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Lyndy Berryhill, Author at The Oxford Eagle

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Oguhebe turns personal experience into business

University of Mississippi student Lovetta Oguhebe is using her past to have a positive impact on campus now — through makeup. The 23-year-old Oguhebe, who ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Lifestyle

Jean Shaw uses travel to gain quilt ideas

While some naysayers may believe quilting to be one of the least exciting hobbies, one retired schoolteacher could beg to differ. World traveler Jean Shaw, ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, March 13, 2016 6:00 am

Education

LHS students headed to space camp

Lafayette High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC will be traveling to Space Camp with 31 students this spring break. Students will spend three days, from ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, March 13, 2016 6:00 am

Lafayette County

LHS students want graduation change

A group of students from the Class of 2016 is asking the Lafayette School District to reconsider a graduation policy. Many students in extracurricular academic ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Gamma Beta Phi gets national chapter distinction

Two members of the honor society Gamma Beta Phi were elected to national positions as the University of Mississippi chapter hosted its first national convention ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, March 6, 2016 6:00 am

Education

Haynes enjoys volunteering her time with local students

April Haynes has spent every Tuesday since August helping students improve their reading skills. “You can do it,” Haynes encourages them whenever students struggle with ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Friday, March 4, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Honors class deals with real life

Discussing issues from Beyoncé at the Super Bowl to Battle of Algiers, the Class Covering Conflict and Different Cultures asks students the hard questions. The ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Oxford Schools benefits from McCafe for a Cause

McCafe for a Cause has given more than $10,000 in less than a year of operation to local charities and education efforts. The local McDonald’s ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:00 pm

Columns

Don’t give up on ‘problem child’

Writing about education is wonderful job, because I get to interview students who are ambitious academically. I have been inspired many times by the determination ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

LES teachers obtain national certification

Lafayette Elementary School has two new nationally certified teachers. The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certified second-grade teacher Sandy Brown and first-grade teacher Leslie ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, February 28, 2016 6:00 am

News

Freedmen Town changing with time but still home to longtime residents

Freedmen Town has changed a lot since the 1860s, when it was an all-black neighborhood and the center of Oxford’s black culture. Even though the ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, February 28, 2016 6:00 am

Education

Lafayette County students learn cursive handwriting

Students in the Lafayette County School District will learn more cursive writing skills this year.    The new College and Career-Readiness Standards for English Language ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:00 pm

News

Oxford School District recovering from computer hack

While some progress has been made, the Oxford School District has a bit more to go before fully recovering from a ransomware computer attack earlier ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

LES students enjoy ladybug project

It all started when a ladybug landed on a student’s hair bow. It was then a Lafayette teacher reconsidered her rule against no classroom pets. ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Monday, February 22, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Della Davidson robotics team advances to state

Della Davidson Elementary School students will advance to a state robotics tournament. “The Flame Throwers,” along with robot Flamebot, will travel to Vicksburg on March ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, February 21, 2016 6:00 am

Education

Lafayette County robotics team headed to state

Four robotics teams will continue to the state tournament after competing in the North Mississippi First Tech Challenge Qualifier all day Saturday. Lafayette Upper Elementary ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, February 16, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Speaker encourages students at Ole Miss

The University of Mississippi hosted a Mississippi-born and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author on campus this week. Before his international success as a writer, Clifton Taulbert grew ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, February 14, 2016 6:00 am

News

American Legion helps veterans enjoy Valentine’s Day weekend

The American Legion post of Oxford delivered Valentine’s Day cards to veterans Saturday morning. About a dozen American Legion members separated into groups and delivered ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Sunday, February 14, 2016 6:00 am

Education

MDE promotes parent involvement

Kindergarten through third-grade students who struggle with reading may be held back in school if they do not pass a literacy test this spring. Statewide ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Friday, February 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

Byars’ term on school board set to run out

The city of Oxford will appoint a new school board member this March. After eight years on the Oxford School District School Board, Board President ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:00 pm

News

OSD moves past Sunday cyberattack

School instruction will have to be adjusted due to a ransomeware cyberhack into the Oxford School District server. The hack began on Sunday morning and ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:00 pm

Education

LES students celebrate Chinese New Year with parade at school

The Chinese New Year kicks off today, and Lafayette Elementary School kindergarteners are ready for it. Around 30 students from Amy Atchley’s class celebrated on ... Read more

by Lyndy Berryhill, Monday, February 8, 2016 12:00 pm

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