School News
  • "Ssssnakes" will be the topic for Youth FIRST at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, April 4 at 10:00 a.m. Through a slide show, crafts and activities, youngsters will learn that while In general, snakes are very misunderstood and often feared creatures, they are a very important part of the natural ecosystem.
  • The Bailey Inglish campus of Bonham ISD is preparing for the implementation of extensive Apple products and training for the 2015-2016 school year. The Fannin County Head Start, located at Bailey Inglish, was one of only 119 schools nationwide which was awarded the Apple ConnectED grant in October.
  • Enrollment applications are available for the current and upcoming school year for Fannin County Head Start and the Pre-Kindergarten programs at Bonham ISD.
  • The University of North Texas will celebrate Global Citizens Month for the fourth consecutive year in April. Throughout the month UNT will offer events to educate students, faculty, staff and community members about diversity, internationalism and sustainability.
  • Spring Break week for many college students means time on a beach, maybe a visit to New York City, or a week of sleep and TV. For 32 Austin College students and four sponsors, Spring Break meant a week of volunteerism as part of Alternative Spring Break sponsored by the Austin College Service Station. The group was gone March 8 through 14.
  • 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.

  • Area children are invited to participate in Austin College’s 'Roo Bound program Saturday, March 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event begins with an interactive lesson with Kim Snipes of the Biology Department speaking on dinosaurs and the dinosaur replica her January Term 2015 class made. Due to material needs and space constraints, this month's event is open to only the first 20 students.
  • Alton Biggs, local author and educational consultant, presented a paper at an international conference in Florence, Italy this week. (photo courtesy of Lifetouch.)
  • Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient, will visit the University of North Texas March 27 to read from his work. photo courtesy of Rolex and taken by Jeff Nolte
  • Fannindel High School participated in the UIL Academic contest on Wednesday, March 25 at Bonham, Texas. District schools included: Fannindel, Roxton, Miller Grove, Dodd City, Savoy, and Ector.
  • The Bonham High School one-act play competed in the district contest on Tuesday. The Shape of the Grave earned top honors and is advancing to the bi-district contest on April 3. Come celebrate with us at our public performance on Friday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Auditorium.
  • The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the upcoming bond election on May 9 for facilities improvements. The public is invited to attend.
  • A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bonham ISD was held Monday, March 23, 2015, beginning at 6:00 PM in the cafeteria at Finley-Oates Elementary School, 1901 Albert Broadfoot, Bonham, Texas 75418.
  • More than 100 Paris Junior College students were inducted into the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, Thursday, March 12.

  • When members of the Austin College Class of 2015 receive diplomas during Commencement exercises May 17, five very special guests also will receive be recognized with honorary doctoral degrees.
  • Fannindel Elementary School in Pecan Gap, Texas is requesting that you notify our school if you will be enrolling at preschool age child next year at our campus. We offer a great preschool program with caring and motivated teachers.