Education

Registration continues at Cherokee County schools
Cherokee County schools will begin in late August. Registration is planned on various dates and times at area schools throughout the month. Rusk Primary, Elementary,...
UT Tyler tells grads
Degrees were presented to 714 candidates at the spring graduation May 9-10. Commencement speakers and the ceremonies during which they spoke were: Dr. Paul McGaha,...
Michael Nickle named to U.S. Achievement Academy
Michael Nickle, son of Archie and Kim Nickle of Rusk, has been named to the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in agriculture. He was nominated...
Registration set at area schools
Cherokee County schools will begin in late August. Registration at various dates and times will be held at area schools throughout the month. Rusk High School...
Rusk State Hospital resale shop is open 1st, 2nd Fridays
The Resale Shop operated by the Volunteer Council for the Rusk State Hospital, Inc. is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 545 Castner St, in Rusk on the first and second Friday of each...
Rusk Junior High students toured Washington D.C. June 9-12 with their chaperone Tera Collins. Students participating in the tour were Cassie Tankersley, Carli Foster, Katee Montgomery, Brooke Kirkpatrick, Brittany Watson, Savannah Lemon, Anne Melton, Eve Melton, Heath Thompson, Matthew Heidel and Tyler Daniels. Washington D.C. visit

RUSK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
All A Honor Roll Second Grade: Laney Birdwell, Emily Boales, Joycelyn Bradley, Wesley Crockett, Emily Cruseturner, Jayden Driver, Stormy Duran Also, Ashleigh Fortune,...
Ruskites' granddaughter named to U.S. Achievement Academy
Kasey Jo King of Ada, Okla. has been recognized by the U.S. Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in English. She is a 2008 Vanoss High school graduate. She will...
ALTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Distinguished honor roll Kindergarten: Joshua Anderson, Annie Cox, Ashlie Chandler, Ki'alo Deason, Aaliyah Gonzalez, Brett Grogan, Cesor Lopez, Aleaha McClendon, Malinda...
J. COLVILLE Teachers contributed much to life of Rusk High School graduates
First and foremost I would like to thank all of the family and friends that are in attendance tonight. Without you all motivating and supporting us...

LANCE LOW Remember experiences, things accomplished by the AHS Class of 2008
According to Aristotle, "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." Perhaps even his students, over 2,000 years ago, suffered from...

Joey Marchetti Valedictorians speak
Good Evening friends and family. We are here tonight to recognize the group of individuals who sit here before you, the Class of 2008. We have...

CLAYTON SCOTT Graduating class of '08 closes one of life's chapters, opens another
Good Evening, it is truly an honor for me tonight to address my fellow classmates for the last time. Tonight is more than just a ceremony; it is...

Pritesh Desai Salutatorians address audiences
Good evening family, friends, teachers, administrators, and of course graduates. In the infamous words of Mr. Ward, I guess I officially have the...

Teachers with perfect attendance are in front from left, George Blackmon, Andy Marchetti, Kathryn Daughety, Marilyn Cleveland and Amanda Beard; in back, Darla Moore, Allen Brines, Brian Joyner and Cheryl Sturrock and Judy Marks. Sheri Whiteside is not pictured. Awards presented to teachers, staff
Rusk ISD employees were recognized at the annual end of the year luncheon Friday, June 6. A barbecue lunch was served in the junior high cafeteria...