Education

  Christ Academy start school year in new blended learning center

  Vernon College hosting on-site registration to help last minute students

MSU Texas Safety App available for download

  Vernon College releases updated COVID-19 protocols for fall 2020 semester

  MSU Texas students win BEA award for documentary

  Graham ISD needs online enrollment forms filled out

Continued Coverage

  Camp Fire North Texas after-school program starting Sept. 8

WalletHub survey finds 55% of parents want in-person learning

  Cornyn: MSU Texas to receive $262K federal grant

  MSU professor wins David Adams Educator of the Year honor

Back to school plans for Texoma school districts, colleges

  MSU Texas one step closer to joining the Texas Tech System

  PPE on its way to Texoma school districts

384,464 disposable masks, 188,700 pairs of gloves, 4,081 gallons of hand sanitizer and more is headed to school districts across Region 9 to get them ready for this upcoming school year.

  Christ Academy to reopen with on-campus learning Aug. 13

Christ Academy is planning to reopen with on-campus learning next Thursday.

  Two Region 9 teachers named 2021 Teachers of the Year

On Monday, two teachers were named the 2021 Teacher of the Year in Region 9.

  Beat the Odds: Backpack giveaway this weekend

Free school supplies will be given out until they are gone.

Memorial Scholarship set up for late MSU Texas staff member

  UPDATE: WFISD releases Student Commitment Form

  City View ISD releases back to school plan

  WFISD to start school year in-person, parents to decide on virtual attendance

  MSU Texas changes freshman admission requirements

  Bowie ISD releases back to school plan, virtual and on-campus options available

  MSU Texas faculty member passes away

Midwestern State University announced Wednesday that one of their faculty members has died.

Project Beat the Odds to give away free backpacks

Project Beat the Odds will be giving away free backpacks on August 1 to help students prepare for the new school year.

Gov. Abbott waives grade promotion requirements for this year’s STAAR testing

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students in grades 5 and 8 has been waived for the upcoming school year.

  WFISD board to discuss fall semester plan Wednesday

The future of fall classes at Wichita Falls ISD could be decided this week.

  WFISD 2020 school supply list released

Wichita Falls ISD has released their 2020 school supply list for students.

  MSU Texas makes social distancing changes for students returning to campus

Move-in will look different this year.

  TEA announces new reopening guidelines for schools

The Texas Education Agency has announced new reopening guidelines for schools across the state.

  Gov. Abbott announces eLearning funding for Texas students

The funds will be used to purchase eLearning devices and home internet solutions for Texas students in need.

  MSU, Vernon College adapting hybrid class model for Fall 2020

As COVID-19 casses continue to rise in Wichita County, Midwestern State University and Vernon College are working to figure out the safest way to bring students back to the classroom.

  Figuring out the next steps now that TEA Fall 2020 Reopening Guidelines are here

“To be honest we were told we were getting these guidelines several weeks ago so it’s nice to finally have some guidelines.”

TEA issues new guidelines for on-campus instruction

The Texas Education Agency has issued their guidelines for students to safely return to on-campus instruction for the 2020-21 school year.

MSU Texas to use remote learning after Thanksgiving Break

Midwestern State University announced Thursday they will not be requiring students to return to campus after Thanksgiving Break.

MSU Texas to require masks on campus starting July 6

MSU Texas will begin to require masks on campus starting July 6.

  MSU Texas names 2020 Hardin Professor

A Midwestern State University professor was awarded with the highest honor the university can offer.

  Two WFISD High Schools hold graduation ceremonies

It was an exciting morning for the coyotes, even if things did look a little different.

  Longtime MSU Texas worker retires after 15 years

A longtime Midwestern State University worker is retiring but that doesn’t mean she’s going anywhere.

  Wichita Falls ISD releases new graduation information

Wichita Falls ISD has released more information regarding their upcoming graduation ceremonies.

  WFISD Foundation grants 57 scholarships to graduating seniors

Since they can’t hold banquets, they’re doing something a little more personal.

  Jefferson Elementary hosts outdoor graduation

Jefferson Elementary School honored their kindergarten and fifth grade classes today by hosting a graduation outside the building.

  WFISD names Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year

During two surprise ceremonies Friday morning, Wichita Falls ISD announced the district’s Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year.

  Region 9 names superintendent of the year

Region 9 named their superintendent of the year on Friday.

  Zundy Elementary teacher wins Dorothy Moser Huffman Award

The coronavirus may have ended in person classes but it won’t end teaching awards.

