Decatur ISD reviews facility needs

Published Saturday, October 26, 2018
By Richard Greene

After analyzing a demographics report, enrollments in various extracurricular programs and looking at various course needs during a workshop Monday, Decatur ISD trustees will revisit facilities needs in early December.

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Decatur ISD to hit 4K in 2023

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD is expected to add more than 500 students in the next five years, according to a demographic report delivered to Decatur ISD trustees Monday by Templeton Demographics.

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Facility plans still up in the air

Published Saturday, September 29, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees will meet with architects and builders next month to form short-term and long-range facility plans.

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New Decatur ISD budget adds 20 jobs

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees approved a $39.599 million budget Monday night that includes $31.050 million in the maintenance and operations expenses and will put a little more than $1 million in reserves.

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Decatur ISD declares hazardous routes; Designation opens bus service to students

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees designated hazardous transportation routes on U.S. 81/287 and U.S. 380 Monday, opening bus service to students living within two miles of a school if they have to cross one of the roadways to get to campus.

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Decatur ISD to consider hazardous routes

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees will consider designating hazardous transportation routes along U.S. 81/287 and U.S. 380 Monday night to open bus service to students living within two miles of their school.

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Max price set for bistro

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur High School's bistro will become a reality later this fall.

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Proposed budget includes raises

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Richard Greene

All Decatur ISD employees could be getting a raise this coming school year.

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Architect, builder to present new bistro cost

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
By Richard Greene

After working to cut the cost for the past month, architect and builders will present the guaranteed maximum price for the high school bistro to Decatur ISD trustees Monday night.

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Decatur ISD Trustees pick new officers

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

A month after splitting on the vote to keep superintendent Judi Whitis, Decatur ISD school board has a new slate of officers.

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White named Decatur ISD assistant superintendent

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

After six months of overseeing the transportation department, Steve White will now serve as the assistant superintendent for operations at Decatur ISD.

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Decatur School Board to consider change

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees will consider the reorganization of board officers Monday in their first meeting since recording the 4-3 vote to keep superintendent Judi Whitis on the job last month.

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Decatur ISD trims bistro costs

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD officials recently met with representatives from architect, Claycomb, and construction manager at-risk, Steele and Freeman, to trim costs of the bistro planned for inside the high school library.

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Cutting costs: Decatur ISD pushes forward with construction projects

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD is moving ahead with gathering construction estimates on the bistro and athletic facilities at the high school, while trying to find a way to cut mounting costs.

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Whitis will stay; Board votes 4-3 to keep superintendent

Published Saturday, June 23, 2018
By Richard Greene

Dr. Judi Whitis will remain the superintendent of Decatur ISD. With a 4-3 vote after three hours in closed session, Decatur ISD trustees elected to keep Whitis on the job and move forward Monday night.

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Decatur ISD hires Carson principal

Published Saturday, June 23, 2018
By Richard Greene

Craig Weston is the new principal at Carson Elementary. Decatur ISD trustees approved a one-year contract for Weston Monday night.

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Whitis’ future at DISD uncertain; Discussions to continue on superintendent contract

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

A week after holding a seven-hour closed session, Decatur ISD trustees will meet again Monday and discuss the employment and duties of Superintendent Judi Whitis.

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City of Decatur to consider daycare again

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Brian Knox

Nearly three months after being denied a specific use permit for a daycare in south Decatur, the applicants will try once again to convince local residents and the city council they should be allowed to build the facility in the South Martin Branch neighborhood.

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Seven hours, no action; Letter unveils reasons for meeting about Whitis’ contract

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Richard Greene

After a marathon meeting held behind closed doors Tuesday into Wednesday morning, Decatur ISD trustees took no action on the contract of superintendent Judi Whitis.

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Board to discuss superintendent contract

Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By Richard Greene

Decatur ISD trustees called a special meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday to evaluate the performance and contract of superintendent Judi Whitis.

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