Feb

09

Posted by : Press release | On : February 9, 2012

Students from Malakoff Elementary School made Valentine’s Day cards as part of the Valentines for Veterans program, which delivers the cards to “ hospitalized veterans at the Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center, local VFW and American Legion posts, and active duty military service members visiting the USO Center at DFW International Airport.” Above, fifth-graders deliver their cards to Amy Gould of Congressman Jeb Hensarling’s Athens office. Pictured are, front row from left, Cully McCoy, Brykell Killingsworth, Madelynn Dunklin, Everado Garcia, Dania Garcia, Keishan Walker; back row from left, Amy Gould, Mitchel Wisdom, Kinsey Leis, Kyler Anding, Fantasia Bryant, and MES Principal Ronny Snow. “These valentines are a great way to say thank you to the brave men and women who have made—and are still making—tremendous sacrifices to protect our freedom,” said Hensarling. “We need to let them know that we appreciate all that they have done for our country. I know each veteran who receives one of these cards will be happy to see how much our students care about them and care about America.”

Feb

03

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : February 3, 2012

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) conducted its bi-annual realignment Thursday. Here’s where area schools landed:

Malakoff

Football (Div. I, District 7-2A): Malakoff, Eustace, Grand Saline, Kemp, Lone Oak, Quitman, Winnsboro.
Basketball (Div. I, District 13-2A): Malakoff, Dallas Faith Family, Dallas Life Oak Cliff, Eustace, Kemp, Palmer, Red Oak Life, Scurry-Rosser

Cross Roads

Football (Div. I, District 6-1A): Cross Roads, Cayuga, Dallas Gateway, Italy, Itasca, Kerens
Basketball (Div. I, District 18-1A): Cross Roads, Cayuga, Hubbard, Kerens, Wortham

Trinidad

Football (Div. I, District 16-6man): Trinidad, Calvert, Karnack, Milford
Basketball (Div II, District 23-1A): Trinidad, Campbell, Cumby Miller Grove, Fruitvale, Yantis

Jan

27

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : January 27, 2012

From Staff Reports

SEVEN POINTS – Art students from Malakoff High School brought home the most ribbons – including Best in Show – from last weekend’s art show in Seven Points.

The third annual High School Art Show and Contest sponsored by The Library at Cedar

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Jan

27

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : January 27, 2012

From Staff Reports

The auditor has once again given Malakoff ISD a clean review.

Monday night, auditor J.W. Lambright gave his annual address to the MISD school

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Jan

26

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : January 26, 2012

By Michael V. Hannigan

Enrollment at Trinity Valley Community College this semester is down compared to last spring, according to figures released by the college.

Combined enrollment across all campuses is down 5.5 percent – or a little more than 500 students – from Spring 2011 with the total number of students dipping below 9,000.

“This is in general following the pattern statewide,” said TVCC President Glendon Forgey. “After experiencing tremendous growth in the past few years, community colleges around Texas are beginning to see enrollments level out or decline.”

Forgey said the improving economy

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Jan

24

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : January 24, 2012

 

 

January is School Board Recognition Month. This month, students on each of the Malakoff ISD campuses spent time honoring school board members. Pictured above is the current board, including: seated from left, Belinda Brownlow, board secretary; Gary Woolverton, board president; Dr. Pat Smith, board vice-president; back row from left, Jason Dalrymple; Daymon Sims; Superintendent Randy Perry; Rick Vieregge; and, Todd LaRue.


 

 

Jan

13

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : January 13, 2012

From Staff Reports

The Malakoff Tigers are on fire, winning their first four district games to set up a showdown with also-undefeated Teague next Tuesday at home. Malakoff is 9-9 overall and 4-0 in District 14-2A.

The Tigers are off this Friday, Jan. 13.

In the past week, the Tigers have crushed, in order, Blooming Grove, Buffalo and Leon.

First, the Tigers dumped Blooming Grove

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Jan

06

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : January 6, 2012

From Staff Reports

January 2012 is School Board Recognition Month, a time when districts across the state show their appreciation for the pivotal role elected boards play in their local communities.

“Our school board members devote thousands of hours of their time to the success of the students of MISD. They all make many personal sacrifices tending to school board business. The members of this school

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Dec

16

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : December 16, 2011

From Staff Reports

The school finance lawsuit Malakoff ISD is participating in was filed last Friday in state district court in Austin. The lawsuit challenges the constitutionally of the Texas school finance system, claiming that it fails to provide schools with sufficient funding to meet state educational standards and that the system has become a statewide property tax.

“The Texas Legislature in the last session failed to meet their constitutional obligation to adequately fund our public schools,” said MISD Superintendent Randy Perry. “Malakoff ISD will have funding cuts over

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Nov

25

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 25, 2011

By Pearl Cantrell
MediaOne L.L.C.

TOOL – The Malakoff ISD school board opted to move its elections to the November General Election date on even-numbered years to combine its early voting with the county and share the election expense.
The action is to accommodate new state and federal laws

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