School News
  • The Richland College Anthropology Club is presenting guest speaker Sgt. Jim Huggins, deputy director of the International Consortium of Forensic Identification and esteemed Baylor University lecturer, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Jan. 30, on the topic of "Forensic Science in South Texas: Putting a Name to Those Who Died Crossing the Border."
  • The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) awarded Texas A&M University-Commerce a grant under the Nursing Innovation Grant Program Building Lab and Simulation Capacity opportunity, and Department of Nursing faculty, Cheryl McKenna and Barbara Tucker, are the primary investigators for the grant.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to a woman who declares her major as education and is enrolled as a junior or beyond in college. An applicant must be a graduate of a Fannin County high school or be a Fannin County resident.
  • Grayson College garnered national attention for its “Building Pathways to Careers Through Partnership: Industry Intern Program” (I2). As one of 10 finalists competing in the Planning, Governance and Finance (PGF) category for the 21st Annual Bellwether Awards presented by the Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA), they presented the I2 program to hundreds of community college representatives during the annual policy summit Jan. 27.
  • Bonham High School Principal David Ketcher and BHS students of the month Kayli Knipe and Eliud Gonzalez
  • This year, in addition to accepting applications from high school seniors planning to attend a four-­year college or university, Ruiz 4 Kids is also accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors who plan to attend a two-year college or vocational institution.
  • Bonham GT students at Finley-Oates Elementary and I.W. Evans Intermediate schools recently participated in Code.Org's annual Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. The event seeks to get students interested in learning computer science, specifically the art of computer coding.
  • Enrollment applications are available for the current and upcoming school year for Fannin County Head Start and the Pre-Kindergarten programs at Bonham ISD. Applications are welcome for any child that is three or four years old as of September 1 of the school year in which you are applying. Regardless of income, placement into one of the programs is available when there are vacancies in the program. If no vacancies exist, students are placed on a waitlist until a spot becomes available.
  • Front row left to right: Ben Daniel-1st grade, Jackson Hubanks-PK, Alan Geer-Kindergarten. Middle row left to right: Arin Henshaw-3rd grade, Kenli Hardy-2nd grade, Taegan Jones-1st grade. Back Row left to right: Odessa Cornwell-6th grade, Brylie Leach-5th grade, Hayden Smith-4th grade
  • The Partners in Education Committee of the Denison Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 8th Annual Kits for Kids School Supply & Clothing Drive. This School Supply Drive is to help fill the unmet need for the different school supply items, clothing (such as warm up clothes, underwear, and socks for the occasional unplanned clothing change at school) and backpacks. We are asking people that would like to help out to take a few moments and purchase one or two extra items at the stores to donate.
  • Dougherty's work has grown from single sculptures on pedestals to large scale installations requiring truckloads of saplings. He has constructed more than 230 of these sculptures in the last 30 years. Dougherty plans to join together large structures with four to five different types of trees and materials gathered from the Commerce area. A unique twist to his work is that he invites members of the community to be involved. Birthday Palace, 2014. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kauai, HI. Photo: Daniel Finchum.
  • Morning Star Academy has announced that the nondenominational Christian school will be expanding to include full curriculum for seventh graders for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Austin College students seeking to learn about the culture and religion of Scotland are doing so as they spend the college's January term in Scotland.
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