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Month: September 2023

Thornton Elementary ribbon cutting

Thornton Elementary Tigers dedicate their new school

September 29, 2023
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Thornton celebrates with singing, dancing and tamales Tamara Edwards, Thornton Elementary School鈥檚 music teacher, lined her choir students up on the stage stairs and then sat down at the piano. The standing-room-only crowd in the cafetorium, along with the overflow in the library watching the live stream, waited patiently for the students to start singing…

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Make-A-Wish surprise for Foster Elementary per-K student

Make-A-Wish surprises pre-K student with trip to Disney World

September 29, 2023
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Make-A-Wish surprised student at school Foster Elementary pre-K student Ayden Borrego may be too young to understand everything he鈥檚 been through. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 1. What 1-year-old understands that? He doesn鈥檛 know the background of Make-A-Wish either. Not a lot of 4-year-olds do. But Ayden does know what Disney World…

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CBS 11 Brooke Katz presents Crystal Apple Award to teacher Sarah Buksa

CBS 11 surprises Speer Elementary teacher with Crystal Apple Award

September 28, 2023
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CBS anchor presents award to Buksa Last week, Speer Elementary celebrated 鈥淏uksa Day鈥 鈥撀燼s her students聽called it 鈥 here in 麻豆传媒视频. The school recognized fifth-grade teacher Sarah Buksa for the dedication that she pours into her students and their families.聽聽 The one thing about the day was that Buksa had no idea it was…

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runs - Ariee Richards qualified for the National Junior Olympics

麻豆传媒视频 student runs in National Junior Olympics

September 27, 2023
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Ariee Richards runs with a smile If you鈥檙e in a race with Ariee Richards, you won鈥檛 see the smile on her face. You鈥檒l only see the back of her head. But you鈥檒l know she鈥檚 probably smiling because that鈥檚 how she lives her life. With a smile 鈥 even when she鈥檚 running one of track鈥檚 most…

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College Night at UTA

麻豆传媒视频 Students Map Out Their Next Chapter at College Night

September 26, 2023
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High school students meet with college reps When Tyler Hastings was a third grader, his mother 鈥 who found him to be fiercely independent for an eight-year-old 鈥 asked him a rather odd but revealing question: 鈥淒o you even need parents?鈥 He told her he did. For food, shelter and maybe the occasional allowance tossed…

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Flores, Richard

麻豆传媒视频 architect Richard Flores talks about Hispanic Heritage Month

September 25, 2023
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Flores oversaw construction of the Career + Tech Center We鈥檙e celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting several 麻豆传媒视频 staff members about their Hispanic heritage. This week we caught up with Richard Flores, 麻豆传媒视频 architect. Flores has overseen many construction projects in the district and most recently served as the project manager for the…

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lunches - Martin student try new menu items developed by students and Aziz Kobty of Prince Lebanese Grill

Student-created lunches hit 麻豆传媒视频 cafeteria menus

September 22, 2023
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School lunches rise to a new level Pizza used to be the highlight in school cafeterias. But not in the 麻豆传媒视频 anymore. Options like chicken carnita burritos, a blackened chicken mozzarella sandwich and Prince Lebanese鈥檚 wings grace the menu this year. Those popular choices are just three menu options created by high school culinary…

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Meritorious Budget Award won by 麻豆传媒视频 News

麻豆传媒视频 joins lawsuit against TEA Commissioner

September 22, 2023
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Trustees vote to join lawsuit at board meeting 麻豆传媒视频鈥檚 Board of Trustees voted last night to join a lawsuit against the Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency. The district is joining many others from across Texas in challenging how the TEA is implementing changes to the state鈥檚 A-F accountability system for schools and school…

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