Category: School Buzz

Mineola Flower Shop – Homecoming Mums Are Ready

Homecoming Mums at Mineola Flower Shop.

Get your Homecoming 2013 mums at Mineola Flower Shop. We have lots of new styles, color schemes and patterns made up for this year. Mineola Flower Shop also has a great selection of gift ideas and that something special to make someone’s day. Call us at (903) 569-0202. We deliver!

New Mineola ISD Band Director Chris Brannan

Mineola Texas Band Director Chris Brannan

The first halftime performance of the Mineola Yellow Jacket Band under the direction of Chris Brannan was met with a standing ovation Friday night. It was an encouraging sign for the award-winning director that looks to show Mineola and the band members themselves that the Yellow Jacket Band is its own entity and a Yellow Jacket force in its own right.

Mineola ISD 2013-14 Dress Codes

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The dress codes at the Mineola ISD schools have been altered this year. I’ve sifted through them to help you get an idea for district policies, and to let you know what’s specific to each campus. If you have any questions regarding a policy, I encourage you to call the campus in question for clarification.

Sales Tax Weekend 2013

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The Sales Tax Weekend holiday occurs a week earlier than in previous years. Shoppers can save the cost of tax on school supplies, clothing, and footwear, among other items on August 9-11, 2013.

Mineola ISD 2013 STAAR Test Results Disappoint

Mineola STAAR Data 2013

One of the discussions at the last Mineola ISD board meeting was about the standardized test results for last year. Words like dismal and unacceptable were used by board members to describe some of the results. There were a few “bright spots,” as superintendent Dr. John Fuller put it, but the scores were disappointing when considered broadly.