Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s not easy for some parents to transition to a home schooling environment at such short notice. Two kindergarten teachers and an experienced homeschooling mother say the best advice is to be organized and diligent, Also, to continue to breathe and relax.
With Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to waive student testing requirements amid an extended COVID-19 school break, local superintendents were freed to concentrate on instituting remote learning opportunities so students don’t fall behind.
The COVID-19 school break for Lamar County students will continue through March 27, a decision made this afternoon by the county's superintendents.
Although there are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Lamar and surrounding counties, schools will remain closed for an additional week of spring break, according to school officials.
With the flu already chipping away at student attendance rates during a global coronavirus outbreak, local school administrators are taking proactive steps to provide their students a healthy atmosphere.
From the earliest spirituals sung by enslaved African Americans to Billie Holiday’s jazz vocals to the legendary Ray Charles, Cheatham Elementary School students were treated to the sounds and stories of black music makers.
Local voters in August supported Clarksville ISD’s tax ratification request to prevent compression of its property tax rate, as called for by new state funding formulas, and the move is paying off for the district.
The district and its teachers have made changes in real time as Superintendent Kermit Ward's study progressed in order to better meet the needs of the students and to get those who are behind caught up.
The board on Thursday approved an agreement with Live Oak Public Finance LLC and met with architects proposing designs for a new school, Superintendent Kermit Ward said.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.
Coach Willie Coulter allowed his team to enjoy their final night of the season at home as the Tigers bounced the Maud Cardinals hard, overpowering the visiting team 91-28.
Selected this year were Brianna Thompson from Chisum High School and Ricardo Trujillo from Clarksville High School. Brianna & Ricardo join Nakariah Turner from Clarksville High School as ambassadors from area Crime Stoppers.
For years, the condition of Cheatham Elementary School has been a burden on Clarksville ISD. It’s gotten to the point that school officials say it would be better to demolish it and build a new school; to do that, however, the school would need to pass a bond referendum.
The Martha, David and Bagby Lennox Foundation handed out almost $800,000 in awards during 2019, most to organizations in Red River and Lamar counties, according to foundation president William P. Streng of Houston.
Paris Children’s Dentistry will perform free dental screenings for students at Clarksville ISD on Dec. 2 and 3 at 9 a.m.
Clarksville High School’s homecoming court includes, front row from left, Makayla Moore, Makiyla Bradley, Laura Favela Ortiz abd De’Jah Jones; back row from left, JaQuaydrian Scales, Michael Moore, Tahj’Jarrion Henderson and Joshua Barton.
The Clarksville ISD Board of Trustees has approved a series of academic goals to ensure students excel in the classroom and find success after graduation.
Clarksville ISD will avoid losing out on hundreds of thousands of dollars after residents overwhelmingly voted in support of a tax ratification Saturday.
Football season is another week closer, and each of our local teams completed the first week of scrimmages. More scrimmages will take place Thursday and Friday, and a full schedule of the scrimmage slate can be seen on today’s sports page.
CLARKSVILLE — Early voting begins today for Clarksville residents in a tax ratification election that could provide hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue to Clarksville ISD if passed.