DISD already fitting the bills

With Pre-K funding being a hot topic at our state capitol lately. I thought it would be great to share some more of our school district story with you this month. You see the state only funds a half-day of Pre-K and that means that half of our Pre-K 4 students are funded with local … Read more

UIL competitors practice to be perfect

Diboll High School hosted UIL academic practice meets on Feb. 21 and Feb. 28. Several schools from the area participated, including Hudson, Central, and Chester. Diboll students placed in the following events. Calculator Applications: Valerie Rodriquez—1st; Cedric Moses—2nd; Dylan Tamez—4th; Tre Moses—6th. Computer Science: Louie Hernandez and Cedric Moses—tied for 3rd. Number Sense: Sammie Jo … Read more

Diboll elementary students place third in UIL meet

Diboll was well represented by approximately 80 students who participated in the Elementary level UIL meet on Saturday, Jan. 24. Grades two through five competed in a variety of events at Bonner Elementary in Hudson. When all the points were totaled, Diboll placed third overall. “We were only nine points behind the second place school,” … Read more

DISD has its Legislative priorities

Are you concerned about any of these? • Advocate for fair Public school Compensation/Retirement/Insurance costs • Advocate for full day Early Childhood funding ( we are currently funded for 1/2 day only so 1/2 of the PK 4 money is from local funds) • Update the Transportation allotment- Still using numbers from 1984! Really! • … Read more

It’s academic

Diboll High School students are preparing for a new season of academic competition as administrators place a fresh emphasis on this area of extracurricular activity. Practice during the school day is being held twice a week, and sponsors plan to take competitors to practice meets at other schools as well as host some meets here. … Read more

Boxes of imagination

Students in Mrs. Hernandez’s PK 4 class at Diboll Primary learn about using their imagination with boxes to create different things. From left, are Ellie Terrell, Adalyna Sandoval, Caleb Frost and Cole Smith.  

Seeing the trees

Students in Mrs. Hernandez’s PK 4 class at Diboll Primary visited the Museum of East Texas to look at the Christmas trees. Front row, from left, are Adan Castillo, Adalyna Sandoval, Caleb Frost, Cole Smith and Violeta Torres; back row, Andrew Hernandez, Carter Williams, Eli Mijares, Emma Turner, Ellie Terrell and Miguel Chavez.  

Christmas coverage in January

Diboll Primary School hosted their 3rd annual Christmas Festival in December 2014. The festival is a community event hosted by Diboll Primary School staff and provides many fun-filled family games and activities, including face-painting; Santa’s Sweet Treat Walk; Frosty’s Pond, where students ice skate on paper plates; Frosty’s Workshop; Santa’s Bakery; Snowball Toss; Candy Cane … Read more