Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Top Stories

October 14, 2013

Trustees step forward on $25 million bond

(Continued)

When asked by President Joe Ruelas, Barron explained that they have to present their findings in front of their class and said it has pushed her because, “I used to hide behind my teachers.”

Principal Kelly Wilkerson said this is a new elective for seventh graders. She added that it “adds diversity to the electives and it's the most popular class.”

 

 

In other business last week, MWISD trustees recognized the local Alpha Delta Kappa teacher sorority and Mineral Wells Classroom Teachers Association as the district’s October Partners in Education. Each year ADK provides scholarships for seniors, as well as raising funds for other entities. The local TCTA also provides student and teacher scholarships and sends representatives to summer leadership workshops and to the state convention.

 

• President's report, including: Ram Stadium hospitality deck guests and the 2013 Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of School Boards Convention.

• Superintendent's report, including: enrollment comparison for Sept. 30, school improvement process for Mineral Wells Academy and Advanced-placement testing/ACT results/SAT results.

• Consent Agenda Items, including: Monthly Financial Reports and Accounts Payable Listing, Water/Electricity/Gas Reports, Annual Investment Report/Resolution, Transportation Mileage Report for September 2013, District Textbook Adoption Committee, 2013-2014 School Resource Officer Agreement and Minutes of the September 10, 2013 meeting of the Board

• ESC Region XI Services Report - Dr. Robert Steeber, Deputy Executive Director of Administrative Operations

Presenter: Dr. Gail G. Haterius, Superintendent

• Consider Targeted Assistance Improvement Plan for the Mineral Wells Academy

Presenter: Doug Rice, Mineral Wells Academy Principal

• Consider 

• Approve School Health Advisory Council Members

Presenter: Wanda Voelcker, MWISD Head Nurse/Houston Elementary School Nurse

• Calendars for October and November

• Adjournment.

 

Text Only
Top Stories
  • Becky McDonald and Spot.jpg NO KILL ZONE: Animal shelter working with Humane Society to end euthanasias

    About mid-morning one day at the Mineral Wells Animal Shelter, Becky McDonald, shelter coordinator, makes some time to check phone messages. When she plays it back, it's a request for the shelter to pick up some apparently abandoned kittens.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Terry Jay Williams.jpg A stunning arrest

    After a brief scuffle Sunday morning, a Mineral Wells police officer stunned and arrested a man allegedly caught in the act of burglarizing a home.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • p-4.php.jpeg 'The Blessings of Liberty'

    An exhibit, “The Blessings of Liberty,” is now open for viewing at the Palo Pinto County Old Jail Museum and will be available through Aug. 2. It is provided and organized by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. A community grant from Humanities to the Museum paid for the exhibit. This is the third year outright grants have been awarded to the museum.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • SD Presentation 13.jpg Weatherford's ICI awarded new Lamar construction contract

    With construction on the new Lamar Elementary School expected to begin in two about weeks, the Mineral Wells ISD school board on Monday approved Weatherford-based Imperial Construction Inc. as the project's general contractor.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • JROTC.jpg Uniform success

    In another year or so, Mineral Wells High School students might have a new organization to join. Civic leaders and school and city officials met Thursday at Mineral Wells ISD’s administration offices to hear a presentation about bringing the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program, or JROTC, to the high school.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos 2 Links

  • Pat Green and Crowd.JPG Buckets, boots filled

    Country music stars helped raise more than a quarter million dollars for local volunteer firefighters during last weekend's Fourth Annual Buckets and Boots benefit concert.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • 0720 one geese IMG_0387.jpg Geese are birdies not par for the course

    Birdies are not something golfers want many of – ones they create by failing to shoot par or the large, living, two-legged kind that damage a course's fairways and greens.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police investigate area store burglary

    A thief or thieves struck a local shop sometime around the July 4 weekend or early the next week, swiping about $3,000 worth of jewelry.

    July 17, 2014

  • choates.jpg Local Pythian couple ready for service

    Oscar Choate seems called to service.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Baker 2 (Clint).JPG City Council appoints 4B board members

    In regular session Tuesday, the Mineral Wells City Council selected a seven-member board of directors for an economic development sales tax nonprofit corporation.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
SmugMug


Click on a photo to see our SmugMug photos

Seasonal Content
AP Video
Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.