Gov. Greg Abbott says he will not impose another statewide mask mandate, despite COVID-19 cases being on the rise again.
On Monday morning, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged anyone older than two to wear a mask this upcoming school year — no matter their vaccination status — to protect themselves against COVID-19.
Tonight’s planned Gainesville Independent School District Facilities Steering Committee meeting has been moved to later this week, district spokeswoman Leslie Crutsinger said Monday, June 14.
The following students were named to the Gainesville Independent School District All A honor roll for the sixth six weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. Honor roll is not calculated for 12th grade for that period.
From left, Andrew Carroll, Niaomi Dawson, Ruby Pingleton and Eryka Kitundu with the Gainesville High School Choir recently won honors at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble contest. For the competition, students showcased a single piece of music they’ve been working on since January. Dawson an…
Gainesville High School senior Matilin Rigsby is one of only a handful of students to graduate with associate degrees before receiving their high school diplomas this month. Rigsby, however, is rare as she is graduating from the North Central Texas College Honors Program.
Gainesville High School’s One Act Play, “Troy Women,” advanced to the area UIL contest for theater, slated for April 6 in Grand Prairie. Awards earned at the bi-district contest March 19 included: All Star Cast, Jade Conner; Honorable Mention, Landry Dosher; Honorable Mention, Alex Stockwell…
Texas Woman’s University named the following students to its chancellor’s list, recognizing full-time students who have maintained a 4.0 grade point average during the fall 2018 semester.
January teachers and students of the month at Muenster Independent School District were recently honored. From left are: front, third-grader Ryan Krebs and fifth-grader Danni Paulin; back, elementary Principal Lou Heers, first-grade teacher Jill Reiter, freshman Martie McCoy, high school fam…
On Feb. 20, academic meet award winners from Walnut Bend Independent School District attended a guided tour field trip of the University of North Texas, including several classrooms on campus, recreational areas, residence halls and lunch at a campus cafeteria. “This will be an annual reward…
Several area students graduated from Texas Woman’s University during its fall 2018 commencement ceremonies held Dec. 12, 14 and 15, 2018. The public co-educational university is headquartered in Denton with campuses in Dallas and Houston.
Fifteen students in grades 2-8 competed in the eighth annual Gainesville Independent School District spelling bee Jan. 31 after having placed highly in their respective school spelling bees.
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…
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.
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.
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.
As college students gear up to start their Spring semester next week, North Central Texas College Police Chief James Fitch wants to be clear- “no guns are allowed on campus.”
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…
This Week's Circulars
William Foster Baskett (Bill), age 74, died June 20, 2021 at Medical City Denton. Bill was born on December 5, 1946 to Max and Dorothy Baskett. He married Catheryn Thien Nguyen on June 17, 1972 in Bedford, Texas. They have three children and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be hel…
Graveside services with military honors for Herschell Eugene Hinson, 96, of Collinsville, are set for 1:00 PM Thursday, July 22, 2021 at the Indian Creek Cemetery in Collinsville. No visitation is planned. Herschell was born in Mineral Wells on May 26, 1925 to Emmett Earl Hinson and Ethyle V…
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