Education

Brent Jones RHS seniors receive $220,000 plus in scholarships
Rusk High School graduating seniors received in excess of $220,000 at the annual scholarship banquet May 10 at the junior high cafeteria. Class...


RUSK LIBRARY STUDY CLUB
Lucy and Cliff Horton were speakers for the April 10 Rusk Library Study Club meeting at the First Presbyterian Church. They were introduced by Dollie Lofton, president....
Popular 'kids ride free' program returns to Texas State Railroad
As schools dismiss for the summer vacation, many parents may seek ways to entertain their children. In light of the arrival of summer, the Texas State Railroad announces...
Matthew Wilcox RUSK ISD


RHS students fare well in SFA Biology exam
Rusk high schoolers were among more than 450 students from 24 public schools who participated in the 22nd annual biology achievement exam Friday at Stephen F. Austin State...
NEWS
Coach Kincade's Future Stars basketball camp slated for June Coach Kincade's Future Stars Basketball Summer Camp for boys in grades 4-8 will be from 9 a.m. to noon June...
Mark Mitchell, student at Rusk Elementary, throws a football under the supervision of physical education teacher John Alexander during the Field Day competition on May 17. Field Day was held at Eagle Stadium on the campus of Rusk High School. Field Day


Nickey Goodman, Wil Robinson and Kevin Kadlecek took third place winnings at the state forestry contest. State Forestry
Rusk High School's forestry team, composed of Nickey Goodman, Wil Robinson and Kevin Kadlecek, took third place state honors last week. They...


Gabriela Tavera, 11, k a sixth grader at Nichols Intermediate School is first place winner of the poster contest. Her teacher is Deborah Cooper. Cherokee County students competed in the poster contest. Gabriela received a $100 prize for her entry in the contest. Rafael Garcia, second place received $60 and Rylan Morris, third place received $40. Poster contest winners


ESL class registration set
Registration for Rusk Primary School's ESL English as a Second Language (ESL) summer school program will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, April 30- Friday, May 4. at the Rusk...
Registration set for ESL summer school
Registration for Rusk Primary School's ESL English as a Second Language (ESL) summer school program will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, April 30, through Friday, May 4. at...
Gopher Fest kings and queens in last weekend's pageant include from left, Jordan Armstrong, with mom, Gina; Paden Wilcox, Faith Hunt, Alexis Morris, Victoria Green and Courtney Chandler with her mom, Amanda. Not pictured is 5 month old Josiah Palmer.


These students in Diane Scott's Pre-k 4 class are working in their journals. Mattilyn Hamilton, Cassidy Martin, Adanta Freeney, Alex Kennedy and Bailey Beard spend the day learning pre-kindergarten skills that will prepare them for kindergarten. Registration for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes is May 1. Kindergarten, Pre-K registration slated
Registration for Rusk ISD kindergarten students for the 2007-08 school year will be held from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, at the Primary...


RUSK ISD
Monday, April 16 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Steak sandwich or hamburger, fries, pickle spears, fresh fruit, milk Junior High, High School Lunch: Steak sandwich,...
Rusk ISD will refinance $3.095 million in bonds
Doug Whitt of Southwest Securities, financial adviser for Rusk ISD, presented an opportunity for the district to refund its bonds at the Monday evening school board...