Education

Sun
13
Mar

County School Menus 03-14 to 03-18

Fruitvale ISD

Breakfast

Monday-Holiday

Tuesday-yogurt and graham cracker, assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, chocolate milk, white milk, mixed fruit, assorted fruit, jelly

Wednesday-cinna eggo mini waffle, syrup, whole wheat bread, chocolate milk, white milk, juice, assorted fruit, jelly

Thursday-breakfast burrito, salsa, assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, chocolate milk, white milk, juice, assorted fruit, jelly

Friday-pop tart with graham cereal, whole wheat bread, chocolate milk, white milk, fresh fruit, assorted fruit, jelly

Lunch

Monday-Holiday

Tuesday-nachos with ground beef, cheese sticks with marinara, pinto beans, roasted peppers and onions, diced pears, pineapple, cilantro lime rice, salsa, milk

Sun
13
Mar

University News

Texas Woman’s University

Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s and chancellor’s list for the fall 2015 semester.

Undergraduate students who complete at least twelve graded credit hours and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for the dean’s list.

Those students who have achieved a 4.0 grade point average are named to the chancellor’s list.

Shaylee Martin and Heather Mock, both from Edgewood, were named to the chancellor’s list.

Catherine Carr and Brianna Rhines, both from Canton, were named to the dean’s list.

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Mon
07
Mar

Program to offer TSI training 

A cooperative program between Trinity Valley Community College Adult Education and Literacy and Workforce Solutions East Texas called Dynamic Futures encourages at-risk young adults to see a brighter future.

The program prepares students to acquire their GED or prepare for the Texas State Initiative Assessment, which is required for all non-exempt students entering college-level courses.

According to curriculum trainer Terri Tims, it’s more than just the scholastic aspect of preparation. The course teaches personal presentation, resume writing, interview skills, “just those basic soft skills to build them up so that they can be successful. The combined element is career development…we do assessment tests and we work toward finding them a career path in a field that’s a demand occupation.”

Sun
06
Mar

County School Menus 03-07 to 03-11

Edgewood ISD

Breakfast

Elementary, Intermediate, Jr. High

Monday-morning sausage roll, assorted cereal, sliced toast, assorted fruit and juice, choice of milk

Tuesday-breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, sliced toast, assorted fruit and juice, choice of milk

Wednesday-pancakes with syrup, assorted cereal, sliced toast, assorted juice, choice of milk

Thursday-scrambled eggs, assorted cereal, sliced toast, assorted fruit and juice, choice of milk

Friday-cinnamon roll, assorted cereal, sliced toast, assorted fruit and juice, choice of milk

High School

Monday-yogurt bar, assorted muffin

Tuesday-cheese omelet, sausage gravy

Sun
06
Mar

University News

Sam Houston State University

The dean’s List at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve at least a 3.5 GPA out of a possible 4.0 during a regular semester. 

Micaela Brown, Katelyn Dover and Kristopher Sims, all from Edgewood, have been named to the SHSU dean’s list.

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Sat
05
Mar

GSHS hosting College Night March 7

Monday, March 7, is the third annual College Night at Grand Saline High
School.

Area parents and students are invited, organizers said.

From 6 to 6:46 p.m. college representatives will be available to provide information about their respective schools.

Information seminars will be held from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. The sessions will be from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m., 7:20 to 7:50 p.m. and 7:55 to 8:30 p.m.

Those attending to select the session or sessions they would like to attend.

Topics will be:

Sun
28
Feb

University News

University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler has named 428 students, including 37 pharmacy students, to the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.

In order to qualify for the university Dean’s List, a student must have completed twelve or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit in the awarding semester with a grade point average of at least 3.75. Students named to the President’s Honor Roll are not named to the Dean’s List. To be considered for such recognition in any semester, a student must qualify as a matriculated student pursuing a first bachelor’s degree. The Dean’s List is awarded in fall and spring semesters only.

Thu
25
Feb

University News

Tyler Junior College 

Tyler Junior College has recognized 1,438 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for their academic excellence during the Fall 2015 semester.

Students named to the president’s list are Saci Davila, Lily Lemus, Cecilia Sanchez and Patrick Ward from Ben Wheeler; Kevin Staats and Jason Thompson from Edgewood and Tiana Corley, Anakaren Gaspar, Ashley Massie and Kelsie Monty from Grand Saline.

Tue
23
Feb

Martins Mill Store gives district Exxon grant


Photos by Jennifer Fulgham Jessi Terrazas, left, was named Martins Mill High School student of the month for February. Junior High student of the month was Coleman Campbell, right, They were recognized by Principal Cory Hines.

Martin’s Mill ISD held their regular board meeting on Feb. 8. The meeting began with a special presentation. 

The Martin’s Mill Store presented the district with the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance grant certificate.  The grant of $500 will be used towards math and science programs. 

Following the presentation, the principals introduced students of the month.  The students recognized in elementary were Delilah Smith and Colton Crance.  Junior high student Coleman Campbell and high school student Jessi Terrazas were also recognized.

The March board meeting was changed due to spring break conflicts.  The new meeting date is March 21. 

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Mon
22
Feb

County students win at stock show


Courtesy photos Katy Berry took first place with her Late Senior Heifer in the Junior Simmental Show.

Donnie J. Wood, an FFA member from Wills Point, exhibited the first place heifer and received the showmanship award in the Junior Brahman Show.

Bryntlee Wilkerson, a 4-H member from Van Zandt County, exhibited the reserve champion intermediate heifer in the Junior Red Angus.

Katy Berry, also a 4-H member from Van Zandt County, showed the first place Late Senior Heifer and earned the showmanship award in the Junior Simmental Show.

The 2016 Fort Worth Stock Show hosted junior exhibitors form 238 Texas counties.

“Cultivating tomorrow’s business and civic leaders goes to the core of the purpose of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo,” said Stock Show President Brad Barnes. “Our commitment to these young men and women remains strong and we’re himbled that so many Texas youth choose to exhibit at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.”

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