School News

CA kicks off 50th celebration

Copiah Academy will celebrate 50 years of incorporation in 2017-18.  The school began as Copiah Educational Foundation, Inc. in 1967 with a few families coming together and utilizing a mobile home located near the old WMDC radio station on Hwy. 51 north of Hazlehurst. To read more about this year-long event, see the Copiah County…

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HHS Scholarship signers

Hazlehurst High School held their first ever Senior Academic/Military Signing Day Celebration.  Seniors individually declared their school of choice in front of their classmates, family, and the student body.  Institutions of High Learning that the Senior Class of 2017 will be attending include: Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Hinds Community College, Southwest Community College, East Mississippi Community…

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HHS Pathway winners

Tom Joyner Foundation College Pathway Program scholarship winners from Hazlehurst High School!  The Tom Joyner Foundation College Pathway Program is affiliated with the Mississippi Job Corps Center.  A total of almost $372,000 in scholarship funds to Tougaloo College and Hinds Community College was awarded to these scholars.  Congratulations to these seniors representing the Class of…

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Check from McDonalds

Hazlehurst High School would like to give a special thanks to the local McDonald’s. During our Hazlehurst High School Night at McDonald’s, we raised over $200. The students and supporters came out to in full force to help us raise money for Prom 2017 and PBIS. Thank you again to everyone who took time to…

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Attend state HOSA meet

Dewonna Munson, Destinequa Stewart and Marcedez Jones were selected to attend the HOSA State Competition held in Jackson on March 28 – 30.  The 11th grade students from Career and Technical Education are enrolled in Healthcare & Clinical Services in the Walter Washington Vocational Complex at Hazlehurst High School under the direction of Mrs. Jackie…

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Taking part in Pathways

Taking part in the Pathways 2017 Job Fair held March 28 at Thames Center on Copiah-Lincoln Community College campus are, left to right, API representative Ricky McGuffie; Co-Lin Program Coordinator, Kenny Goza; and Co-Lin Public Relations Coordinator Scarlett Hart. Photo by Nora Berch

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Hazlehurst High School learns CPR

Wednesday, March 22, some of the high school scholars received hands-only CPR training. According to Nurse Parrish, students are required to become familiar with CPR prior to graduation. Senate Bill 2185, which passed in 2015, requires all high school graduates to have hands-on training in CPR before graduation. With this new requirement, the American Heart…

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Hazlehurst High School fundraiser fun

School and community members were invited to eat at the McDonald’s, Hazlehurst, between 4 and 7 p.m on February 21. The restaurant agreed to donate a percentage of the proceeds generated by the school’s families and friends. Restaurant nights are a great way for groups to build a sense of community and give parents a…

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Hazlehurst announces honor students

First Semester Principal and Superintendent Scholars were rewarded with a sign to place proudly in their front yard to show that they were honor students who made the grade.  To become a Principal’s Scholar, a student must maintain all A’s and B’s.  To become a Superintendent Scholar, a student must maintain all A’s.  Scholars were…

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Newest member of the 20+ club

Jaden Crump was recognized as the newest member of the Hazlehurst High School ACT 20+ club. Left to right: Superintendent Lisa Davis, mother Seneca Crump, Jaden Crump, HHS Principal Jeff Mumford, and Board President Kenneth Thrasher.

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