Education

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...
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 -...
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...

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...

Perfect Attendance
The Perfect Attendance Award goes to Andrew Gates, Julia Crosby and Austin Gates. These three were the only Rusk ISD kindergarten students to receive prefect attendance for...
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...
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 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
A honor roll Sixth grade: Jansen Applegate, Meaghan Barber, Lindie Bryant, Kathryn Campbell, Lainie Cockrum, Michael Crews, Tanner Crippen, Caleb Dover, Darren Franklin,...
Moira O'Heaney Debbs m and Madison Crisp show off their painting of a space ship at Rusk Elementary School Exploring Space show. Rusk Elementary students explore space in art show

RUSK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
All A honor roll Fourth grade: Nicoles Alonzo, Kaylie Arnwine, Michelle Avant, Alyssa Ballew, Erin Beckworth, Brittany Brawley, Stephan Clay, Odessa Collins, Candace...
RUSK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Honor roll for 5th six weeks
A Honor Rolls Fourth Grade: Michelle Avant, Alyssa Ballew, Erin Beckworth, Dustin Berry, Eric Byfield, Stephan Clay, Candace Corley, Jordan Curtis, Drew Dorsey, Mackinly...
RUSK JUNIOR HIGH Honor roll for 5th six weeks
A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Jansen Applegate, Juliann Bowling, Kathryn Campbell, Caleb Dover, Darren Franklin, Brittany George, Reece Goldsberry, Sean Hamilton, Andrea...
NEWS
Sherman graduates from JBC with High Honor Jacksonville College announced the graduation of Anna Christine Sherman of Rusk. Ms. Sherman was awarded the Associate in...