Education

ALTO ELEMENTARY
All A honor roll First Grade: Lane Jackson, Gerardo Olvera, Ke'Astra Woodson, Iyauna Bruton, Reagan Davis, Alexandria Griffin, Mason Griffith, Sunny Larabell, Samantha...
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


RUSK HIGH SCHOOL
All A Honor Roll Ninth Grade: Morgan Marie Ford, Amanda Janel Gilchrest, Sandra Olivia Haddon, Jordan Page Magruder,Thomas Andrew Marchetti, Brittany Ann Mitchell, Michael...
New Summerfield School News
The district will recognize Red Ribbon Week from Monday, October 22 through Friday, October 26. Classes at all levels will compete in a Penny War...


The Jacksonville High School marching band earned a Division I rating Saturday at UIL competition in Nacogdoches. Other 4A bands earning a Division I rating include: Nacogdoches, Lindale, Whitehouse, Henderson and Hallsville. The band is under the direction of Mike Bullock. PHOTO: SCOTT MCCUNE Jacksonville marching band


RUSK JUNIOR HIGH
All A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Casey Abernathy, Margaret Beckworth, Kelsey Blankinship, Jade Buckley. Brittany Christopher, Kyleigh Christopher, Tristan Collins, Jutsin...
RUSK ISD
Monday, Oct. 29 Primary Elementary, Intermediate: Sloppy Joe, fries, pickle spears, oranges, milk Junior High, High School: Same as above Tuesday, Oct. 30 Primary...
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,...
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


RUSK ELEMENTARY
The Rusk Independent School District recently released the names of honor students for the first six weeks of the year: All A Honor Roll Second Grade: Jarrett Basse,...
RUSK ISD
Monday, Oct. 22 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Barbecue rib sandwich, fries, pickle spears, peaches, milk Junior High, High School: Same as above Tuesday, Oct. 23...
Dr. Ray DeSpain, Alto ISD superintendent, was interviewed live Thursday on KWRW-FM by Oldies Radio general manager, Robert Gonzalez, concerning the upcoming bond election. Voters will be asked to vote on a bond that would add a new elementary school. Early voting for the bond election begins Monday, Oct. 22, for the Nov. 6 election. Photo


Rusk Intermediate spelling winners are from left Bryce Hoffman, fourth grader, first place; and Kyle Monk, fifth grader, second place. They competed in the county spelling bee Oct. 12 at Rusk Junior High School. Rusk spellers


Jacksonville Mayor Robert Haberle pauses with students from Jacksonville Christian School, after purchasing Rifle Raffle tickets. Girls in the front from left are Chloe Henderson and Jayci Dixon; boys on the back row include Matthew Scruggs and Bradley Beall. JCS is sponsoring the raffle for a new Remington model 700 BDL 270 rifle and Nikon 4 x 12 x 50 Buckmasters scope, with a hard case provided by a JCS fifth grade parent. Tickets may be purchased from any JCS student or the JCS office for $5 each. PHOTO: ROBIN BEST That's the ticket!


Rusk High School October Students of the Month include from left, Morgan Ford and Jesus Ochoa, freshmen; Stephanie Aills, sophomore; Charnell Franklin, junior; Mason Simmons, sophomore; Nicholas Bradshaw, junior; and Melissa Blankenship and Zach Welch, seniors. Students of the Month