When Gunter Independent School District students board their school buses this month, they may see and feel a difference. Gunter ISD is joining other Grayson County districts who have implemented security cameras in school buses.
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For varsity choir students wondering if they would like to pursue music education, Sherman High School choir director Anna Clarkson gave her students the opportunity to mentor fourth grade students in the all-city choir before their first performance Tuesday night.
WHITESBORO — Teachers, students and educators came together to honor a fallen educator Monday when officials held a ceremony to rename the Whitesboro Middle School library. The Patty Mitchell Library is named after the former longtime principal of the school who died in a wreck in early 2015.
WHITESBORO — As an English teacher in Taiwan, Jessica Lin had been searching for a way to expand her English speaking skills. Forty minute online sessions quickly turned into hours of learning each day with English as a Second Language teacher Angel Fitzpatrick of Whitesboro. After two years of working together, the teacher and student developed a friendship that led to Lin booking a 10-day trip to the U.S. in late January.
With elementary students having limited opportunities to sing, Sherman High School Choir Director Anna Clarkson organized the first all-city choir for Sherman Independent School District fourth graders to give students the chance to explore their passion to perform on stage.
School counselors have only eight hours in a workday to complete a mound of paperwork, endure long meetings and still find time for their students. Although local school districts may vary in size and needs, counselors interviewed said they have assumed the responsibility of supporting children and preparing them for their next stage of life.
SADLER — The S&S Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss issuing an order of election and property in Southmayd.
VAN ALSTYNE — As part of Van Alstyne Middle School’s exploring careers class, eighth graders were introduced to a variety of professions and dual-credit classes at Grayson College South Campus Thursday morning. The group of 20 students learned about health science, welding and core classes so they know what to take when they get to high school.
After three years of making it to the Grayson County Spelling Bee and walking away empty-handed, Piner Middle School student Nick Estes was finally named champion Wednesday afternoon at Grayson College. Countless hours of studying with his family is what helped the eighth grader spell out “wikiwiki,” which means quickly, for the winning word in the 28th round.
In preparation to design a clear vision for a Grayson College master plan, a consulting firm collected feedback from students and staff members Tuesday. Between educational insight from administration and personal preferences of students, Freese and Nichols representatives were able to identify some main ideas to focus on moving forward.