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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Alvord ISD hosts facility tours

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD's facilities committee earlier this month led community tours of the buildings that would benefit from the proposed $13.6 million bond.

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Alvord to become District of Innovation

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday approved a District of Innovation (DOI) plan, giving the district latitude in setting its calendar and hiring teachers.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board meets 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the administration building, 100 Mosley Lane, to discuss the district's proposed 2017-2018 calendar and district of innovation plans.

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Alvord School Board hears dual-credit plans

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday heard a report on plans to bring dual credit college courses back to the high school.

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Alvord School Board proposes $13.6 million bond

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord School Board member voted unanimously Thursday to place a $13.6 million bond election on the May ballot.

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Alvord School Board talks building upgrades, bond election

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By David Talley

Alvord ISD's community facility committee presented a report Thursday to school board members detailing their recommendations for the most needed building upgrades, should the board choose to call a bond election.

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Alvord School Board inks architecture contract

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Thursday night approved a contract with architecture firm Claycomb Associates.

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Broadband license could help Alvord ISD

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Tuesday night heard a presentation on a potential source of future funding.

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Alvord trustees continue bond talks

Published Saturday, October 15, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord School Board members Tuesday night discussed construction processes with the district's legal team as part of ongoing bond election talks.

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Alvord ISD offers new routes

Published Saturday, October 8, 2016
By David Talley

Alvord ISD students who live within two miles of their campus can now ride the bus to school.

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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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