Education

Rusk ISD earns highest state financial rating
Rusk Independent School District has received a "Superior Achievement" rating under Texas' Schools FIRST financial accountability rating system for the fifth consecutive...
JISD gets superior rating
Jacksonville ISD received a "Superior Achievement" rating under the Texas' Schools FIRST financial accountability rating system for the fiscal year 2005-06, announced Lindy...
RUSK ISD
Monday, Oct. 8 Student Holiday, Columbus Day Tuesday, Oct. 9 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Steak fingers mashed potatoes green beans, applesauce, rolls, milk Junior...
Alto Elementary School honored its 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 of September. Students of the month (from left) are: Ryan Griffith (Shelley Clevenger's Kindergarten class), Tionna Richardson (Misty Duplichain's First Grade class), Alexa Russo (Linda Skinner's Fourth Grade class), Mia Skinner (Lisa Low's Second Grade class) and Vanessa Salgado (Janet Moore's Third Grade class). COURTESY PHOTO Students of the month


New Summerfield School News
The Junior high basketball teams will participate in the Neches tournament on October 4, 5, and 6 and will travel to Laneville for action on...


Rusk High School students of the month include from left, Michael Nickle and Jimmie Lynn Dement, freshmen; Jonathan Avant and Callie Collins, sophomores; Nicky Goodman and Kebra Monk, juniors; and Joey Marchetti and Laura Ochoa, seniors. RHS students tell plans for the future
Rusk High School students of the month have been named for September. They are Michael Nickle and Jimmie Lynn Dement, freshmen; Jonathan Avant and...


Janet Garbutt at Cherokee County Teachers Credit Union displays the basket that contains a Sony Digital Handycam with accessories that is being raffled by the Rusk Band Boosters. Tickets can be purchased at home football games for $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. The raffle will continue until the last home game of the season on Nov. 9 where the winner will be announced at half time. All money raised goes to support the sweepstakes award winning Rusk Eagle Band. PHOTO: JULIE RUSSELL Band Booster raffle


Band boosters to meet
The Rusk High School Band Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the junior high band hall. The public is invited to attend the meeting. Memberships are...
Something to cheer about
The 2007-08 Alto Yellowjacket Varsity Cheerleaders have a lot to cheer about because their team remains undefeated this season. Back row from left...


RUSK ISD
Monday, Oct. 1 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Steak sandwich, fries, pickle spear, oranges, milk Junior High, High School: Same as above Tuesday, Oct. 2 Primary,...
Fit for a field trip
Sixth grade students in Liz Godwin's junior high language arts class at Jacksonville Christian School practice body mechanics fitness techniques...


Approximately k 30 Rusk Junior High School students recently toured the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. The youth are members of the AVID class, which is dedicated to introducing middle school students to educational opportunities beyond high school. Rusk Junior High AVID students tour Stephen F. Austin University
More than 30 Rusk Junior High students and two teachers, Brandy Cook and Ruth Mendoza, toured Stephen F. Austin State University Sept. 21. This...


Coach Marks Lanham and Denise Fredericks, fine arts teacher, kept students busy playing games while parents attended a Curriculum Night at Rusk Intermediate School. Parents discuss curriculum
Lori McRight, fourth grade teacher, explains curriculum to parents at a "Back to School" session at Rusk Intermediate School. Parents learned of...


Rusk JV Cheerleaders
Rusk Junior Varsity cheerleaders include in front from left, Maranda Westbrook, Alison Bowling, Trista Music, Bonnie Talancon and Hannah Sattler;...


RHS Cheerleaders
Rusk High School varsity cheerleaders include in front from left, Calah Clark and Kayla Thompson; second row, Hallie Moake, Maci Choate, Katie...