The mask requirement doesn't apply to students younger than 10. The Texas Education Agency guidelines also require schools to post coronavirus prevention plans and encourage hand-washing.
Texas school administrators had been waiting for word from the Texas Education Agency on whether public schools will reopen in the fall with or without restrictions as result of the spreading coronavirus. A draft plan last month showed the TEA was planning to reopen schools without restricti…
A new statewide report from the TEA shows that more than 600,000 students didn't complete assignments or respond to teacher outreach during the pandemic.
A high-tension hearing is expected Monday as the Texas State Board of Education begins considering changes to its statewide policy for health education, including teaching middle schoolers about contraception.
"It will be safe for Texas public school students, teachers, and staff to return to school campuses for in-person instruction this fall," said Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath.
Fifty nine Honey Grove ISD graduates walked to receive their diplomas at a socially distanced ceremony Friday.
Hayden Douglas Stroud and Alexandra June Morrison have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for Honey Grove High School.
Daily temperature checks and supervised hand-washing are some of the safety rules for schools that decide to hold in-person classes this summer, under new guidance from the Texas Education Agency.
Each graduate will be allowed a maximum of seven guests, and Superintendent Todd Morrison said he anticipates approximately 300 to 350 people would be present at the ceremony.
The National Beta Club announced that Hayden Stroud has been awarded the $20,000 Beta Club Scholarship. This is the top scholarship awarded to a National Beta Club member. Stroud competed against over 3,200 applicants to win this prestigious award.
Honey Grove ISD is still serving cafeteria meals every day for students from 9 to 11 a.m. The method of delivery has changed so that there is no physical contact between the cafeteria workers and those receiving meals.
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.
With Fannin County officials planning to order residents to shelter in place, Honey Grove ISD will mail educational packets rather than pass them out. Daily meals will continue to be served, officials say.
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.
Honey Grove student Ben Patrick was elected the state Beta Vice-President at the recent Texas State Beta Convention. This is the fourth year in a row that the newly elected Vice-President is from Honey Grove.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.
She and her students see the food program meeting a practical need in their schools, and it shows students how their actions can make a difference, Ruth Ann Jones said.
The two-year contracts of Honey Grove ISD’s elementary, middle and high school principals are up for approval during Monday night’s board of trustees meeting.