As throughout the nation, Lamar County teachers are turning to modern technology as schools are closed while the country faces the greatest challenge in a century — Covid-19.
Deport Elementary School Principal Lanny Matthews has announced the third six weeks honor roll for the 2019-20 school year.
Many area teachers and education staff have turned to teaching in non-traditional ways. And now that Gov. Greg Abbott has extended school closures through May 4, the alternative methods are becoming the norm for education.
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.
Trustees approved an amendment to the original application of Samson Solar Energy I LLC for a limitation on appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations taxes approved in August 2018 by trustees.
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland ISD trustees are expected to establish guidelines to calculate senior class rank for the 2019-20 school year when the board meets in special session Monday.
An international solar company official addresses environmental concerns posed by solar farms.
“This week we are studying transportation, and ‘adventure’ is our word of the week,” Shawn Reeves said as campus principal Sheila Ensey held up the printed word while parent coordinator Kim Miller recorded the scene with several airplanes as a backdrop.
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.
Along with other school districts in the county, Chisum ISD and Prairiland ISD will begin distance learning Monday while students are out of school because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Solar energy firm announces $250 million closure on Impact Solar Farm near Cunningham.
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.
Paris ISD trustees on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to pay district employees in the event of an extended school closure due to the coronavirus.
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.
Emily Newman and Emerson Penny, both of Prairiland High School, have been named winners of this year’s Lamar Electric Cooperative Government-in-Action essay competition and will visit Washington, D.C., with other Texas co-op winners in June.
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.
“You know, Prairiland is home,” Steve Weddle said. “I love it here, and it’s where I want to be.”
If built, the six solar farms will add about $1.2 billion to the district’s property tax base.
PATTONVILLE — Several members of the Prairiland Jr. Beta Club recently earned berths at the national convention this summer in Fort Worth.
PATTONVILLE — As the district has done in the past, Prairiland High School continues to produce talented students as evidenced by both the Beta Club’s talent team and show choir’s sweep of recent state competition.
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland High School Beta Club walked away with the state presidency and 16 state titles during competition this past weekend at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.