SAN ANTONIO - North Lamar High School’s marching band ranked fourth Wednesday in the 2021 UIL State Finals 4A competition after coming in sixth in the State Preliminary contest at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The band scored a 22 in the Finals after scoring a 33 in Preliminaries.
Five Red River Valley bands competed in Area finals and earned their trips to state. They include North Lamar, Paris, Rivercrest, Honey Grove and Clarksville high schools. Chisum High's band also made Area, finishing 10th.
Trustees for the Clarksville ISD voted to rescind the districtwide mask mandate at Tuesday night’s meeting in the administration building.
After exiting retirement to return to the Red River County school, band director Roderick Boyce has his marching band on the brink of returning to state.
Clarksville High School crowned its Homecoming Queen and King Friday. Pictured are queen Aliyah Cherry and king Michael Love.
The Texas Department of Public Safety would like to remind the public that they play an important role in ensuring the school buses make it to their destinations safely each day.
I do not consider a 32-year-old school to be an ancient facility. The high school facility is not in the same shape as Cheatham Elementary. Community members should still expect CISD to make good use of this building.
High school bands can look back to the past when creating their halftime shows, borrowing from classic bands of the 20th century, or even looking further back to artists from the classical, baroque and other eras long since passed.
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.
The Clarksville ISD school board approved a bond election that Superintendent Kermit Ward hopes will move the district forward with desperately needed renovations.
Prairiland ISD and Clarksville ISD students returned to classrooms Wednesday, as did Honey Grove ISD. The remaining RRV school districts started Thursday.
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.
BREAKING: Clarksville ISD announced this evening it will temporarily require face masks to be worn on all school buses and inside all facilities.
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.
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.
CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville ISD has never had bond indebtedness before, but Superintendent Kermit Ward believes the proposed 30-year bond would be the only way to pay for badly needed school improvements.
East Texas Communities Foundation has named Clarksville High School graduates as recipients of the Sammy Joe Calhoun Clarksville High School Scholarship and the Sammy Joe Calhoun Scholarship in Vocational/Technical Study.
At the Clarksville High School's graduation, Trina Garnes shared her story of how she went from high school dropout and teen mom in Clarksville to achieving her masters and being a leader at a charter school in Dallas.
One hundred and sixty-six area students were honored at a ceremony Monday night for earning the designation of Texas Scholar.
The newly released funds come after educators and state Democrats urged the governor to unlock the pandemic relief money as schools plan their budgets for the next school year.