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Beeville has new school leader
BEEVILLE – Dr. Marc Puig will take the reins of Beeville ISD on July 1, by unanimous vote of the school board. Little discussion was had Tuesday night as trustees raised their hands in favor of the...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orange by any other name is still burnt
BEEVILLE – Is it burnt orange? Is it Trojan orange? Color 85494 has a name. It’s now Trojan orange, despite what the tag says. “The color that has been used in the last few years has been burnt ora...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orange by any other name is still burnt
BEEVILLE – Is it burnt orange? Is it Trojan orange? Color 85494 has a name. It’s now Trojan orange, despite what the tag says. “The color that has been used in the last few years has been burnt ora...
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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No 4-day school week for BISD
BEEVILLE – The idea of Beeville Independent School District going to a four-day school week like Pettus isn’t one that the expected school leader sees as a priority. Dr. Marc Puig, lone finalist fo...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Don’t count us out. Count on us to be great': Facing fears ‘in the journey we call life’
Melanie Martinez reminded her fellow graduates that the struggles thus far are just the tip of what is to come. “All of this knowledge will be invaluable as we go forward in life,” she said during ...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Don’t count us out. Count on us to be great': Forging their futures
A sea of maroon spanned before the audience. Every cap situated just right. Every gown and honor cord positioned just so. The Pettus High School seniors were ready to receive their diplomas inside ...
Jun 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sizzling studies: Hot diggity dog project to wrap up school year
by Jason Collins
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – How does one make English, math and science fun for those who might otherwise have a dog of a time? Just add food — specifically hot dogs. Amanda Carriger, teacher at Thomas Jefferson El...
'Don’t count us out. Count on us to be great': Shining light in the ‘sea of negativity’
by Jason Collins
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When Naumaan Warsi moved to Beeville, he did not expect to be standing on the graduation stage giving the salutatorian address. “Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to be in this position when ...
Music educator retires after 35 years
by Progress Staff
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Carlos Luna, Three Rivers 1976 graduate, recently retired after 35 years in music education. He spent 30 years as the director of bands at J.W. Nixon High School in Laredo, and three years as the d...
Pettus ISD picks Velasco lone finalist for superintendent: Decision unanimous by trustees
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PETTUS – Jaime Velasco has been selected from among 26 applicants as the lone finalist in the Pettus Independent School District’s superintendent search. The school board, at a brief special meetin...
BISD trustees name their lone finalist for superintendent
by Jason Collins
Jun 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Dr. Marc Puig has plans for Beeville’s public schools. And as the lone finalist for the superintendent position, he could soon have the ability to make these happen. On Tuesday, trustees...
STES Science Fair winners announced
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Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Skidmore-Tynan Elementary held its annual Science Fair in May. Winners were announced on May 26 and included: Dairik Encinia – second place, 5th grade Walker Widner –first place, 4th gra...
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Jose Louis Morales sits and prays under his brother Edward Sotomayor Jr.'s cross that is part of a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Pulse night club shootings in Orlando
After a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida this month, police dispatchers fielded c...
2016-06-28 16:03:53 -0500
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Police vehicles sit at 15th and Wynkoop, after an active shooter was reported and police secured the scene, in Denver, Colorado
(Reuters) - A woman was critically injured in a shooting inside a downtown Denver office building...
2016-06-28 18:16:58 -0500
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A medical marijuana user smells a jar of marijuana at the medical marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles
The proposed so-called "Adult Use of Marijuana Act," which is supported by Lieutenant Governor Ga...
2016-06-28 22:04:18 -0500
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In this photo taken Thursday, June 23, 2016 House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, presides over a House session at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C. The window is small and the legislative strategy tricky, but GOP leaders say there's still a chance to change the North Carolina law that sparked a clash over transgender rights on the national stage. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The window is small and the legislative strategy tricky, but GOP leaders say...
2016-06-29 02:17:15 -0500
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