TERRELL, Texas — The Terrell Independent School District will extend their Thanksgiving break through December 6, 2020, the district announced yesterday evening.
AUSTIN, Texas — A bipartisan effort of 68 members of the Texas House of Representatives called on the state earlier this week to take steps toward canceling annual standardized tests in the spring of 2021, citing the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FORNEY, Texas — Forney High School athletics coordinator and head football coach, Aaron Woods, has resigned effective immediately, inForney.com has confirmed, and will not finish the season.
KAUFMAN, Texas — The Kaufman High School varsity tennis team has once again won their way to the semifinal match of the UIL 4A Team Tennis state tournament. The Lions will take on Hereford at the Hamilton Court Tennis Center in Wichita Falls on Friday morning.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Independent School District approved the construction of an aquatic training facility for the district's state-ranked swim and dive team.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District, Press Release) — Forney ISD continues to be one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas. In order to accommodate student growth, Forney ISD voters approved a November 2019 bond to build several new facilities. Jerry and Helen Griffi…
KEMP, Texas — All Kemp Independent School District campuses will be closed Thursday, October 15, 2020, until Sunday, October 18, 2020, for deep cleaning and sanitization due to a large pool of individuals who had close contact with positive COVID-19 cases recently reported by the district.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — In a historic pledge by Kaufman County commissioners this week, public school children county-wide will benefit from an initial $2 million dollars in federal CARES Act dollars that will be further maximized by grant funding thanks to the collaboration and hard work of…
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Forney ISD is proud to announce an expanded partnership with Dallas College and Texas Tech for the 2020-2021 school year. Now, Forney ISD community and staff will receive in-district tuition rates for Dallas College courses offered at Forney ISD.
FORNEY, Texas — A Dallas Independent School District teacher, a Forney resident, was one of three honored with a "Service Above Self" award from the Rotary Club of Dallas.
FORNEY, Texas (by Kim Horner, UTD Today) — As a mechanical engineering undergraduate at The University of Texas at Dallas, Dr. Toby Elery had not yet decided on a career path. Then he visited a prosthetics clinic.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — For the second straight year, Forney ISD is proposing a reduced tax rate for residents living within the Forney ISD school boundaries. Last year, the school board reduced the rate by 7 cents, and this year the district is proposing to drop…
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Independent School District swore in a new police chief and eight new police officers for the newly formed district police department.
FORNEY, TEXAS — The Orona family of Forney is celebrating being home tonight after their daughter survived a shark attack on a Florida beach over the weekend.
FORNEY, TEXAS — Texas House District 4 State Representative Keith Bell has joined dozen of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to call for Governor Abbott and the Texas Education Agency to suspend STAAR testing for the upcoming school year.
FORNEY, TEXAS (Texas Tribune) — Teachers like Jennifer Boyer have become the rope in a political tug of war over reopening Texas schools.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Morgan Clark, a cadet in the Forney ISD Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) recently received the first-ever Air Force Association (AFA) Seidel Chapter $6,000 scholarship.
FORNEY, Texas — A video circulating social media of Forney ISD students taking part in underage drinking and using racial slurs has drawn the attention of Texas A & M-Commerce.
FORNEY, Texas — Yesterday, as restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to be lifted across the state, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) released requirements and guidelines for summer strength and conditioning and marching band practices, which may begin June 8, 2020.
TERRELL, Texas — The Terrell Independent School District and Terrell community came together to celebrate two military-bound seniors who would be unable to attend graduation ceremonies due to their scheduled leave for basic training.
FORNEY, Texas — Construction is underway at the site of Forney Independent School District's (ISD) new Tony Jackson Middle School and Tim Rhodes Intermediate School northwest of Ranch Road and Farm-to-Market (FM) 740.
FORNEY, Texas — A community vehicle parade celebrating the Class of 2020 will be held on May 17, 2020, from 4p.m. until 6 p.m., in Windmill Farms.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — The Forney ISD Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) was recently notified that it has been has been selected as one of 387 units to receive the 2019-2020 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award. This is the 6th year i…
FORNEY, Texas — Forney Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Justin Terry was live from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to announce additional Class of 2020 graduation plans.
FORNEY, Texas (Press Release, Forney Independent School District) — The Forney High School and North Forney High School theatre departments were recently recognized by the Dallas Summer Musical (DSM) organization with their 9th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA). The non-profi…
TERRELL, Texas (Press Release, Terrell Independent School District) — Terrell Independent School District is excited to announce Ms. Tonya Tillman as the new Assistant Superintendent for Business & Support Services. Tillman joins TISD from Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, where she has se…
TERRELL, Texas (Press Release, Terrell Independent School District) — Terrell Independent School District is excited to announce Dr. Melanie Magee as the new Deputy Superintendent of Leading and Learning. Magee joins TISD from McKinney ISD, where she has served as the Senior Director of Curr…
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Classes may be a little different these days with Forney ISD teachers working virtually with their students, but the District's outstanding teachers are still working hard to make sure their students continue to get the education and atten…
FORNEY, Texas — In accordance with an statewide executive order issued earlier today by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Forney Independent School District has announced all school facilities will remain closed until Monday, May 4, 2020, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Independent School District will hold a virtual Kindergarten Round-Up on April 7, 2020, at 6 p.m., via Zoom, a video conferencing service.
TERRELL, Texas — The Terrell and Kaufman Independent School Districts (ISD) have announced the indefinite closure of all of their campuses, in announcements made Monday.
FORNEY, Texas (Press Release, Forney Independent School District) — This week Forney ISD took another step toward creating an in-house police department by hiring Joseph Sanders as the Director of Safety & Security. Sanders will transition to Chief of Police once the department creation …
Terrell, Texas (Press Release, Terrell Independent School District) — For the first time since the beginning of March, bright yellow school buses hit the roads in the city of Terrell. Rather than being full of students, the buses were transporting something else – food.
FORNEY, Texas (Office of Governor Greg Abbott) — Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) testing requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, Governor Abbott is requesting that the Department of Educati…
AUSTIN, Texas (by Aliyya Swaby, the Texas Tribune) — Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath told school superintendents and lawmakers Sunday to be prepared for long-term school district closures, potentially through the end of the school year, especially in areas where the new coronavirus …
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Local school district officials say they are working to develop plans and implement strategies and preventative measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time no local school closures or extended spring breaks have been announced.
FORNEY, Texas (Texas Music Educators Association) — Casey McLean, a member of the Forney High School Wind Ensemble will perform with the Texas All-State 5A Symphonic Band in San Antonio, Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Henry B. González Convention Center as part of the 2020 Texas Music Ed…
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Forney High School and North Forney High School art students recently competed in the Region 10E Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) competition and won several top honors.
TERRELL, Texas — Terrell ISD kicked off it’s celebration of Black History month on Friday with song, dance and inspirational speakers at the Jamie Fox Performing Arts Center.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Independent School District's student-run pet care program, Off the Leash, will offer its services to the community, the district announced.
TERRELL, Texas (Terrell Independent School District) – Terrell ISD is set to host nearly 80 robotics teams and 400 robotics students from across the state for the Vex Robotics Texas Region 2 State Championship tournament at the end of the month.
KAUFMAN, Texas — Kaufman High School students will be released early today due to a water main break, the district announced in a notification to parents.
FORNEY, Texas — Forney ISD Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Cadet Brandon Bass, a Senior cadet at Forney High School has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program in the summer of 2020.
FORNEY, Texas — On Monday, January 13, 2020, Forney ISD announced Chief Craig Miller as their temporary Chief of Safety and Security and approved the formation of a Forney ISD police department.