School News
  • Summer Camp at the Creative Arts Center is always a great experience for kids of all ages. Theater Camp teaches kids how to project, speak in front of a group, work as a team and think "outside the box." Art Camp allows children the freedom to express themselves in positive, creative ways without judgement. Children learn how to improve their artistic skills while having a good time.
  • The Fannin County Special Education office will be destroying records from the 2008, 2009 and 2010 school years. Please contact Judy Baker @ 903-583-5528, Ext. 3500 if you are interested in getting your records. The deadline for obtaining this information is Friday, June 12, 2015.
  • Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee, won top prize in the 2015 NASA Student Launch challenge near NASA Marshallís Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. credits: NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given
  • For the third consecutive year, The University of Texas at Dallas is ranked in the top 20 in the world among universities founded less than 50 years ago, according to the just-released "100 Under 50" report.
  • Occupations that were represented were probation officer, flight attendant, pilot, financial advisor, Director of Nursing, District Attorney, bank president, fireman, police officer, funeral director, college recruiter, and entrepreneur. They spent the morning at the L.H. Rather before going to I.W. Evans in the afternoon. Thank you to BEDCo for underwriting lunch for all the presenters in between sessions.
  • We welcome the community to come and enjoy this old style musical review! Hear some of your favorite numbers from classic musicals as well as some newer tunes from more recent works. Bring the family for a great night of theatre!
  • Avery Crutsinger is a second grade student at Finley-Oates Elementary School. She has earned over 150 points in the Accelerated Reader (AR) supplementary reading program at her school.
  • The Dodd City Jr. Master Gardeners began learning about gardening and its many facets in September. Students have studied what plants need to survive, what types of soil there are, and how plants affect our daily lives.
  • Thursday, May 21: Senior Scholarship Awards; FBC; 6pm
  • The Bonham Education Foundation Texas Scholars 15th Annual Recognition Ceremony was held on May 18, 2015, at the First Baptist Church Life Center. The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of 21 Bonham High School graduating seniors who have excelled in scholastic achievements during their high school career. The students and their families were welcomed by Bonham Education Foundation Board members Jan Woodruff, Sandy Barber, Monica Kissling, Steve Mohundro, Sophia Dyson, and Mary Karl.
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University has released the President's Honor Roll for Spring 2015.
  • Alayna Laisy is a second grade student at Finley-Oates Elementary School. She has earned over 150 points in the Accelerated Reader (AR) supplementary reading program at her school.
  • Grayson College's Youth Summer of Discovery program offers 19 camps for children ages 8 to 12 during June and July. Topics vary but each four-day program features fun, learning and adventure in either a three-hour morning or a three-hour afternoon session. Offered by GCís Center for Workplace Learning (CWL), the camps run Monday through Thursday with the first camps beginning June 15 and the last concluding in July.
  • The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships totaling $35,000 to area students for the Fall 2015 semester. Due to the success of the GFCF Golf Tournament that was held in 2014 at Legacy Ridge Country Club, the foundation was able to increase the award amount this semester.
  • Increased hiring of part-time college faculty means that colleges and universities have pressure to find ways to support larger numbers of adjuncts and instructors. A new study in the Journal of Higher Education shows that institutional support, from office space to respect from full-time peers, is linked to part-time faculty membersí job satisfaction.
  • The State Board of Education (SBOE) is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE) Award. Texas employers who encourage and support employee participation in school activities are eligible to be nominated.
  • A Regular Meeting of the BISD Board of Trustees is set for Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. to be held at Bailey Inglish in the cafetorium. Please see the included notice for more information. A public reception will be held preceding the regular meeting at 5:30 pm to honor Sean Floyd, outgoing board member, for his commitment and service to BISD.