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The Galveston County Daily News : Education

October 25, 2014


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Island Education: Homecoming a chance to recognize community involvement

One look around at the Ball High homecoming football game against Willowridge and it’s easy to see how much the community is invested in Galveston ISD schools. The imprint of local buy-in to support teams, groups, and schools is everywhere.

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Two incumbents seek re-election to Santa Fe ISD board
Posted: October 16, 2014

SANTA FE — Two incumbents are looking to keep their spots on Santa Fe ISD’s school board in the November election.

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Watkins: State says LMISD is following approved recovery plan
Posted: October 16, 2014

LA MARQUE — The La Marque school district is following the formal plan of recovery approved by the state earlier this year, according to the district’s superintendent.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
GISD Educational Foundation names McDermott as new president
Posted: October 15, 2014

GALVESTON — At the September meeting, the board of the Galveston ISD Educational Foundation voted on its 2014-15 board of directors.

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Monday 10/06/2014
Newsweek: Clear Horizons one of country’s best
Posted: October 06, 2014

Clear Creek school district’s Clear Horizons Early College High School is among the country’s top high schools, according to Newsweek magazine.

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Student enrollment numbers, diversity positives for GISD
Posted: October 06, 2014

If student enrollment numbers are any indication, Galveston ISD is growing in a healthy and positive direction. Almost every year since Hurricane Ike in 2008-09, school enrollment numbers are growing. This year alone, the district grew over 200 students and has nearly 7,000 students across the island and Bolivar Peninsula, the highest amount in six years.

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First library visit for Galveston first-graders
Posted: October 06, 2014

To encourage early reading, the Rosenberg Library is offering free field trips to all Galveston first-grade classes this school year.

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Dune systems should be high priority
Posted: October 06, 2014

In those long ago days before every student had a car, Aggies (and others) helped Aggie students by providing transportation to and from campus as they sought to “achieve their education.” There were “Aggie Corners” in cities throughout the state where they could find transportation as they pursued their education — this present Aggie (newspaper) corner is where Sea Aggie students can transport locally and to the world their “educational achievements.”

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Homecoming is a week of celebrations at Friendswood
Posted: October 06, 2014

Homecoming week begins today — and what a week it will be!

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