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Fri
14
Sep

Volunteers sought to serve Stanton schools on district leadership team

STANTON - The Stanton Independent School District is seeking nominations for business, community and parent representatives to serve on the District Leadership Team for the 2018-2019 school year.

The purpose of the council is to provide an opportunity for collaboration between these representatives and school personnel in an advisory role concerning areas of planning, budgeting, staffing patterns, staff development, curriculum and school organization.

 

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Fri
31
Aug

Nominations sought for Stanton ISD District Leadership Team

STANTON - The Stanton Independent School District is seeking nominations for Business, Community, and Parent Representatives to serve on the District Leadership Team (DLT) for the 2018- 2019 school year.

The purpose of this council is to provide an opportunity for collaboration between these representatives and school personnel in an advisory role concerning areas of planning, budgeting, staffing patterns, staff development, curriculum, and school organization.

 

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Fri
24
Aug

QEP donates $175,000 for Stanton SmartLab

STANTON - The Stanton Independent School District is partnering with QEP Resources, Inc. to create a “SmartLab” – a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning experience for students in grades three through six.

“A SmartLab is a state-of-the-art STEM classroom that will engage students of all interests and abilities through personalized learning and intrinsic motivation,” explains Dr. Merl Brandon, Superintendent of Stanton ISD.

 

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Fri
17
Aug

Like many kids heading back to school this month

Like many kids heading back to school this month, Grady second grader Melanie Tunnell got a haircut for the start of school - but there was something quite special about Melanie’s trip to the beauty shop. The daughter of Savanah and Josh Tunnell decided it was time to snip 15 inches of her locks and donate them to the Wigs for Kids program, which provides real hair for kids who have lost their hair during cancer treatments.

 

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Fri
10
Aug

Blocker, Snellgrove exchange vows in May ceremony

LUBBOCK - Kristen Shanae Blocker and Drew Lewis Snellgrove exchanged wedding vows at half past six in the evening on May 12, 2018 in an elegant setting at Eberley Brooks Venue in Lubbock. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Charles “Corky” Blocker, grandfather of the bride and Corbin Young, cousin of the bride.

Kristen is the daughter of Koy and Tammy Blocker of Lenorah. The bride is the granddaughter of Joann Peugh and the late JE Peugh and Charles and Sara Blocker, all of Stanton. Drew is the son of Brian and Julie Snellgrove of Stanton. The groom is the grandson of Hughlyn and Marsha Todd of Stanton and Buster and Dalphne Snellgrove of O’Donnell.

 

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Wed
01
Aug

Local wins at international junior Charolais show

Brittnee Hamilton competed in Iowa at the American International Junior Charolais Association show in June. She won 1st place with her heifer, DCC Snow White, and 2nd place with DCC Bailey’s Honey. Both of these heifers are Fort Worth Calf Scramble heifers.

Brittnee was inducted into the National Ropers Supply Show Team on July 21,2018. She was one of twenty five selected out of 250 applicants in the state of Texas. Brittnee is a member of the Riesel FFA and the Otto 4-H Club. Her parents are Tom & Mindy Hamilton. Her grandparents are Paul & Kerri Berend and Patrick & Marilyn Hamilton, all from Henrietta, Texas.

 

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Wed
01
Aug

Be on the lookout for vision impairment in pets

Like people, dogs and cats can experience poor or failing eyesight as they age. The onset of vision loss in our pets can occur for a number of reasons, including cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal diseases such as sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome (SARDS), and progressive retinal atrophy (PRA). SARDS, a disease that affects the function of the light sensing cells of the retina, primarily affects middle-aged dogs and results in blindness over a very short period of time.

Symptoms include difficulty navigating, bumping into objects and dilation of the pupils. Some dogs may also have systemic changes such as an increased appetite, increased thirst and weight gain.

 

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Fri
27
Jul

The Stanton High School

The Stanton High School Class of 1983 was the big winner with the judges awarding it the “Best Float” of the 85th Old Settlers Reunion on July 14.

 

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Fri
27
Jul

The mystery rider

The mystery rider for the 85th Old Settlers Reunion was Jimmy Mitchell of Lenorah. Heather Simpson of Stanton won the prize for the correct guess.

 

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Fri
20
Jul

Shoberg, Jenkins awarded Trade Days Scholarships

STANTON - Two Martin County High School Seniors were recently awarded the 2nd Annual Old Sorehead Trade Days Community Service Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

Draven Schoberg of Grady High School has been involved with High Sky Children’s Ranch, the Convent Soup Cook-Off, Grady trash cleanup, and the Veteran’s Day Assembly, along with numerous school organizations.

 

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