School News
  • Jacob Price, Honey Grove High School (Back Row 2nd From Left) - Ryley Neal, Savoy High School (Back Row 2nd from Right)
  • Fall 2014 marks Texas A&M University-Commerce’s 125th year as an institution of higher education in East Texas. On April 24, the university would like to celebrate with the campus and community with a kick-off reveal of what is to come in the fall.
  • Tom Bean High School students Taylor Stephens and Amber Blasingame placed 6th in the state in recent FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) STAR event competition.
  • Everyone who is at least 18 years old and has a valid driver's license is encouraged to stop by the BHS student parking lot anytime from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. April 26 to test-drive a new Dodge vehicle from Bonham Chrysler, including Dodge Durango, Grand Caravan, Dart and Journey vehicles.
  • The Collin County Master Gardeners Association, an integral part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A & M University System, are happy to announce they will be awarding one (1) $1,000 scholarship for the 2014 academic year to students interested in the study of horticulture related fields. The scholarship will be awarded on or before by May 20, 2014.
  • The National Championship winning Boyd Bailadoras are hosting their annual Spring Mini Bailadora Dance Clinic on Saturday, April 26 at Boyd High School. Check in will begin at 7:30 a.m. and a performance for parents will be at 11:30 a.m.
  • The 2014 Austin College Cunningham Lectures will include chaplains and Bible professors from historic Presbyterian Church (USA) colleges joining in a panel discussion on "The Bible and the Liberal Arts: Transformative Dialogues," on Tuesday, April 22, at 11:00 a.m. in Wright Campus Center, Room 231. A follow-up panel discussion on “Does Austin College Need the Bible?” will be held at 8:30 p.m. that evening in the Pouch Club of Wright Campus Center. The events are co-sponsored by the Austin College Johnson Center for Faculty Development and Excellence in Teaching. Both panels are free and open to the public.
  • Notice is hereby given that on Monday, April 21, 2014, at 6:00 PM the Board of Trustees of the Bonham School District will hold a Regular Meeting at the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, Texas 75418.
  • Sallie Sampsell Watson, missional presbyter/stated clerk for the Presbytery of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and a 1978 graduate of Austin College, will present the Austin College Baccalaureate sermon Saturday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m. in Sid Richardson Center of the Robert T. Mason Athletic/Recreation Complex on campus. She will take part in Commencement exercises the next morning and receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Austin College.

  • Spring Commencement will be held at Southeastern Oklahoma State University on Saturday, May 10. One ceremony for all schools will begin at 10 a.m. at Paul Laird Field.
  • The State Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren.
  • A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bonham ISD was held Monday, April 7, 2014, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, Texas 75418.
  • Eighty-seven L.H. Rather band members competed in the UIL Region 25 Concert and Sightreading Contest held at Pottsboro High School on Friday, April 11. The band earned a Division II, or "Excellent" rating in their Sightreading evaluation.
  • Bailey has earned 150 points in the Accelerated Reader (AR) supplementary reading program at her school.
  • Campers Charles Randall, Sumedh Thopte, Austin Ma and Ethan Barry show off two of the bridge models they constructed from paper cups and straws during the June 2013 session of The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc's. "Bridging the Gap" summer camp program. photo courtesy Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc.
  • GetEducated.com has ranked Texas A&M University-Commerce as the No. 3 “Best Buy” for its AACSB-accredited online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Based on a national survey of 93 MBA programs, GetEducated.com gave A&M-Commerce an A grade for its online master’s degree.
  • Four students and their FCCLA advisor traveled this past week to the Texas FCCLA 2014 State Leadership Conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. Students participated in workshops concerning issues of team building and student body (nutrition and fitness), enjoyed motivational speakers Aric Bostick and Judson Laipply, contributed to the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission and they took assessment test over FSC subjects.