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- JPS reversal: Band director fired after Forest Hill high halftime show gets his job back Jackson Clarion Ledger
- JPS reverses decision to fire Forest Hill band director WLOX
- Forest Hill Band Director reinstated WJTV
- Now that Forest Hill’s band director has his job back, how do residents in Brookhaven feel? WLBT
- Forest Hill band director gets job back after JPS board review WAPT Jackson
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EXCLUSIVE: Newly-released document spells out JPS’ defense of Forest Hill High School band after sanctions WLBT
Jackson Public Schools' Oct. 14 appeal to the Mississippi High School Activities Association points the blame squarely at Forest Hill High School's band director, ...
Embattled Forest Hill Band Director, Students May Get Council Support Jackson Free Press
The Jackson City Council will launch itself into the contentious Forest Hill High School Band fallout with two tasks: reinstate the band director and lift the ...
Sanctions upheld against band after questionable program Jackson Clarion Ledger
Forest Hill High School has lost an appeal of a notice penalty against the school's marching band for what the Mississippi High School Activities Association ...
Forest Hill Band Skit Causes Stir; School Has Old History of Offensive Displays Jackson Free Press
Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba is rebuking Forest Hill High School after social media exploded this morning over a Friday-night half-time skit depicting students ...
Firefighters check out reports of smoke at Forest Hill High WJTV
Fire and smoke damage isolated to the concession stand area of the gym.
JPS intends to appeal Forest Hill High School band's penalty from MHSAA WAPT Jackson
According to Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene, JPS intends to appeal the Mississippi High School Activities Association's penalties ...
'Personnel action taken' over Forest Hill halftime show; Brookhaven officials say ban should be lifted Mississippi Today
Supporters applaud as Jennifer Lloyd voices her support for Forest Hill High School band director, Demetri Jones, during the Jackson School Board meeting ...
Community leaders rally around Forest Hill High School Band after halftime performance controversy WJTV
Community leaders are speaking out regarding the Forest Hill High School Band controversy.
Parents want suspended Forest Hill band director back on the job WAPT Jackson
The new Jackson Public Schools superintendent wants to fire Forest Hill High School band director. Advertisement. Related *Content*. Brookhaven leaders show ...
Jackson NAACP stands in full support of Forest Hill High School Band students WJTV
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Jackson Branch NAACP stands in full support of the band students at Forest Hill High School. The organization released its ...
Forest Hill band director on leave after controversial performance WAPT Jackson
The Forest Hill High School band director is on administrative leave and an investigation is underway after a controversial performance that appeared to show ...
Forest Hill High School band director speaks out after controversial halftime performance WAPT Jackson
Forest Hill High School band director, Demetri Jones, is speaking out after a controversial halftime show at Brookhaven High School. Advertisement ...
MHSAA makes ruling on Forest Hill High School band WJTV
MHSAA levies temporary restrictions on Forest Hill band.
Forest Hill band plays from stands at home football game WAPT Jackson
Forest Hill High School hosted Laurel High School Friday night in football. Advertisement. Related *Content*. MHSAA upholds penalty for Forest Hill band, ...
Forest Hill Band Gets Full Support from Jackson Council Jackson Free Press
The Jackson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to support the students of Forest Hill High School and ask for the band director to be reinstated after an ...
Forest Hill teacher named JPS Teacher of the Year WLBT
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A 10th grade English teacher at Forest Hill High School is the 2018-2019 Jackson Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Adrienne ...
Brookhaven leaders show support for Forest Hill band students WAPT Jackson
The Brookhaven Board of Aldermen signed a resolution in support of the Forest Hill High School band students. Advertisement ...
Stokes says Forest Hill band director should get to keep his job WLBT
Band director Demetri Jones says he was fired after a controversial halftime performance in Brookhaven earlier this month. The performance included students ...
Jackson NAACP head pulled over, threatened for Forest Hill comments, he says Jackson Clarion Ledger
The Rev. Wayne McDaniels was driving home Saturday evening, he said, when he was pulled over off Fortification Street in Jackson by what appeared to be an ...
Forest Hill Patriots to play on new football field WAPT Jackson
Forest Hill High School is officially unveiling its brand new football field.
FACT CHECK: Did a High School Band Perform a Skit That Depicted Police Officers Being Shot? Snopes.com
A half-time performance loosely based on the movie 'John Q' caused widespread controversy in Mississippi and beyond.
Jackson school given 5 days to accept or appeal punishment WJTV
The Forest Hill High School band in Jackson is being barred from a state competition and some performances by the Mississippi High School Activities ...
Ousted Forest Hill band director says he was unaware of shooting that killed Brookhaven officers WAPT Jackson
Forest Hill High School's former band director, who was ousted after a controversial halftime performance in Brookhaven, is fighting to get his job back.
