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On May 10, Hawkins ISD Education Foundation had its first ever Prize Party, issuing $13,000 for teacher grants in its inaugural year of existence. The Education Foundation was initiated by … more
Quitman ISD trustees gave approval Monday for an “innovative” sports medicine program to be taught at the high school. Sports medicine has been taught for the first time in the 2018-19 school … more
Quitman ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs have opened pathways for students to be prepared for college and earn relevant certifications.

The district offers career and technology classes and certifications in Health Science, AFNR (Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources), Construction Science, Food & Consumer Science, Business & Industry and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math).

QISD belongs to the Piney East Perkins Consortium, which is group of 20 school districts in the East Texas area. This group includes nearby schools, such as Alba-Golden, Hawkins, Harmony and New Diana. more
Through challenging programs and rigorous training, Quitman High School engineering students are preparing for college, tackling hands-on projects and earning career certifications.

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class is one of many outlets available to QHS students involved in Career and Technical Education (CTE).

David Cross, QHS STEM teacher, says it’s important for students to know what they enjoy and what they don’t so they’ll move in the right direction after high school. more
Yantis High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian have been named for this year. Ashten Burnett is the valedictorian and Maggie Hooker is the salutatorian.

Yantis graduation will be Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Yantis High School gym.

Burnett has participated in basketball, volleyball, track, cheer, tennis, golf and softball. She has served as basketball captain, volleyball captain and cheer captain. She is senior class vice president.

Burnett is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), Beta Club, Phi Theta Kappa, FFA, UIL Academics, Superintendent Student Advisory Member and FCCLA.

After graduation, she will attend Tyler Junior College for a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She is the daughter of Michael and Amber Burnett. more
The Alba-Golden ISD Board of Trustees on May 13 unanimously accepted a $71,965 bid by Fisher Tracks of Mansfield, Texas, for resurfacing the track. The firm had rebuilt the current track from the … more
The Mineola ISD school board Monday night unanimously approved accepting Texas Education Agency (TEA) grants for $636,332 and $16,580 to benefit the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) … more
A Quitman High School teacher will give a presentation to educators across the state this summer on how to incorporate digital learning with traditional teaching methods. Julie Sandifer, a QHS … more
Mineola High School class of 2019 valedictorian is Lena Hughes, the daughter of Rachel Brandon and Christopher Hughes.

Mineola High School’s 2019 class salutatorian is Alaina Lopez, the daughter of Lisa Leonard and Frank Lopez, and step-daughter of William Leonard. more
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