School News
  • The Sherman High School Band Boosters will hold the 4th Annual Band on the Run 5k and Mini-K Fun Run on Saturday, March 3. Runners step off to live music by the Sherman High School marching band and return to a fight-song finish.
  • Fannin Federal Credit Union now has applications available for their members who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must be a Credit Union member for at least 90 days to apply for a Fannin Federal Credit Union scholarship.
  • Scientists have learned much about the flu since the 1918 flu pandemic that killed an estimated 50 to 100 million people worldwide, says SMU medical anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris: "We have a strong arsenal - medicinal, mechanical and social - against infectious disease and its ravages. But as historians of this epidemic are fond of saying, we would be wise to remain cautious."
  • An estimated 1,000 students, parents, and school officials are expected to be on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University February 24 for an event known as "Super Saturday."
  • Kayley Ashley, a freshman, won 2nd place in Division 1 Mathematics. She also won 2nd place in hand-made jewelry for her metal and jeweled tree pendant necklace.
  • YAM, Youth Aware of Mental Health, is an interactive program for adolescents promoting increased discussion and knowledge about mental health, suicide prevention, and the development of problem-solving skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Hayden Stroud and Aaron Nelson, back-to-back State Vice-Presidents
  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has extended the comment deadline for its online survey soliciting feedback on a draft corrective action plan for special education. The online survey period will now run through Tuesday, Feb. 20.
  • Spring break is just around the corner and that means fun at the Creative Arts Center during their Spring Break Camp from Monday through Friday, March 12-16. Instructor Eric Vest will teach art in the morning from 10:00 a.m. to noon and Theater, including Voice, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be a half-hour break for lunch. Kids can come for either morning or afternoon or bring a lunch and stay all day.
  • There are 2 seats expiring this year (both 3 year terms). The first day to file for a Place on the Ballot is January 17, 2018. The deadline to file for a place on the ballot is February 16, 2018.
  • Austin College's free 'Roo Bound program for area children in kindergarten through 5th grade continues for the spring term this Saturday, February 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This month's session is "All's Fair in Love and War," and students involved in Austin College's Improv Troupe and Delta Omicron international music society will provide programming for the session that invites children to spend fun, learning time on campus. Participants will have free lunch in the Austin College dining hall in Wright Campus Center, courtesy of the Service Station and Aramark Food Service.
  • Presented in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful, the Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest will award one $6,000 scholarship and two $2,000 scholarships in June. The scholarships recognize the achievements of high school seniors who take a leadership role in preventing litter in their schools and communities while working to build awareness for the Don’t mess with Texas initiative.
  • Landry Neal, a junior at Savoy High School, was elected Texas Beta Club State Secretary this past weekend at the Texas Beta Club convention in Grapevine.
  • Play & Learn Time, a program offered by Bonham Public Library for parents and their children aged one to three, has been moved to April 18-March 16. Space is Limited to the first eight families registered.
  • (L-R) Riley Stephens, flute; Cailyn Nolen, flute; Chase Lyde, clarinet; Zoee Reese, percussion; Prairie Wild, flute; Mrs. Wild, and Pate Wilkerson, trumpet
  • Pre-Kindergarten registration forms are ready.
  • Dallas County Community College District students – as well as hobby and recreational drone operators – can sign up for a three-day course, the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Drone Pilot Certification class, so that they will be prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s Remote Pilot Certificate exam.