Education

Cherokee Christian Academy
Spiritual Emphasis Week was held recently at Cherokee Christian Academy. Students are pictured wearing different hats showing the difference in...

ALTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Distinguished Honor Roll Kindergarten: Jamiyia Cleaver, Jade Dickson, Mason Griffith, Richard Moreno, Samantha Morris, Halley Rodriguez, Corbin Threadgill, Tristan...
History Tour
Kevin Stingley's seventh-grade Texas History class recently visited Jim Hogg City Park. Pictured are: (from left): Tyler Daniels, Briana Tipton,...

Students of The Month
Rusk High School students of the month include from left, Elizabeth Guinn and Ryan Curtis, seniors; Hilary Hugghins and Matthew Davis, juniors;...

RUSK ISD
Monday, March. 19 Primary, Elementary, Intermediate: Sloppy joes or hamburger, fries, pickle spears, fresh fruit, milk Junior High, High School Lunch: Sloppy joes, fries,...
Poster winners at Nichols Intermediate School include from left Timothy Cargill, third place; Saraim Hernandez, second place; Jason Ellis, forester; and Kerry Day, first place. Poster winners are announced
Local fifth graders joined thousands of students nationwide as participants in the National Arbor Day Foundation Poster Contest. Local sponsors of...

Heather Cromer displays her project, depicting damage done to a Jewish synagogue on Kristallnacht, a night where German soldiers destroyed Jewish homes and synagogues. Heather's project, originally built for her 11th grade history class, is on display at the Heritage Museum. Rusk High School history projects on display at Heritage Museum
History came alive in American History classes at Rusk High School as the students of Adam Nimitz participated in a history fair by building...

Rusk High School Class of '87 slates reunion
The Rusk High School class of 1987 will celebrate its 20 year reunion Saturday, June 23, at the Jim Hogg Park during the daytime hours and at the Woods, formerly Cherokee...
Madison Jackson, left, and Marissa Stewart, right, members of Girl Scout Troop 139 present Gene Brown, manager of Brookshire Brothers No. 22 with their hand-crafted thank-you card. Rusk/Alto Girl Scouts express appreciation to Brookshire Bros.
The Rusk/Alto Girl Scout Troop 139 recently sent a big thank you to Brookshire Brothers of Rusk for the store's donations to the troop. Brookshire...

Students present notable performances
Alto Yellowjackets receive the golden touch
Proudly showing off their 2006 State Championship rings are (from left): Brandon Thacker, Clayton Scott, Michael Parker, Clinton Dover, Josh...

Donkey basketball is scheduled March 10 at Rusk High School
Rusk State Hospital employees and Rusk High School seniors will be featured in a Buckeye Donkey Basketball Show at 7 p.m. March 10 at Rusk High School. The event is...
Rusk Junior High Seventh Grade Band Medalists include in front from left, Traneisha Hunter, Kristan Morin, Annie Melton, Kimberly Langston, Elle Melton, Cheyanne McNair and Aleigha Mabry; second row, Delesa Bradley, Paige Fincher, Stephanie Atkins, Ryan Flowers, Aisha Cheeks; third row, Jacob Vela, Roosevelt Birmingham, Kylene Reece, Jake Marks and Josh Hill; fourth row, Josh Garbutt, Aaron Bennette, Leoncio Rivera, Luke Campbell, Michael Pyle, Kolby Helm and Austin Gipson. Dakota Stewart is not pictured. Rusk 7th, 8th grade bands win

Rusk 
            Intermediate computer teacher, Lisa Bixler, and her reading group 
            visited Rusk Primary School to read to the Pre-K classes. Readers 
            included front, Bobby Jamail; second row, Zachary Swearingen, Mrs. 
            Bixler, Dylan Janda; and back Troy Mettlen and Zachris Sturns. Intermediate readers
Intermediate readers

RUSK ISD
Thursday, March 1 Primary Elementary, Intermediate: Chicken strips or hot dog, potatoes, English peas, applesauce, rolls, milk Junior High, High School: Spicy chicken...