With 100 days of school under their belts, Denison students, staff and teachers took a quick timeout last week to celebrate the thousands of successes, big and small, that make Denison ISD one of the best school districts in north Texas.
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The Sherman Education Foundation’s 14th annual Circle of Success involves months of planning, and the results will be revealed at Austin College the evening of Thursday, March 27.
The Sherman High School Athletic Booster Club recently donated more than $7,000 worth of gear and equipment to athletes.
On Valentine’s Day, some Wakefield Elementary teachers showed commitment to their students by kissing a few guests in front of the entire student body. But these weren’t just any guests — they were pigs!
The Denison School Board approved initial plans to donate or grant use of excess facilities to community groups during a regular meeting on Tuesday.
The Denison School Board will hold two meetings on Tuesday where the Board will discuss upcoming changes within the district as it transitions into the new high school building and the current high school building morphs into the District’s middle school allowing for the creation of an intermediate school.
Grayson College opened the doors to its new mechatronics lab on Monday, as the college relaunches its machining certification classes after mothballing the program for years. In the self-paced program, students learn to work with industrial lathes, cutting tools, and other heavy machinery as they earn three levels of certification and the opportunity to test for National Institute for Metalworking Skills credentials.
As officials at Denison’s Golden Rule Elementary prepare to say farewell to the long-serving school at the end of the school year, teachers and administrators are working to keep the school’s legacy alive.
Those who consider Latin to be a “dead language” would have been well served to witness the 750 secondary students who descended on Austin College Saturday as part of the Texas State Junior Classical League’s area competition. Judging by the classics-inspired costumes, the clever-but-only-if-you-speak-Latin T-shirts, and the dozens of classrooms filled with familiar-sounding if undecipherable words, rumors of the language’s death may have been premature.
On and off the field, Denison ISD’s special olympians bring great pride and honor to their schools, teachers, friends and families by embracing and exhibiting the true spirit of sports and sportsmanship. The motto for Special Olympics is, “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” At Denison ISD, that motto has become a way of life for dozens of special athletes.