Last week, Gainesville High School senior Matilin Rigsby participated in the UIL Congressional Debate State Tournament in Austin. Known in rounds as Representative Rigsby, Matilin represented GHS, UIL District 9 and ESC Region 11. Rigsby to the second day of session and ended the final sessi…

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Sivells Bend second-grade teacher Jen Hoberer teaches students when C says K and when it says S with a Connect Four-style game.


Gainesville Independent School District recognized several students and employees at its meeting Monday night, Dec. 17.

Uriel Tellez, left, Benson Tran and Johany Marin placed first, second and third, respectively, in Gainesville Junior High School’s annual Scripps Spelling Bee on Monday, Dec. 10. The final word for the bee was “flambeau.” The three were among 10 students in the competition and will advance t…

Gainesville Independent School District recently named its Students of the Month for November. Pictured are, front row, Brandt Crain, Sophia Floyd, Hagen Betancourth, Isabella Pires; second row, Bryan Garcia, Sydney Giles, Lelia McCoy, Natalie Putnam, Alejandro Hernandez; back row, GISD boar…


The Gainesville High School Redcoat Band takes the field Saturday, Oct. 27, at Denton Collins Stadium after winning a perfect score last weekend in the UIL Region Marching competition.

A senior at Gainesville High School has been named a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.


Another school year has begun for students attending North Central Texas College, and this time, they have an app to connect with one another.


Students surround a flag in the gym at Walnut Bend Independent School District on Wednesday morning for the annual student-led See You At The Pole prayer event. The event normally happens outside, but was moved due to rain.

Members of the Walnut Bend Independent School District board recently heard from a representative with Vanguard Modular.

The photo, posted to social media over the weekend, shows a young man smiling as he stands on the flag in what appears to be a Richland, Pennsylvania School District classroom. A fellow student is posed next to him with her middle finger raised.

It is a memoir of sheer terror, heartbreak and mystery, not because Dylan was some monster, but because he was like so many teenagers - withdrawn yet loving, who apparently managed to shield suicidal thoughts and searing depression from his parents, friends and teachers. He fit no model of the alienated, violent loner.

AUSTIN - Yujin Cho won admission to Purdue University’s doctoral physics program, but she did some research before leaving South Korea and decided that West Lafayette, Indiana, sounded too remote.

There are reports of accidents, but also house fires caused by exploding hoverboards. Bucknell, Bloomsburg and Susquehanna universities in Pennsylvania along with Eastern Kentucky University are the latest of more than 30 schools to restrict or ban scooters. 

Two years ago, North Central Texas College and three Minnesota community colleges aligned to receive an $18.3 million grant to expand demand-driven skills training and strengthen employer partnerships through the Rural Information Technology Alliance (RITA). 

On America's college campuses, 2015 was a wildly unpredictable year of reckoning. There were uprisings, shutdowns and lockdowns. There were bracing debates about racism, sexism and discrimination of other kinds. There were unprecedented efforts to tally up the toll of sexual violence at coll…

More than half of the sixth graders at Robert E. Lee Intermediate are enrolled in band this year, said Principal Dee Dosher. 

She said the growing number of students at her campus, located at 2100 North Grand Avenue, is prompting an ever growing need for a permanent band hall.


Gainesville High School Key Club found a way to help the animals at Noah’s Ark.

Members of the group recently set up a table at Tractor Supply in Gainesville where they collected $400 cash along with some supplies for the dogs and cats.


There was time for serious photos and a little clowning around Wednesday as North Central Texas College nursing students prepare to graduate this month.

Imagine stepping back to Medieval days this Christmas season.

The College Singers from North Central Texas College have planned a holiday extravaganza this Christmas.


Gainesville Education Foundation’s Prize Patrol recently presented grants to help GISD students.

The nonprofit organization — created to help enhance education in GISD — made the rounds fulfilling requests submitted by dedicated GISD teachers.


The Gainesville Independent School District’s (GISD) teacher of the month is Joanie Jones, Robert E. Lee sixth grade Science teacher, nominated by Lee principal Dee Dosher. 


Callisburg Senior Courtney Yohey took the first step in a life-long dream Friday, signing a letter of intent with Texas A&M in College Station on a full ride scholarship. Ride is the appropriate word since Yohey plans to major in agriculture business and participate in the Aggie equestrian program to boot.


The North Central Texas College Foundation celebrated the accomplishments of students and the donors who helped provide scholarships for those students at the annual Donors and Scholars Breakfast Friday at Lions Fieldhouse on the NCTC Gainesville campus.


How much difference can loose change make? Last week, Gainesville Independent School District students helped prove change can go a long way toward fulfilling a goal. The GISD students helped raise funds for the Frank Buck Zoo’s new cheetah exhibit with “Change for Cheetahs.” 


LINDSAY — In a standing room only gymnasium, Lyndsay students and adults alike gathered to sing patriotic songs and pay homage to area veterans who had served their country, fighting for freedom in various wars during the past 70 plus years.

ERA - While the normal dominant colors inside the Era gymnasium are black and gold, it was all about the red, white and blue Wednesday morning. 

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