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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
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...
Jun 10, 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': 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...
Beeville students could see major technological upgrade next year
by Jason Collins
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville Independent School District leaders are looking at replacing every computer in the school system and getting rid of those computers dating back to 2004. Trustee Darryl Martin, d...
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Demonstrators celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas ab...
2016-06-27 12:09:26 -0500
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Anti-fascist counter-protestor parade through Sacramento after multiple people were stabbed during a clash between neo-Nazis holding a permitted rally and counter-protestors on Sunday at the state capitol in Sacramento.
The brawl in the state capital, Sacramento, could fuel concerns about the risk of violence outsid...
2016-06-27 09:29:48 -0500
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Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell is surrounded by members of the media after his sentencing hearing in Richmond
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out Republican former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell's...
2016-06-27 10:49:16 -0500
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NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is introducing a temporary loyalty program intended to get customers bac...
2016-06-27 12:48:58 -0500
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