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Jan 27

Pine Tree ISD approves contract extension for Superintendent

   Dr. TJ Farler will continue to serve Pine Tree ISD as the schools superintendent, thanks to unanimous support Monday by school board members at a special meeting held Tuesday, January 21st. “The board approved a three-year contract that is extended by a year after the first year served,” said Farler. Her extension will ensure …

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Dec 06

The Art of Giving at Ned E. Williams

  Ned E. Williams Elementary School goes beyond the regular academics required by the District and State of Texas to learn the art of giving. Diana Williams, the school’s speech therapist organizes events that enable students to learn the art of giving through civic engagement. So, during Veteran’s Day, students showed their appreciation for local …

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Nov 01

Foster Math/Science team wins first 2013 meet

The Foster Middle School Math/Science Team hosted and handily won the first meet of 2013-14 this past weekend, bettering its competitors by hundreds of points. The Dragons brought home the 1st place trophy with 4,322 points, compared with 3,977 and 3,838 points by Pine Tree and Hallsville, respectively. Foster Math/Science Meet Medalists Number Sense 6th …

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Oct 31

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Oct 30

Media Tips for the week of October 28

John Tyler High School Café con Leche – Parent Meeting In Spanish Monday, October 28 6:00 p.m. Library Information will be presented to families which include scholarships and grants, college admissions for post-secondary studies, as well as information on the branches of services. Woods Elementary School Pumpkin Chunk Thursday, October 31 11:30 – 12:15 – …

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Oct 30

Charting a better path for our public schools:Even middle-class students no longer get a fair shot at a solid education.

Nearly 60 years after the Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education decision, separate but unequal school systems still stunt our nation’s potential. After the 1954 ruling, segregating racially within a town or county became much more cumbersome without coming to an end. New towns blossomed, largely through restrictive zoning, that were …

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Oct 17

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Oct 16

Going to college:Preparing them early for the next phase in their lives

Forest Park Middle school National Honor Junior Society students took a field trip to Stephen F. Austin University this week. The students had a chance to experience full college life on SFA’s campus. They all got a chance to speak with college students and four seniors took them on a tour of the campus experiencing …

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