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“I find the regular guy can make it just fine if government will leave him alone, let him keep more of his money—and not take away his belief that it is up to him.”

— Dave Ramsey

Posts tagged with ‘Schools’

  • Lake Worth ISD’s New Superintendent Interview

    By Editor on February 20, 2015
    By Rick Allen — The name John Hebert has been synonymous with education in the West Fort Worth area for nearly three decades. From coach to teacher and now superintendent of the Lake Worth School District, he has been a major influence in the education of youths in the area. Now, 29 years after entering the education field, the Brewer […]
  • StarBank of Texas Delivers Dictionaries

    By Editor on November 30, 2014
    Recently the Star Bank delivered dictionaries to Elementary schools in our community. Casey Jones and Christy Dusek delivered them to the 4th graders at Marine Creek Elementary. Steve Siebenthall delivered them to the 4th graders at Blue Haze Elementary. 
  • HEART OF TEXAS – Home School News and Events

    By Editor on May 10, 2014
      Home Educators Alliance for Resources and Training of Texas, Inc. MAY 2014 ISSUE Home School News and Events Dear Home School Families and Friends, We are excited to share information that we feel may be of interest to home schoolers in North Texas. Please feel free to pass along this newsletter to your friends or other homeschooling families in […]
  • Texas Wesleyan to offer free tuition, streamline transfer process from TCC

    By Editor on May 8, 2014
    BY MONICA S. NAGY mnagy@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH — Students that transfer to Texas Wesleyan University in the fall could get their tuition paid with the private university’s new “Smaller. Smarter. Promise Scholarship.” The private institution’s new scholarship would provide free tuition to first-time students that make the grades but lack the cash. It’s targeted at students leaving community colleges, such as Tarrant County […]
  • Lake Worth ISD Brass Quintet Top Division One Rating

    By Editor on March 30, 2014
    The Lake Worth High School Brass Quintet performed at the March 24, 2014 School Board meeting. The group of young men have recently received a top Division I rating at the UIL Solo and Ensemble competition. They will be competing at the state competition in May.
  • HCTC Students Bring Home Skills USA Awards

    By Editor on March 9, 2014
    Hollenstein Career and Technology Center (HCTC) students participated in the SkillsUSA District 4 contest held February 14th and 15th in Waco. Students competed in events related to their HCTC program of study and represented the district, and their individual schools. The students brought home 91 medals and 52 qualified for state. The state SkillsUSA contest will take place in Corpus […]
  • Welcome Mike White to Lake Worth ISD

    By Editor on March 9, 2014
      On Thursday February 6 the Board of Trustees approved the hiring of the new Director of Finance Mike White. He comes to Lake Worth ISD from Dallas County Schools, one of two county school districts in the state, where he was the Chief Budget Manager for the past five years. Prior to that Mr. White was Business Manager at […]
  • NW Tarrant Chamber Names Kelly Utterback Teacher of the Year

    By Editor on March 9, 2014
    Teacher of the Year Award  The Northwest Tarrant County Chamber of Commerce has named Kelly Utterback as their 2014 Teacher of the Year. Mr. Utterback teaches 5th grade math at N.A. Howry Intermediate School.
  • Eagle Mountain- Saginaw ISD 2014-2015 School Calendar Approved

    By Editor on March 9, 2014
    All Eagle Mountain- Saginaw ISD elementary campuses will operate on a 9-week grading period and secondary schools will remain on a 6-week grading period.  Click here to view the 2013-2014 School Calendar Click here to view the 2014-2015 School Calendar (approved at the December 16, 2013 Board meeting) If you would like to access our online month-by-month calendar rather than the downloads above, simply […]
  • Amber Beene Selected as Principal for Saginaw Elementary

    By Editor on March 8, 2014
    Amber Beene has been selected to be the next principal for Saginaw Elementary School. Mrs. Beene, currently the assistant principal at Saginaw Elementary, will succeed principal Jack Hamilton, who will retire at the end of this year. Mrs. Beene was hired as assistant principal for Saginaw Elementary in 2012. Prior to working for EM-S ISD, Mrs. Beene was an assistant principal in […]
  • Boswell AG Teacher, Gary Mckinney Wins HERO Award

    By Editor on March 8, 2014
    Gary McKinney, Boswell agriculture science teacher is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Bayard H. Friedman HERO Award, sponsored by Score a Goal in the Classroom. McKinney was selected as the most outstanding Agricultural Science educator in North Texas by the Score a Goal selection committee. The award was presented at the Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show on Saturday, March 1 […]
  • Lake Country Christian School Open House

    By Editor on January 27, 2014
      Beginning at 5:30 today the doors are open for the community to visit Lake Country Christian School. You will meet all the staff and hear about all the fully accredited school has to offer you child. Being centrally located in northwest Fort Worth and offering college-prep and AP classes to help the student in the areas of TAPPS sports, […]
  • Lake Worth ISD Present Recognition

    By Editor on December 24, 2013
    Lake Worth ISD Present Recognition to … November School Board Meeting Prayer and pledges at the November 16 School Board meeting were led by students from Effie Morris Elementary School. Daggs Honored for Service Wilson Daggs is honored by the Board of Trustees and by Lake Worth ISD for 9 1/2 years of service MMES Employee of the Month Mrs. Jinetta […]
  • The Board of Lake Worth ISD Changes

    By Editor on December 24, 2013
      Lake Worth ISD Trustees Welcome New Members The Lake Worth ISD Board of Trustees canvassed the results of the November 5 election at the beginning of the regular School Board meeting on November 18. Two new members (Mrs. Sandra Tilley and Mrs. Tammy Thomas) and one incumbent (Mr. Armando Velazquez) were sworn in by Dr. David Fitts, Superintendent of […]
  • The Areas Most Complete School Closing and Delayed Openings List

    By Editor on December 8, 2013
    TheNWSun.com offers this advice … check Channel 11 Tonight and in the morning for the most current updates.   http://dfw.cbslocal.com/school-closings/
  • Harsh Weather Leads to Area Schools Closings

    By Editor on December 5, 2013
        Azle ISD – Closed http://www.azleisd.net/education/district/district.php?sectionid=1 Castleberry ISD  – Closed  http://www.castleberryisd.net/ Eagle Mountain – Saginaw ISD – Closed http://www.emsisd.com/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=15289&ViewID=7b97f7ed-8e5e-4120-848f-a8b4987d588f&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=33644&PageID=1 Lake Worth ISD – Closed  Escuelas Cerradas http://www.lake-worth.k12.tx.us/site/default.aspx?PageID=1 White Settlement ISD – Closed http://www.wsisd.com/pages/wsisd/News/12_5_13_7_32_p_m__All_WSISD_Sc 
  • S.O.S. Spirit of Saginaw Band At the Last Game Before Homecoming

    By Editor on September 13, 2013
      Tomorrow is LAST home game before HOMECOMING, Friday September 27th. If you need a mum… we’ve got you covered !! The Mum Mobile will be at this game for you to view and design a mum/garter for your child or your child’s date. They are inexpensive, Very detailed and Personalized and start out as low as $25. We have […]
  • The Lake Worth High School Homecoming Parade is coming up!

    By Editor on September 11, 2013
    The Lake Worth High School Homecoming Parade is coming up!   The parade will be bigger and better than it has been in past years. Following the LWHS Homecoming Parade will be a Community Pep Rally The event is Monday Sept. 16th and starts at 7:00 PM.   There are entries from high school classes, clubs & organizations, as well as community groups. The parade line-up […]