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Quitman grads walk across the stage

A capacity crowd gathered Friday night at Delbert Ballard Memorial Gym to honor 79 Quitman High School graduates.  more

Mineola Class of 22 marches into history

Following words of wisdom from their principal, Mike Sorenson, and their top two graduates, Sunni Ruffin and Jack Heard, the Mineola High School Class of 2022 added 112 names to the list of Yellowjacket alumni in a ceremony Friday at the high school gym, with the basketball scoreboard clock frozen at 20:22. more

Program’s first grads recognized in special ceremony

Participants in the first Mineola after-school skateboarding program earned their wings last Tuesday in the form of skateboards and safety equipment in a formal graduation ceremony at the middle school. more

Education foundation makes teachers’ day

The Mineola ISD Education Foundation held its annual prize swarm on Friday. The following teacher grants were awarded... more

AG hosts health fair, open house

Alba-Golden school was teeming with visitors last Tuesday. The campus hosted a late afternoon elementary school open house and combined it with a health fair. At the conclusion of the events, … more

Proud Blue Band earns first sweepstakes in 30 years

The Quitman Proud Blue Band secured its first sweepstakes distinction in 30 years March 29 in Gilmer at the UIL concert and sight-reading competition. more

MISD board sets meeting to call bond election

Mineola School Board will consider calling a $29.9 million bond election at a special meeting Thursday at 6 p.m.

The board held a public forum Monday to go over the bond’s particulars, which was also live-streamed.

The highlight of the proposal is a new primary school on E. Loop 564 that would house Head Start through third grade. more

MISD facility project could go to voters

A potential bond issue for Mineola schools moved closer to fruition with a joint meeting of the MISD school board and the appointed facilities committee last week. more

MHS pair earn places in all-state band

Making the all-state band from Mineola High School in tryouts Saturday were freshman Emily Miller on flute and senior Gabby Wolf on trombone. more

MISD construction costs detailed

Mineola school trustees reviewed estimated costs for a laundry list of potential school improvement projects Monday.

Bryan Parma, vice president of pre-construction for Jackson Construction, said the bulk of the $30.2 million proposal, $19.5 million, would be for a new primary school to be built on district property on NE Loop 564. more

The Sound of the Swarm celebrates

A ribbon cutting for the new band hall, presentation of the gold medals from the state marching band championship and the annual Christmas concert made for a busy day for the Sound of the Swarm Mineola High School band Thursday. more

Mineola wins as five county teams place at state FFA meet

The Mineola FFA ag advocacy team has won the state championship, held Saturday at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

The team of Sunni Ruffin, Ava Johnson (seniors) and Mylee Fischer (junior) earned a large state banner that will hang in the high school when it arrives, along with their photo. more
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