Education

RISD sets date for career, tech building open house
Rusk ISD is one step closer to opening the brand new career and technology building – and other area schools are taking notice. Superintendent Dr. Scott Davis told the...
One Region 7 Teacher of the Year will win a Brand new 2018 Honda...
Region 7 ESC (Education Service Center) is excited to announce that this year’s Teacher of the Year luncheon will include a special presentation to the 2019 Regional...
Texas Science and Engineering Fair Seeks Judges for 2018 Competition
More than 1,200 Texas middle and high school students will display their outstanding projects at the 2018 Texas Science and Engineering Fair. The Texas Workforce Commission...
Alto Elementary 4th Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll Kindergarten - Jacquelyn Arreguinn, Wade Black, Adelyn Campa, Knox Collie, Emily Conley, Alex Contreras, Faith Davis, Lila Felder, Brantley Garcia, Janiah...
Stephen F. Austin State University is one of the safest colleges in America, according to a recent report from the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Through the use of innovative technology efforts, prevention trainings and more, SFA’s Department of Public Safety provides police, parking, safety technology and emergency management services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SFA Ranked as One of the Safest Colleges in America
Stephen F. Austin State University is one of the safest colleges in America, according to a recent report from the National Council for Home Safety...


The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Kayleigh Cain upon earning her GED in February 2018 through the literacy program. She plans to enroll in summer school at Tyler Junior College. Free GED classes are offered to the public at 215-A E. Commerce, Jacksonville. Call (903)586-6125 for more information from program director Nancy Sonntag. Kayleigh Cain receives GED through Jacksonville Literacy Council


Students conduct an experiment simulating how chemists determine toxicity while Paul Rogers, Stephen F. Austin State University junior computer science major from Wells, assists. SFA holds Seventh Annual STEM Day
More than four hundred high school students attended Stephen F. Austin State University’s seventh annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and...


“Where Can I Intern?”: State Commissioners Challenge Texas...
For Texas students to succeed in their future careers, they should have the opportunity to work in that career in advance. In Texas, we want that preparation to be paid,...
SFA’s School of Human Sciences launches online Bachelor’s Degree...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s School of Human Sciences has launched a new degree program that allows students to earn a four-year degree completely online. The...
Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches
Texas families can lock in today’s cost of undergraduate tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities by enrolling their children in the...
Alto Middle School 4th Six Weeks Honor Rolls
All A Honor Roll 6th Grade - Kamela Corleone, Cinthia Cruz, Allieanna Durrett, Jenna Lindsey, Mason Nichols, Marlen Olvera, Luis Rangel and Kayleigh Ranniger. 7th Grade -...
SFA Professor Launches STEM Education in the Future initiative with...
As national president of the Association of Teacher Educators, Dr. Karen Embry-Jenlink, professor of doctoral studies in educational leadership at Stephen F. Austin State...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
County resident Named to Dean’s List
Bullard High School graduate named to Transylvania University Dean’s List for fall 2017. Makayla Dublin, a graduate of Bullard High School, was named to the Transylvania...
Literary program success
The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Alexander Decker upon earning his GED this month through the literacy program. He plans to pursue...