School News
  • Notice is hereby given that on Monday, April 20, 2015, 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.
  • For our fishing club, we will be meeting at the State Park on the fishing pier. Our calendar is as follows for dates that we will be fishing at the State Park: April 18th, 25th, May 9th, 23rd, June 6th, and June 13th. This fishing tournament dates are also figured in with our calendar that we will be participating in. The cost for the fishing club is $25.00 which also enrolls an individual in 4-H. The cost for the fishing tournament is also $25.00. For the tournament, youth are not limited to only fishing at the State Park. Fishing at private ponds are permitted as well.
  • Students navigate their rover entry over rocky terrain in the 2014 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. image by NASA
  • Steel drum bands, world jazz groups, and drumming ensembles play outdoors all day. Guest artist performance demos occur in the afternoon. The festival then culminates with the Evening Guest Artist Concert on stage in Fannin Performance Hall featuring the Richland College Steel Band, directed by Derrick Logozzo. It is truly an amazing experience for any music lover to hear calypso, soca, classical, flamenco, jazz, rock, samba, and salsa all played on the amazing musical instruments-the steel drums!
  • The Austin College Music Department will present seniors Alex Ray, baritone, and Karos Torres, mezzo soprano, in a choral senior recital Saturday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Wynne Chapel on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • Windsong Ranch, a 2,030-acre master-planned community in Prosper, announced today that Prosper ISD approved the newest elementary school to open in Windsong Ranch for the 2016-2017 school year. Windsong Elementary will break ground this May in the Cadence neighborhood of Windsong Ranch.

  • Kelsee Nelson, a member of the Ector FFA, has been awarded a $4000 scholarship by the Calf Scramble Committee of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. Kelsee was eligible based upon her participation in the Stock Show’s Calf Scramble project during 2014 and is among 74 Texas high school students who share a total of $227,000 in grant money. Kelsee is the daughter of Chris & Kristi Nelson.
  • Pedaling across a simulated alien landscape of rock, craters and shifting sand is one of the nearly 90 teams of high school, college and university students from across the United States and around the world who competed in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge April 11-12, 2014, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This student engineering design challenge addresses engineering problems similar to those faced by NASA engineers preparing for a variety of solar system exploration missions in the decades to come. image credit: NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given
  • Paris Junior College and Texas A&M University-Texarkana University officials signed a Dual Admissions Agreement (DAA) today at the Paris Junior College campus. This partnership gives students who wish to attain a baccalaureate degree a clear pathway to complete their degree in the areas of Business and Education. A Financial Aid Consortium will allow PJC and A&M-Texarkana students to be concurrently enrolled without disruption to their financial aid award.
  • Ector High School senior class. Unavailable for photo: David Adams, Cloudi Bland-Burnett, Graham Goodwyn-Shannon, and Elena Nino (photo by Tena Ball)
  • Recently the McKinney Boyd High School Bailadoras drill team travelled to Galveston to compete at the Showtime Nationals Dance Competition. After a two day contest, facing challenging competition, the Bailadoras not only came away as national champions, but for the first time in the history of the organization, they swept the competition and brought home the title of Overall National Grand Champions for a medium high school team!
  • Bonham High School will host its first Algebra Camp on Saturday, May 2 from 8:00 a.m to noon for students who will be taking the Algebra EOC in May. Students who are planning to attend the Algebra Camp should contact Jonna Spiller at jonna.spiller@bonhamisd.org or Crystal Buckaloo at crystal.buckaloo@bonhamisd.org by April 24 to register.
  • Kayla Ramsey, a senior at Commerce High School, has been invited to participate on the cheer squad at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri in the fall.
  • The Bonham ISD Bailey Inglish campus held the first annual painting with "Little Picasso" on March 31 and April 2. The students from the eleven Head Start and Pre-K classes were each invited to attend one of the evenings of family fun at their school.
  • The William L. Mayo Prestigious Speaker Series will host Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte on Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium.
  • Ector FFA students participated in Area V Career Development Events hosted by TAMU-C. Students participating in Dairy Cattle Judging were-David Adams, Kourtnee Cox, Emma Harris, and Ariane Rushing, Students participating in the Livestock Judging Contest were- Katlin Barber, Logan Brown, Kelsee Nelson, and Tyler Self.
  • District Attorney Emily Redman will be the speaker at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Spring Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, May 9, in Bloomer Sullivan Arena.