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Gifted/talented nominations sought

| October 16, 2014

Nominations for the SISD gifted/talented program for grades 1 through 12 are now being accepted.
Teachers, counselors, parents, or other interested parties can nominate a student. Children in grades 6 through 12 may nominate themselves.
Contact the Advanced Academics coordinator at the students’ campus for information. The screening process will run through October and November.… Read the rest

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Out-of-School test Oct., Dec. dates

| October 16, 2014

Test dates have been locked in for October and December for students who are away from their home districts.
For the December administrations of the TAKS exit level tests, all registration for out-of-school examinees is online only. TAKS examinees (including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees) must register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/taksoos.
While regular October registration has ended, examinees can continue to register on site at Springtown High School the day of testing.… Read the rest

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Sales tax revenues mostly up

| October 16, 2014
Sales tax revenues mostly up

by Carla Noah Stutsman
With just two rather minor exceptions, it’s all good news when it comes to October sales tax revenue for local cities and special purpose districts.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said Wednesday, Oct. 8 that state sales tax revenue in September was $2.17 billion, up 7.9 percent compared to September 2013.
The sales tax figures represent monthly sales made in August.… Read the rest

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Funds sought for holiday dinners

| October 16, 2014

by Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Chamber of Commerce is now accepting monetary donations to help fund the Annual Senior Citizen Christmas Luncheon.
The luncheon is held the first part of December each year and hosts approximately 200 Springtown area senior citizens for food, fun, and fellowship.
Participants enjoy a delicious turkey meal with all the trimmings.
Meals are also delivered to those who can’t get out so they may enjoy the food as well.… Read the rest

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Run to Remember returns here Nov. 1

| October 16, 2014
Run to Remember returns here Nov. 1

Springtown proclaimed a Purple Heart City

by Natalie Gentry
The third annual Springtown War Memorial Association’s Run to Remember in honor of military men and women is set for Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Veteran’s Memorial Park.… Read the rest

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Southern Diva Charm

| October 16, 2014
Southern Diva Charm

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Tabernacle Check

| October 16, 2014
Tabernacle Check

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Brookshire’s Contest

| October 9, 2014
Brookshire’s Contest

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The sound of music

| October 9, 2014
The sound of music

The SHS band hosts its first competition

By Natalie Gentry
The air around Porcupine Stadium was filled with music Saturday afternoon and evening Oct. 4 as eight bands competed at the first-ever Sound of Springtown Marching Showcase.
Seven schools from all over North Texas took part in the competition as a way to prepare for regional UIL contest.
During the competition each marching band performed the shows fans usually see during halftime at football games, … Read the rest

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Business on the Rise

| October 9, 2014
Business on the Rise

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