Education

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...
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 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...

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,...

... for my cat and everything. -Macie Hudnall 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...
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...

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...

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...