  Jefferson Elementary lets students take end of the year pictures

Jefferson elementary school offered a fun way for students to wrap up the year on Thursday.

  MSU Texas moving forward with Texas Tech system invitation

The decision was made at the MSU Texas Board of Regents meeting Thursday.

  MSU Texas’ Moffett Library librarian retiring after 30 years

Midwestern State University’s beloved librarian Clara Latham is retiring after more than 30 years of service.

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Iowa Park CISD, Windthorst ISD, WFISD

Friday’s good news is a little bit sad, it’s the end of Teacher Appreciation Week.

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Archer City ISD

Our teacher appreciation week rolls on in our Good News segment.

  Electra ISD announces 2020 graduation plans

Electra ISD has announced their 2020 graduation ceremony will take place June 5.

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Electra ISD

On Wednesday, we’re thanking teachers at Electra Elementary School.

  WFISD updates 2020 graduation plan

Wichita Falls ISD has announced the dates and times for this year’s graduation ceremonies.

Iowa Park HS updates graduation plans

Iowa Park High School has moved their graduation ceremony to June 5.

City View ISD changes graduation date to June 6

City View ISD officials have changed the date of their graduation ceremony to June 6.

  Burkburnett ISD announces plans for graduation

Burkburnett ISD officials have announced their graduation ceremony will take place June 5.

  Archer City ISD moves graduation to Wildcat Football Stadium

Superintendents from Graham and Archer City ISDs each put together a plan for how to safely hold an in-person graduation ceremony and presented it before their county officials.

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Vernon ISD

On Monday, we highlighted Wichita Falls ISD. On Tuesday, we’re honoring Vernon ISD.

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: WFISD

Some teachers have been taking special steps to meet with their students, including online chats or drive-by visits.

  Cafe con Leche builds off of virtual community cafe success

“It seemed like it’s going to be a larger audience this evening,” Robles added, “at least we’re hoping.”

  MSU Texas cancels August 1 commencement ceremony, planning virtual celebration for May

MSU Texas President Dr. Suzanne Shipley has announced the cancellation of the university’s August 1 commencement ceremony.

  MSU Texas planning to have in-person classes for fall semester

MSU Texas intends to be fully operational for the upcoming fall semester.

Holliday ISD improvements making progress

Facility upgrades at Holliday ISD and in the City of Holliday are moving along well.

  MSU Texas Board of Regents to consider Texas Tech invitation next meeting

Midwestern State University President Dr. Suzanne Shipley said the university is still considering joining the Texas Tech system.

  Archer City HS named 2020 Best High School

Archer City High School was named a 2020 Best High School, and the number one school in the Wichita Falls Metro Area.

  MSU Texas to continue remote learning through Summer II term

MSU Texas officials have announced they will continue remote learning through the Summer II term.

Abbott’s retail-to-go order goes into effect today

During the news conference, he issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening of the of the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. He also closed all Texas schools through the remainder of the school year.

  Nocona ISD planning special graduation ceremony

Nocona ISD has plans for a special graduation ceremony for seniors next month.

  Graham ISD to give out one-time $500 payments to employees

We have some amazing news out of Graham ISD on Thrusday.

  MSU Texas Board of Regents gives additional authority to President Shipley

We have the latest from MSU Texas on Wednesday after their virtual Board of Regents meeting.

Holliday ISD Superintendent announces retirement

Holliday ISD Superintendent Kevin Dyes has announced his retirement.

  WFISD releases survey to get parent feedback

The school district would like to support parents, students and staff as well as they can.

  Texoma schools begin distance learning

Distance learning starts Monday and some schools passed out supplies to help students.

  First day of online learning for WFISD

In her five years of teaching for the Wichita Falls ISD, first day of school after spring break looks a little different for Cheri West.

  Medical students ask governor for permits to help

Students in different medical fields are hoping for restrictions to be lifted on how they can help during the epidemic.

  WFISD officials extend school closure through April 10

Wichita Falls Independent School District officials have extended the school closure through April 10.

  WFISD asking for updated student information

Wichita Falls Independent School District officials are trying to get in touch with some of their students,

MSU Texas to stay online for remainder of Spring semester, first summer term

Classes will be taught remotely and online.

WFISD serving meals through closure

WFISD will serve meals for students while the schools are closed for COVID-19 concerns.

City View ISD offering meals for students during closure

City View ISD will offer breakfast and lunch for students while the schools are closed.

  Booker T Washington Elementary students learn about careers

Students at Booker T Washington learned about potential job opportunities at career day Friday.