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McClendon named lone finalist for A-G superintendent

The Alba-Golden School Board unanimously approved Dr. Cole McClendon as the lone finalist to become the superintendent of Alba-Golden ISD Monday. more

Alba-Golden High School

“I am a big believer in the prestige of this ceremony,” shared Alba-Golden principal Michael Mize, from a stage in the middle of Alba-Golden stadium Thursday evening.

“It may be a heat index of 102, it may be miserable for us right now standing out here, but listen, the prestige of this ceremony is not about us, the prestige of this ceremony is about these graduates.” The ceremony to follow honored them, which was not always a certainty this spring. more

Mineola High School

Against a backdrop of coronavirus protocols, the Mineola High School Class of 2020 took its final walk Friday night at Meredith Memorial Stadium.

Like their fellow classmates around the nation, the class was robbed of the last two and a half months of its senior year but did get to enjoy a modified version of a live graduation ceremony as restrictions began to ease starting in May. more

Mineola schools take small steps to reopen

Mineola schools will be testing the waters with students returning to school campuses in small numbers next week.

The administrative leadership team met last Thursday to begin laying plans for the possible resumption of school in the fall. more

Alba-Golden superintendent search narrows

The search for a new superintendent for Alba-Golden ISD was narrowed to three candidates last week.

The school district received 57 completed applications for the position, and the school board decided to interview six. Those interviews were held over a three-day period, after which that list was trimmed to three candidates. more

Pendergrass, Dailey top A-GHS grads

Valedictorian of the Alba-Golden Class of 2020 is Ann Marie Pendergrass.

Salutatorian is Jacob Dailey.

The Class of 2020 will graduate Thursday, June 4 at Panther Stadium at 7 p.m. more

Graduating 2020 style

It was a graduation like no other in the history of Quitman High School commencement exercises. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the closing of schools, this year’s senior class has had to endure hardships that had never been seen. more

QISD life skills challenge gaining national attention

In these days of uncertainty, and even some fear of the unknown, Quitman ISD students took the last couple of weeks to learn skills not normally taught in the classroom. more

Mineola, Alba-Golden planning live, restricted ceremonies for graduation

With new guidance from the governor and the Texas Education Agency last week, Mineola ISD announced last Wednesday afternoon that an outdoor graduation ceremony is planned Friday, June 5 at 8 p.m. at Meredith Memorial Stadium, with an alternate weather date of June 6. more

Blalock, Reid lead QHS Class of 2020

Jordyn Blalock and Jace Reid are the top graduates of the Quitman High School Class of 2020. more

Mineola High School announces top graduates for Class of 2020

Isabella Tresca has been named the valedictorian of the Mineola High School Class of 2020. Tristan Kirk has been named the salutatorian. more

Classrooms closed for spring semester

With the cancellation of in-classroom learning for the remainder of the school year in Texas, local school districts have been scrambling to come up with plans for graduation and other related activities. more
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