Education

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...

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...

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

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...

RUSK ISD
Monday, Sept. 24 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Steak sandwich, fries, pickle spears, apples, milk Junior High, High School: Same as above Tuesday, Sept. 25 Primary,...
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...

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

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,...
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

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...
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