McComb Legacies Blog

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    Summer Institute 2014

    Summer Institute 2014

    The student historians of the McComb Legacies Project kicked off their 2014-2015 program with the fourth annual summer institute. Their..

    July 28, 2014

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    Application for McComb Legacies 2014-2015

    Application for McComb Legacies 2014-2015

    McComb Legacies is a youth leadership program that provides middle and high school youth with the opportunity to learn about, document, and..

    July 1, 2014

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    McComb Students Teach and Learn in Washington, D.C.: 2014

    McComb Students Teach and Learn in Washington, D.C.: 2014

    On June 12, 2014, eleven students from McComb High School traveled to Washington, D.C. from Mississippi. In addition to competing in the..

    June 14, 2014

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    Education: A Civil Right and a Personal Responsibility

    Education: A Civil Right and a Personal Responsibility

    “Education: A Civil Right and a Personal Responsibility” is a 2014 documentary produced by McComb Legacies students on the 50th..

    June 12, 2014

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    Winning Entries at Mississippi History Day

    Winning Entries at Mississippi History Day

    McComb students excelled at the Mississippi History Day competition today in Hattiesburg. Four entries won 1st or 2nd prize, including two..

    February 22, 2014

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    McComb Student is Featured Speaker on National Freedom Summer Panel

    McComb Student is Featured Speaker on National Freedom Summer Panel

    McComb high school student Noah Martin was selected to participate on panel for the national summit for youth about Freedom Summer, hosted..

    February 5, 2014

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    C.C. Bryant Honored on Mississippi Freedom Trail

    C.C. Bryant Honored on Mississippi Freedom Trail

    On January 20, 2014, McComb Legacies students were among the 100 attendees at the unveiling of a Mississippi Freedom Trail marker honoring..

    January 30, 2014

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    McCombLegacies.org is a collaborative effort of the McComb School District and community members of the Local History Advisory Committee who are committed to the research, documentation, and sharing of McComb’s history.

    The website and this news blog are supported in part by a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to Teaching for Change called “A Community of Promise: Building Strong Schools and Neighborhoods Through History, Activism, and Collaboration.”