Members of the Ponder Fine Arts Booster Club were "relieved" to see a 14-month investigation into missing club funds end in an arrest Thursday evening, said Wendy Cely, the club's current president.
A former Ponder resident was arrested Thursday on a felony theft charge after police said she pocketed about $21,000 from the Ponder Fine Arts Booster Club bank account between August 2014 and December 2015, according to an arrest affidavit.
Texas Brigades is accepting applications for eight wildlife and natural resource-based leadership programs for the summer. Application deadline for limited spaces in the camps is March 15.
Members of the Ponder High School band pause for a photo while they march in the Peach Bowl parade on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia, where the Alabama Crimson Tide took on the Washington Huskies. The Ponder band also took home two awards from the parade: first place in Class 1 for marching and concert, and outstanding drum major for all classes.
LITTLE ELM — Locals once called the area “Fruit Jar Junction.” With myriad addresses listed under towns such as Little Elm, Aubrey, Cross Roads and Oak Point, one thing seems to unite the people living in the U.S. Highway 380 Corridor between Denton and McKinney: the schools.
ix winners were named in Dodd Intermediate School’s Red Ribbon Week poster contest last week in Krum. From left are fifth-graders Corbyn Sebesta, Angel Hernandez and Gage Guthrie, art teacher Kay Galyon, and fourth-graders Liberty Cooper, Brooke Murdock and Nailea Flores.
The age-old rivalry between Denton high schools grew this year as new kid on the block Braswell High School joined the conversation about how to improve each attendance zone.
Denton ISD’s eighth middle school finally has a name. After a lenghty open meeting, board members deliberated into the early morning hours Wednesday during closed session and voted unanimously to dub the building the Dr. Rudy and Rosemary Rodriguez Middle School. The name honors a local couple who share a passion for education and have contributed to Denton schools since the 1970s.
The Texas Cultural Trust launched a website that tracks public school access to arts education in Texas. The website is the hub of a new campaign to both highlight the importance of arts education and provide a statewide picture of who has access to arts education. The site looks at high school arts curriculum across the state from 2015.