Davis IB Elementary School PTA president Janelle Jefferson told the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees at a meeting Tuesday night that the community voted to change the school's name to Barack Obama Magnet IB Elementary School. More than a dozen other schools across the country are named after the former commander-in-chief, mostly educational institutions with a large minority population among its students.
Davis Magnet School became an global baccalaureate school in 2005 and was ranked first among Mississippi's 403 elementary schools in September based on 2016 test scores by SchoolDigger.com. He served as president of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Davis Magnet appears to be the first school in MS to be named after former president Obama.
The school name change comes amid a national debate over the removal of Confederate statutes in various cities across the U.S. The issue sparked violent protests that received national attention in August in Charlottesville, Va., and resulted in one death.
Perez seizes lead at CIMB Classic
I'm still not going to work out, I'm still going to have a bad diet and I'm going to enjoy myself", Perez said after his win. Thomas had another mixed round as five birdies were contrasted by two bogeys and a double bogey six on the 12th.
The two fought until the suspect's father was able to detain him in the garage, according to a police document. "They were great. A 19-year-old is accused of stabbing his two young siblings and also attacking his father at their home in Colorado Springs.
Peak U.K. wind generation is forecast at 9,129 megawatts Monday, beating the previous record of 8,905 megawatts on October 1. Some 120,000 homes and businesses were without power as the storm ploughed through the region with more expected.
Kelly, did he get a call from Obama?" One alumna of the Obama White House, Alyssa Mastromonaco, called the claim "a fucking lie". The Kelly family reportedly sat at a table with then First Lady Michelle Obama at the private event. "You could ask Gen.
He wrote, "We've been working intensely over the past few months and focused today on making some critical decisions". In a scathing thread, she alleged that he raped her in 1997 and accused a number of media bosses of being complicit.
Meanwhile, the once-mighty SPOe looked set to be relegated to the opposition after their campaign suffered blunders and scandals. Before the election, Mr Kurz served as Europe's youngest-ever foreign minister, after he was appointed in 2013 aged just 27.
According to the recall from Ford , a frozen door latch or bent or kinked actuation in the affected trucks is causing the issue. In an effort to remedy the problem , Ford dealerships will be instructed to inspect the door latches and actuation cables.
The Wilmington shooting happened around 11 a.m.at 28th Street Auto Sales and Service in the 2800 block of Northeast Boulevard. CBS Baltimore reports he was charged in DE with 15 burglaries in the early 2000s, for which he served two years in prison.
Facebook , at the time, affirmed it was an extension of its previous "Order Food" function by means of the Facebook Pages. Several online services already offer food delivery, but that doesn't mean Facebook won't jump on board anyway.
A year ago today, Downie released Secret Path , his fifth solo album, and the last to be released before his death Tuesday night . He painted landscapes with his words, elevating Canadian geography, historical figures and myths", Trudeau continued.
Sisters Kim and Khloe showed plenty of leg, respectively wearing a short skirt with an exposed midriff and a short black dress. Kim's announcement comes amid rumors that sister Khloe and half-sister Kylie Jenner are also pregnant.
In solidarity, scores of women vowed to leave Twitter all day on Friday, and used the hashtag WomenBoycottTwitter. Thousands of women have followed in her footsteps. "Sharing my stories and feeling less alone really helps".
Google's city-of-the-future to be designed for bikes not cars
That's exactly what Sidewalk Labs , a subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet, is building on the Eastern waterfront in Toronto. Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt , Sidewalk CEO Dan Doctoroff, and Waterfront Toronto CEO Will Fleissig also spoke.
Sri Lanka agree to play T20I in Lahore
Hafeez had been omitted from the squad that played Pakistan's previous T20I assignment: the home series against the World XI. Babar Azam claimed a share of one-day global history as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 32 runs in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Marvel's 'Black Panther': New Trailer and Poster Arrive
Now he gets to introduce Black Panther to young children too and this trailer shows that he isn't taking this opportunity lightly. Black Panther looks like something we've never seen before and we can't wait to see what Coogler has in store for us.