Registration for the 2020-21 school year is underway at Canadian Independent School District campuses. In an effort to streamline the process, school officials scheduled registration times staggered by grade and/or last name.
Coy, Colt, and Cambree Pittman of Canadian participated in the Texas Junior Braunvieh Association’s Showcase and Braunvieh Bonanza in Wichita Falls, July 3-5. In the Intermediate News Article and Salesmanship contests, Coy won grand champion. He also raised the grand champion bred-and-owned purebred bull (MR Jack 990). Colt had the grand champion Junior Illustrated Talk, and the reserve grand champion Junior Sales Talk.
“Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases” was a successful World War II British propaganda slogan. The slogan encouraged all citizens to stay healthy. “Hitler Will Send No Warning,” was a slogan on a poster that reminded citizens to take their gas masks with them wherever they went. If we are at war with a virus, are slogans what we need to unite Americans behind a collective will to contain COVID?
Eight more minutes. Adding eight minutes to the school day is what my local school district plans to do. The first day of school has been postponed until Sept. 9. But that’s as far as our school board has gotten in their plans to reopen school. Football, however, got a thumbsup from UIL to start practice on time Aug. 3, so one key component is in place.
AUSTIN—Texas families have through July 31 to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and pay this academic year’s rates for all or some future tuition, and schoolwide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities, excluding medical and dental institutions. Newborns are children younger than 1 year of age at the time of enrollment.
How scared are you when it comes to catching COVID? Don’t worry. Your local Health department may be protecting you. A recent case in Kentucky involved a woman who decided to get tested for COVID before she visited her elderly mother in Michigan. The woman tested positive, but refused to sign papers stating she would quarantine for two weeks. What happened next demonstrates the power of the health department. Because she would not sign the quarantine agreement, she and her husband were fitted with an ankle monitor so law enforcement could keep track of her.
Panhandle PBS is bringing Camp TV to its on air programming lineup, as well as parallel online resources, to help boost summer learning across the Texas Panhandle with a fun, educational, twice-a-week at-home alternative to day camp.
Baxter Landry and Eden Kirkhart are reading superstars. The two youngsters, each 6 years old, are the first two children to complete the ‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ program at the Hemphill County Library.