In its monthly meeting, the Sherman School Board recognized students’ and teachers’ accomplishments within the Sherman Independent School District.
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Sherman Independent School District Board of Trustees plans to convene a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to hold a “Team of eight team building workshop.” According to the Board, the regular monthly meeting of the trustees will still take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. inside the board room of the SISD Service Center at 2701 Loy Lake Road.
Seven Grayson College students were recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for their performance and behind-the-scenes roles in the college’s October production of “Black Snow.” The festival attracts theater departments from community colleges and four-year institutions across Texas and the United States.
Three area high school robotics teams participated in the Texas Boosting Science and Technology competition on Nov. 8 at UT Dallas, all placing in the top half of schools competing.
Balfour Beatty Construction gave a tour of the new, nearly-complete Denison High School Tuesday evening that was attended by Denison School Board members, teachers and other members of the community.
The people celebrating Veterans Day at Fairview Elementary and the park nearby ranged in age from infancy to their 90s, and everything in between. Children at the elementary school called the vintage military vehicles that showed up outside their school “cool” and “awesome,” while older veterans said being appreciated by the younger crowd made them feel special. The children stood outside in bright sunshine and waved American flags, while chanting “USA,” as the veterans filled those vehicles and pulled out of the school’s back parking lot.
PILOT POINT — The Pilot Point ISD Board will discuss budget amendments and government codes at their next regular meeting, which will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Pilot Point Administration Building, 829 S. Harrison St.
Bonham Independent School District Superintendent Marvin Beaty said the District has just deposited the funds it will need for its planned $3 million in capital improvement projects. Beaty said the District will have to look at bids from independent contractors for the various upgrades and refurbishments to Bonham schools before construction gets underway.
By Nate Strauch
GUNTER — Gunter High School’s Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology robotics program will celebrate its 12 continuous year of student-led design and competition with a trip to the Texas BEST Regional Robotics Championship this weekend.