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Percussionists seek perfection

In the blazing heat of the Texas summer, you’ll hear it.It may be an echo at first, but the closer you get to Denton High School, the clearer it will become.

Making melodies

Strickland Middle School music teacher Justin Bell, right, helps one of his students tune his saxophone during a recording session Thursday at Panhandle Recording Studios in Denton. The school’s jazz band was recording an album that will eventually be put on sale. This is the second year the band has recorded an album.

Officials discuss DISD updates, safety

City officials, school representatives and community members came together over breakfast tacos to hear about the progress of Denton ISD schools along the U.S. Highway 380 Corridor.

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Pam Arrington

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Liberty Christian School

In harmony

Barbershop quartet members Jayden White, Cameron Mutis, Brad Hilton and Nathan Griffin sing at Liberty Christian School’s annual Artist’s Garden Extravaganza.

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Election from First Dog’s eye view

Local teacher-turned-author Heather Patterson’s first book teaches young readers about the upcoming presidential election, as explained by the Obamas’ Portuguese water dog, Bo.

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DISD names new principals, transit head

The Denton ISD school board named four new principals and one new director of transportation at its regular meeting Tuesday night.

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Liberty Christian School

Prominent project

Argyle ISD

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DISD to announce new principals

The Denton school board is expected to announce new principals and a transportation director during tonight’s regular meeting.

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Krum ISD

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Audrey Bryant

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E.P. Rayzor zooms along in reading race

A little more than a quarter of Texas fourth-graders are proficient readers, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The actual number, 28 percent, falls below the national average of 34 percent.

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Selwyn College Preparatory School

Honorable effort

Members of the Selwyn College Preparatory School National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society.

Linda Horne

Colorful honor

Lake Dallas High School Color Guard members pose

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Ponder Fine Arts Booster Club

Moving up

The Ponder High School Band will send 16 students to the Texas Solo and Ensemble contest. Two choir students also advanced to the state competition.

Walsh stripped of athletic coordinator role at Guyer

John Walsh, the only head football coach Guyer has ever known, will be stripped of his role as the campus athletic coordinator at the conclusion of the school year. The move is the result of Walsh’s arrest on a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated-open container charge on Dec. 19 in Flower Mound, an incident he reported to his superiors when school resumed after the holiday break.

DISD adds new administrators

The Denton school board unanimously approved two new area superintendents of academic programs during Tuesday’s meeting.

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Denton High girls to compete for nutrition-related grants

Five Denton High School students will travel to Fort Worth today to pitch nutrition-related business ideas in a Shark Tank-style competition.

Denton ISD

Check presentation

Second-graders at Hawk Elementary School recently presented volunteers from the Red Cross a check for $657.57 as part of a project-based learning lesson.

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Liberty Christian School

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Spring brings start for Ryan bus access pilot program

Denton ISD anticipates launching a pilot program with the Denton County Transportation Authority within the next couple of months that will safely get Ryan High School student pedestrians to and from campus, according to district spokesman Mario Zavala.

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Police have suspect in Ryan lockdown threat

Denton police have a suspect in the threat to Ryan High School that led to Thursday’s campus lockdown.

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Family and friends of students in Denton school district’s reading intervention programs are invited to the sixth annual Reader’s Cafe from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Lee Elementary School.

Board meeting video soon to be available

Denton ISD has started recording audio and video of its regular-scheduled board meetings, and those recordings will soon be available on the district website.

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Lake Dallas ISD

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Liberty Christian School

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DISD OKs elementary boundaries

The Denton school board unanimously approved elementary attendance boundary adjustments to make way for its newest school, Bell Elementary School, and to balance populations at schools in Denton ISD’s east and south regions.

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Board takes up boundary changes

The Denton school board will decide on elementary attendance zones tonight that will affect 750 children attending schools in Denton ISD’s east and south regions.

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Drumming up help

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.

Administrator picked for Sherman ISD post

David Hicks, Denton ISD’s area superintendent of secondary academic programs, has been selected as Sherman ISD’s lone finalist for superintendent. The Sherman school board’s decision, which was unanimous,...

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Texas Woman's University

TWU program to grant automatic admission to top Denton ISD juniors

High school juniors in the top 30 percent of the class are now guaranteed automatic admission into Texas Woman’s University.