Football halftime show sparks outrage for depiction of police shooting NBCNews.com
A football halftime show by Forest Hill High School in Jackson, Mississippi, put up during a game with Brookhaven High School has sparked outrage for its ...
Forest Hill band director appeals his firing after controversial halftime show WAPT Jackson
The former Forest Hill High School band director, Demetri Jones, appealed his termination Monday at Jackson Public School headquarters.
Alcorn State University to hold auditions for Forest Hill band students WLBT
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Band directors from Alcorn State University say they will be in Jackson Monday to audition Forest Hill High School students for band ...
Mississippi governor calls for terminations after viral band performance WREG NewsChannel 3
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant called for the termination of those responsible for a band performance that depicted police officers being held at gunpoint.
Forest Hill students pick up litter on Martin Luther King Jr. Day WLBT
The students wanted to commemorate Dr. King's memory on this National Day of *Service* by taking care of their own community.
Forest Hill band criticized for halftime show | News Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
The halftime performance by the Forest Hill High School band has drawn criticism, as students held toy guns and acted out an apparent shooting.
Statistics released about the state of Forest Hill High School WJTV
Shocking statistics were revealed during the Jackson Public School District board meeting Wednesday.
Parents React to Forest Hill High School Fight WJTV
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A viral video of a parent and students fighting at Forest Hill High School has the district beefing up their security.
Forest Hill teacher surprised with award WAPT Jackson
A prestigious and surprise honor for a Jackson public school teacher. English teacher Adrienne McDowell is the recipient of this year's teacher of the year award.
Vidalia must wait until Monday to learn its seed - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper Natchez Democrat
VIDALIA — Tyreke Tolliver led Sicily Island High School with 16 points and Keonte Dunbar added 12 points as the Tigers defeated the Vidalia High School ...
Amazing Teens 2019 Jackson Free Press
In the current political climate in the U.S., teens have shown that they are a force to be reckoned with, and that they are pretty amazing. Each year the Jackson ...
Canton defeats Jim Hill on brand new turf WLBT
A big moment for JPS football Friday. The first Friday night under the lights on the brand new turf field at Forest Hill High School.
From halftime show to teacher morale: 7 questions with JPS' new superintendent Errick Greene Jackson Clarion Ledger
Jackson Public Schools' new leader speaks with the Clarion Ledger about the controversial halftime show and how he hopes to move the district forward.
MHSAA Basketball: Callaway 83, Canton 55 WJTV
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Callaway sophomore point guard Daeshun Ruffin had 19 points in his team's win over Canton Friday night at Forest Hill High School.
Power outage, fight breaks out at Forest Hill High School WJTV
Forest Hill High School parents are upset after a fight broke out at the school on Thursday.
Forest Hill Students Get APAC Program Jackson Free Press
Forest Hill High School students have an opportunity to be a part of the Academic and Performing Arts Complex, known as APAC, this year.
Natchez police chief interviewed on Fox News show - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper Natchez Democrat
NATCHEZ — Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong was featured Monday morning on Fox News' “Fox and Friends” show. In the segment, Fox News' Ed Henry ...
Lessons from NOLA: Ailing Mississippi district should be wary of charter schools The Hechinger Report
Forest Hill High School is a picture of strength and prosperity, but it received an “F” rating on its most recent state evaluation, as did almost a third of the schools ...
JPS Bond Issue passes: What now? WLBT-TV
Tuesday Jackson voters approved a 65 million dollar bond for improvements to Jackson Public Schools. Today, the Jackson School Board announced it's plan ...
10 Local Stories of the Week Jackson Free Press
There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed ...
Frustration over instability, violence at Mississippi high school The Hechinger Report
JACKSON — The auditorium of Forest Hill High School was packed Wednesday night with parents, students and teachers who sounded off to Jackson Public ...
'Public hanging' comment creates a stir in Hyde-Smith's hometown as race emerges as key issue in Senate runoff Mississippi Today
A cattle farmer bids on a cow at the Lincoln County sale barn, operated by Cindy Hyde-Smith's family. BROOKHAVEN — As Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith flew to ...
SAVE Promise Clubs help prevent school violence WLBT
BRANDON, MS (WLBT) - They are trained to be the eyes and ears of the schools and to get involved if they see something wrong going on in their schools.
Mississippi community college worker no longer employed after racist comments on social media Jackson Clarion Ledger
WESSON, Miss. — A Mississippi community college employee no longer has her job after racist remarks on social media. The Daily Leader of Brookhaven ...
Remembering 2018's top Mississippi headlines WJTV
2018 has flown by for many of us, but over the course of these short, 12 months, some news stories have made long-lasting impressions on our lives.. and in our ...
