Education

Education Commissioner visits West TN

Education Commissioner visits West TN for ‘Accelerating TN 2021’ bus tour By Caleb Revill Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn visited with teachers across several West Tennessee school districts as a part of the “Accelerating TN 2021” bus tour. The Milan Special School District hosted Schwinn’s visit at the Milan FEMA building on Monday, June 21.…

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Greene named Presidential Scholars candidate

Greene named Presidential Scholars candidate By Logan Watson Ryleigh Greene, a senior at Gibson County High School, received a high honor last week, being selected as a candidate for the 2021 United States Presidential Scholars program. Only 4,500 students across the country received the prestigious honor, which are chosen based on either an outstanding performance…

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MSSD passes motion to lower tax rates

By Caleb Revill The Milan Special School District passed a motion to lower taxes at Monday night’s board meeting, Jan. 26. The uncommon move was made to lower the current tax rate of $2.23 to $2.16, taking effect Oct. 1, 2021. The tax rate was originally increased in 2019 to help assist with renovation costs…

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