“Things have been going good so far,” director John Marsh said. “We took a small hit in numbers last year because of Covid, but we’ve bounced back this year and we’ve got a great group.”
For Jennifer Cullum, who entered the role with no experience in cheerleading prior to this, it’s been a learning experience in the few short months since she took the position.
Like many school districts nationwide, nearly all Lamar County school districts are experiencing a shortage of bus drivers. Some districts are consolidating bus routes in order to meet their transportation needs.
To date, one Red River Valley school district has shut down a campus because of Covid-19 spread. All districts are reporting active cases among students and some staff.
Abbott says local district attorneys have the authority to enforce his ban on local mask mandates. But urban DAs are unlikely to go after their fellow local officials.
Students at the remaining four Red River Valley area school districts returned to the classroom Thursday, getting the 2021-22 school year fully in gear.
Back-and-forth legal rulings have left some school districts with the choice of flouting Abbott and mandating masks — or waiting for the dust to settle.
The Rotary Club of Paris gathered 437 pairs of jeans that were delivered to Paris ISD, North Lamar ISD and Chisum ISD. These jeans will go to students of all ages in need and at all school locations regardless of their grade level.
The new guidance will allow for remote learning for up to 20 days for students who are sick with COVID-19 or have been exposed to it.
The Chisum ISD board will discuss the 2021-2022 proposed tax rate at Monday evening’s meeting. Included on the agenda is the Chapter 41 options for the district, since Chisum ISD is considered a wealthy school district.
That mandate comes in the form of House Bill 4545, which took effect June 16 and applies to the 2021-22 school year. HB 4545 requires school districts to provide 30 hours of intervention tutoring for any student who failed a STAAR test subject.
Haylie Boyd and Evan Braziel brought home awards from state UIL competitions in their senior year.
Chisum ISD board approved hiring Farmers Bank as the district’s new bank at the last meeting.
The Chisum ISD board will host a public meeting regarding federal Covid-19 funds available to the school as part of the requirements for the funding.
Chisum Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the second quarter reporting period of the 2020-21 school year.
The annual Kids Marathon raced to a close Monday afternoon, as students and families gathered to run the final 1.2 miles of the marathon, even with the rain.
Chisum Middle School has announced its class valedictorians and salutatorians for the 2020-21 school year. They include: sixth grade valedictorian Ethan Armstrong and salutatorian Ruth Harms; seventh grade valedictorian Collin Bell and salutatorian Cole Erwin; and eighth grade valedictorian …
The United Way of Lamar County's Kids Marathon Finale is still scheduled for today at the Trail de Paris, entrance next to Love Civic Center Pavilion, from 4 to 6 p.m.
“You might be a member of the Class of 2021 if you had the longest spring break in history,” Valedictorian Kaci Williams said.