the prin- cipals. She also asked if the district has a cohesive lesson plan. Superintendent Scott stated yes, and the district uses M-Star. A brief discus- sion followed. Board Member Linda Boyd stated that if we do not do better as a district, the State Department will de- cide on who has a job or not. Board Member Billy Spiller stated that he understands emergencies happen; howev- er, all employees still need to be dedicated to their jobs and should not just want a sal- ary. Board Member Johnny Smallwood stated that we have been speaking about this for the last four (4) years but the Board needs to step up as well and hold these employees accountable. He continued to state that the schools play an important role, but the parents need to play a better role as well. He stated that the district pro- vides the needs but we need to understand why the stu- dents are still in the bottom. Superintendent Scott stated that he only asks for the Board's cooperation. He also stated that parents will be calling in regards to changes, but we need to follow pro- tocol and ask for their sup- port. Superintendent Scott continued to state that we have no room for error and the State Department is very concerned. A brief discussion followed. A motion was made by Linda Boyd to support the Superintendent to get the school where it needs to be. Said motion was seconded by Fannie Bateaste and carried unanimously. On motion by Linda Boyd, seconded by Fannie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the Board went into Executive Session to discuss student and per- sonnel matters. The parent of Student X approached the Board with concerns about her child be- ing suspended for five (5) days instead of being pad- dled. A brief discussion fol- lowed. ' The parent of Student Y approached the Board with concerns about their child WCCA SENIORS AT COLLEGE DAY Wilkinson County Christian Acad- emy seniors are shown during Col- lege Day held recently at the school. Front row, left to right, are as fol- lows: Reed Sturgeon, Brandi Nor- wood, Kelly Arnold, Will McGraw, Tamara McFarland and Ashley Van- Buren. Back row, same order: Jalen Washington, Mrs. Charlsie Jensen, Dra Tolliver, Tyler Radley, Hannah Lanehart and a representative from Southwest Mississippi Community College. m WCCA Photo being in a fight away from school but the other child is bringing the fight to school. A brief discussion followed. On motion by Linda Boyd, seconded by Fannie Bateaste, and carried by unanimous vote, the Board came out of Executive Session. On motion by Fannie Bateaste, seconded by Linda Boyd, and carried by unani- mous vote, the Board voted to let the suspension stay as is for Student X. On motion by Billy Spiller, seconded by Johnny Smallwood, and carried by unanimous vote, the Board approved the purchase of a new school bus and to add the claim to the docket for this month. On motion by Billy Spiller, seconded by Johnny Smallwood, and carried by unanimous vote, the follow- ing medical leave requests were approved: Shirley Dennis -- rescind- ed request effective October 2, 2013; Ingrid James -- effective September 11, 13, 17, 19, 20, 23-27, 2013; and October 2-4, 2013; and, Janice Stewart -- effec- tive September 20, 2013 thru October 7, 2013. On motion by Billy Spiller, seconded by Johnny Smallwood, and carried by Le Mardi November Meeting Held At Waites Home Fall was in the air, as Le Mardi m traveled to the country home of Silvia Wakes on Nov 12, 2013. Club president Peggy Fairdd wel- comed members and guests, Johnnie Carter, Cyrena Griffey, Robyn McCollum, Sally Smith and Ruth Welsh. The meeting was turned over to Becky Bell, program chair- man. She introduced her friend, Gay Nan Moree, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mrs. Moree entertained the group with in- teresting stories about her life and how she married at age forty-nine and was blessed with an instant family. When she re- tired from teaching school, she bought a business called Young Chefs Academy. This business has allowed her to continue to touch the lives of children through many tim activities. Some of these activities include family retreats, whcol field trip bihday parties, summer caml Clifford's Thanksgiv- ing, Christmas cookie swaps and Kinderceoks. She also of- fers Tuesday nights with "spe- cial friends" which is cooking classes for children with spe- cial needs, hLrs. Moree told the group Young Chefs Academy is a franchise out of Waco, Tex and is located at 7970 Jefferson Highway, Suite E, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. She can be contact- ed by phone 225-928-2022 or at batonrouge. At the conclusion of the pro- gram, members were served pumpkin shaped spice cakes with orange icing, cashews, in- dividual candies and a choice of beverage. The December meeting will be held at the home of Pam Mc- Graw. unanimous vote, the meeting adjourned. Charlie Floyd, President Wilkinson County Board of Education Linda Boyd, Secretary Wilkinson County Board of Education Timothy T. Scott, Superintendent Wilkinson County Relay for Ufe Kick-Off Dec. 10 The Wilk-Amite Relay for Life 2014 Kick-offmeeting will be Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 5:30 at Sta-Home Health in Gloster, across the street from Family Dollar Store. All current team captains and anyone interest- ed in starting a team, please mark your calendar to attend this meeting. Come and join us for a memorable experience to help fight cancer! SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY CC Natchez Salvage & Parts, Inc. USED AUTO & TRUCK PARTS Buy Here! Pay Here! USED AUTOS 601-442'3626 or Toll Free 1-800-759-0631 t0 Monday, ]aamary 13 Online Cla..e," Begin Wednesday; ]anuary 1 i00ter tot For" more "mform tion, call ' " COW1 ' SMC(00 s Academe 00ling Office 601-2006'2005 or C00eer Technic00 Co00seling Office 601.276'3722. Summit, MS 601,276-2000 Registration is going on NOW for SMCC's Wilkinson County Branch. For more information, call 601-276-3843.