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Housing and more classrooms are being considered by the Grayson College board of trustees.
Grayson County school districts are no stranger to nationally recognized publications. And after “U.S. News & World Report” reviewed data for more than 21,000 public high schools in the nation, some local high schools made the list for the state and nationally-ranked campuses.
The new trend of connecting graduating seniors with a district’s youngest students has finally made its way to Grayson County. Denison High School graduates attended a ceremony unlike any other Tuesday morning when Houston Elementary School and Hyde Park Elementary School students welcomed the class of 2016 with signs and cheers.
Over the last year, a number of younger community members have slowly assumed leadership roles in Sherman. Two of the latest — Hillary Luckett Clark, Place 4, and Britton Brooks, Place 5, — to join the Sherman Independent School District board of trustees are eager to get to work for students and staff.
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.
A backlash against this year’s STAAR exams escalated Monday when a group of parents sued the state in an attempt to keep schools from using 2016 test scores to rate students — including deciding whether students should advance to the next grade or attend summer school.
Whether students were competing as a Bearcat or a Yellow Jacket, nothing seemed more suitable than a beautiful spring day for elementary school students to participate in field day events on Friday. The excitement was contagious as Sherman fourth graders filled Bearcat Stadium while Denison third and fourth graders competed at Munson Stadium.
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.
Jack Neal is the 2016 valedictorian for Savoy High School. Neal will attend the U.S. Naval Academy and will begin his training this summer. Neal plans to study aeronautical engineering with a concentration in aviation.