Roxton ISD Principal Sabrina Rosson has announced the school’s honor rolls for the fifth six weeks reporting period of the 2018-19 school year.
Paris Ford Lincoln would like to congratulate its 7 scholarship winners from area high schools. Scholarship presentations were made at Ford's Driving Dreams Scholarship presentation at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Tuesday. Each student, along with over 400 others, earned a schol…
ROXTON — Her voice choking up with emotion, valedictorian Kaylee Dillard said it was time to say goodbye to Roxton ISD.
ROXTON — Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire promised the Roxton City Council the school district only wants from Roxton ISD what can be used for student instruction.
The Roxton ISD school board met for its final meeting Monday night to approve payment on bills and award the May students of the month for the district.
The Roxton senior class of 2019 took a walk in their caps and gowns up and down the school hallways and all over the town of Roxton as part of the senior walk.
For the past year now, my nose has, metaphorically speaking, been pressed to the glass of Roxton ISD.
Area students on Friday morning went to the Exceptional Rodeo, hosted by the Paris Rodeo Association, an annual event for special needs students in the Red River Valley. They rode horses with volunteers steadying the students on either side, pet goats and rabbits, practiced their roping skills and ate lunch.
Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire said the main focus for his administration right now is making sure the transition goes smoothly for the students.
ROXTON — Over chicken fried steak and chicken spaghetti dinner at the Roxton cafe, Roxton ISD staff draped plastic leis on each other and said farewell.
Paris voters approved a 2-cent increase to the city’s Hotel and Motel tax; North Lamar voters seated three of four candidates for school board positions and Chisum and Roxton voted in favor of consolidating the two districts in Saturday’s election.
At the end of May, the last Roxton graduating class will walk across the stage, the final note on more than 100 years of a lion’s roar.
I am Isabella Theye. I am 14 years old, and I’m an eighth-grade student at Roxton ISD. I’m sure all of you know by now that next school year Roxton ISD will be history. The plan that is hoped for is for Roxton to be consolidated with Chisum. The only thing with that though, is that both, the Roxton, and the Chisum District, have to vote yes.
Early voting in six area districts wrapped up Tuesday, and election officials in each are turning their attention to Saturday voting. Elections are taking place in Paris, Honey Grove and Detroit, as well as in Roxton, Chisum, Cooper and North Lamar school districts.
Roxton ISD Superintendent Kelly Pickle said the school district’s lawyers have drawn up an agreement for the Lura Gregory Trust to take care of current students who will be attending Chisum ISD next year if voters approve a ballot measure to merge the school districts.
County elections administrator Tricia Johnson said voters need to remember to bring their identification.
Early voting to check the ballot boxes starts Monday. While the majority of races in Lamar County are unopposed and the elections canceled, some contests have drawn contenders and/or need a resolution.
The Kiwanis Club of Paris recently presented checks to area educators as part of the club’s support for area schools.
Superintendent Kelly Pickle said Amanda Killingsworth has been named the elementary teacher of the year, while Benita Woods has been named the secondary teacher of the year.
Saturday night Roxton High School students attended the final Roxton prom. Prom Queen was Kaylee Dillard and King was Tamaze Dangerfield.
Amanda Killingsworth and Benita Woods share the distinction of being the school district's 2019 teachers of the year.
The expected consolidation of Roxton ISD into Chisum ISD will halt the approval of student transfers for the 2019-20 school year until after it’s complete, Chisum trustees were told Monday.
The Roxton ISD Cafeteria, 303 Denton St., will host a 40-minute Donuts for Dad event April 12.
It was wall-to-wall people Saturday as Roxton graduates of all ages and all walks of life came together over a barbecue lunch and shared memories for the Roxton All Class Reunion.
At Thursday night’s school board meeting, the trustees agreed to make April 26 a staff holiday so teachers and staff can attend the Region 8 job fair.
North Lamar to discuss next school calendar
Officials from both Roxton and Chisum school districts, and a few others, answered many questions Thursday night at the community meeting at Roxton ISD cafeteria.
Paris council may renew airport management contract
Throughout the week, Roxton ISD offered children Dr. Seuss books, activities and goodies during library time to celebrate Geisel’s legacy of entertaining children through literature.
Pencils, paper, dry-erase boards, computers, teacher salaries — these things add up, and they keep adding up for school districts. Pile on state funding requirements that eat up staff time simply navigating the red tape maze and that’s the state of modern school districts, paid for by the st…
Chisum ISD board of trustees to meet
May 4 elections throughout the area will be all but unnecessary as a majority of candidates who filed during the qualifying period that ended Friday are running unopposed.
ROXTON — With the superintendent joining two dozen students in staying home to battle the flu, Roxton ISD has shut down for today and Friday.
The Leap Expo is jumping into town Friday morning to help guide eighth-grade students to their degree path.
The two nominees took to the gym floor Friday night, escorted by their fathers, for the last homecoming court at Roxton ISD.
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ROXTON — The Roxton ISD Board of Education amended its contract for special education services with North Lamar ISD, though no changes will be made to the services provided.
Lamar County school districts, except North Lamar ISD and Roxton ISD, received B grades in a new state system for assessing and comparing school districts.
‘If evil comes, there is no 100 percent way to guarantee evil won’t do damage,” North Lamar ISD Superintendent Jason Adams has said.
Volunteers collaborated this summer with Paris ISD to make sure no child went hungry.
To help make sure every child attending a Lamar County school receives a meal, districts have distributed their guidelines for free and reduced lunches.
With declining enrollment and a shrinking budget, the days of Roxton ISD could be numbered. District officials on Monday continued their consideration of consolidating with Chisum ISD while Chisum ISD officials ran the numbers associated with accepting the offer.