School News
  • Austin College students seeking to learn about the culture and religion of Scotland are doing so as they spend the college's January term in Scotland.
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  • The scholarship will be awarded to a woman who declares her major as education and is enrolled as a junior or beyond in college. An applicant must be a graduate of a Fannin County high school or be a Fannin County resident.
  • Richland College recently met the requirements for designation as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE), the only institution in Texas and one of only 10 institutions in the nation to earn this distinction.
  • The George Blakey Daughters of the American Revolution will be accepting essays for the annual Mary Lou Kissinger Scholarship. Graduating seniors from a Fannin County high school are encouraged to submit a 150-word essay on "The heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future."
  • The Partners in Education Committee of the Denison Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 8th Annual Kits for Kids School Supply & Clothing Drive. This School Supply Drive is to help fill the unmet need for the different school supply items, clothing (such as warm up clothes, underwear, and socks for the occasional unplanned clothing change at school) and backpacks. We are asking people that would like to help out to take a few moments and purchase one or two extra items at the stores to donate.
  • A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bonham ISD was held Monday, January 19, 2015, beginning at 6:00 PM in the I.W. Evans Intermediate School, 1300 N. Main Street,
    Bonham, Texas 75418.
  • Six Grayson College students were recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for their performance and behind-the-scenes roles in the college's recent production of 'Art.' The festival attracts theater departments from community colleges and four-year institutions across Texas and the United States.

  • Dougherty's work has grown from single sculptures on pedestals to large scale installations requiring truckloads of saplings. He has constructed more than 230 of these sculptures in the last 30 years. Dougherty plans to join together large structures with four to five different types of trees and materials gathered from the Commerce area. A unique twist to his work is that he invites members of the community to be involved. Birthday Palace, 2014. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kauai, HI. Photo: Daniel Finchum.
  • The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) awarded Texas A&M University-Commerce a grant under the Nursing Innovation Grant Program Building Lab and Simulation Capacity opportunity, and Department of Nursing faculty, Cheryl McKenna and Barbara Tucker, are the primary investigators for the grant.
  • The Second International Day of Ladino, to be marked in Dallas on January 25, 2015, will be the first of a series of programs of a week focusing on Judeo-Spanish history and culture. The series is sponsored by Jewish Studies of Southern Methodist University with the enthusiastic support of its director, Dr. Shira Lander. The public is invited to all the programs free of charge.
  • The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern is the only AACSB-accredited business school in a public regional university in Oklahoma and one of only five institutions in the entire state to hold this distinction.
  • A group of Austin College students are delving deep into the subject of World War II during the Collegeís January Term - but their exploration goes far beyond the confines of a classroom. They have traveled to Europe to attempt to walk the battlefields of the war and to attempt to comprehend the enormities of the Holocaust and related crimes at Auschwitz and the state of the home fronts of the great cities of Europe. They are visiting WWII sites in Austria, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France, and Britain.
  • 01/21/2015 - Parent Meeting @ 1:00
    01/22/2015 - Reading Matters begins (four week program)
    01/22/2015 - Better Living for Texans @ 1:00 at the TEAM Center
  • Ruiz 4 Kids recently awarded Pathways High School educator, Marty Nichols a grant to assist with helping his students classroom expand their education through the use of audio books.