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Whitesboro ISD board purchases new wheels

WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro Independent School District board of trustees approved the purchase of two buses during a special meeting Friday afternoon. The board also granted the superintendent the authority to hire personnel over the summer months.

Denison Education Foundation celebrates top students, educators

Recognizing Denison High School’s top students and their most influential educators, the Denison Education Foundation celebrated its annual “Scholars Among Us” dinner Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn. With the financial support of local businesses and families, the DEF has been able to honor students and their teachers for the last 17 years.

Local schools respond to transgender student guidelines

Officials from the U.S. Education and Justice departments handed down guidelines to public schools last week to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity. Area school districts have responded to the guidelines in different ways; some saying it’s a nonissue while others say the guidelines create new problems.

Denison ISD board recognizes student success

For students who went the extra mile in academics, music or extracurricular activities, the Denison Independent School District board of trustees personally handed out awards for all milestones Tuesday night. Recognitions were given to Advanced Placement scholars, University Scholastic League qualifiers, livestock champions, HOSA competitors and SkillsUSA winners.