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Casas attends national convention in Orlando
Sara Camille Casas of Beeville, a sophomore at Texas A&M University-College Station, was selected to attend the 52nd Delta Zeta National Convention in Orlando, Florida. Casas belongs to the Lambda ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paper medals: Veterans receive long overdue diplomas
“So, when your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren ask you, ‘Why did you receive a diploma today and at your age in this life?’ tell them the story.” — Salvador Rincon Jr.
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Project of learning: From Twin Towers to tortillas
Tammy Mills knows that youngsters need more than just book work to keep them learning. “I am a project person,” the third-grade teacher at St. Mary’s Academy Charter School said. “I like for them t...
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle schoolers compete for Duke program honors
BEEVILLE – Every year, Duke University identifies academically talented 7th-grade students and offers them the opportunity to take either the SAT or ACT test. Because these are students who have ma...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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SMACS teachers integrate anti-bullying message into curriculum
BEEVILLE – When the teachers at St. Mary’s Academy Charter School heard that speaker Curtis Clay of San Marcos-based Curtis Clay & Associates was coming to talk to students, parents and staff about...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC Foundation honors students, donors at reception
BEEVILLE – The Coastal Bend College Foundation hosted a Donor Scholar Reception on Aug. 30 to honor the fall 2016 CBCF scholarship recipients and the scholarships’ respective donors. More than $22,...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of Clay: ‘I’m a masterpiece’
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
SMACS students hear anti-bullying presentation
CBC staff: Planning for worst to keep all students safe on campus
by Jason Collins
Sep 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – The college has always had a plan in case of emergency. But it was grossly outdated and just sat unopened on an administrative shelf. No more. “What we had was a safety plan that was gat...
ACE in the hole
by Jason Collins
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Mary’s teachers continue after-school program despite grant funds drying up
TJIS to hold Freedom Walk Sept. 9
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Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – This Sept. 11 will be the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Joining those in Washington, D.C., and others in cities all over the United States, the students, teachers and staff ...
CBC’s TRI­­­O Upward Bound programs now accepting new students
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Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – The TRIO Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound GOST (George West, Odem, Sinton and Taft) programs at the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Beeville campus are now accepting applications for the 20...
Penny swap brings more money to schools without a tax increase
by Marc Puig, BISD Superintendent
Sep 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Exceptional stewardship of taxpayer money is a top priority of each and every member of the Beeville ISD board of trustees. Our district motto “Believing in Students’ Dreams” can only occur if our ...
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Protesters gather at the El Cajon Police Department headquarters to protest fatal shooting of an unarmed black man Tuesday by officers in El Cajon, California
- (Reuters) - Protesters yelled "murder" and demanded a federal investigation on Wednesday after ...
2016-09-28 13:12:20 -0500
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A man lays a flower on a monument engraved with names of victims of the September 11th attacks, during a memorial event marking the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S., at the 9/11 Living Memorial Plaza in Jerusalem
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected ...
2016-09-28 12:47:08 -0500
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FBI Director Comey testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told a House of Repre...
2016-09-28 10:41:49 -0500
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The jury pool has been narrowed to just under 750 people in the federal t...
2016-09-28 13:20:17 -0500
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