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Imagination, Traps, and Creativity

PreK works to trap the gingerbread man.

“Oh my gosh, we were cooking a gingerbread man and he got away!” The chase began when cafeteria worker Katrina Leeper announced the dilemma to Ms. Russell’s prekindergarten class in January. In the following weeks, the . . .

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The Disappearing Cow

Headstart students seek the cow on the moon.

Hey, diddle, diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon; The little dog laughed To see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon. Exciting things are happening in the Headstart class as the students . . .

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It's About Instruction

CISD works to answer the questions of today's high stakes world.

How do we improve our students’ learning? How do we push to improve the way we educate our students when we already do a good job? How do we tell if our students are really being prepared for life beyond high school? With the high . . .

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December Surprise

Clarendon Bronco football makes history.

The 2017 season for the Bronco football team was, to say the least, a surprise. Most people expected only one or two playoff games before the end of the season. But this football team surpassed expectations by going four rounds into the . . .

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Herring Sponsors CHS Class

Local bank encourages financial education.

The local branch of Herring Bank sponsors the Family and Consumer Sciences class Dollars and Sense this year. With a program called "Your Checking Account," students who successfully complete the course receive a . . .

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A day in the life...

Thirty-two juniors and seniors went to West Texas A&M for a campus visit this week. CHS was one of four schools that attended the morning session. The day started with a greeting from Dean Hawkins, then they . . .

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CHS Places in UIL

UIL Academic teams compete in Dumas

Congratulations to CHS academic students who placed at the Dumas Duel Invitational Meet Saturday. Philip Monds placed first in Ready Writing, with Trinity Stribling coming in 2nd in the event. The Science team of Tessa Lutters, . . .

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New Website Feature

The Clarendon ISD website now has picture galleries.

As a new feature this year, the website will have picture galleries posted for athletic events in junior high and high school. Other events may be added throughout the year. Navigation to the pictures is achieved by clicking on Athletics . . .

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Servant Leadership Continues

CISD students receive recognition.

For the third year, Superintendent Mike Norrell recognizes the Servant Leaders at CISD. Each month, one student from each grade level is chosen by the teachers and principals as an outstanding example of student leaders. These are students . . .

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The Importance of Structure

Junior high students explore the “One Word” of the year.

The definition of chaos is “complete disorder and confusion.” The definition of structure is “construct or arrange according a plan.” During the first “Structure Kickoff” assembly, CJH students started . . .

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CHS Elects Class Officers

Class Officers Freshman Malerie Simpson, President Kailee Osburn, Vice President Ethan Babcock, Secretary Aaron Roys, Treasurer Sophomores Trent Smith, President Kira Weatherton, Vice President Kenny Overstreet, . . .

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Spotlight on Elementary Gifted and Talented

Elementary GT Students make huge contribution to fellow Texans

The fact that Clarendon is over 500 miles from Houston has not deterred the Elementary Gifted and Talented students from wanting to help their peers in a time of need.  Houston and the surrounding area was devastated by the effects of . . .

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