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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Early fireworks, late action in board meeting

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Alvord school board made some major decisions Thursday night - but the fireworks that erupted at the start of the meeting hung like a cloud of smoke over a string of unanimous votes.

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Board to deal with ongoing issues

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Alvord's school board will revisit the proposed greenhouse project and guidelines for committees used to help screen job applicants when they meet in regular session Thursday.

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Board to review district goals

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Meeting for the first time in several months without a big crowd or a hot-button issue, the Alvord school board Monday spent most of its time examining the fine points of superintendent evaluation forms.

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Alvord School Board to elect new secretary

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The Alvord ISD board of trustees will consider naming a new board secretary at a special called meeting Monday.

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Alvord School Board tables committee plan, hires principal

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
By Bob Buckel

After swearing in two new members and electing officers, the Alvord school board spent about 45 minutes Thursday night discussing selection committees for hiring new faculty members and principals.

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Alvord school board to meet again Thursday

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will convene again Thursday, with the contract of embattled head football coach Curtis Enis once again on the agenda.

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Tabled again: Alvord board to deal with AD after election

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Bob Buckel

After meeting behind closed doors for several hours Monday, Thursday's closed-door session of the Alvord school board didn't last nearly as long.

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Board to meet behind closed doors

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord school board will convene in a special called session at 5 p.m. Monday.

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