One Denton school board member signaled support while others raised concerns Tuesday about the district’s possible participation in a tax-increment reinvestment zone to fund the city’s proposed convention center. City officials made a presentation during the school board’s Tuesday meeting, offering updates about the project’s reduction in size.
AUBREY — The Aubrey school district this week named Delore Jones interim principal for its Early Bird Learning Center. Jones will serve in the position through the first semester.
Steven Scher, assistant band director at Krum High School, was a ninth-grader at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, N.Y., on Long Island on Sept. 11, 2001. It was the fifth day of school and he was sitting in his second-period world history class. He said he remembers not paying attention that day, instead looking out the classroom window. Scher said the view was the airspace above New York City.
Monday brought a couple of firsts for fourth-grader Samantha Raney. It was her first day at a brand new school and in a new district. The Adkins Elementary School student transferred from Lewisville ISD. She said she felt edgy and nervous being at a new school.
Former Dallas Cowboys star Herschel Walker speaks to students during freshman orientation at Denton High School on Friday. The Heisman Trophy winner spoke during the Denton school district’s Freshman First Day program, an orientation for incoming ninth-graders at Denton, Ryan and Guyer high schools.
The Lake Dallas school district will swear in a new board member Sept. 15. On Tuesday, Lake Dallas school trustees unanimously appointed Steve Payne to fill the unexpired Place 2 school board term. Carol Jula, who resigned earlier this summer, previously occupied the seat.
The Denton school district and the 10 other districts in the county met accountability standards, according to data released by the Texas Education Agency on Friday.
Three Denton County school districts are trying to find new superintendents this summer as the school year rapidly approaches. Aubrey, Little Elm and Pilot Point are among 42 Texas school districts with superintendent vacancies, according to TexasISD.com. The website is a source of school news for educators.
A ray of sunshine is what it takes to fuel one Liberty Christian School team. On Wednesday, 11 students from the Argyle school hit the road bound for Austin as participants in the 21st annual high school Solar Car Challenge.
From tips for creating a website to learning Google basics and from using 3D printers and pens to building a social media presence, the fifth annual Lone Star Technology in Action conference offers something for educators and local residents alike.