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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD HIRES KAREN STEEKEN AS HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL AGAIN

Karen Steeken will return as the Principal of Burton High School after Monday’s meeting. Burton School Supt. Jim Palmer says Steeken had already submitted her resignation in order to become…

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BRENHAM ISD HIRES NEW JUNIOR HIGH PRINCIPAL

After a lengthy executive session and a split vote, the Brenham School Board hired Bryan Bryant as the new principal at Brenham Junior High School at last (Monday) night’s meeting….

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BISD BOARD MAKES PURCHASE ORDERS FOR NEW SCHOOL

The Brenham School Board made some important purchases for the renovated Middle School and the new Alton Elementary School at last (Monday) night’s meeting. The Brenham School Board agreed with…

Buerton School Supt. James Palmer says the QZAB funds will be used to upgrade the high school.

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO RECONSIDER A RESIGNATION

This is the time of year when school boards begin their hiring process as they accept resignations and reassignments for the next school year. That’s the case in Burton, when…

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BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TO PURCHASE SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS AND GET UPDATE ON NEW SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION

The Brenham School Board  will get an update on the construction of the new elementary school and the renovations at the middle school when they hold their regular monthly meeting….

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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…