School news
245 results total, viewing 73 - 84

Victoria Miller named to Dean’s List for spring at Belmont University

Victoria Miller of Mineola qualified for the spring 2019 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 … more

MHS grad receives Rice Alumni Award

Sarah Lawrence College President Cristle Collins Judd, Mineola High School’s 1978 class valedictorian, received one of five Distinguished Alumni Awards from her alma mater Rice University on May … more

Persistence pays off with Ph.D from Texas Tech

It took him three tries over a span of nearly three decades, but Todd Witt completed his doctorate in late 2018. Witt, 56, graduated from Texas Tech University with a Ph.D. in curriculum and … more

Hawkins Education Foundation issues $13,000 in teacher grants

On May 10, Hawkins ISD Education Foundation had its first ever Prize Party, issuing $13,000 for teacher grants in its inaugural year of existence. The Education Foundation was initiated by … more

QISD trustees OK sports medicine course

Quitman ISD trustees gave approval Monday for an “innovative” sports medicine program to be taught at the high school. Sports medicine has been taught for the first time in the 2018-19 school … more

Quitman ISD CTE program grows post-secondary opportunities

Quitman ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs have opened pathways for students to be prepared for college and earn relevant certifications.

The district offers career and technology classes and certifications in Health Science, AFNR (Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources), Construction Science, Food & Consumer Science, Business & Industry and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math).

QISD belongs to the Piney East Perkins Consortium, which is group of 20 school districts in the East Texas area. This group includes nearby schools, such as Alba-Golden, Hawkins, Harmony and New Diana. more

Quitman STEM program preps students for real-world careers

Through challenging programs and rigorous training, Quitman High School engineering students are preparing for college, tackling hands-on projects and earning career certifications.

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class is one of many outlets available to QHS students involved in Career and Technical Education (CTE).

David Cross, QHS STEM teacher, says it’s important for students to know what they enjoy and what they don’t so they’ll move in the right direction after high school. more

Burnett and Hooker awarded Yantis High School valedictorian, salutatorian

Yantis High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian have been named for this year. Ashten Burnett is the valedictorian and Maggie Hooker is the salutatorian.

Yantis graduation will be Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Yantis High School gym.

Burnett has participated in basketball, volleyball, track, cheer, tennis, golf and softball. She has served as basketball captain, volleyball captain and cheer captain. She is senior class vice president.

Burnett is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), Beta Club, Phi Theta Kappa, FFA, UIL Academics, Superintendent Student Advisory Member and FCCLA.

After graduation, she will attend Tyler Junior College for a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She is the daughter of Michael and Amber Burnett. more

Alba-Golden school board OKs bid to resurface track

The Alba-Golden ISD Board of Trustees on May 13 unanimously accepted a $71,965 bid by Fisher Tracks of Mansfield, Texas, for resurfacing the track. The firm had rebuilt the current track from the … more

Mineola ISD board agrees to accept grants from TEA

The Mineola ISD school board Monday night unanimously approved accepting Texas Education Agency (TEA) grants for $636,332 and $16,580 to benefit the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) … more

QHS teacher to speak on blended learning

A Quitman High School teacher will give a presentation to educators across the state this summer on how to incorporate digital learning with traditional teaching methods. Julie Sandifer, a QHS … more
« Prev | 1 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 21 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.