Alvord School Board hears bond funding report

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Tuesday discussed the funding impact of various tax rates, which would help cover the cost of upgrades to several facilities.

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Alvord School Board talks bonds, hears architect presentations

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Tuesday chose Claycomb Associates, a Dallas-based architectural firm, for the renovations to the old middle school gym and improvements to the elementary campus.

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Alvord School Board keeps tax rate, sets final budget

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members voted down a proposed 5-cent tax increase Tuesday, opting instead to keep the district's fiscal year 2015-2016 rate in place.

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Alvord ISD enters food service agreement

Published Saturday, August 27, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord ISD will join Bridgeport, Chico and Decatur school districts in a child nutrition co-op.

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Alvord ISD sees deficit drop

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members received a slightly more optimistic message about the district's financial future Monday night.

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Alvord School Board sets compensation plan

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members approved a districtwide compensation plan and hiring schedule Tuesday night.

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Upcoming Meeting Previews

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Trustees meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, to discuss a compensation plan, closing the district's Legend Bank Construction Account and considering a workmen's compensation claim.

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Alvord School Board makes several purchases

Published Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members made several budget decisions Thursday night.

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Brown, Alvord School Board talk budget

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By David Talley

Amid grim budget talks Thursday night, Alvord School Board members voted to preserve the position of assistant band director.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three local school boards have contested races in the May 7 election.

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Alvord School Board burns midnight oil; Trustees consider not hiring art teacher

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By David Talley

In a Thursday night meeting that included nearly three hours of closed session and ended early Friday morning, Alvord School Board members voted 6-0 to accept all contracts for returning teachers, counselors and nurses.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board meets 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28.

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Alvord School Board extends Brown’s contract

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to extend Superintendent Randy Brown's contract by one year.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A financial audit and the superintendent's contract will be discussed by Alvord School Board members at a meeting Thursday night.

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Alvord ISD considers ‘ideal’

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Racey Burden

Alvord ISD is considering contracting with an energy-saving service to reduce the district's energy cost over a 15-year period.

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New Alvord superintendent prepares for budget workshop

Published Saturday, August 22, 2015
By Travis Lisle

Alvord School Board will meet Monday for a budget workshop.

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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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