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There’s a kilowapp for that

They say knowledge is power, but what about knowledge of power? For officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas — the organization which runs most of the state’s electricity grid — the hope is that putting information in the palm of consumers’ hands will lead to better power outcomes for the state.

Grayson College’s Early Childhood program recognzied

Grayson College’s Associate of Applied Sciences Child Development Degree Program recently received national accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. GC is one of only five institutions in the nation — and the only one in Texas — to garner the achievement this year from NAEYC’s Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation.

DISD looks for more one-on-one time to improve learning

As the Denison Independent School District looks for ways to improve student performance and better serve its students, the District released its Campus Site-Based Improvement Plans for its nine campuses. The annual plans highlights the performance of each campus and outline ways the school can improve on its weaknesses and utilize its strengths.

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Museum provides home for Denison Ex-Students

As if a brand new high school in Denison weren’t its own reward, Saturday saw a tangential benefit of the new construction back on Mirick Street. Across the road from the Scott Middle School — formerly, DHS — the Denison Ex-Students Museum held its grand opening Saturday.

Texoma students compete in regional robotics competition

Students from across Texoma tested their technical and engineering skills last weekend as they competed in the Boosting Engineering Science and Technology regional robotics competition. The annual contest pitted 60 teams from across Texas and New Mexico in contests involving robotic engineering, design, control and construction.