Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The PTO is hosting a Spring Fling for all elementary and intermediate students Friday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.

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Baseball: Brill tosses no-hitter

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Hunter Brill fanned 12 in tossing a no-hitter for the Northwest Texans against district rival Eaton.

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Softball: Alvord rallies for win

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Brittany Gayler's three-run homer started a four-run, seventh-inning rally in the Alvord Lady Bulldogs' 6-5 comeback victory over Valley View Friday.

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Help with flat appreciated

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017

There are a lot of good people in Wise County, and I met another one last week in Bridgeport.

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Clerk at truck stop robbed

Clerk at truck stop robbed

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017

Two people robbed a local convenience store clerk at gunpoint last weekend.

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Softball: Lady Pirates batter Alvord

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017

Collinsville used a pair of doubles and a home run to pile up 10 runs in the first inning on the way to a 20-3 victory Tuesday over Alvord.

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Baseball: Baker, Alvord shuts out Collinsville

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017

Alvord's Clay Baker struck out 14 and allowed only two hits Tuesday in a complete-game shutout against Collinsville.

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Mother indicted in child’s death

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

An Alvord woman has been indicted in the drowning death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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Smashing cancer: Alvord senior hammers away at fundraising

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Lifting the sledge hammer as high as she could, Lindsey Abbott brought it down on the hood of a Toyota Camry parked at Elm Creek Park in Alvord Saturday morning.

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Alvord, Chico students place in UIL meet

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Alvord and Chico High School UIL academic teams competed in the District 11-2A meet last week at Muenster High School.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Decatur High School Rodeo Team will have a North Texas High School Rodeo Association rodeo 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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Softball: Alvord falls to Lindsay

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Lindsay Lady Knights piled up 12 runs in the fifth inning Friday on the way to a 14-3 victory over the Alvord Lady Bulldogs.

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Baseball: Bulldogs roll by Era

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Clay Baker blasted a three-run homer during the Alvord Bulldogs' 11-run second inning Friday.

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Flying the friendly skies: Teacher uses drone to put galaxy in perspective

Flying the friendly skies: Teacher uses drone to put galaxy in perspective

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017

In science teacher Scott Bickers' universe, Earth and its sun are less than a half-mile apart.

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Alvord to become District of Innovation

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017

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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Baseball: Bulldogs crush Dragons

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Alvord Bulldogs turned nine hits and 14 walks into a 10-4 victory over the rival Chico Dragons Tuesday night.

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Softball: Alvord trips Chico

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017

Brooke Vidal's three-run triple in the bottom of the first put the Chico Lady Dragons on the way to a 10-7 victory over the rival Alvord Lady Bulldogs Tuesday.

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Alvord City Council approves resignation, appoints new member

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Alvord City Council members accepted the resignation of one council member and appointed a new one Thursday.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A parent meeting for incoming sixth graders is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the McCarroll Middle School Multipurpose Building.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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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