Alvord ISD gets a high B on FIRST report

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The folks in Austin love to create "report card" evaluation instruments for school districts.

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Alvord school district targets archery

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014
By Bob Buckel

With a rodeo team and volleyball now among the offerings, Alvord ISD continues to look at programs that may interest its students. Next up? How about archery?

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Alvord ISD gets ready to pass out Chromebooks

Alvord ISD gets ready to pass out Chromebooks

Published Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Bob Buckel

In a storage room at Alvord High School, where servers hum and metal shelves are piled high with hard drives, cables and old computers being scrapped for parts, 400 brand-new notebook computers sit neatly stacked, ready to go into the hands of students. Any day now.

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Alvord ISD’s budget, tax rate down

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Bob Buckel

With last year's big paving project on the ground and paid for, Alvord ISD Superintendent Bill Branum said the district's proposed budget and tax rate are both a little smaller for 2014-2015.

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Enis takes job in Burleson

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

Curtis Enis is leaving the football sidelines in Alvord and will return to coaching on the hardwood.

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Alvord ISD board to welcome new members

Published Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Messenger Staff

After an election which saw one incumbent unseated and a vacant seat filled, the Alvord ISD board of trustees will swear in two new members Thursday evening.

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Challengers win big in school trustee election

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Voters on both sides of the Alvord school board race stuck together as they elected two new trustees Saturday.

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Board to meet Wednesday and canvass votes

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to canvass votes from Saturday's election.

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Board re-hires Enis for football job

Published Saturday, May 3, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Curtis Enis will head up the Bulldog football program for at least one more year, but his tenure as athletic director will apparently end June 30.

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Alvord school board non-renews AD, then rescinds

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It took the Alvord school board just 11 minutes Monday to OK a roof replacement, approve a joint election agreement with the city of Alvord, appoint election judges and vote to non-renew the contract of its athletic director.

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Board to consider AD’s contract

Published Saturday, April 12, 2014
By Bob Buckel

It's only a four-item agenda, but one item may take a while.

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District considers election, volleyball, missed days

Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Messenger Staff

When the Alvord ISD trustees meet Thursday, they'll have several issues to consider.

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Alvord school board approves improvement plans

Published Saturday, December 21, 2013
By Messenger Staff

With one seat unfilled and one member absent, the Alvord school board breezed through a Thursday-night meeting with every vote 5-0.

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Board to make up iced out meeting

Published Wednesday, December 18, 2013
By Messenger Staff

After its regularly scheduled meeting was canceled Dec. 9 due to icy weather, the Alvord ISD board of trustees will make it up tomorrow at 7.

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