FORNEY, Texas — North Forney High School was placed on a brief lockdown today due to a verbal threat, according to Forney Independent School District officials.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — The Forney High School and North Forney High School marching bands recently competed at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Area C Marching Band
KAUFMAN, Texas — Friday night the Kaufman Lions hosted the Terrell Tigers at Homer Norville Field for a rivalry game that goes back generations.
TERRELL, Texas — When Terrell High School Senior Madison Malone takes the field on Friday night it will be bittersweet.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Today, Kaufman County residents are encouraged to donate to local charitable organizations as part of an area wide North Texas Giving Day.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the District presented a site plan to the Forney City Council for “The OC” set to open in 2023.
FORNEY, Texas (Office of State Representative Keith Bell) — Representative Keith Bell has formally nominated Andrew Gilbert for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP).
TERRELL, Texas (Terrell Independent School District) — Terrell ISD is proud to announce Jerry Valladarez as the District’s new Chief of Police. Valladarez, who is also known as “Chuey,” was sworn into his appointment during the school board meeting held on Monday, September 20, 2021.
KEMP, Texas — The Kemp Independent School District announced a three-day closure Tuesday morning to allow crews to "thoroughly disinfect" district facilities and transportation due to a "rapid and significant rise" in positive COVID-19 cases throughout the district.
KEMP, Texas — The Kemp ISD board unanimously accepted the resignation of one of their own trustees Monday night and tabled action to appoint her replacement.
TERRELL, Texas (Terrell Independent School District) — Academy Sports + Outdoors has partnered with Terrell ISD to give 15 kids $150 shopping sprees to gear up for back-to-school.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — For the third year in a row, the FISD Board has proposed a lower tax rate for residents living within the Forney ISD school boundaries. The Board will vote to approve the new rate at the next meeting in September. Since 2020, the Forney IS…
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — The Forney Independent School District is introducing a new program for intermediate and middle school students focused on developing a plan and purpose for each student. The course title, “irl” (In Real Life), is designed to engage studen…
TERRELL, Texas (Trinity Valley Community College) — During last night’s TVCC board meeting, trustees appointed Terry Eason, Ed.D. to fill the District 9 seat, vacated by the death of Homer Norville in December 2020. Eason was administered the oath of office by Henderson County Precinct 1 Jus…
FORNEY, Texas — Site work is underway at the Forney Independent School District's new Aquatic Center, the team confirmed Sunday, and the pool has been ordered.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Forney High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, (AFJROTC) Cadet Blane Duplissey has been selected to receive a full-paid scholarship for the second-annual Air Force Junior ROTC Cyber Academy.
TERRELL, Texas — Local officials are warning parents to be mindful of water safety as social gatherings continue to emerge following the COVID-19 pandemic and after a toddler drowned over the weekend outside Terrell.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — The Forney Independent School District recently announced the District’s 2020-2021 District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year. The announcement was made at the Forney Education Foundation’s Casino Night Fundraising event on Sat…
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — On April 16, Forney ISD approved the hiring of Steven Moss as the new band director for North Forney High School. Moss joins the Forney Family with an impressive and successful 20 year history as a music educator and fine arts administrato…
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — April 14, 2021, four Forney ISD campuses were surprised with the announcement that they had been selected as Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.
Forney, Texas (Forney Independent School District) – For the seventh straight year, Forney ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The …
FORNEY, Texas — A mysterious box, soon to be making its rounds across the Forney Independent School District, holds the secret to a question many have been asking: "What is that?" and, more importantly, what is "The OC?"
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Forney ISD will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, April 16, 2021 for Don R. Willett Elementary. The new campus is located in the Gateway Parks community.
FORNEY, Texas — UPDATE [Feb.22] — All Forney Independent School District campuses will reopen on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, to resume onsite and virtual learning — this after a winter storm brought on damage to five of the district's facilities.
FORNEY, Texas — For the sixth straight year, the Forney Independent School District has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation.
FORNEY, Texas — Six student athletes from Forney High School and three student athletes from North Forney High School signed Letters of Intent with colleges to continue playing their respective sport sat the next level. The students inked their letters of intent on National Signing Day, Wedn…
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Independent School District has recently cut ribbon to open three new learning facilities; a new Welding and Fabrication building; a new culinary arts restaurant, The Local; and the new Animal Science Center.
FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) — Three Forney ISD Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) cadets were recently notified that they have been selected and will receive a full paid scholarship to attend an accredited Aviation University participating in a p…
AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Education Agency) — The Texas Education Agency announced today that A-F ratings would be paused for 2020-21 school year due to the ongoing disruptions associated with COVID-19. The STAAR test will proceed for the 2020-21 school year in order to provide critically importa…
FORNEY, Texas — No obstacle is too great for one Forney High School Marching Band member who continues to inspire his peers with his infectious personality and true determination.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — To say the year 2020 has been "challenging" is like saying traffic in Forney is "moderate." From the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, to protesting, to the Presidential election, this year has been a lot.
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 (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.