Tag Archives: SCHOOLS

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BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR AND CHORALE RECEIVE SWEEPSTAKES RATING AT UIL COMPETITION

The Brenham High School Varsity Mixed Choir, Chorale earned the sweepstakes at the UIL Regional Concert an Sight Reading Contest in Houston.  Sweepstakes requires a rating of ‘1’ from both…

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MEXICAN AMERICAN STUDIES COMING TO TEXAS CLASSROOMS

In a few years, public school students in Texas may have a chance to learn about Juan Seguin, Ernesto Zavala, and Cesar Chavez right along with Sam Houston, William Barrett…

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SBOE CONSIDERING MEXICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

The Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.  Proponents say this move  would give students a deeper understanding of their…

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FFA BANQUET THURSDAY

Tatum McCulley, the outgoing president of the Brenham High School FFA says to expect Thursday night’s annual banquet at the Silver Wings Ballroom to be ‘a little bit different’ and…

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SCHOOL BOARD LOOKS AT REVENUE AND NEW ALTON ELEMENTARY

The Brenham School board got a very early look at the budget for the upcoming school year at a special noon meeting today (Monday).  The board heard from the BISD…

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BISD BOARD GETTING BUDGET PROJECTIONS

Brenham School Board members will be getting some preliminary projections about the budget for the upcoming school year when they hold a special noon meeting today. Assistant School Supt. Byron…

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BRENHAM ISD BOARD TO TOUR NEW ALTON CONSTRUCTION SITE

Assistant Brenham School Supt. Byron McAdams says enough progress has been made on the new Alton Elementary School that it’s time for the school board to have a look for…

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PARENTS MEETING ON NEW GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

The graduation requirements are changing for young people currently in the eighth grade and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week the Brenham School district will have three meetings so…

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CALDWELL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS TO BE OUT FOR THE REST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

Caldwell Elementary School students began going to school in four local churches on Wednesday because the school needed to be cleaned of mold.   Classes were cancelled Monday and Tuesday because…

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HEMPSTEAD ISD POLICE CHIEF FIRED

Hempstead School Supt. Delma Flores Smith has fired the district’s police chief, Gerald Robinson, saying he failed to investigate a mysterious bus sabotage incident. Flores Smith released a statement saying…