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Victoria Miller, a Mineola native, qualified for the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. more
Quitman health science students got an opportunity to learn how to deal with bleeding situations from UT Health East Texas paramedics in their high school classroom on Oct. 31. Vicky LaMay, … more
Contracts were extended to three top Yantis school officials Monday. The school board unanimously voted to retain business manager Belinda Brown for another year and dean of student services Janan … more
Quitman ISD trustees on Monday approved the purchase of a 2019 Ford F-350 pickup for the agriculture department. The truck will be purchased from Brian Toliver Ford of Quitman at a cost of $46,383. … more
The Quitman High School One Act Play team became district champs and advanced to bi-district last weekend. more
The Mineola High School One-Act Play advanced in district competition last week, and three students were recognized at the recent District 12-AAA UIL competition. more
Several Quitman FFA students came back from the Houston Livestock Show in March with multiple plaques and blue ribbons. more
Mineola, Quitman seniors to graduate Friday. Here is the commencement information for both schools. more
The Mineola ISD Auto Tech department is seeking donations of vehicles for students to practice and sharpen their skills through relevant, hands-on learning. Mineola ISD will accept vehicles that … more
Establishment of a Career and Technical Education (CTE) hub in Mineola took a significant step forward Monday when the MISD school board unanimously gave Supt. Kim Tunnell the green light to negotiate purchase of the former UT-Health clinic building just north of town.

The building, which is owned by UT-Health East Texas, would cost the school district about $150,000 in cash. UT-Health also would receive $300,000 in marketing considerations, which would include such things as naming rights and advertising. The roughly 7,000-square-foot building rests on about seven acres just north of Lake Brenda along Texas Hwy. 37. The building was once a clinic, but as of late it’s been used for storage.

The building could wind up being a permanent home for CTE classes or a temporary space.

“It could be short-term, but it also could be long-term,” Tunnell said after the meeting. more
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