TEXARKANA ISD ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL SELECTED AS REGION 8 AP OF THE YEAR

Texarkana, TX– Andy McCarter, Assistant Principal of Wake Village Elementary School in Texarkana ISD, has been selected to represent the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA) as the Region 8 Educational Service Center (ESC) Outstanding Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year. The National Association of Elementary School Principals is committed to preparing assistantprincipals to […]

REDWATER HIGH SCHOOL WINTER GUARD
EARNS THIRD HIGHEST SCORE OVERALL DURING NTCA COMPETITION

Redwater, TX – During the North Texas Color Guard Association (NTCA) competition on January 28 in Rowlett, TX, the Redwater High School Winter Guard brought home an overall Third Highest Score in the Regional AA/A Classification. A total of 30 schools competed in the weekend events. With this new ranking, the RHS Winter Guard will […]

REDWATER HOSA STUDENTS TAKE TOP TEN AWARDS DURING SPRING LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE; ONE HEADED TO STATE COMPETITION

Redwater, TX – On January 13-14, Redwater High School HOSA students attended the Spring Leadership Conference in Allen, TX. During the Competitive Events portion of the conference, Kaylin Tucker was awarded Third Place in Health Professions for Veterinary Science and Ava Kordsmeier earned Tenth Place in Leadership Events for Extemporaneous Writing. Tucker will now advance […]

TEXARKANA ISD RAISES BUS DRIVER PAY TO $25/HOUR

Texarkana, TX– Texarkana ISD has announced that pay for Bus Drivers is increasing to $25.00/hour.This rate applies to all full-time, part-time, trip, and substitute drivers. In addition, flat rates for trip driving will now be $25.00 for 1-30 miles and $75.00 for over 30 miles.These rate increases will apply to current drivers and new drivers. […]

TxDOT TO PLACE NEW SIGNAL AT TEXARKANA INTERSECTION

Safety improvements scheduled for Richmond Road and Galleria Oaks Drive ATLANTA – The intersection of FM 559/Richmond Road and Galleria Oaks in Texarkana is scheduled to receive a traffic signal this summer, according to plans awarded in January by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The City of Texarkana worked with TxDOT on the project. Improvements […]

Sherri Penix to Serve as Texarkana ISD Deputy Superintendent

Texarkana, TX – Sherri Penix, current Chief Innovation Officer, has been namedthe new Deputy Superintendent of Texarkana ISD. As Deputy Superintendent,Mrs. Penix will assist the superintendent with cross-functional initiatives andoverall execution of the district’s Imagine 2026 Strategic Plan. “Imagine 2026 drives all of our work as a school system,” said Dr. DougBrubaker, TISD Superintendent. “Mrs. […]

Debate on Confederate Monument in Texarkana Has Increased Petition Drives

Currently at least three petitions are running online concerning the Confederate Mothers Monument in downtown Texarkana Texarkana, USA: At least three petitions are currently online concerning the Confederate Mothers Monument near the federal courthouse and post office. One petition calls for the monument to be removed and placed in a museum for study and history, […]

Peaceful Demonstration at Confederate Monument in Texarkana

Supporters and opponents to the Confederate Monument met in downtown Texarkana this evening. Texarkana, USA: Texarkana saw those wishing to remove the Confederate Monument and those wishing to keep it meet in a peaceful demonstration by both sides. Although voices were raised from time-to-time by both, overall the meeting appeared to open discussion. There were […]