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January 2020 News & Events

Pascagoula High School Performing Arts Center nearing completion

Performing Art Center seating

Performing arts students, band students and even dance and speech and debate students at Pascagoula High School will soon have a new place to call home.

By Chet Landry | January 30, 2020 at 5:15 PM CST - Updated January 30 at 7:11 PM

Students explore careers at ‘Path That Pays’ event in Jackson County

Family exploring a career skill

Finding a career that can lead to a paycheck doesn’t always mean a four-year degree.

Pascagoula-Gautier School District hosts first Super Saturday of 2020

Families crafting

The Pascagoula-Gautier School District held its first Super Saturday of 2020. The much-anticipated event ran from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and brought in 800 children and their families.

Ingalls awards thousands of dollars to fund STEM projects

Ingalls awards thousands of dollars to fund STEM projects
By Desirae Duncan | January 17, 2020 at 5:35 PM CST - Updated January 17 at 7:08 PM

School superintendent, family collect animal figures for hands-on learning

Girl sitting in front of animal biome displays

Exploring different zoos around the Southeast has motivated Jonna Rodolfich and her siblings to bring those animals and their natural habitats right into their living room.

Pascagoula High Performing Arts Center two months out to completion

Pascagoula High Performing Arts Center two months out to completion

Two months and counting. The state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center behind Pascagoula High School is inching closer to completion.

December issue of South Mississippi Living Magazine


Gautier High hosts 20th annual Veterans Day breakfast

Thank you Veterans banner

Every year, students and staff at Gautier High School pull out all the stops for the annual Veterans Day breakfast to show their appreciation to those who have served to defend our country’s freedom.

Happening Nov. 8: Gautier High School Veteran's Breakfast

Happening Nov. 8: Gautier High School Veteran's Breakfast

An amazing event is gearing up at Gautier High School to honor our veterans. Friday is the 20th annual Gautier High Veteran's Breakfast. Here with details are Assistant Principal Katherine Gilbert and Senior Kathryn McArthur.

Students in Pascagoula-Gautier school district prepare for future through ‘You’re Hired’ event

Students in Pascagoula-Gautier school district prepare for future through ‘You’re Hired’ event
Students in Pascagoula-Gautier school district prepare for future through ‘You’re Hired’ event

Pascagoula High Performing Arts Center set to open in January

Pascagoula High Performing Arts Center set to Open in January

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - In just a few months, the curtain will rise on a brand new place to showcase the arts in Jackson County.

Student throwing softball

Hundreds participate in Jackson County Exceptional School’s Special Olympics

By Taren Reed | October 4, 2019 at 10:53 AM CDT - Updated October 4 at 3:09 PM
More than 200 people pulled out their best moves Friday morning for the Special Olympics, hosted by Jackson County Exceptional School.

Chevron donates new drone to Gautier High through Fuel Your School campaign

Desirae Duncan October 2, 1019
It's not a bird, nor is it a plane. It's a drone, and it's the newest learning tool for Gautier High School's unmanned Aerial Systems class. 
Lindsay Knowles Published September 17, 2019 at 2:48 PM
The Mississippi Department of Education released its unofficial school rankings Tuesday, issuing a letter grade for each public school and district in the state.

Little mad scientists get hands-on in the lab

Taren Reed Published September 14, 2019 at 3:36 PM
Steaming bubbles, baseball targets, virtual reality labs and more were on tap for more than a thousand kids in Pascagoula Saturday.


Kristen Anzuini September 10, 2019
Helping adults get an education and better their lives is the goal of a new funding program in Pascagoula.


Grant Chighizola - September 6, 2019

Ingalls Shipbuilding and the Pascagoula-Gautier School District have teamed up to make sure technical students at Pascagoula High have the tools they need to...

Pascagoula High cuts ribbon on talent development labs

There was plenty of excitement Friday at Pascagoula High School as the ribbon was cut on the school’s new talent development labs.


Desirae Duncan

Published September 6, 2019 at 3:32 PM



Andrew Scherer - August 20, 2019

For the first time in 23 years, the City of Pascagoula will have its very own performing arts center. Construction on the Pascagoula Performing...





Andrew Scherer - August 7, 2019

One local school district superintendent is going above and beyond to connect with his students. Pascagoula-Gautier Superintendent Wayne Rodolfich spent the first day of...


Pascagoula-Gautier School District welcomes students back for new school year

Students in the Pascagoula-Gautier School District said goodbye to summer and hello to the classroom on Wednesday.


Desirae Duncan

Published August 7, 2019 at 1:41 PM


'Be the Light’: PGSD teachers kick off the school year with convocation

Hundreds of educators climbed on buses Thursday morning, headed to Pascagoula High School for the annual convocation.


Taren Reed

Published August 1, 2019 at 3:23 PM


2020 Niche Ratings for Pascagoula-Gautier School District



Keesler Federal donates backpacks to 6,200 KINDERGARTeNERS

KFCU is donating enough backpacks and school supplies for every single kindergarten student at a public school in Harrison, Hancock, Jackson, Pearl River, George and Stone counties.


Desirae Duncan

Published July 31, 2019 at 2:01 PM


Jackson County now an ACT Work Ready Community

Jackson County now joins 32 other counties in Mississippi, who have been certified ACT Work Ready.

By Bill Snyder | July 29, 2019 at 2:27 PM CD


Pascagoula High ready to welcome students back with new school improvements

For students at Pascagoula High School, that means some big changes and new improvements when they head back in the classroom this fall.


Ray Price

Published July 30, 2019 at 7:12 AM


WXXV Staff - July 26, 2019

A South Mississippi business is hoping to give back just in time for school to start. Petro Chevrolet in Pascagoula is partnering with Backpack Buddies...



Andrew Scherer - July 17, 2019

As high school football season inches closer, local high school bands are beginning preparations for their season. The Gautier High Band is in the...


Pascagoula-Gautier School District takes Summer Feeding Program on the road

Pascagoula-Gautier School District takes the Summer Feeding Program on the road to make sure children without transportation aren't missing out on the meals.


Chet Landry

Published June 19, 2019 at 4:29 PM