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The Galveston County Daily News : Education

July 31, 2014


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Dickinson High making new lunch SMART

DICKINSON — If you visit Dickinson High School during the lunch hour this coming school year, you will get more of a college feel as the campus transitions to SMART Lunch, or Students Maximizing Achievement, Relationships and Time.

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Monday 07/28/2014
TCISD’s Sting Mobile busy feeding students during summer break
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 3:59 pm

TEXAS CITY — The Texas City school district has been able to feed nearly twice as many children this summer thanks to its school bus turned cafeteria. 

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Heffernan of Oppe up for Teacher of the Year
Posted: July 28, 2014

One of the best teachers in the greater Houston region resides on Galveston Island.

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New Blocker Middle School will be ready for students
Posted: July 28, 2014

Although it may be hard to tell from the outside, the new Blocker Middle School in Texas City ISD will be fully operational for the first day of school Aug. 25.

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GISD’s Back to School Fair set for Aug. 12
Posted: July 28, 2014

GALVESTON — Galveston Independent School District will have its annual Back to School Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 12 in the cafeteria of Ball High School, 4115 Ave. O.

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UHCL kicks off fall semester with Bash
Posted: July 28, 2014

University of Houston-Clear Lake invites the community, university students and alumni out for a night of celebrating the start of a new semester. The Welcome Back Bash will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 in the university’s Alumni Plaza, between the Bayou Building and the Student Services and Classroom Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

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COM Child Development and Ed offers training
Posted: July 28, 2014

COM Child Development and Education will provide free training for current or future child care workers from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Technical-Vocational Building Room 1101. Participants will explore how professionalism in the child care centers can enhance their center’s image and marketability.

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Galveston College offers medical office courses
Posted: July 28, 2014

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care support occupations are projected to increase 34 percent from 2014 to 2020.

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Saturday 07/26/2014
Music classes and ensembles open at COM
Posted: July 26, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Pursue a lifelong interest or explore a new passion with College of the Mainland’s personalized music classes, open this fall to continuing education and degree-seeking students alike. 

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