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Loaded for Behr: Board leader offers thoughts on improving district
BEEVILLE – The Beeville Independent School District board of trustees has a new leader, and his is a familiar face. Kevin Behr was unanimously voted at Tuesday night’s meeting to be the board’s nex...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus staff finalizing plans for new school
BEEVILLE – It has been a long time coming, but the Pettus school board members will likely have their chance Monday to offer approval for their new school building plans. This past week, staff and ...
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys will be boys? Girls will be girls? Educators react to federal transgender restroom directive
BEE COUNTY – A prominent topic of conversation in communities throughout the country has been President Barack Obama’s directive last week that public schools nationwide could jeopardize their fede...
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coastal Bend College announces 2016 graduates
BEEVILLE – Graduates from all Coastal Bend College locations were honored at the college’s annual commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 6, on the CBC Beeville campus. Students who earned a degree ...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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S-TISD trustees consider $4.5M bond election
SKIDMORE – A committee of Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District residents and administrators have identified approximately $12 million worth of needed capital improvements, according to Superi...
May 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'No one can place a value on who you are': CBC grads reminded not to let naysayers stop them
Had Stephanie Silvas listened to her algebra professor in San Marcos, she never would have continued her studies in college. Had she listened to that professor at Texas State University, she would ...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle of the Bands: Coastal Bend Band Festival termed a success
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May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – On Wednesday, April 27, the Mighty Trojan Band hosted a sixth-grade band festival, the Coastal Bend Band Festival, at A.C. Jones High School. Many bands from the surround area came to co...
GW Junior High will host immunization clinic May 18
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May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An immunization clinic will be held Wednesday, May 18, from 2 to 6 p.m. in the George West ISD Junior High library. The event is sponsored by the Department of State Health Services and H-E-B Pharm...
CBC will host STEM Challenge Camp for all locations in June
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May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College is hosting a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Challenge Camp on June 13-24 for students who have recently completed grades 1-5 in local area p...
BISD Trojan bands prepare for upcoming concerts in May
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May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
May is the busiest month of the year for Beeville bands, says Mighty Trojan Band director Jaime Vela. Currently, the members are having practice for color guard and drum major tryouts. “Some of our...
CBC’s CDC celebrates preschool grads
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – The Coastal Bend College Child Development Center recently hosted a commencement ceremony at the Beeville campus inside of the Gertrude R. Jones Auditorium. Five preschool students recei...
'Heart for students'
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May 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Many seniors should know these words from “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you c...
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