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Quitman Proud Blue Band has selected its 2019-20 Drum Major and Color Guard. Kaitlynn Barnett was chosen as next year’s Drum Major. Whitnee Weiher will be the Color Guard Captain. Other members of … more
Mineola ISD named its Teachers of the Year at Monday night’s school board meeting. The four teachers “are examples of the quality of staff in our district,” Supt. Kim Tunnell said when the announcements were made. more
Inside a classroom adorned with models and cutouts of superheroes, 6- and 7-year-olds wear headphones, peer at a computer screen and learn rudimentary computer coding.

For 47 minutes each week, more than 100 second-graders at Mineola Primary School learn the elementary building blocks of computer technology. The kids are a long way off from understanding how to write complex computer programs, but they do grasp a fundamental understanding:

“They realize they’re actually making things happen,” says Kaye Morris, a primary school technology instructor. “They see the end results of the sequencing.”

Across America, schools are investing in technological training and education of children at a young age. Mineola, which prides itself for its technological innovation in the classroom, is no different. It sees learning the language of computers as a foundational skill for competing in the world of today and tomorrow. more
Quitman High School One Act Play advanced to regionals after competing at the area contest in Denison last weekend. In Quitman’s individual awards, Deacon Hicks received Outstanding Crew. Jacob … more
Mineola High School’s Sound of Swarm added to its reputation for excellence at the recent UIL band sight reading contest. Mineola High, the 2017 3A UIL state marching champion, earned a UIL … more
Quitman, Alba-Golden and Mineola UIL academic and speech students returned from the recent 3A district meet at Grand Saline with many medals and advanced to regional competition. Quitman Current … more
Mineola High School will again provide Return on Investment - Seniors Give Back 2019, a community service event in which student volunteers express their gratitude for the support and encouragement … more
Mineola ISD has developed and released its own district mobile app for parents and community members to stay connected to news and school events, the school district announced. The Mineola ISD … more
Mineola kindergarten classes visited Beacon Aviation at the Wood County Airport Collins Field on April 8. The kids learned about how a plane flies, took pictures with the planes and drew some planes with chalk. more
Several Quitman FFA students came back from the Houston Livestock Show in March with multiple plaques and blue ribbons. more
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