Alvord ISD plans to name finalist

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord ISD trustees are working ahead of schedule on picking out a new leader for the district.

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Alvord School Board to interview superintendent candidates

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord School Board will meet three times next week to interview superintendent candidates.

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Alvord School Board gets renovation proposals

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord school board was presented with two options for elementary school and gymnasium renovations Thursday night at its meeting.

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Alvord School Board agrees on track resurfacing

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord trustees agreed in a 7-0 vote to approve the estimated $148,800 resurfacing of the high school track Thursday night at their meeting.

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Alvord School Board to discuss track upgrades

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord School Board will meet 7 p.m. Thursday for a regular meeting at the Alvord ISD Administration Building.

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Treadwell tapped as interim Alvord superintendent

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Travis Lisle

After a 30-minute closed session Monday night, Alvord School Board named Lloyd H. Treadwell interim superintendent, but there's no guarantee he'll take the job.

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Alvord School Board saves $1 million with bond reconfiguration

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord School Board Monday approved a bond refunding package that will save taxpayers close to $1 million.

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Community meetings kick off superintendent search

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Travis Lisle

The Alvord School Board began the search for a new superintendent Thursday with four community involvement meetings led by Texas Association or School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services Director Butch Feltner.

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Alvord School Board meets, calls election

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon to make up for Monday's ice-storm-postponed meeting, the Alvord School Board was barely able to get four members together to make up a quorum.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 21, 2015

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will gather at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, for annual reports from the finance, planning, public works and fire departments prior to its 6 p.m. meeting.

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Alvord School Board reviews strong Academic Performance Report

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015
By Bob Buckel

The Alvord school board didn't have a lot on their agenda for a 5 p.m. Thursday meeting.

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Alvord School Board to get open meetings training

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord ISD school board will hold training sessions on the Public Information Act and the Public Meetings Act when they meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Administration Building, 100 Mosley Lane.

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Former Alvord school board member airs grievances

Published Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Jake Harris

A former Alvord school board member argued for more transparency during the group's meeting Thursday night.

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Agenda Brief for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will move its November meeting up to this Thursday, Nov. 20, due to the Thanksgiving holiday next week.

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Alvord School Board to meet Tuesday

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The polls close on Tuesday at 7 p.m. - and that's when the Alvord school trustees will hold what promises to be a quick meeting.

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Alvord School Board drops a penny from tax rate

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Thursday's school board meeting saw a few last-minute additions to the budget, but Alvord ISD trustees were also able to drop a penny from the tax rate.

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Alvord school board sets budget workshop

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Aside from any last-minute personnel recommendations that may come up, a budget workshop is the only agenda item facing Alvord's school trustees as they convene for a specially called meeting 5 p.m. Monday.

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Property wealth puts Alvord back in ‘Robin Hood’

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Under the current public education finance system, good news on property values is almost always a mixed bag for Texas school districts. That's a big reason the system is being challenged in court.

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Board makes several new hires

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The meeting took place mostly behind closed doors, but it was no secret what the Alvord ISD board of trustees was doing Thursday afternoon. They were hiring.

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Bulldogs on the hunt for new coach, AD

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Richard Greene

The Alvord Bulldogs may have their new football coach and athletic director Thursday.

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