Cornbread muffin mix, bags of potatoes and canned goods sat neatly placed before 80 cardboard boxes. Cadets from the Denton High School Air Force Junior ROTC would soon come by to place the items and others — everything a family would need for a Thanksgiving meal — into the boxes.
High school juniors in the top 30 percent of the class are now guaranteed automatic admission into Texas Woman’s University.
It’s never easy when a school receives results from the state indicating disappointing student test scores. It’s devastating. In August, Borman Elementary School received a “needs improvement” accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency for failing to pass three of the four performance indicators assessed to determine state ratings — student achievement, closing performance gaps and post-secondary readiness.
Denton ISDCommunity forum will cover substance abuseDenton ISD will host a substance abuse prevention and intervention open forum on Wednesday, Oct. 21.The program will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Board...
AUBREY — The phrase “no child left behind” took on a whole new meaning Monday at Providence Elementary School. The sound of screaming echoed through the corridor of the school’s kindergarten wing. The hysterical screams came from a visibly upset boy starting kindergarten. It was his very first day of school. His first time away from his mother, school officials said.
Three Lewisville ISD high schools were among 500 ranked on Newsweek magazine’s America’s Top High Schools list released Wednesday. Flower Mound (No. 181), Marcus (No. 261) and Hebron (No. 299) high schools were the only Denton County schools to make the list. Texas was represented by 30 high schools on the list.
Denton ISD officials will explain changes to its truancy practices in a workshop discussion at a school board meeting tonight. The passage of House Bill 2398 last legislative session is the reason for the change. Beginning Sept. 1, truancy is no longer considered a Class C misdemeanor that results in jail time.
LITTLE ELM — It’s a hot 93-degree day and Leslie Guajardo is at the Braswell High School construction site.
What are the odds? Each year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation names 1,000 high school students across the U.S. as Gates Millennium Scholars. Five of the lucky 2015 winners are seniors at Denton schools who no longer have to worry about the cost of college.
ARGYLE — Limited construction of Argyle ISD projects are expected to resume today. At a Monday meeting, the Argyle school board approved three motions related to construction halted earlier this month following the deaths of two workers in less than a week at the Argyle High School construction site.