Edgewood ISD announces Honor Roll

Students who were named to EISD first nine weeks honor roll are:

A Honor Roll

Emma Barry, Sibyl Bass, Miguel Cervantes, Skylie Davis, Aiden Fincher, Ty George, Jamie Grantham, Bailey Gray, Master Hardin, Callahan Hayes, Gus Haynes, DeTravion Henson, Jamie Herrera, Jacob Kimbrough, Jaxon Lambright, Ryker Lindsey, Jaidyn Malone, Madison Martin, Jonathan Martinez, Dria Parpart, Peyton Payne, Adam Pool, Morgan Randolph, Johnny Reed, Mason Riddle, Chace Robbins, Irelyn Rotan, Allie Sims, Hannah Sims, Emilia Teran, Hannah Tobin and Joelie White.

AB Honor Roll

Brayden Bell, Payzlea Bell, Cooper Bynog, Julie Campuzano, Aiden Fischer, Lance Hunter, Dylan Johnson, Devon Lee, Amber Merrell, Alex Prewitt, Donny Thompson and Michael Wells.


2016 Edgewood Homecoming

Photo by Tracy Erwin

Tye Elie and Whitney Kerr were selected as the 2016 EHS Homecoming King and Queen by their peers.

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Martins Mill ISD recognizes students, discuss fundraisers

It is officially fall festival season at Martins Mill ISD.  During the district’s monthly board meeting, the board discussed fundraisers for Martins Mill ISD.

The fundraiser put on by the Martins Mill Parent-Teacher organization is in full swing, with the elementary school office full of raffles and giveaways.  Each class nominates a king and queen to represent their class.  With the raffles becoming more competitive each year, every class hopes to bring in the most money they can to help the PTO.   “Please come by the elementary office to see the assortment of items they have and help support a great cause that benefits students and faculty,” PTO members said.    


Edgewood High School Homecoming

Courtesy photos

Senior Court


Hallie Randall Elementary to begin GT testing

Hallie Randall Elementary announces gifted and talented testing will begin Nov. 1, 2016.

Recommendation forms may be picked up at the elementary office during regular school hours.

Recommendations and all required forms must be submitted to the elementary office no later than Oct. 25, 2016.

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College Awareness Week

Photo by Pam Millican

Students at Hallie Randall Elementary in Fruitvale celebrated college awareness week earlier this month. Daily intercom messages contained information concerning the Road to College. Students learned the importance of communication, seizing opportunities, life long learning, listening strategies, goal setting, enthusiasm and effort. Students wore their favorite college t-shirt.

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Van Zandt County 4-H Beef Club excels in show

Van Zandt County 4-H Beef Club started their show season the weekend of Sept. 9, 2016. The club was well represented at Four States Fair in Texarkana, Ark.The club received the following results: Katy Berry – Grand Champion Simmental; Bryntlee Wilkerson – Grand Champion Charolais; 1st place – Trevor Thornton; 2nd place – Mackenzie Oliver, Claire VanDerWilt, Tyler Massey, Tyler Autry, Carly Autry, Matthew Moree, Brandon Moree, Aubrey Thornton; 3rd place – Bret Robbins , Katy Berry; and 6th place – Mackenzie Oliver.During the East Texas State Fair held Sept 23, the VZC 4-H Beef Club received standout award for their projects.


County school menus Sept. 26 – Oct. 1.

Fruitvale ISD


Monday-variety wg muffin, assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, choice of milk, juice, fresh fruit, jelly

Tuesday-breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, choice of milk, fresh fruit, assorted fruit, jelly

Wednesday-mini maple pancake, syrup, assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, choice of milk, juice, assorted fruit, jelly

Thursday-scrambled eggs, breakfast wrap (elem), assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, choice of milk,

Fresh fruit, assorted fruit, jelly

Friday-pancake sausage stick, syrup, assorted cereal, whole wheat bread, choice of milk, juice, assorted fruit, jelly


Monday-cheese pizza, sloppy joe on bun, broccoli, salad, Italian vegetables, banana, red apple, milk, ranch, ketchup


Area School Menus Sept. 19-23

Edgewood ISD


All Schools

Monday-sausage patty, pancake on a stick, assorted yogurt

Tuesday-scrambled egg, bacon

Wednesday-breakfast sausage wrap

Thursday-pancake on a stick, assorted yogurt, blueberry muffin

Friday-waffles with assorted fruit toppings


Elementary, Intermediate, Jr. High

Monday-baked potato bar or BBQ rib sandwich, potato salad, pinto beans

Tuesday-taco Tuesday, refried beans, Mexicali corn, romaine lettuce, diced tomatoes

Wednesday-baked potato bar or chicken spaghetti, green peas, garden salad, garlic bread

Thursday-pepperoni or cheese pizza, tossed salad with dressing, steamed broccoli


VFW sponsors essay scholarship contest

The Canton Veterans of Foreign Wars and their Veterans Auxiliary of Post 9171 are once giving local schools a chance to enter the national essay competition.

“This is a chance to offer students a head start on their lives,” said spokesperson Diane Farmers. “It also is an opportunity for the junior high and high school students to voice their opinions on patriotism, American history and democratic ideas and principles.”

The contest is open to all students in public, private or parochial schools or pursuing home study.

The essay for students in grades six through eight is called the Patriot's Pen. This year’s theme is "The America I Believe In."

The Voice of America contest in grades nine through 12. The theme for this year is "My Responsibility to America."


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