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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…
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.
Imagine stepping back to Medieval days this Christmas season.
The College Singers from North Central Texas College have planned a holiday extravaganza this Christmas.
This Week's Circulars
Lorn R. "Ken" Kincaid, 92, passed from this life on November 27, 2020 in Decatur Texas. Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3rd, at New Resthaven Cemetery in Gainesville, Texas, with Dr. Billy Moore officiating. Lorn was born on November 10, 1928 in Eric, Oklahoma, …
Bettie Cook was born October 17, 1924 in Purcell, Oklahoma. Eighteen years later she met Alburton Cook who was stationed in Purcell with the Civil Conservation Corps as a surveyor. He went ahead of her to heaven in 2016. She became a loving wife, mother, grand mother and great grand mother a…
Memorial services for Reagan Vestal Jr., 88, of Gainesville, are pending with Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home. Mr. Vestal passed away November 26, 2020 in Denton. You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
- BREAKING: Highway closed due to 5 vehicle crash
- County to offer free virus testing, TJJD reports infected staffer
- Commissioners approve business expansion
- BREAKING: Muenster Christmas parade rescheduled
- Muenster’s Martie McCoy kicks game-winning field goal in regional quarterfinal
- Police report rash of vehicle burglaries
- Area hospital occupancy rate remains above 15%
- Police investigate Monday evening robbery
- Council to discuss utility relocation along I-35
- Sacred Heart's season ends in loss to Dallas First Baptist