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Waxahachie Global High theater students will perform “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Coleman Junior High Fine Arts Center. Admission is free; concession stand items will be available. Donations are welcome.

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Classes continue for the spring semester of Waxahachie Lighthouse for Learning Community Education. The classes listed below begin in April. To view the complete catalog or register on-line go to www.wisd.org. Online learning is also available.

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The spring semester of Waxahachie ISD’s Lighthouse for Learning community education program is under way with more classes starting up this week and beyond. Participants can learn everything from a new language to arts, cooking and much more.

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The Waxahachie Global High School UIL academic teams recently participated in an invitational event hosted by Prosper ISD. The following students/teams placed in the 3A Conference.

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Congratulations to the Waxahachie High School drama department for being named UIL one-act play bi-district champions. WHS will compete at region April 17 at Waco University High School. Individual awards from the bi-district competition were Outstanding Performer – Madeline Condor, All-Star…

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Classes continue for the spring semester of Waxahachie Lighthouse for Learning Community Education. The classes listed below begin in April. To view the complete catalog or register on-line go to www.wisd.org. Online learning is also available.

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Three Pettigrew Academy students earned ribbons for their entries into the Ellis County Youth Expo’s Creative Arts Division. The competition was held the first day of the expo, which was held this week at the Ellis County Expo Center. From left are Josiah Drumm and Ella Hampton. Not shown is…

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RED OAK – Red Oak ISD is expanding to full-day pre-K at all campuses this fall and will open registration – first-come, first-served – on Tuesday, April 20. Pre-K registration will be time-stamped when completed online and slots filled by the completion time.

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RED OAK – In early March, 12 Red Oak High School students submitted 15 pieces to the annual Visual Arts Scholastic Regional Event. All 15 pieces scored the highest score possible and medaled. Abigail Colwell had one of her works advance to the State VASE Competition.

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RED OAK – The Red Oak ISD Education Foundation, established in 2002 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has served the district’s staff and students through teacher grants, scholarships, teacher appreciation, and special fund requests. With the recent announcement of $57,400 additional teacher grants, t…

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The Waxahachie ISD board of trustees recognized several of its bus drivers during its March 15 board meeting for their assistance in a multi-entity effort that saw the movement of Focused Care residents from their facility to safety during the recent inclement freezing weather event.

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Faith Family Academy Interact Club members were hard at work earning service hours during their spring break. “What a wonderful way to give back,” wrote the school’s Twitter account, @FaithFamilyAcad.

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At its March 15 board of trustees meeting, district administration presented changes to the current year’s academic calendar. Additional days were built into the academic calendar in case of COVID-related shutdowns, which we have not had to use. Accordingly, the last day of school for studen…

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RED OAK – Red Oak ISD reports that a baby great horned owl that had to be re-treed at one point in its young life continues to successfully make its way to adulthood.

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SAN ANTONIO – Catholic Life Insurance is excited to commemorate the 244th anniversary of the American flag with its first “Flag Day Children’s Video Contest.” All children enrolled in grades sixth through 12th are invited to show what the flag and its principles mean to them.

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SAN ANTONIO – Catholic Life Insurance is excited to commemorate the 244th anniversary of the American flag with its annual “Flag Day Children’s Poster Contest.” All children enrolled in grades kindergarten through fifth are invited to show what the flag and its principles mean to them. Parti…

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Bears make the best reading buddies! First grade students at Clift Elementary recently colored, cut out, and glued together reading buddies in celebration of #NationalReadAcrossAmericaDay.

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In February, the worst winter storm that Texas has seen in more than a decade impacted many families and businesses across the state. Dangerously freezing temperatures, coupled with long-standing power outages resulted in burst pipes that caused significant damage at two of Life School’s cam…

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The opportunity to learn through the Waxahachie Lighthouse for Learning Community Education Program is here again. Registration has begun and classes start Thursday, March 18.

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Congratulations to the Waxahachie High School drama department, which performed “Blue Stockings” at the UIL One-Act Play District 11 Championship on March 2, receiving straight "1" rankings.

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The National Weather Service – Fort Worth office will hold an online SKYWARN class at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, for Ellis, Dallas and Rockwall counties. The class is free and open to all ages.

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Several years ago, Waxahachie High School construction technology instructor Curtis Green saw a video by television personality Mike Rowe, who introduced the nonprofit organization, Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

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During Career and Technical Education Month, Waxahachie ISD recognized the impact CTE curriculum makes on students throughout the district. As programs have expanded and certifications become more attainable, a higher-than-ever rate of CTE students have earned industry-level certifications d…