Education

New Summerfield School News
Teaching students to locate books in the library according to the Dewey Decimal System does not have to be boring- at least not in the New...


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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Rusk ISD Monday, Nov. 12 All schools: Steak sandwich, fries, pickle spear, apple, milk Tuesday, Nov. 13 All schools: Spaghetti and meat balls, spinach, peaches, garlic...
Crystal Butler, Brian Harris of Tyler and Susan Jones County show raises more than $20,000
The Cherokee County hay show and auction raised more than $20,000 after expenses. Proceeds from the event sponsored by the Jacksonville Chamber of...


Vets invited to schools to participate in programs
With the observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, several area schools are holding special programs to honor veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. "We...
James I. and Margaret Perkins and Regent Bob Garrett SFA School of Education named for James I. Perkins
The college with the largest enrollment at Stephen F. Austin State University now will be known as the James I. Perkins College of Education...


Rusk High l School ag students provided assistance to the Texas State Railroad for the All Aboard for Thomas and Friends. Classes fabricated and constructed several barrier posts and sign posts to be used during the Thomas promotion. From left are Kyle Tullis, Paul Grimes and Apollinar Loredo. The Rusk FFA
Rusk FFA ran away with honors at the Cherokee County hay judging contest Oct. 15 at the show barn in Jacksonville. Rusk took three teams to the...


Bowfire attenders
Among Rusk students attending Bowfire at the University of Texas at Tyler Oct. 25 were Billie Jean Langston, Destiny Jared and Kylie Delaney. More...


Alto Elementary honored its October students of the Month with breakfast before school Friday. The parents, teachers and the honorees were served doughnuts and juice. Each student received a framed certificate to celebrate their hard work for the month. Students of the month are from left, Jesse Soto (Delana Mason's kindergarten class), Lane Jackson, (Tiffany Weatherford's first grade class), Jamarcus Johnson (Lea Morgan's second grade class), Victoria Rowe (Jennifer Eckel's third grade class), and Miriam Serrano (Carlynn Gardner's fourth grade class). Students of the Month


RUSK ISD
Thursday, Nov. 1 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate, Junior High, High School: Pork roast, mashed potatoes, English peas, applesauce, rolls, milk Friday, Nov. 2 Primary:...
Rusk Junior High students participating in the all region choir contest in Hallsville Saturday, Oct 13 are from left Kasey Finley, first chair soprano; Moriah Cole, 10th chair alto; Katy Cowan, 17th chair alto; Hunter Moore, 25th chair bass; and Danielle Goodwin, 14th chair for the high school choir. Miss Goodwin will advance to pre-area. All Region Choir


JMS choir participates in All Region
Sixty-seven members of the Jacksonville Middle School Choir participated in all-region choir auditions Oct. 13 at Hallsville High School. They competed against hundreds of...
RUSK JUNIOR HIGH
All A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Casey Abernathy, Margaret Beckworth, Kelsey Blankinship, Jade Buckley. Brittany Christopher, Kyleigh Christopher, Tristan Collins, Jutsin...
Jacksonville l High School Cafeteria Crew was ready for Spirit Day. JHS celebrated Spirit Week in preparation for the homecoming game with Whitehouse. Spirit Week preparations


Alto Elementary School students in first grade through fourth grade, who met their accelerated reading goal, had the opportunity to have their names placed in a jar and were eligible for a $20 drawing. Winners for the first six weeks were, from left, fourth grader Hope Davis, third grader Alexxi Blakemore, second grader Carric McDonald and first grader, Dusty Birdwell. Alto's winning readers