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Merry Times on the Square

| December 18, 2014
Merry Times on the Square

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SMS band students make All- District

| December 18, 2014
SMS band students make All- District

Teacher mentors completed over 100 hours of professional development

By Natalie Gentry
Springtown Middle School (SMS) band directors Robin Hidrogo and Alexis Wells had 38 students compete for berths on the Region 7 All-District Band Nov. 18.
Even with over 600 students vying for these places, 17 SMS student musicians were selected for the elite band.
In addition, five students were awarded first chair honors and three took second chair.… Read the rest

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Turkey Trot 2014

| December 18, 2014
Turkey Trot 2014

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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

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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SHS Ag Advocacy team competes at State

| December 11, 2014

By Natalie Gentry
Springtown High School’s (SHS) Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agriculture Advocacy Team competed in the State tournament Dec. 6.
The team, comprised of senior Madyson Nolte, sophomore Sophia Kelley, and freshman Raynee Henderson, placed sixth in the preliminary round – one spot away from advancing to finals.
Although the team didn’t get a shot at a championship, sixth place in a state with more than 200 teams competing is something to be … Read the rest

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ESDs seek board applicants

| December 11, 2014

The Parker County Commissioners Court is seeking applicants who are interested in serving as Commissioners on Emergency Service Districts (ESDs) 6, 7 and 8 within Parker County.
ESD 6 covers the Spring Creek and Cresson fire districts, ESD 7 covers the Greenwood to Millsap fire districts and ESD 8 covers the Central and Whitt fire districts.
Any person interested and who qualifies may submit a resume and brief cover letter explaining their interest in serving … Read the rest

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Texas Christmas

| December 11, 2014
Texas Christmas

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First Baptist Choir

| December 11, 2014
First Baptist Choir

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SHS band students place in All-Region

| December 11, 2014

by Natalie Gentry
Once again, the Springtown High School (SHS) Sound of Springtown band placed the most students in the All-Region Band.
More than 650 students from 40 different schools auditioned for a chair in the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) Region 7 Honor Bands on Saturday, Dec. 6.
Of the 49 SHS students who participated, 37 earned a chair in the All-Region Band.… Read the rest

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