School districts won't lose state funding if they stick with virtual classes this fall because a local health authority has mandated that classrooms remain closed.
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.
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.
Rivercrest ISD is in the process of changing its fight song and it will paint over the image of a Confederate soldier in its high school gym, officials announced Wednesday evening on Facebook.
"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.
Rivercrest ISD 2020 seniors celebrated their graduation at a touchless ceremony, and they remembered their missing classmate as well.
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.
In line with Gov. Greg Abbot’s allowances for rural school districts, Rivercrest High School will host its 2020 graduation ceremony May 29 at Rebel Stadium.
Rivercrest Junior High student Alexis Case recently received word that she has been accepted to the STEM program hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, this summer.
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.
Superintendents at Detroit, Rivercrest and Cooper ISDs have extended school closures through May 1 and Hugo (Oklahoma) Public Schools are closed indefinitely as U.S. cases of coronavirus continue to climb.
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.
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.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.
Damian Shelton has been named the Rivercrest Junior High School Student of the Week for the week of Nov. 11. Shelton was nominated by his reading teacher, Janna Easley, for his hard work and improvement. Congratulations, Damian!
Superintendent Stanley Jessee said he and Financial Director Tiffany Mabe met with their GLS architect Tuesday to discuss construction plans for the CTE building and elementary classrooms.
Rivercrest ISD will meet Tuesday to vote for candidates for Franklin and Titus counties appraisal districts board of directors, as well as reviewing cafeteria, investment and superintendent reports.
Rivercrest Lady Rebel Athletics will be collecting new, unopened containers of laundry detergent to be handed out at the “Spirit of Giving” event Dec. 8 to benefit Talco and Bogata.
The group's goal is to collect 150 containers from Tuesday through Nov. 22 so that donations are ready for the event. Containers of detergent will be collected during athletic periods daily.
Delilah Solar Energy Center would be located on 3,000 acres with a proposed 300 to 500 megawatt of energy production and a capital investment of $320 million to $470 million.