By Kay Mealio
PERRIN – I’ve had it pointed out that I didn’t lose an hour of sleep in the fall, but gained an hour. It’s still a mystery how they figure that. I got up an hour earlier than usual and went to bed an hour later. Where’s that extra hour?
The first Perrin varsity boys basketball game is Tuesday when they host Goldburg at home. All teams will play.
There will be a Community Diabetes Education program to be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Jacksboro at the Faith Community Hospital Conference Room located at 717 Magnolia St., Jacksboro, TX 76458. Joy Henry, RN, chief nursing officer at Faith Community Hospital, will be talking about basic diabetes education, portion control, healthy serving sizes and everyday healthy eating. This will be an open discussion including a question and answer session. It’s free to the public. Please contact Joy Henry at (940) 567-6633, ext. 215 or firstname.lastname@example.org for registration or questions.
Mamaw’s House has a drop off box for stuffed toys in the Perrin Post Office until Dec 15. Weldon and Dorothy Cranford are the caretakers of the project. You may send toys or monetary donations to Mamaw’s House, P.O. Box 444, Perrin, TX 76486.
Perrin Gifted/Talented referrals are now being accepted for the 2012-13 school year. Referral forms are available in the elementary and high school offices. Completed forms need to be returned to Amye Eudy or to the offices by Nov 30. Testing will begin in December and qualified GT students will receive GT services beginning in January.
CSCOPE, the curriculum instruction used by Perrin-Whitt Consolidated Independent School District, now has a parent guide available that will “allow parents the opportunity to view all concepts and key understandings associated with each unit in CSCOPE Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies (K-12).” You don’t need any information to use the guide. Simply follow this link: http://www.cscope.us/parentportal/and select your child’s grade and subject area. You can then see just what concepts your child will be learning throughout the school year.
Perrin Elementary is currently conducting an online survey regarding school climate. Please take a few minutes and go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q3F7MDS and share your thoughts.
PWCISDwill hold a public meeting in combination with the school board meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the PWCISD board room. The purpose of the public meeting is to distribute a financial management report that explains the district’s performance under each of the 20 indicators and the district’s rating on School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas). Interested district stakeholders are encouraged to attend.
Thought for the week: Good things come to those who wait. Better things come to those who WORK for them.
By Kay Mealio
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Perrin 100th Homecoming School Reunion nears
The town of Perrin is gearing up for the city-wide celebration of Perrin Independent School District's 100th anniversary.
Of passings and the importance of VFDs
We received a total of 3 inches of much-needed rain last week.
Welcome soaking rains fall out Perrin way, fundraiser set
As of Wednesday morning, we have received about 3 inches of rain.
Fireworks, VBS and rain on the 10th?
It sounds like we’re in for some hot days in the next few weeks, but that’s not surprising, since we’re almost into July and it’s expected.
Summer nutrition and ‘100 Years of Perrin’
Wasn’t that rain nice? I think officially we got a little over 2 and one-half inches and we have a chance for more on Wednesday.
Computer woes, free eats & VBS
If anyone is contemplating purchasing a new computer, they need to contact me. I’ve had nothing but trouble with my new purchase.
Perrin ISD students win first place in ‘Battle of the Books’ contest
Congratulations to Perrin-Whitt for winning first place in the “Battle of the Books,” sponsored by Travis Elementary School Mineral Wells.
Perrin first-graders given free dental kits by local Masons
PERRIN—All first-graders at Perrin Elementary recently received free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club. Nelson Parker, a member of Perrin Masonic Lodge, organized the effort.
Graham: many proud family members
Graham Dennis Stowell was born April 9 at 7:54 a.m. at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lonetree, Colo. Graham weighed 5 lbs. 11 oz. and was 18.5” long. His parents are Dennis and Sherri-Jo (Keener) Stowell of Aurora, Colo. Sherri-Jo is originally from Perrin.
Out and about in Perrin
For the third year in a row, Jake Hall has advanced to the State UIL meet.
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