Education

Rusk High School twirlers
Rusk High School twirlers Leading the Rusk High School 2007-08 marching band are in...


RUSK ISD
Monday, Sept. 10 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Steak sandwich, fries, pickle spears, apple, milk Junior High, High School: Same as above Tuesday, Sept. 11 Primary,...
First day of school
Karen Joyner, library aide at Rusk Intermediate School, reads to fifth grade students on the first day of school, Aug. 27. The theme this year at...


Labor Day will be a day of work
Despite the woes of parents, Labor Day will be a day of work for all students in the Rusk and Alto Independent School Districts. Students at Jacksonville, New Summerfield...
Rebecca Corley, a kindergarten teacher at Rusk Primary school, gives a hug and offers comfort to Mark Anthony Henson on the first day of classes on Monday. Because of the later-thannormal start date of school this year, Rusk and Alto students will be required to attend classes next Monday on Labor Day. PHOTO: TARA CROSBY 1st day of school


The Rusk High School sophomores, class of 2010, held a back-to-school party at the Rusk City Pool recently. They enjoyed swimming, volleyball, music, food, drinks and door prizes. The sophomore class has 173 students registered to attend school this year, making it the largest class at Rusk High School. There were approximately 574 high school students attending classes the first day of school Monday, Aug. 27. PHOTO: TARA CROSBY RHS Sophomores have back to school party


RUSK ISD
Monday, Sept. 3 All campuses: Barbecue rib sandwich, fries, pickle spears, peaches, milk Tuesday, Sept. 4 All campuses: Steak fingers, mashed potatoes, green beans,...
It's time for students and parents to begin shopping for school supplies. From left are McKenna, nine; Madeline, 11; Maggie, six; and Micah, 13. They are the children of Molly and Monte Ethington, owners of Chapman Pharmacy. School shopping at home


Brandon Walker graduates Aug. 11 from SFA
Brandon DeShawn Walker, son of Djuana Denise Walker and grandson of Betty and Larry Walker, graduated Aug. 11 from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of...
RUSK ISD
Monday, August 27 All Campuses: Steak sandwich, fries, pickles, fresh fruit, milk Tuesday, Aug. 28 All Ccedil;ampuses: Macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, spinach, pears,...
Christ the Redeemer Academy begins Aug. 27
Registration for the new school year at Christ the Redeemer Church's Christian Academy is underway. School begins Aug. 27. School hours will be 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday -...
Cherokee County schools begin classes on Aug. 27
All Cherokee County students will begin classes Aug. 27, somewhat later than in previous years. There will be no Labor Day holiday for Rusk and Alto students and Justice of...
IRS ruling does not affect teachers this school year
Teachers and other school employees will not be affected with the new deferred compensation rules this school year. IRS spokesperson Clay Sanford in Dallas said, "Many...
Wells ISD forms its PTA
Wells Independent School District Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is being formed for the 2007-08 school year. Bylaws of the Wells PTA are available for review in the...
TJC tells graduates
Summer graduation at Tyler Junior College was held Aug. 10 for 356 candidates including several Cherokee County residents. Among the graduates were Lonnie Groves, Jennifer...