School News
  • Every school year brings new changes within the district with movement in the classrooms as well as the administrative positions as professional educators move on to other districts to advance their own careers in education. This year is no different, and Bonham ISD is pleased to be able to fill these positions within our own ranks.
  • The Fannin County Texas A&M Club recently awarded four $500 scholarships to area students who will be attending Texas A&M University at College Station beginning in the Fall semester 2015. The recipients are Jackson Meyer (Trenton High School), Mason Sargent (Leonard High School), Angelica Smith (Bonham High School), and Kirbie Stratton (Leonard High School).
  • Summer Camp at the Creative Arts Center is always a great experience for kids of all ages. Theater Camp teaches kids how to project, speak in front of a group, work as a team and think "outside the box." Art Camp allows children the freedom to express themselves in positive, creative ways without judgement. Children learn how to improve their artistic skills while having a good time.
  • Victor Cralley, son of John and Julia Ryder is the 2015 valedictorian of Fannindel High School. The 2015 Fannindel salutatorian is Wesely Kant, the son of Brad Kant and Crystal Smith.
  • A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bonham ISD was held Monday, May 18, 2015, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, Texas 75418.
  • Pottsboro FFA members hit the road again heading to Prosper High School for the Area V FFA Convention on Monday May 18, 2015. Eleven members of the Pottsboro FFA chapter attended the convention. Members participating were Cade Andrews, Cooper Bynum, Cooper Cobb, Stephen Cobb, Kelsey Cook, Shanley Lowry, Korey Medart, Morgan McCullough, Trey McCullough, Miley Rutherford, and Thomas Smith.
  • PJC is again offering a scholarship covering tuition for one summer class to all high school seniors graduating this year. The summer tuition offer is available to those graduating from high schools in the PJC service area in Delta, Fannin, Lamar, Hunt, Hopkins and Red River counties.
  • Grayson College's Youth Summer of Discovery program offers 19 camps for children ages 8 to 12 during June and July. Topics vary but each four-day program features fun, learning and adventure in either a three-hour morning or a three-hour afternoon session. Offered by GC’s Center for Workplace Learning (CWL), the camps run Monday through Thursday with the first camps beginning June 15 and the last concluding in July.
  • The Fannin County Special Education office will be destroying records from the 2008, 2009 and 2010 school years. Please contact Judy Baker @ 903-583-5528, Ext. 3500 if you are interested in getting your records. The deadline for obtaining this information is Friday, June 12, 2015.
  • Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee, won top prize in the 2015 NASA Student Launch challenge near NASA Marshall’s Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. credits: NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given
  • For the third consecutive year, The University of Texas at Dallas is ranked in the top 20 in the world among universities founded less than 50 years ago, according to the just-released "100 Under 50" report.
  • Occupations that were represented were probation officer, flight attendant, pilot, financial advisor, Director of Nursing, District Attorney, bank president, fireman, police officer, funeral director, college recruiter, and entrepreneur. They spent the morning at the L.H. Rather before going to I.W. Evans in the afternoon. Thank you to BEDCo for underwriting lunch for all the presenters in between sessions.
  • We welcome the community to come and enjoy this old style musical review! Hear some of your favorite numbers from classic musicals as well as some newer tunes from more recent works. Bring the family for a great night of theatre!
  • Avery Crutsinger is a second grade student at Finley-Oates Elementary School. She has earned over 150 points in the Accelerated Reader (AR) supplementary reading program at her school.
  • The Dodd City Jr. Master Gardeners began learning about gardening and its many facets in September. Students have studied what plants need to survive, what types of soil there are, and how plants affect our daily lives.
  • Thursday, May 21: Senior Scholarship Awards; FBC; 6pm
  • The Bonham Education Foundation Texas Scholars 15th Annual Recognition Ceremony was held on May 18, 2015, at the First Baptist Church Life Center. The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of 21 Bonham High School graduating seniors who have excelled in scholastic achievements during their high school career. The students and their families were welcomed by Bonham Education Foundation Board members Jan Woodruff, Sandy Barber, Monica Kissling, Steve Mohundro, Sophia Dyson, and Mary Karl.