The Denton school board viewed the latest design plans for the district’s eighth middle school this week.
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.
Robert Simpson, a Denton High School senior, has accepted an appointment to enter the U.S. Air Force Academy. U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville, nominated the student for an appointment to the academy last fall because of his outstanding academic record and extracurricular achievements, Robin Vaughn, Burgess’ deputy district director, wrote in an email.
Auctioneer Adam Reese explains the rules of a live auction during the Denton Public School Foundation’s 2015 Groundhog Day Gala on Saturday at the University of North Texas Gateway Center. The event, which celebrated the foundation’s 20th year, is the largest single fundraiser for grants and scholarships for Denton school district teachers and students.
The Pilot Point school board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider officially hiring Dan Ray Gist II as superintendent.