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Historic Student-Led Convening on Voting Rights in McComb

Historic Student-Led Convening on Voting Rights in McComb

With the Voting Rights Act in the national news, students in the McComb School District held a groundbreaking student conference on the..

February 24, 2013 Read more →
McComb Students Win Multiple Awards at State History Day Competition

McComb Students Win Multiple Awards at State History Day Competition

In only its second year entering the Mississippi National History Day academic competition, McComb School District students were the..

February 23, 2013

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Students Consult With Historians

Students Consult With Historians

In addition to reading books by noted historians on the history of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, students in McComb had the..

December 31, 2012

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Students Join Preparation for Medgar Evers Anniversary Events

Students Join Preparation for Medgar Evers Anniversary Events

Next year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the assasination of Mississippi civil rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers. A World War II..

October 23, 2012

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Dr. King Memorial Architect Tells Students: “We carve our own destiny early.”

Dr. King Memorial Architect Tells Students: “We carve our own destiny early.”

On Oct. 19, McComb high school students experienced an up close and personal interview session framed by inspiring words to culminate the..

October 22, 2012

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Students as Historians: Voting Rights History

Students as Historians: Voting Rights History

In July, twelve high school students from McComb stood in the hot shade of an Amite County farm and listened to a blues musician perform..

August 2, 2012

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McComb Students Travel to Washington, DC

McComb Students Travel to Washington, DC

Thirteen high school students from Mississippi’s McComb High School came to Washington, DC for an educational trip from June 7-14,..

June 14, 2012

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Local History Tour – May, 2012

Local History Tour – May, 2012

An important component of the Mississippi Local Culture course is for students to take a history tour of their community, guided by an..

May 25, 2012

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Students Skype With History: Tinker v. Des Moines to Trayvon Martin

Students Skype With History: Tinker v. Des Moines to Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin Silent March: In March, the 8th grade Local Culture students conducted a silent protest march in the junior high halls..

May 17, 2012

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Freedom Riders Visit McComb Schools

Freedom Riders Visit McComb Schools

On Apr. 16, 2012, Eric Etheridge, photographer and author of Breach of Peace: Portraits of 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders, along with..

April 16, 2012

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