The Friday, Feb. 15 deadline to apply for a spot on an area school district’s May 4 ballot is quickly approaching.
The following area districts are hosting elections this spring:
Sharron Acker, Dusty Weaver and Jack Oppel’s spots are up for election on the Callisburg Independent School District’s Board of Trustees.
They are all three-year, at-large positions.
Hopefuls interested in signing up for a spot on the board can stop by the Callisburg Administrative Office, 148 Dozier St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, according to Superintendent Don Metzler. On Friday — the last day to sign up — the office will stay open until 5 p.m.
Place 6 board member Phil Neelley and Place 7 board member Corey Hardin’s seats on the Gainesville Independent School District Board of Trustees are up for election.
Candidate packets may be picked up and returned from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the GISD Admin Building, 800 S. Morris St. The office will extend their hours until 5 p.m. on Friday to help people make the filing deadline, according to school officials.
Each at-large position is for a three-year term.
Zach Bowman and Olivia Neu’s seats on the Lindsay Independent School District Board of Trustees are up for election this year, according to school officials.
The seats are at-large positions for three years.
Applications for a place on the ballot can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the administration office, 495 W. 6th St. The last day to pick up packets will be Friday, Feb. 15 when the office is open until 5 p.m.
Places 1 and 2 on the Muenster Independent School District Board of Trustees are up for election.
The seats are currently held by Darren Bindel and Mel Walterscheid, respectively.
All board positions in Muenster are at-large, three-year terms.
Interested parties may pick up their application packets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until Feb. 15 at the Muenster ISD Administration Building, 113 East 7th St.
Pilot Point ISD
Seats held by Pat Burns and Jackie Jenkins, places 3 and 4 on the Pilot Point Independent School District Board of Trustees, are up for election.
Applications can be picked up in the Pilot Point ISD administration office, 829 S. Harrison St., between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily with the exception of Friday when the office will remain open until 5 p.m.
The terms are for three years.
Valley View ISD
Lori Huber, business manager of the Valley View Independent School District, says four seats are up for election this year on the district’s school board.
The positions are held by Corinne French, seat 1; Clint Grant, seat 2; Kristen Tarrant, seat 3; and Corbin Evans, seat 7.
Seats 1, 2, and 3 are three-year terms and seat 7 will be up for election in two years because it’s filling an appointed position, Huber said.
Candidate packets can be picked up between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily at the Valley View ISD Administration Office, 106 Newton St. On Friday, the office will be open until 5 p.m.
Carol Pike and T.R. Fletcher’s positions are up on the Whitesboro Independent School District Board of Trustees this election season.
They are at-large, three-year terms.
Anyone interested in applying for a spot on the school board can pick up and return an application from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at the Whitesboro ISD Administration Building, 115 Fourth St. On Friday, Feb. 15, the office will be open until 5 p.m. for hopefuls to meet the filing deadline.
Era, Sivells Bend and Walnut Bend school districts are not having May elections.