Tibbels to join Decatur School Board

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Richard Greene

A few years ago, Charlie Tibbels recalled being approached about running for a spot on the Decatur School Board.

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Tour gives shape to construction projects

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Richard Greene

After perusing plans of possible projects on the campus, Decatur ISD trustees toured the high school Monday night.

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Revenue expected to jump more than $3 million

Published Saturday, May 12, 2018
By Richard Greene

Based on preliminary tax values and the projected increased enrollment, Decatur ISD is expecting an increase of $3.3 million in revenue for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

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Decatur trustees to tour high school

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Richard Greene

Before finalizing construction plans for projects at the high school, Decatur School Board members will take a tour of the campus Monday during a workshop.

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Board closes Decatur high school campus for lunch

Board closes Decatur high school campus for lunch

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur High School students will have a closed campus for lunch next school year.

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Decatur ISD hires high school principal

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Sherman High School principal Chris Mogan was hired Monday night to lead Decatur High School.

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Cook accepts administrative role

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

After three years of leading Rann Elementary, Kaci Cook will move to Decatur ISD's central administration office next school year.

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Meeting Previews for the Week of Saturday, April 14, 2018

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will again discuss options for glass recycling at the Decatur dump site.

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Decatur SRO added

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Richard Greene

A second school resource officer could be patrolling the hallways of Decatur High School by the middle of the month.

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Cain named Decatur intermediate school principal

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

Beginning this fall, the Decatur school district will bring back its intermediate campus. As of Monday night, that school now has a principal.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, March 17, 2018

Published Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD trustees will look to set the attendance zones for its middle schools Monday.

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Trustees OK contract extension for Whitis

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Judi Whitis arrived in Decatur as the new superintendent in July 2017.

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Decatur ISD seeks CM at-risk

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD is searching for a construction manager at-risk to oversee upcoming additions and renovations at Decatur High School.

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Decatur ISD eyes high school facility upgrades

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees gave Superintendent Judi Whitis the go-ahead to get estimates for facility upgrades at Decatur High School Monday night.

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Decatur ISD discusses role of trustees

Published Saturday, January 13, 2018
By Richard Greene

Three potential candidates for the Decatur School Board got a preview of the job Thursday night.

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Decatur ISD to hold information session for candidates

Published Saturday, January 6, 2018
By Richard Greene

Wade Watson recalls the learning curve throughout his first year on the Decatur School Board.

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Decatur ISD awards longevity

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

For the first time earlier this month, Decatur ISD Superintendent Judi Whitis made the tour of the district, handing out longevity payments to employees.

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Decatur ISD hires transportation director

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD will start the new year with a new transportation director.

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Decatur Trustees to receive report

Published Saturday, December 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

After the uproar caused by the December 2016 preliminary letter grade accountability ratings, Texas legislators revised the system during the spring session.

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Revenues running ahead for Decatur ISD

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

With a higher than anticipated enrollment and an unexpected payment from the state, revenues are running ahead of projections for Decatur ISD early in the fiscal year.

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