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Aubrey ISD Board Members Sworn In at May Meeting

By Amy Ruggini | Education

The Aubrey Independent School District community said goodbye to a familiar face and welcomed a new one at the May school board meeting. School board president Ron Bullock stepped down after 21 years of service, current school board members Dr. Joey Saxon and Annette Crooks began new terms and new school board member Carlos Urquidez was sworn in. “I’m so appreciative to have gotten to work with Mr. Bullock the last two years,” Aubrey ISD superintendent Dr. David Belding said. “Over the last 21 years, Ron has made a difference…Read More

Aubrey ISD Announces 2018 AHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian

By 380news | Education

Aubrey High School has named Will Dow as valedictorian and Jarom Larman as salutatorian for the Class of 2018. The valedictorian is the senior with the highest cumulative grade point average. The salutatorian is the senior with the second-highest cumulative GPA. “We are very proud of these two young men and the entire class of 2018,” Aubrey ISD Superintendent Dr. David Belding said. “This senior class has proven themselves to be exceptional in academic achievement and extracurricular accomplishments. We are especially proud of Will and Jarom for earning the valedictorian…Read More

Aubrey High School Student Builds Family Keepsake

By Amy Ruggini | Education

AUBREY ISD, TX – On a visit to his grandparents’ farm in Nebraska over the summer, GW Stander found some pieces of old wood lying around the pasture. The Aubrey High School student and FFA member thought he could reuse the wood and create something for an FFA agricultural mechanics project. GW decided to go on his own and build a tailgate bench and table to compete at upcoming livestock shows. For the last two years, GW had worked on team projects with classmates, building the grey trailer outside the…Read More

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Aubrey FCCLA at the FCCLA State Conference

By Amy Ruggini | Education

Eight Aubrey High School students attended the FCCLA State conference in April in Dallas, Texas. Three of the six teams placed in the top six. Hannah Ramsey placed fifth and Kennadi Jobe and Victoria Clark placed second and advanced to the National Meeting in Atlanta. Victoria Clark received the Texas Red Scholarship. Also competing at the state meeting were Chloe Earwood, Rebecca Reed, Mallory Boyer, Addison Flick, and Miranda Nowak. Aubrey FCCLA is one of the 3,000 Texas FCCLA chapters in the State of Texas. Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. FCCLA is a student-led organization with the central focus on the family. Members are preparing for the multiple roles of men and women as community leaders, family members,…Read More


Denton ISD School Board Calls Bond Election

By 380news | Education

DENTON ISD – The Denton ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to call a bond election for May 5, 2018. The Trustees’ action follows a unanimous recommendation from the district’s Citizens’ Advisory Committee to address growth, equity, and safety across the district. The proposed bond referendum would have $0 impact on the school district’s tax rate. “Thanks to continued growth in our area, the taxable assessed values of homes in our district, and our current tax rate structure, we are able to call an election that will have no effect on our total tax rate,” said Dr. Jamie Wilson, Denton ISD superintendent of schools. “That’s a promise I made to voters during our 2017 Tax Ratification Election, and that’s a…Read More

Denton ISD School Board Calls Bond Election

By 380news | Education

The Denton ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to call a bond election for May 5, 2018.  DENTON, TX -The Trustees’ action follows a unanimous recommendation from the district’s Citizens’ Advisory Committee to address growth, equity, and safety across the district. The proposed bond referendum would have $0 impact on the school district’s tax rate. “Thanks to continued growth in our area, the taxable assessed values of homes in our district, and our current tax rate structure, we are able to call an election that will have no effect on our total tax rate,” said Dr. Jamie Wilson, Denton ISD superintendent of schools. “That’s a promise I made to voters during our 2017 Tax Ratification Election, and that’s a promise…Read More

Aubrey ISD Elementary Celebrates 100 Days of School

By 380news | Education

Information and photos provided by Amy Ruggini Aubrey ISD celebrated its 100th day of school on Friday, February 9, 2018. Many of the elementary students and teachers dressed up for the occasion. Throughout the week, the students created artwork and played games, involving 100.Read More

Texas AG Sends Cease and Desist Order

By 380news | Education

Texas AG Sends Cease and Desist Order to Three ISDs Following Sen. Bettencourt’s Opinion Request Lewisville, Brazosport, and Holliday ISDs have until the close of business Friday to respond Houston, TX – Attorney General Ken Paxton (R-Texas) has sent “cease and desist” letters to three Texas ISDs over allegations of “unlawful electioneering.” The school districts have until the close of business today, Friday, to respond to the Attorney Generals Office’s letter. Citing the Texas Election Code which expressly forbids such action, the Attorney General’s office states in their letters that Brazosport ISD and Holliday ISD “… promulgated and published numerous communications directed for or against candidates and measures.” In the case of Lewisville ISD, the letter alleges that the district “launched…Read More

Denton ISD School Board Candidates

By Mario Zavala Jr. | Education

Current list of candidates that filed for the two seats up for election on the Denton ISD School Board. Place 1, Barbara Burns of Denton: 940-382-1650 Place 1, Bradley Fritcher of Corinth: 214-552-8570 Place 1, Alfredo Sanchez of Denton: 940-453-1505 Place 1, Barry Barnes of Lantana: 562-522-0172 Place 2, Jeanetta Smith of Denton: 940-387-0184 Place 2, David Shuck of Denton: 940-343-5005 Place 2, Jonathan Balmos of Lantana: No number listed Place 2, Angela Cid of Savannah: 702-403-7761Read More

March 2018 Friends of Hagerman NWR Activities

By Patricia Crain | Education

By Patricia Crain, Friends of Hagerman, friendsofhagerman@gmail.com Join the Outdoor Crew Tuesday March 6 and Saturday March 24th Want to help Hagerman? Join the Outdoor Crew: maintain and improve habitat and keep trails trimmed and trash picked up. Message us with your email address to be notified of specific details about each workday. Meets first Tuesday and fourth Saturday of each month, holidays excepted. Butterfly Garden Docents Meeting Saturday, March 3, 2018, 12:00pm – 1:30pm Bring a brown bag lunch and learn more about the garden docent program at Hagerman…Read More

An Evening for Education

By 380news | Education

Aubrey’s 19th annual Red & White Gala Aubrey Education Foundation (AEF) will hosts the 19th Annual Red and White Gala An Evening for Education, on March 9, 2018. The venue location will be at the newly constructed Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center, address 3100 Town Center Trail, Denton TX 76201. The evening’s entertainment will feature Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos along with a catered meal for dinner. Fund raising will consist of a silent and live auction, and table sponsorship’s. Since 2000, AEF’s goal and mission have been…Read More

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