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.
Rivercrest ISD Superintendent Stanley Jessee gave the board of trustees some good news concerning Covid-19 at Monday night’s meeting in the boardroom at Rivercrest Junior High School.
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 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.
With all the “Pomp and Circumstance” due the solemn event, the graduates of the Rivercrest High School Class of 2021 took to the RHS gym Friday night for their graduation ceremony.
The cameras for the Rivercrest ISD bus stolen May 15 turned on when the suspect started the engine. Officials are asking anyone with information to contact the Red River County Sheriff’s Office or the Rivercrest ISD police.
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.
The Helpful Honda team from North Texas Honda Dealers is seeking a local teacher to honor and reward in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week in May.
NEW YORK — Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVI…
The lifting of Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate Wednesday as active Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall has left the decision as to whether to require students to wear masks up to local school boards.
Paris, North Lamar, Detroit ISDs have discontinued remote learning through the rest of the week because of technical issues due to rolling blackouts.
Although many area schools were off today for President's Day or for a teacher in-service day, some are planning to stay physically closed for the week due to the severe winter weather that's blanketed Texas in ice and snow.
Rivercrest ISD will be closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday due to extreme weather conditions forecast for the first half of next week, Superintendent Stanley Jessee said.
“This will allow students and staff more time to monitor, and quarantine, if necessary, after the Christmas break,” Rivercrest ISD Superintendent Stanley Jessee wrote on Facebook.
State lawmakers had previously asked the Texas Education Agency to seek a federal waiver to cancel the standardized tests.
While some Red River Valley school districts are back in session after the Thanksgiving break, Detroit ISD and Clarksville ISD have taken time away from campus due to Covid, with classes canceled for the former.
Prairiland trustees finalized a deal for a massive solar farm project in Lamar and Red River counties.