17 Jackson students inducted into Mayor's Youth Council Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba unveiled a list of 17 students into his signature Youth Council program Monday.
Prep basketball roundup: Delta Charter girls fall to Delhi in second half - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper Natchez Democrat
FERRIDAY — It was a tale of two halves between the Delhi High School Lady Bears and the Delta Charter School Lady Storm Tuesday night in a pivotal LHSAA ...
Forest Hill student arrested, accused of stealing teacher's SUV, police say WAPT Jackson
A Forest Hill High School teacher's car was stolen allegedly by a student.
Mississippians Call for Hyde-Smith to Resign at Protests Following Videos Jackson Free Press
Alvin Jackson, president of the NAACP chapter at Tougaloo College, led a call-and-response outside Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's downtown Jackson office during ...
Avoiding the School-to-Prison Pipeline Jackson Free Press
When the parents, students, faculty, and staff at Forest Hill met in the auditorium to discuss violence and fighting at the community chat the night of May 4, the ...
JPS: Bond Can Help District Deficiencies Jackson Free Press
Jacksonians will head to the polls in August to vote on whether Jackson Public Schools will keep its current interest rates on bonds to help fund facility ...
Amazing Teens 2017 Jackson Free Press
A major part of our mission at the Jackson Free Press is to celebrate youth in the Jackson metro area. These 13 teens plus this week's Jacksonian are part of ...
Plugging Kids into Mental Health Jackson Free Press
NFusion Metro is a community-based mental-health-care program primarily for ages 11 to 18 years old in the Jackson area. During the summer, counselors are ...
Javier Peraza Jackson Free Press
Mississippi Coding Academies, a joint project between Innovate Mississippi and the Mississippi Development Authority, recently named Belhaven resident ...
Project EJECT 'Prevention Piece' Begins at Local Boys and Girls Clubs Jackson Free Press
Assistant U.S. Attorney Candace Mayberry delivered a presentation to middle and high schoolers at the Boys and Girls Club on Raymond Road on June 27 and ...
Dance competition raises awareness of childhood cancer WLBT
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Childhood cancer remains the number one disease killer of children in the United States today, and it is the leading cause of death for ...
Aaron Banks: New Kid on the Ward 6 Block Jackson Free Press
Although new Ward 6 Councilman Aaron Banks is a new kid on the City Hall block, he is not new to Jackson.
Prep basketball round up: Delta Charter girls drop pivotal district game - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper Natchez Democrat
FERRIDAY — After being held in check in the first half, Tensas High School senior Toya Bethel scored eight of her 11 points after halftime as the Lady Panthers ...
Former JPS janitor faces rape charge WAPT Jackson
A former janitor at Forest Hill High School is charged with forcible rape.
JPS: School Bond Issue to Go Before Jackson Voters this Summer Jackson Free Press
District leaders and school board members are preparing to bring a bond issue to Jackson voters, likely in June, to keep Jackson Public Schools' current millage ...
Prep baseball round up: Oak Grove defeats Vikings - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper Natchez Democrat
OAK GROVE, La. — A solo home run by R. Morgan in the bottom of the fifth inning proved to be the difference as the Oak Grove High School Tigers defeated the ...
JPS students give injured Coast student a hand in cross country race Jackson Clarion Ledger
A photo of a Jackson Public Schools student helping an injured competitor during a race is inspiring people as it is shared on social media.
Amazing Teens 2018 Jackson Free Press
In the current political climate in the U.S., teens have shown that they are a force to be reckoned with, and that they are pretty amazing. Each year the Jackson ...
HPSD's James Bacchus hired as principal in Jackson Jackson Clarion Ledger
James Bacchus, the superintendent who left the Hattiesburg Public School District in financial chaos, has been hired as an administrator by the Jackson Public ...
Digging Up the Roots of Jackson's 'Numbing' Crime with Mayor Tony Yarber Jackson Free Press
Tony Tarzel Yarber, 16, waved at his best friend, Lakenya Bolden, as he drove past him in Jackson's Subdivision 2 on Aug. 4, 1994. Bolden was driving into the ...
Garrad Lee Jackson Free Press
Hinds Community College history professor Garrad Lee has crafted a niche for himself as an advocate for arts and music in the capital city.
Debra Mays-Jackson Jackson Free Press
Jackson State University named Debra Mays-Jackson its chief of staff for JSU President William Bynum Jr. on July 24.
Connecting Through Art Jackson Free Press
Eli Childers' home is filled with artwork that may shift viewers' moods from somber to hopeful with the contrast of emotions that he presents in each piece.
