Education

... 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

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

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...
NEWS
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...
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...
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...

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...

High point students are Jacob Vela, high point and Joey Marchetti, second place. Each received a $1,000 scholarship. 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...

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 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...
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 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
All A Honor Roll Fourth Grade: Jonathan Bachmeyer, Elizabeth Berry, Jayanna Bishop, Corey Bowens, Payton Castleberry, Christian Coutee, Moira Debbs, Elizabeth Dover,...