Henrietta Elementary celebrates end-of-year with field day

Quade West and Baron Brown, students in Traci Scholl’s third grade class, pull hard in the tug-of-war competition on Friday. (Photos by Sasha Kelton)

Henrietta Elementary celebrated the upcoming summer break on Friday, May 24 with its annual Field Day. Students in all five grades participate in events throughout the day, including the softball throw, 50 and 75-yard dashes, long jump and the student favorite … [Read more...]

Baccalaureate, graduation services set for Clay County seniors

With the senior class of 2013 ready to receive their high school diplomas, Clay County schools are gearing up for the annual Pomp and Circumstance. Baccalaureate services are scheduled for Sunday, May 26. Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, May 31, Saturday, June … [Read more...]

Petrolia hosts 4th annual Pirate Run and Plank Walk

Winners of the 2013 Pirate Run Plank Walk are Becky Mathews, Tyler Mathews, Zy Gravitt, Scott Long, Raquel Long and John McGlone.

The fourth annual Pirate Run Plank Walk, a 5K and 10K event, was held Saturday, May 18 at Petrolia High School. Becky Mathews won the 10K women’s division, while Scott Long won the men’s division. In the 5K race, Raquel Long won the women’s division and John McGlone … [Read more...]

Falcon Pride students rewarded with disc golf and horseshoes

Midway students earning high marks in the school's Falcon Pride program spent a day at Lake Wichita Park playing disc golf and horseshoes.

Thirty-one high school and junior high students from Midway ISD loaded a bus and traveled to Lake Wichita Park in Wichita Falls recently for a day of disc golf and horseshoes. The trip rewarded students for their efforts in Midway’s Falcon Pride program during the … [Read more...]

Seniors to present comedic variation of classic Romeo and Juliet

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The Henrietta Class of 2013 will present “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet”, a short comedy by playwright Peter Bloedel, at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11 in the Tyra Roper Auditorium. With the production returns the tradition of the senior to Henrietta High School … [Read more...]

Brown quiz bowl champion; Watkins, Terry win math and science fair

Bellevue juniors Destiny Watkins and Madison Terry earned first place in the BHS Math and Science Fair with a project entitled “Redneck Hover Craft.”

Bellevue ISD students showed off their academic prowess Friday, April 19 during the district’s first Math and Science Fair and Quiz Bowl. The event consisted of the high school students showing both Math and Science projects in the school’s gymnasium from 8:30 a.m. … [Read more...]

Lady Cats provide for family through ‘Hoops for Help’ project

Members of the Henrietta varsity and JV Lady Cats raised $250 through bake sales to purchase Christmas gifts and groceries for a Henrietta family. The community service project is called “Hoops for Help.”

Henrietta’s varsity and junior varsity Lady Cats raised money through bake sales and gathered donated items to help out a Henrietta family at Christmas. Through the community service project, titled “Hoops for Help,” the high school athletes raised $250 with two bake … [Read more...]

Petrolia FCCLA host holiday food drive and Toys for Tots

FFCLA members Macy Ridinger and Rachel Wilson sort and pack toys and food collected during a holiday food and Toys for Tots drive at Petrolia High School.

Members of the Petrolia FCCLA chapter held a holiday food drive and Toys for Tots campaign at the Petrolia High School campus recently. The toys collected were donated to Clay County Mission Outreach, while food drive collections were divided between the Mission … [Read more...]

‘Falcon Pride’ students travel to Bob’s Skateland in Bowie

Falcon Pride students for the second six weeks grading period were rewarded with a trip to Bob's Skateland in Bowie.

Twenty-five students from Midway ISD traveled to Bob's Skateland in Bowie recently, a reward for earning Falcon Pride. Each six weeks, students earn the Falcon Pride award for attendance, grades and conduct. The trip to Bowie was for the second six weeks. … [Read more...]

Petrolia FCCLA honors veterans with program

FCCLA members Kayla Heflin, Katie Pennartz, Tyler Johnson, Amber Maxwell, Lizzie Dickinson, Alexus Karr, Kimberly Waters, Rebecca Huft, Jeromy Stacy, Adam Coleman, Haigen Stimelsky, Will Garrett, Kain Oliver, Athena Valadez, Lindsey Phillips and Amber Holt.

Petrolia FCCLA members honored veterans for their service and dedication to country with a Veterans Day program, held Monday, Nov. 12 at the Petrolia High School auditorium. Members who participated are Kayla Heflin, Katie Pennartz, Tyler Johnson, Amber Maxwell, … [Read more...]