School News
  • UNT doctoral psychology student Renee Cloutier received a $71,674 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in support of her dissertation research. photo by Michael Clements
  • The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $16,750 to area students for the spring 2017 semester. The foundation seeks to identify and support students who combine academic promise with character and commitment to their community.
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University will present the 95th annual Candlelighting ceremony on Monday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce and Commerce ISD are partnered for an initiative to provide area high school freshmen with the opportunity to take up to 36 hours of dual-credit classes, tuition free, through the Pride Prep Academy.
  • Wren Baker is a 2001 graduate of Southeastern, and since July 29, 2016, has served as Vice President and Director of Athletics at the University of North Texas in Denton.
  • Family members and friends are honoring a lifetime of public school service with the establishment of the Aletha Burrage Scholarship at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
  • The University of North Texas and the U.S. Peace Corps have entered into a formal partnership to better prepare UNT students for global careers and for service as Corps volunteers. UNT has gone one step further by developing a new Peace Corps Prep Certificate.

  • Join us and the geese at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for our free Youth First programs for children ages 4-12. Each November thousands of geese arrive at the Refuge to spend the winter. Learn about their long journey they make twice each year at this free nature activity program.
  • First grade through fifth grade

  • Savoy Elementary students donated over 700 items to the local food bank. We had a goal of 500 and the students really showed just what community is all about. The generosity of the students will help provide food not just for the holidays but hopefully for a few months.

  • L.H. Rather Junior High School will be hosting its annual Title 1 Parent Meeting and State Accountability Meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in the L.H. Rather library.
  • Kindergarten through 6th grade

  • PK-Emily Horn, Kindergarten-Braydon Rich, 1st Grade-Jacob Campbell, 1st Grade-Jackson Hubanks, 2nd Grade-Brynlee Ewalt, 3rd Grade-Davian Gonzalez, 3rd Grade-Riley Walker, 4th Grade-Mason Staley, 5th Grade Arin Henshaw, 6th Grade-Kyrsten Hall
  • Thirty-four Southeastern Oklahoma State University students were recently inducted into Alpha Chi.
  • Austin College's student organization ACCares will host its annual World AIDS Day service Thursday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the small chapel of Wynne Chapel, beyond the main auditorium. Members of the public are invited to attend.

  • Austin College has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women for the Austin College Responsible Education Advocacy Coordination and Training ('Roos REACT) program. The grant, to be dispersed over three years, seeks to improve the prevention and awareness of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
  • Bonham High School would like to invite parents for a meeting on Monday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m. at Bonham High School for the purpose of their annual Title 1 meeting.