Armed teachers approved

Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Alvord School Board last Thursday approved a plan that will allow certain teachers to carry firearms on school property.

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Alvord ISD to arm staff

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

Alvord ISD has become the first school in the county to approve a plan that will allow certain teachers to carry firearms in the classrooms.

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Alvord School Board approves facility upgrades

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Alvord School Board approved three maintenance improvements at last week's meeting.

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Principal, teacher switch roles at Alvord High School

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two educators at Alvord High School have switched roles.

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Alvord ISD calls bond election

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Richard Greene

Alvord ISD voters will go back to the polls for a second straight spring to cast ballots in a bond election.

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Brown earns extension, raise

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Richard Greene

As he finishes his third school year with Alvord ISD, Superintendent Randy Brown can start making plans to spend another three in the district.

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Alvord trustees to consider bond election

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

Alvord ISD trustees will consider calling a bond election for May for $5.11 million for improvements at the Alvord Elementary Thursday.

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Committee outlines potential bond package

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Brian Knox

Voters in the Alvord school district might be asked to approve a bond next May that is about half the scope and cost of one defeated by voters earlier this year.

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Public input sought on Alvord ISD facility needs

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Messenger Staff

A committee working to recommend a bond proposal for Alvord ISD will seek public input at a meeting Monday.

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Alvord School Board selects construction manager

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By David Talley

The Alvord School Board Thursday heard presentations from four construction firms before selecting one to manage a potential future bond project.

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Alvord School Board to interview construction managers

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board will meet Thursday, Sept. 28, to interview and rank construction managers at risk.

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Alvord School Board sets tax rate, budget

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members last month approved keeping the district's tax rate the same as last year's.

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Alvord School Board inks letter with architect

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Wednesday inked a letter of agreement with CADCO Architects and Engineers as part of the board's plan to consider future construction projects.

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School board meets today

Published August 23, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board will meet today (Wednesday) to consider an agreement letter with CADCO Architects and Engineers. A presentation from the firm is on the board’s regular agenda.

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Alvord School Board considers architect contract

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By David Talley

The Alvord School Board Tuesday voted to give Superintendent Dr. Randy Brown authority to negotiate a contract with architecture firm CADCO.

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Alvord ISD hires locally-certified teacher

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord school board members Tuesday voted unanimously to hire the district's first locally-certified teacher.

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Alvord School Board approves stipend plan

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday approved offering stipends to help the district find applicants for hard-to-fill subject areas.

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Alvord School Board approves funds for raises

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday unanimously voted to commit $120,000 to raising salaries for district employees.

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May Elections: Alvord bond vote begins Monday

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

A bond package approved by the Alvord School Board in February would fund several facilities upgrades through a 29-cent addition to the current 18.4-cent debt service tax rate.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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