Community/Schools

Wed
19
Sep
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FBI warns of posting hoax threats to schools

HOUSTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Houston Division is launching #ThinkBeforeYouPost, a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making hoax threats of violence to schools and other public places, and reminds everyone that hoax threats are not a joke.

Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Perrye K. Turner was joined at a news conference today announcing the campaign by members of the Houston Police Department; the Harris County Sheriff’s Office; police chiefs from the Houston, Katy, Fort Bend, and Aldine Independent School Districts; Crime Stoppers of Houston; and Clear Channel Outdoor.

 

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Wed
12
Sep
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Grant money used to repair damage at Boys & Girls Club

 

HARDIN COUNTY — Using grant money from the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Boys and Girls Club of Hardin County has been able to repair damages at the facility caused by Hurricane Harvey.

With a grant of more than $6,800, the club replaced floor tiles in art area and the bathrooms, painted areas and completed  electrical work on the lights.

 

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Wed
05
Sep
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LU engineering tapped 20th among ‘Top 50 Best Value Engineering Schools’

BEAUMONT — Lamar University produces some of the highest paid engineers in the country – in fact, a diploma from LU often leads to salaries of $75,000 or more within five years of graduation.

Facts like this helped land Lamar University in the 20th spot among the Top 50 Best Value Engineering Schools for 2018 in the nation as reported by BestValueSchools.com.

PayScale.com ranked Lamar as the second best undergraduate engineering university by salary. But many LU.

 

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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TEA releases annual accountability rates for school districts

By Dannie Oliveaux

AUSTIN — The Texas Education Agency released its annual accountability rates for school districts throughout the state.

The 2017-18 rating system was revamped and school districts currently receive an overall grade, A to F. The grade is designed to indicate how districts are preparing its students for success after graduating high school.

The TEA website notes grades are designed to assist districts in identifying ways to help schools improve. Overall grades are based on performance in three categories: Students Achievement, School Progress and Closing the Gap.

 

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Wed
15
Aug
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SISD trustees hold special meetings, school tax dropping

By Danny Reneau

The Silsbee ISD Board of Trustees held special meetings on Aug. 7 and 8.

During the Aug. 7 meeting, the board dealt with numerous topics; most concerning the start of school.

The board approved the student dress code for the 2018- 19 school year. The district offered no new changes, but the state had a few which Silsbee High School Principal Paul Trevino addressed.

 

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Wed
08
Aug
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School supply drive until Aug. 13

A School Supply Drive is set until Aug. 13 for Silsbee ISD students.

All donation will go to the SISD to be distributed among students in need. Basic supplies are needed and for a full list, visit www.SilsbeeISD.org.

 

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Wed
01
Aug
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LISD first to open doors for school year

First day of school is Aug. 15

By Dannie Oliveaux

HARDIN COUNTY — According to school calendars already posted on the local school district websites, Lumberton ISD will be the area’s first school district to open its doors for classes for the 2018- 19 school year.

Lumberton ISD’s first day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 15.

LISD Superintendent Dr. Gerald Chandler said the district’s Site Base Team met several times during the last school year to develop the 2018-19 school calendar.

 

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Wed
18
Jul
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Board approves teachers’ pay scale

By Jessica Siratt

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton ISD Board of Trustees approved the 2018- 19 Teachers’ Pay Scale at its July 10 meeting.

According to pay scale, the starting salary for a teacher with no previous experience is $38,000 per year compared to the state’s base salary of $28,080.

A teacher with one-year experience will get a salary of $38,250, compared to the state’s base of $28,690. The salary for a teacher with five years experience is $39,250 (state $32,440) and 10 years of experience is $43,000 (state $38,080).

 

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Wed
06
Jun
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Schools consolidated

In 1955, the Honey Island Colored School was consolidated with Carver which increased the enrollment.

The assembly building was converted into two classrooms. Laura Johnson, who was principal at the Honey Island school, joined the Carver staff, while Mary E. Coleman and Eliza L. Fletcher was hired at the  elementary school.

Construction began on a new gym where the students would play indoor basketball and hold their tournament. The school changed the mascot from Eagles to Pirates.

 

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Wed
30
May
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Speaking to KHS Senior Class

Valedictorian Alivia Jones address her fellow classmate and audience during the Kountze High School graduation on May 25 at the Lions’ Den. More than 70 KHS seniors received their diplomas during the commencement ceremony. Jones will attend the University of Texas In Austin this fall.

 

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