Education

AMY'S CHILD CARE
Dear Santa, I have been a good little boy this year. Please bring me a hunting set. Love, Ethan N Dear Santa, I have been a good little boy this year. Please bring me...
Auditor praises Rusk ISD as being among best
"In my opinion the audit we do here is the best we do," Rachel Payne of the auditing firm of Robinson Payne told the Rusk school board Monday evening. Ms. Payne said the...
ALTO ELEMENTARY
Dear Santa, I want fingernail polish, a computer, and a baby doll. I have been a good girl. I love you. Love, Alexis Morris Dear Santa, I love you. I would like a...
WELLS ELEMENTARY
Dear Santa, I want a bike, a football, a car, some blocks, a ball, a bbee gun. My brother wants a truck, a trophy, a train, and a motorcycle. Love , Marcelo Diaz Dear...
RUSK PRIMARY
Dear Santa, I want Hanna Montana stuff! High School Musical 2 cd! My little pet shop! Fur real cat! Fur real horse! Love, EmmaLee Shaw Dear Santa, I want a MP3 player...
RUSK ELEMENTARY
Dear Santa, For Christmas I want a shot gun, mp3 player, camo shirts,pants Shoes, Nintendo DS light, X box 360, bullets, a new four wheeler. Love, Dakota Ford Dear...
NEWS
Local residents graduating from Tyler Junior College Dec. 14 include: from Jacksonville, William Alvis, Allison Sanders, Becky Spenla, Dakoda Robinson, Leatrice Baker,...
These students all obtained their accelerated reader goal for the second six weeks and were eligible for a $20 drawing. The winners include from left, Tristan Chidester, Jonathan Lopez, Suemichelle Guerrero and Jackie Wallace. Alto Elementary Readers


ALTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HONOR ROLL
All A roll Kindergarten: Creed Bailey, Makayla Black, Holden Bush, Lauren Clevenger, Dylan Dalahite, Foster Hall, Oliver Nickle, Logan Orsack, Areli Perez, Ryan Rodriguez,...
Rusk High School students of the month include from left, Jim Stingley and Jasmire Rodriquez, freshmen; Blake Fletcher and Renee Derr, sophomores; Cody Conner and Le'Asha O'Neal, juniors; and Matthew Davis and Meagan Richey, seniors. Rusk High School names its Students of the Month
Rusk High School students of the month named for November include Jim Stingley and Jasmire Rodriquez, freshmen; Blake Fletcher and Renee Deer,...


Rusk ag students show off their awards won at a recent competition. Rusk FFA brings home awards from competition
The Rusk FFA put forth a dominant performance Nov. 6 at the Pineywoods District Leadership Development event. The Rusk FFA qualified six of the 24...


... for our dog because my mom gave me a dog. -Camden Hollis Thanksgiving is a day for remembering blessings of life: family,...
Janie Cromer's 1st grade class gives thanks PHOTOS: GLORIA JENNINGS


New Summerfield School News
The district hosted its annual Thanksgiving Family Feast on Friday, November 16. Over 700 people, including students and members of their families,...


Rusk Elementary School teachers who received bonuses for perfect attendance were Sarah Massingill (left) and Darla Moore. The checks were presented by Rusk ISD Boardmember Rodney Hugghins. Every year, Rusk ISD rewards teachers with bonuses which are enhanced by perfect attendance, tenure and school performance, among other considerations. Rusk Elementary School bonus checks were also enhanced because the school earned the "Recognized" accreditation designation by the Texas Education Agency. Teacher bonuses


Rusk ISD
Monday, Nov. 19 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Barbecue sandwich, fries, pickle spears, strawberry cups, milk Junior High, High School: Sloppy joe, fries, pickle...
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