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.
The Sanger school district will soon add four new school buses to its fleet. At a school board meeting last week, trustees gave their approval for the district to purchase two 71-passenger buses and two 14-passenger buses, according to Eric Beam, Sanger’s deputy superintendent.
Today is graduation day for nearly 1,500 high school seniors from the Denton school district. Ceremonies for Denton’s three comprehensive high schools begin at 11 a.m. with Denton High School, followed by Guyer High at 2:30 p.m. and Ryan High at 6 p.m. All three graduation ceremonies will take place at the University of North Texas Coliseum.
Using 3-D pens and a 3-D printer, students at Denton High School and others recently designed artwork including ships, jellyfish, dragons, cellphone covers, a theater mask and a replica of the Eiffel Tower. The activity was offered with the help of Round Rock-based Dim3Printing, a 3-D printing company, which gave a presentation May 12 during the school's student art exhibit. According to school district officials, it was the first time students at Denton High have had the opportunity to use 3-D technology for creating artwork.
While Argyle football players worked their way through the fall season to the state championship, a team of young filmmakers was right by their side at practices, taking road trips across the state and sometimes working in freezing weather. Now the filmmakers are facing a championship of their own, of sorts.
The Denton school district is mourning the loss of Shonna Morelos, an educational diagnostician who has been with the district since 2008. Morelos, 45, died Tuesday morning, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. The cause of her death was not disclosed.
The Denton school board will consider the location for its next high school Tuesday. School district Superintendent Jamie Wilson said board members will decide between two properties along the U.S. Highway 380 Corridor for placement of the district’s fourth comprehensive high school.