Laurel Superintendent of Schools Chuck Benigno addresses parents and students at the 3rd annual Parent University.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -
School administrators, teachers, parents and students in the Laurel School District gathered Thursday night to celebrate past accomplishments and discuss future plans. The 3rd annual Parent University showcased the academic achievements of high-performing students and gave administrators a chance to inform parents about the district's new programs.
The event featured student entertainment and several informational booths.
"My hope for tonight is that our parents will realize that this is a very vibrant school district, with a tremendous future and that partnering together with our community that our future is unlimited," said Chuck Benigno, Laurel school superintendent.
Benigno also spoke to parents about new national common core curriculum standards.