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The Galveston County Daily News : Education

January 29, 2015

Education

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Creek ISD cancels classes at elementary school after electrical issues

WEBSTER — An electrical issues at McWhirter Elementary School forced school district officials to cancel classes today.

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Island teacher uses poetry to engage students
Posted: January 26, 2015

Margarita Guzman had never written a poem until her freshman English class. But now that she has, she’s thinking about practicing that style of writing more often, she said. 

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Students selected as Texas All-State musicians
Posted: January 26, 2015

Friendswood High School has 10 members, who will perform with the Texas All-State Band, and five who will perform with the All-State Choir in San Antonio Feb. 14 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as part of the 2015 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic and Convention.

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Register now for summer camp
Posted: January 26, 2015

Students will start the summer off as inventors as the Dickinson Independent School District partners with Camp Invention for a one-week day camp. The district has received several requests from parents over the past few years looking for camp opportunities to keep their younger students occupied in the summer months. Camp Invention provides fun activities which reinforce academic concepts.

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You can help yourself improve by helping others
Posted: January 26, 2015

My name is Mattie Stephens, and I am a junior at Texas A&M University at Galveston, studying marine biology while working at The Writing Lab. In the writing lab, I meet with individual students as a peer and help improve their writing by writing comments about their writing errors and explaining the mistake. 

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Life experiences make well-rounded students
Posted: January 26, 2015

Give your child a variety of life experiences: a trip to a museum, the beach, zoo, a county fair. 

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Family fun with the Harlem Ambassadors
Posted: January 26, 2015

Texas City ISD coaches and teachers are suiting up to take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a fun basketball game set for 7 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Texas City High School gym.

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MLK Jr. Day event
Posted: January 26, 2015

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, College of the Mainland will host guest speaker Jason Roy from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the COM Student Center.

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Second start term classes begin March 2
Posted: January 26, 2015

Registration for the Spring second start term is now in progress

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