Education
FISD meeting Thursday to issue bonds

FISD meeting Thursday to issue bonds

The Farmersville Indepen­dent School District has sched­uled a special meeting Thurs­day at the high school to issue bonds approved in May in a districtwide bond issue elec­tion that will dramatically ex­pand and improve all four cam­puses within the district. The...

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School board approves submission for grant funds

School board approves submission for grant funds

The Farmersville ISD board had a short meeting Monday eve­ning - 11 minutes - with just a few items in a light agenda. No one spoke during open fo­rum, and trustees approved the consent agenda before moving on to the business session, which had just three items. The...

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Show of support at FISD meeting

Show of support at FISD meeting

Farmersville Independent School District trustees on Monday received a show of support along with an en­dorsement of the condition of the school system. It came from a group of about 25 parents and teach­ers who attended a brief FISD Board of Trustees meeting in the...

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Students succeed at UIL competition

Students succeed at UIL competition

Select Farmersville High School band stu­dents participated in the UIL Region 25 Solo and Ensemble contests February 27 at Anna High School. The band, under the direction of Scott Cross, had 24 students perform a solo in the competi­tion and 20 scored a first...

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FISD superintendent gets pay bump

FISD superintendent gets pay bump

The Farmersville Independent School District Board of Trustees has extended the contract of Superintendent Michael French and has given him a $10,000 annual salary increase. The board made its decision after meeting in executive session to discuss French’s job...

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School district earns Superior rating

School district earns Superior rating

Farmersville Independent School District has scored a Superior rating from the Texas Education Agency for its stel­lar financial condition, but the future might make it more dif­ficult for the FISD to retain its lofty status, according to Su­perintendent Micheal...

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School district growing more diverse

School district growing more diverse

FISD continues to enroll students from other countries  Farmersville Independent School District has a growing number of students enrolling in its schools without know­ing how to speak, read or write the English language, the FISD Board of Trustees learned. But...

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