School News
  • Austin College will host Emmy-nominated national journalist and civic innovator Maria Teresa Kumar as the recipient of the College’s 2019 Posey Leadership Award March 26 on campus and March 27 in Dallas. Lauded as one of the most influential American Latinos under 40, Kumar will speak at Austin College on Tuesday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m. in Wynne Chapel on "Moving Forward in An Inclusive America." The presentation is free and open to the public, though space is limited. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m.
  • Dr. John Dunne will open the annual Austin College Cunningham Lectures on March 28 at 11:00 a.m. with "The Art and Science of Human Flourishing: Contemplative Pedagogy in Action," in Sherman Hall's Hoxie Thompson Auditorium. Dunne is the Distinguished Chair in Contemplative Humanities at the Center for Healthy Minds at University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-founder of the Collaborative for Contemplative Studies at Emory University. All events of the series are free and open to the public.
  • Afterwards, Director Eva Williams and Paris ISD Chief Brad Ruthart discuss the drill with Paris Police Department Assistant Chief Randy Tuttle and Captain Joseph Nelms who were impressed with the good job by all and offered suggestions for future drills.
  • Ector Independent School District will be holding its annual Kindergarten pre-registration on Thursday, April 4 at 9:00 a.m. in the elementary computer lab. Candidates for pre-registration must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019 to register.
  • Notice is hereby given that on Monday, March 25, 2019, 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.
  • Austin College's Adams Observatory opens its doors to the community for a Star Party on March 22, inviting visitors to search the universe through the largest research telescope in North Texas. Members of the community are welcome to attend the free come-and-go event from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., but should register in advance.
  • On Tuesday, March 19, Bonham ISD and local clergy held our March Pastors Breakfast. A huge thank you to the team at Living Word Church of God in Bonham for hosting us and providing breakfast.
  • Paris High School seniors Asher Andoe and Easton Vaughn recently visited the pre-kindergarten classes at Givens Early Childhood Center. They talked to the young students about robotics, demonstrated robots, and let them drive the robots.
  • Paris High School students in Health Science and Forensic Science classes recently learned about careers in nursing and sexual assault forensic medical exams from Morgan White, RN. White is a 2010 Paris High School graduate.
  • Students wear beekeeper suits as they learn about bees and pollination at the Insect Expo. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)
  • SMU's ability to cultivate and launch entrepreneurs for North Texas and beyond received a major boost with a significant new gift from prominent Dallas business leaders and major SMU supporters Linda Wertheimer Hart ’65 and Milledge (Mitch) A. Hart, III. The Harts now are among SMU’s most generous donors.
  • Holy Family School will begin offering Evening Childcare for children 3 years to 9 years of age. This care will be available Monday-Friday from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Holiday care will also be offered with special registration. Meals and snacks will be provided as well.
  • Austin College and its Dining Services partner Aramark announce Chef Josh Brigman as a recent graduate of Culinary Institute of America ProChef II Certification Training. Brigman completed CIA training in San Antonio, demonstrating proficiency in general culinary applications, basic food science, baking and pastry, healthy cooking and nutritional analysis, management and supervisory skills, dietary guidelines for Americans, and the basic concepts of financial controls of a food operation.
  • Students from Paris High School brought home several state awards from the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) Teach Tomorrow Summit, held Feb. 28-March 2 at The Delta Hotel and Watters Creek Convention Center in Allen, Texas.
  • 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.

  • Lewisville ISD - Park Place Dealerships partnership brings real-world experience into classroom with new tools, mentors and hands-on career opportunities.