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SISD duo honored at UNT

| December 18, 2014
SISD duo honored at UNT

Two Springtown Independent School District (SISD) teachers were honored by the Texas Regional Collaborative (TRC) for Excellence in Science and Mathematics.
Wendy Kennedy, sixth grade science teacher at Springtown Intermediate School and Terri Massey, Chemistry teacher at Springtown High School were acknowledged at the University of North Texas in Denton.
Honoring the Teachers events such as this one provides a forum to recognize participating teachers and engage policy makers, legislators, and state leaders in the … Read the rest

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Christmas on the Square

| December 18, 2014
Christmas on the Square

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‘Stomach bug’ strikes school district

| December 18, 2014

Attendance rate dips 5 percent on Dec. 15

By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Independent School District experienced an elevated number of students and teachers out with “a stomach bug” last Friday Dec. 12 and Monday Dec. 15.
Superintendent Mike Kelley noted that while any number of viruses or bacteria could be causing these illnesses (characterized by inflammation in the stomach and intestines), the district administration and medical personnel believe there is likely a virus behind … Read the rest

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SMS evacuated after note found

| December 18, 2014

by Natalie Gentry
A bomb scare had Springtown Middle School under evacuation Dec. 2.
An Emergency Response Team (EMRT) comprised of Springtown police and school officials searched the campus after a note was found in one of the boys restrooms.
SMS administration evacuated the building at approximately 1:30 p.m. so that the EMRT could complete their search and sweep of the campus, according to Springtown Police Lieutenant Curtis Stone.… Read the rest

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A Culinary Christmas

| December 18, 2014
A Culinary Christmas

Springtown High School students demonstrate skills at holiday event

By Natalie Gentry
Room 129 at Springtown High School (SHS) was abuzz with activity Friday, Dec. 12 as Kristi Hulme and the Culinary Arts students treated family and faculty to delicious finger foods during the fifth annual “Culinary Christmas.”
The event gives third and fourth year Culinary students a chance to demonstrate their prowess in the kitchen and provides guests with tasty treats to enjoy.… Read the rest

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Christmas on the Square

| December 18, 2014
Christmas on the Square

At the annual Christmas on the Square celebration young Bentley Shanhand tells Santa
Claus what he wants to see under his tree Dec. 25.                Photo by Natalie Gentry… Read the rest

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Season’s Greetings 2014

| December 18, 2014

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December 18, 2014

| December 18, 2014

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Christmas on the Square 2014

| December 11, 2014

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Snakes on a plane…and pigs…and…

| December 11, 2014
Snakes on a plane…and pigs…and…

Flying high above the American Midwest…
MAN: Excuse me, attendant. Is that a miniature horse in C17?
ATTENDANT: Yes.
MAN: Uh, why?
ATTENDANT: The woman said it was an ESA – emotional support animal.
MAN: It’s a horse.
ATTENDANT: Yes. But she has the proper paperwork so Buttercup flies for free.
MAN: I understand service dogs and cats…but a horse?
ATTENDANT: Oh, we have all sorts of critters, trained and wild, in the cabin on … Read the rest

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