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TAMU-CC announces graduation of area students
CORPUS CHRISTI – The following students from the area graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi during the 2016 Summer Commencement on Saturday, Aug. 6. • Bobbie Jo Hill of Beeville — Doct...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'When I see a backpack, I see the face of a child'
BEEVILLE – Their partnership came about by chance, luck or divine intervention, and it is the scores of needy who will benefit. On Saturday, hundreds of backpacks, all loaded with school supplies, ...
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cracking code of education
BEEVILLE – Beeville is the first school district in the state to bring game design through Globaloria to all students in the district. During a meeting Monday of teachers, faculty and staff, Superi...
Aug 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BISD: Tax rate staying the same, more state money
BEEVILLE – School board trustees in Beeville approved a tax rate that totals the same as last year but will bring in significantly more state funding, thanks to what is known as a tax swap. The tru...
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez competes at SkillsUSA national finals
BEEVILLE – Nathaniel Martinez, a 2016 A.C. Jones High School graduate, competed in the SkillsUSA National Finals in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 23. Martinez qualified for the national competition...
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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JHS senior wins $1K scholarship
BRYAN – To celebrate the centennial of the Farm Credit System, Capital Farm Credit is awarding 100 scholarships to Texas students over 100 days. A.C. Jones High School senior Colton Russell was awa...
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beeville teachers receiving $5K raise
by Jason Collins
Aug 04, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville schoolteachers, registered nurses and librarians will receive a $5,000 raise, while sthe rest of the staff will receive a 4 percent increase. Plus, the district will now offer 1...
Texas sales tax holiday set Aug. 5-7
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday ...
Texas prepaid tuition program enrollment deadline approaches
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN – The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund and prepay for all or some future tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas publi...
A&M names three Bee honor students
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the summer semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. The Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students taking ...
Education could become a game for students
by Jason Collins
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville students will be doing more than just playing video games next year. They will be making their own digital escapades — assuming the district leaders give the go ahead for a new ...
CBC to host vets registration event July 20
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Jul 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College is hosting a “Bring a Veteran, Meet a Veteran” event on Wednesday, July 20, at the Beeville campus from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Veterans and their dependents are invited...
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Weingarten, president of the AFT, addresses the audience of public school teachers during a convention in Detroit
A nationwide drive to weaken job guarantees for U.S. public school teachers shows no sign of fadi...
2016-08-28 05:27:55 -0500
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A gender neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's university system must allow two transgender stu...
2016-08-26 20:22:02 -0500
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Trump's Twitter message came a day after Nykea Aldridge, a 32-year-old mother of four, was shot i...
2016-08-27 16:47:33 -0500
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Driver killed in vehicle crash in Camden County
A driver is dead after a vehicle crash in Winslow Township, New Jersey.
2016-08-28 08:46:26 -0500
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