Education

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

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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
SHELBY ADAMS Ruskite attends camp
Shelby Adams of Rusk recently attended the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville. She was sponsored by Jim C. Netters of the local Lions Club. The camp...

School registration scheduled
Rusk High School registration set Rusk High School registration times have been announced. Registration for 10-12 grades will be from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Senior will...
PHOTO: MARK FOSTER New parking at Alto ISD
Workers excavate the old pavement from the main high school parking lot at Alto ISD. The high school parking lot is being repaved by Advanced...

Outstanding band student
Stephanie Ails, band student at Rusk High School, received the Outstanding Woodwind Award from Steven Moore, conductor of the High School Concert...

RUSK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
A Honor Rolls Fourth Grade: Michelle Avant, Alyssa Ballew, Erin Beckworth, Dustin Berry, Eric Byfield, Stephan Clay, Candace Corley, Jordan Curtis, Drew Dorsey, Mackinly...