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The Wright stuff

Senior Lovely Wright was crowned Mineola’s 2019 homecoming queen in pregame ceremonies Friday at Meredith Memorial Stadium. See photos from the parade and coverage of the game. more

MISD board debates region CTE hub future

The future of career and technical education (CTE) in Mineola ISD – and throughout the region – drew lengthy discussion at Monday’s  Mineola School Board meeting. more

Mineola Homecoming 2019

Mineola school board narrows superintendent search

The Mineola School board reviewed 14 applications for interim school superintendent for about 45 minutes in closed session Thursday, Sept. 12.  more

Quitman board adds Chromebooks

Additional Chrome books for the elementary school were approved by the Quitman ISD school board Monday. The district will purchase 62 Chromebooks for $17,010. Principal Mary Ann Nichols made the … more

Mineola ISD interim superintendent named

Randy Hancock was unanimously voted as interim superintendent by the MISD board Tuesday, Sept. 17. The board spent two hours in closed session interviewing two candidates, followed by a heated discussion before voting. more

Alba-Golden set to celebrate homecoming

Alba-Golden High School will name Homecoming Queen and King prior to the football game against Honey Grove. Homecoming ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m.  more

Mineola school board sets plans to find interim superintendent

The search for an interim superintendent to take the helm at Mineola Independent School District (MISD) has begun. The MISD board met in special session Aug. 27 to discuss the process of hiring an … more

Mineola ISD tax rate falls

Mineola school tax payers will see their property tax rate decrease by more than 10 cents while teachers and other staff members will benefit from pay raises thanks to additional state funds.

But it was the cost of the separation agreement with former Superintendent Kim Tunnell and the future of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program that led to most of the questions at Friday’s public hearing prior to approval of the tax rate and 2019-20 school budget. more

Letter to the Editor

As a senior in Mineola High School, I am very hurt and concerned by the recent change within our school board. There may be things that I don’t understand, but I would like to reiterate how much this affects me and the community.

Dr. Tunnell has been here for my class since the beginning of our high school career. She was the first superintendent to make an impact on us in a long time. She is the superintendent that we saw at every single sport event, induction ceremony, band competition, and any other thing that involved the students on a Mineola campus.

Many of us can attest to this. more

Quitman student selected for membership in scholar’s society

Kathryne A. Wood of Mineola, a Quitman High School student, has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars. The society recognizes top scholars who have … more

Full MISD board to review interim applications

An adjusted process to hire an interim superintendent for the Mineola School District was outlined by board President John Abbott at Friday’s school board meeting. Rather than a meeting this … more
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