Tag Archives: SCHOOLS

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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO CALL ELECTION

Election Day will be Saturday May 10th for the Burton School Board, providing someone files against the incumbents. When the Burton School Board meets Monday they are expected to call…

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SOMERVILLE SCHOOL BOND ELECTION

Voters in the Somerville School district will be casting ballots on  proposed $12.5 million bond issue that would build a new elementary school, renovated the high school, a new cafeteria …

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS REVIEW

New requirements for high school graduation will be a topic of discussion when the Brenham School District’s board of trustees meet Tuesday night.    High school students are now required…

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BISD STEPPING UP SECURITY

In the wake of increasing school violence across the nation, the Brenham school district has increased its security at four of the district’s campuses. Superintendent Sam Bell told the weekend…

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TANNER DAVID WINS WASHINGTON COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Tanner David a fifth grader at St. Paul’s Christian Day School won this year’s Washington County Spelling Bee after fifteen rounds with 24 competitors at Krause Elementary School Tuesday (last)…

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59TH ANNUAL WASHINGTON COUNTY SPELLING BEE

The best speller in Washington County will be discovered tonight as the 59th Annual Washington County Spelling Bee begins tonight (Tuesday)  Krause Elementary School. Twenty-four of Washington County’s top spellers…

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NEW SCHOOLS ARE ON SCHEDULE

Assistant BISD School Supt. Byron McAdams reported to the Brenham School Board of Trustees at last (Monday) night’s meeting that the schools are progressing and catching up for lost time…

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STATE SCHOOL BOARD DROPS ALGEBRA II REQUIREMENT

The State Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to drop Algebra II as a requirement for high school graduation for most students. Eliminating the Algebra II mandate for most…

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BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD REJECTS ANGEL GUARDIANS SECURITY PLAN

The Brenham School Board voted five to two to reject the Angel Guardians school security plan at their meeting last (Monday) night. The proposal would put an armed professional on…

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BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TAKING UP ANGEL GUARDIANS PLAN AGAIN

Tonight (Monday) night the Brenham School Board could hold a vote on one of the most controversial topics that’s ever faced the board—should each campus in the district have one…