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CBC Phi Theta Kappa inductees honored in special ceremony
BEEVILLE – In honor of academic excellence, Coastal Bend College recently hosted a special induction ceremony for the Rho Lambda chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). The fall induction ceremony was ho...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus Secondary School strives to make grade
PETTUS – In the wake of the Pettus Secondary School narrowly missing the mark in two of four indexes related to its preliminary 2016 Texas Education Agency (TEA) Accountability Rating, officials in...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC Upward Bound Program provides students with cultural enrichment activities
BEEVILLE – The Upward Bound (UB) program at Coastal Bend College provides students with the opportunity to attend a variety of cultural enrichment activities throughout Texas. Students in the UB pr...
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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S-T will ‘do more with less’ after bond issue fails
SKIDMORE – Forty-two is the number of votes that meant the defeat of a proposal that would have allowed the Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District to borrow $4.5 million to fund various improve...
Nov 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student exchange program seeks volunteers
BEEVILLE – The World Heritage Student Exchange Program is seeking representatives to work with volunteer host families and international exchange students. WH provides academic year and semester ex...
Nov 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant funds help Pawnee ISD keep up with technological times
PAWNEE – Later this year, all pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the Pawnee Independent School District will be utilizing a wireless mobile device in the classroom. Following the Oct....
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globaloria launches ‘Game Inventor’ course in Beeville ISD
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Oct 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville ISD continues to innovate. One hundred educators and education leaders gathered together on Monday, Oct. 24, in Beeville for the launch of a new ground-breaking computer science...
Pawnee keeping up with the Joneses with grant
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PAWNEE – Later this year, all pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the Pawnee Independent School District will be utilizing a wireless mobile device in the classroom. Following the Oct....
Bernal set to retire
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – All things — even 45-year-long educational careers — eventually must end. In December, Dee Dee Bernal will retire as principal of A.C. Jones High School in Beeville. This will be the sec...
Bond election on Skidmore-Tynan ballot
Oct 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District bond election Frequently Asked Questions On Aug. 8, the S-TISD board of trustees approved an order calling a bond election for $4.5 million • A bond is ne...
Donors match $25K donation to college foundation from Dirks
by Jason Collins
Oct 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – What is more fitting than a toast praising the man who helped the Coastal Bend College Foundation raise $50,000? “To R.W. Dirks,” said John Brockman, former college president, as he held...
Tax vote strums up new money for students in Beeville schools
by Jason Collins
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans join activists in a march just outside the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball
By Ernest Scheyder and Terray Sylvester CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - A Native American leader as...
2016-12-05 17:44:26 -0600
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Defense attorney Andy Savage assistant Cheryl Savage look at a document with former North Charleston police officer Slager at the Charleston County court in Charleston
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial on Mond...
2016-12-05 17:05:55 -0600
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Digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph depicts methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in the process of being phagocytized by a human white blood cells
A California state senator introduced a bill on Monday that would mandate reporting of antibiotic...
2016-12-05 16:28:42 -0600
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This undated photo provided by Edwin Fallwell shows Riley Fritz. Fritz, a musician and artist from Connecticut, recently moved to San Francisco to be with friends, according to her brother, Ben Fritz. The family was notified Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, that Riley, also known as Feral Pines, likely was killed in a warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., according to Ben Fritz. (Edwin Fallwell via AP)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taug...
2016-12-05 18:48:13 -0600
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