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The Galveston County Daily News : Education

July 24, 2014


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Derrick to receive $120K payment on her way out

HITCHCOCK — Barbara Derrick, the resigning superintendent of the Hitchcock school district, will receive a $120,000 settlement payment, according to her separation agreement with the district. 

  • icon Posted: July 23

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Monday 07/21/2014
COM biology group growing plants for nesting island birds
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 10:49 pm

TEXAS CITY — A group at College the Mainland is teaming up with Audubon Texas to plant native vegetation on islands used by nesting birds in Galveston Bay.

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Summer programs offering much to LMISD students
Posted: July 21, 2014

La Marque ISD offered students a glimpse into their future, developed new talents, broadened their interests and continued their academic work. 


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Register now for foreign language courses at UHCL
Posted: July 21, 2014

Learn a new language through University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program. 

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Registration open at Galveston College
Posted: July 21, 2014

Early registration for the 2014 fall semester is in progress. Early registration hours for fall classes are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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GISD foundation a philanthropic force for schools
Posted: July 21, 2014

It’s high time we put Galveston ISD Educational Foundation in the top tier of local charitable organizations. 

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Ukazu, Brake hired as band directors
Posted: July 21, 2014

Ogechi Ukazu has been named band director at Clear Creek High School, and Austin Brake has been hired as the new band director at Austin Magnet Middle School in Galveston upon the retirement of longtime director Doyle Neuwiller.


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Sunday 07/20/2014
COM scholarships open to musicians
Posted: July 20, 2014

Instrumental musicians wanting to begin or continue their education may set up an audition Aug. 11, 12 or 13 for a music scholarship at College of the Mainland. 

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Hitchcock superintendent resigning
Posted: July 17, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Just two years after she was hired as superintendent, Barbara Derrick apparently is set to resign.

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