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Little Panther Cheerleaders Show Their Panther Pride
Following the Panther Cheer Clinic these future PHS cheerleaders showed their Panther pride by cheering with the PHS cheerleaders prior to the Panther game Friday night!
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Crowds Love Mad Scientist Super Saturday!
The crowds came out today for Mad Scientist Super Saturday at the Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center. A huge thank you to Chevron, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Mississippi Power, Stennis Space Center, DreamTree Enterprises, Girl Scouts and other exhibitors who volunteered their time today as well as the 130 teachers, students, and Carver High alumni who volunteered their time to work in each of the themed rooms. We have a wonderful PGSD family who dedicated their Saturday morning for the children of our community! Thank you PGSD family! A huge thank you to WLOX and South Mississippi Living Magazine for covering our Super Saturday! #bethelight #communitymatters
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PGSD Unloads Food for Backpack Buddies
Members of the PGSD leadership team unloaded food that will be packed to help PGSD students in the Backpack Buddies program. Supt. Wayne Rodolfich, Assistant Superintendent Rhett Ladner, Assistant Special Education Director Chase McCullum, Director of Federal Programs Frank Catchings and Director of Accountability Polly Sumrow joined Mike and Bettie Concannon to stock the food pantry. #bethelight #communitymatters
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Officer Wilson Starts D.A.R.E. Program at SRA
PGSD Police Officer Darius Wilson has begun the D.A.R.E. program at Singing River Academy. D.A.R.E. is an acronym for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, the highly acclaimed program that gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence. D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 and has proven so successful that it has been implemented in thousands of schools throughout the United States and 50+ other countries. The program is now making a comeback in the PGSD thanks to Officer Wilson. #bethelight
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PHS Alma Mater Author Kitty Bardwell to Serve as Grand Marshal
Members of the Pascagoula High School Student Council surprised Katherine “Kitty” Harris Bardwell today at the Pascagoula-Gautier School District’s central office, asking her to be the Grand Marshal for the PHS Homecoming Parade on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019! Bardwell wrote the PHS Alma Mater when she was a junior at Pascagoula High in 1947 which has been sung by thousands of PHS students for generations. As PHS celebrates its 80th birthday (of the second PHS) this year, it was a wonderful tribute to 88-year-old Kitty Bardwell to ask her to serve as Grand Marshal! Mrs. Bardwell, a 1949 PHS grad, is a familiar face at Central Office, subbing for the receptionist, and helping out at registration every year. We love you Miss Kitty! Congratulations! #bethelight
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Superintendent's Student Advisory Tackles Career Project
Members of the Superintendent's Student Advisory Team read through 100 interviews conducted with business and industry leaders, pulling out key words related to attributes employers are seeking in new employees. These students will now take on the task of interviewing a business leader to obtain first hand knowledge of what is needed to be successful in the business world.
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Community Attends CCTI/Ingalls Welding Lab Ribbon Cutting 
After many months of hard work, the new welding lab at the PGSD's College and Career Technical Institute was opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today with officials from Ingalls Shipbuilding who partnered with the school district to make this state-of-the-art welding lab a reality for students. Welding students will learn on equipment that meets industry standards so they will be employable right out of high school. The CCTI's machine shop is also being upgraded with new equipment thanks to Ingalls Shipbuilding. Beautiful Ingalls Shipbuilding murals also now grace the hallways of the CCTI. A huge thank you to Ingalls Shipbuilding for your generosity and partnership with the PGSD! #bethelight #pgsdproud #communitymatters 
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PGSD Teachers Chosen to Represent Mississippi Teacher Council
Pascagoula-Gautier School District teachers who were selected as members of the State Superintendent’s Teacher Council met for the first time for the 2019-2020 school year in Hattiesburg. Pictured, from left, are: Erica Wilson and Shelby Miller, both from Singing River Academy; Tamesha Ard, Gautier Elementary; Scott Job, Trent Lott Academy; Jennifer Hamilton, Arlington Elementary; Katie Allsup and Lynn Angus, both from Trent Lott Academy. Congratulations teachers for being selected to this state-wide council! #bethelight
 
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Fund Raiser for Little Brooklyn Raises $5,893!
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District hosted a Chick-fil-A fundraiser for Brooklyn Willis, a two-year-old who was recently diagnosed with DIPG, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a rare brain tumor that is inoperable. The fundraiser raised more than $5,800 for Brooklyn's family to assist them with expenses they have incurred while helping Brooklyn fight this horrible disease. Please continue to keep Brooklyn and her family in your thoughts and prayers in the weeks and months to come. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who purchased a meal and to all those who volunteered to help with this endeavor. #bethelight #pgsdproud #communitymatters See more photos on our Facebook page