Stephen Johnston Jackson Free Press
Making movies was not necessarily part of the planned career trajectory for "Same Kind of Different as Me" Executive Producer Stephen Johnston.
Jackson municipal election Jackson Clarion Ledger
Candidates for Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries.
Tim Martin Jackson Free Press
For Tim Martin, pursuing a career in public education did not always seem a likely career path, but it's one that he says has become a lifelong passion.
Jackson's 'Deplorable' Pipes Still Bursting, Causing School Closures Jackson Free Press
The City of Jackson is somewhere between praising its public-works department for its hard work this year and quickly patching the aging infrastructure and ...
Teens Expect JSU Hazing Jackson Free Press
A Former Forest Hill High School band director and a local Jackson attorney say that high-school students know what they're getting into when they try out for the ...
The No. 1 player in Mississippi just committed to Mississippi State Jackson Clarion Ledger
COLUMBUS —Columbus fans lined up around the corner of the gym to get in for Tuesday night's game. Columbus was hosting Starkville but the pregame ...
Congregation votes on pastor accused of rape WAPT Jackson
The congregation of Livingston Greater Missionary Baptist Church voted to keep its pastor, Lenell McGee, who was charged with rape.
Jason Wells' GOP Dream: First Mayor, Then President Jackson Free Press
The Republican nominee for Jackson mayor, Jason Wells, 34, has returned to the polls once again in hope of successfully finding what he desires in life, ...
Buchanon-Williams: 'Plan, Prioritize and Execute' Jackson Free Press
A woman of many trades A. Shae Buchanon-William is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, mother and business owner. Buchanon-Williams works with communities in ...
Patti Gandy Jackson Free Press
The Mississippi College School of Law awarded Patti Gandy, who is the founding director of the Mission First Legal Aid Office in Jackson, with the school's ...
A Mayor's Story: Tony Yarber on His Past Mistakes and Evolving Vision Jackson Free Press
Mayor Tony Yarber is different this time around. During his first run for the job vacated when Mayor Chokwe Lumumba died in 2014, a bunch of urgent business ...
JPS holds town hall meeting to gain support for bond referendum WAPT Jackson
JPS holds town hall meeting to gain support for bond referendum.
Rapper T.I. receives key to city of Jackson Jackson Clarion Ledger
Clifford "T.I." Harris Jr. received the key to the city of Jackson today. The well-known, Atlanta-based rapper, actor, music producer and reality star, is was in ...
Iyanla Thomas, BGCCM Youth of the Year Jackson Clarion Ledger
The 2017 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi is a Murrah High School student who dreams of starting a program that would use ...
Robert Day Jackson Free Press
Robert Day, a local magician and balloon artist who was a regular entertainer at events such as Jubilee Jam, KidFest! Ridgeland and the Jackson Free Press' ...
Mississippi Scholastic Art and Writing award recipients honored WJTV
Mississippi Museum of Art recognizes national and regional award winners of the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards.
Amazing Teens 2016 Jackson Free Press
A major part of our mission at the Jackson Free Press is to highlight the positives in the metro area. These 14 teens plus this week's Jacksonian are part of how ...
Straight, LGBT Teens Fight to Support Each Other Jackson Free Press
Presley McCord, who is a board member of the Gay-Straight Alliance at Brandon High School, said she hopes the group helps to make a difference and improve ...
Sarah Brown Jackson Free Press
This May, Sarah Brown will be the first in her family to obtain a bachelor's degree.
Pam Anglin Jackson Free Press
Pam Anglin doesn't quite know how she got into the antiques business. The job just fell into her lap.
Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish MileSplit
10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.
UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps Jackson Clarion Ledger
On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...
De'Keither Stamps Jackson Free Press
When the Jackson Free Press first met De'Keither Stamps, he invited reporters to his home to talk about the issues facing Jackson and his candidacy for the ...
Milton Ray settling in as new West Harrison boys basketball coach WLOX
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - It's a rare occasion for the newest boys basketball coach for West Harrison High School. Milton Ray hasn't had much time to sit down ...
The Year in Photos 2018: Images from across Mississippi Mississippi Today
Check out Mississippi Today's year in photos, including work by photojournalist Eric Shelton.
It's My Job: Rankin County Chancery Clerk Jackson Clarion Ledger
My name is Larry Swales, and I'm the chancery clerk for Rankin County. I've been in this position since 2008, and am now serving my third four-year term.
Austin: Ready to Lend an Ear Jackson Free Press
As a barber, it's Gerald Austin Sr.'s job to spark conversation with his customers, and he hears their problems loud and clear.
Co-owner of closed gas station was suspect in 2012 death Jackson Clarion Ledger
The co-owner of a gas station shut down Tuesday for being a nuisance was implicated by a homeless man as his killer, police records show.
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