PRESS RELEASE


February 27, 2015

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

TISD Announces Activities for Texas Public Schools Week March 3-5

Texarkana, TX – Texarkana Independent School District will celebrate Texas Public Schools Week from March 3 - 5.

Texas Public Schools Week is designed to get parents and communities involved with their local public schools. Behind every successful student is a crowd of supporters – parents, families, teachers, community leaders and business owners – offering him or her encouragement to succeed and accomplish educational goals. Today’s students will one day determine the direction of our communities, our state and our nation. A strong and successful public education system is a priority for everyone.

The Masonic Lodges of Texas established Texas Public Schools Week in the 1950s to recognize the contributions made by the state’s free system of education. The Texas School Public Relations Association has promoted Texas Public Schools Week for more than 20 years. The week-long celebration offers a meaningful way to showcase the many educational opportunities given to more than four million students attending Texas Public Schools.

Activities scheduled for TISD during Texas Public Schools Week include:

Community Breakfast on Tuesday, March 3 from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. in the Dan Haskins Student Center at Texas High School. Breakfast will feature a District update presented by Paul Norton, Superintendent, and Hall of Fame induction for John Watson who served as Tennis Coach from 1983 - 2014 and Reservations are requested for this event and can be made by calling 903.794.3651 ext. 1013.

Muffins for Moms and Donuts for Dads on Wednesday, March 4 beginning at 7:15 a.m. at all TISD Elementary School Campuses.

Grandparents’ Coffee on Thursday, March 5 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at all TISD Elementary School Campuses.

TISD encourages the community, parents and families to attend any and all events.

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