Construction at Grapevine ISD's Mustang-Panther Stadium has fallen so far behind schedule the remainder of the football games scheduled for this season have been relocated. The teams at Grapevine and Colleyville Heritage high schools will have to wait until next season to christen their newly-renovated stadium. In a letter published on the district's website, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Superintendent Robin Ryan said the final home games for Grapevine and Heritage high schools were being move due to more weather-related construction delays. view article arw

Early voting starts Oct. 22 for a proposed Alvin ISD $480.5 million bond package, known as Proposition A, and an accompanying measure to prevent an increase in the district’s overall property tax rate, Propostion B. The measures in the Nov. 6 election will appear on Brazoria County voters’ ballots where Alvin ISD school district taxes are levied. view article arw

Renovations continue within the Burkburnett Independent School District as the administration members put a historic building to good use. A couple of weeks ago, school administrators moved into the building after classrooms were transformed into offices. But, even though the move is near completion there is still a lot of work to be done. The last leg of upgrades following the passage of a Burkburnett school bond in 2015 has district leaders working in a building where children roamed rooms and hallways for more than 80 years. view article arw

Spring ISD will allow the public to leave their print on the beam of a new middle school it is building and plans to open in August 2019. The beam signing ceremony will take place at the unnamed campus known as middle school number 8 near Northgate Crossing Elementary on Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. view article arw

David McCauley says his son's kindergarten class at Kennedy-Powell Elementary School is getting pretty full. "They have 22 kids, which is the max I think what they can have there," said McCauley. Earlier this year, Temple ISD contracted with Templeton Demographics to conduct a population study for the district.  view article arw

Despite recent weather delays, the Sabine ISD softball project is on schedule, Superintendent Stacey Bryce said this week. Garrett & Associates General Contractors is building a softball field where the district’s old elementary school once stood. The district approved a contract in August for the project for almost $1.22 million. view article arw

Early voting for the November general election starts next week. One of the items to be voted on is a $130 million bond package for the Lubbock Independent School District that focuses on three main components - efficiency, safety and security, and academic programming. All three of the components revolve around safety and security of all 52 schools in the district. The idea for the bond proposal started when Dr. Kathy Rollo became superintendent of Lubbock ISD weeks before a very crucial time in the nation’s history. “I was new to the job February 1 and I knew we needed to look at our safety and security plans, but I thought that would be a great summer project until two weeks into the job. That was when the Parkland, Florida shooting happened and then I thought we couldn’t wait,” Dr. Rollo said. view article arw

White Oak ISD trustees added high school parking to its ongoing bond project Monday night, Superintendent Mike Gilbert said. What’s left of the $19 million bond project is the new high school science wing, Gilbert said Tuesday. view article arw

Trustees for Spring Hill ISD approved a $3.35 million base bid and $245,000 donation for its new baseball/softball complex Monday night. During a special meeting last month, board members permitted Superintendent Steve Snell to negotiate with TCMC Commercial, a Tyler firm that submitted a bid of $3.68 million. The board allowed Snell to work with the firm to present a final price — not to exceed $3.3 million — and possible design changes. view article arw

Over the last few weeks, this page in The Alvin Advertiser has been filled with letters both for and against the Alvin ISD bond issue. After reading them all and studying the issue myself, I am voting for both the bond and the tax ratification election. To me, if you can get seven new schools, upgraded security and other improvements without raising the tax rate even a penny, I’m not saying no. view article arw

Early voting for the November General Election begins next Tuesday, October 22. If you live in the Lubbock Independent School District, near the bottom of the ballot you’ll find the LISD Bond Special Election that, if it passes, will authorize the district to issue 130 million dollars in bonds for school facilities, and safety and security improvements. view article arw

Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday to move forward with a memorandum of understanding between the district and the YMCA in building a potential swim facility, should voters allow. The potential swim facility is part of the GISD 2018 bond election that would allow for a $15.5 million joint swimming pool between the two entities. The facility is its own proposition from the rest of the $150.5 million bond. Josh Schroeder, an attorney working with the GISD on the agreement who presented to the board, said the memorandum is a non-binding legal document that will act as a framework for more definitive agreements that will come later, including a construction agreement, a lease agreement and an operating agreement. view article arw

Bryan school board members on Monday named the district's Career and Technical Education facility on Mumford Road and its two buildings. After receiving suggestions from parents, employees and community members, a committee recommended the facility be named the Bryan Career and Technical Education Complex, with the office and classroom building named The Becky Seale Building and the lab classroom building named The Michael Kristynik Building. Seale graduated from Bryan schools and worked in the district for 47 years as a teacher and a technology specialist. view article arw

The Nederland school board is on the verge of making a major move toward a possible bond proposal to improve schools... Trustees will vote Tuesday on hiring an architect and that's only the beginning. Voters elected three new trustees in May and all three promised to push for a bond proposal to pay for renovations and repairs to schools that are aging and decaying. view article arw

While much of the whole nation is focused on the upcoming elections, the WFISD is also preparing for what may be a very big vote come May. It would be the 3rd bond election in five years. The board is preparing for the possibility of having a May bond election to help repair older facilities and also possibly build new elementary schools. That's something some parents in the district say is much needed. view article arw

Most voters in Georgetown will see three local propositions on their Nov. 6 ballots, including a two-proposition Georgetown ISD bond election and a city of Georgetown road maintenance sales tax special election. view article arw

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees voted in August to place a $508.4 million bond proposal on the November ballot. All of the proposed projects were identified by the board as “critical needs” for the district.  view article arw

After Brazoria County Drainage District No. 8 denied Danbury ISD’s engineering plans for a new elementary school, the board of trustees selected a new layout at its meeting last week. The new location is necessary to fit the building and its own detention pond, architect Dale Rabe told the board. view article arw

Caldwell ISD has released new renderings of work they want to do. It includes new classroom space to the high school for science and career oriented classes and labs. view article arw

Spring Hill ISD trustees are set to discuss and possibly take action on the baseball-softball complex when they meet Monday. The board also is set to discuss and possibly act on the purchase of 25 Chromebooks as well as a band instrument purchase. view article arw

Hereford ISD is proposing a $22.4 million bond while Canyon ISD is asking voters to approve a $196.7 million bond. Both school districts are placing heavy emphasis on the need to upgrade safety features. Canyon ISD is focused on growth as they have seen district enrollment grow by 2.5% annually. During the next seven years, CISD expects to add another 2,000 students. view article arw

As cooler temperatures arrive in the Valley, the need for functioning heating and cooling systems in the classroom is needed. Many Brownsville Independent School District campuses, however, have failing cooling and heating systems that require updating. Brownsville ISD’s Chief Financial Officer Lorenzo Sánchez has been with the district since the 1960's and knows very well many campuses are in desperate need of repair. “I started teaching at Hanna [High School],” says Sánchez. When he taught classes at Hanna High School, the campus was state-of-the-art. view article arw

Last year when developers bought the old Dallas Independent School District headquarters east of downtown they didn't waste any time before knocking it down.  Wrecking crews made quick work of the hodgepodge of old buildings along Ross Avenue. But after all but the central entry building was demolished, work on the project came to a halt. Top officers at developer Leon Capital Group say they hit pause on the construction to fine tune plans for the one-block project called The Academic. view article arw

Neighbors know many school buildings across the city of Dallas need to be modernized. It's something administrators with Dallas Independent School District wants to focus on as they consider the future of the district and its facilities. Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa released a video to teachers, staff and parents on Thursday about Envision, a Dallas ISD strategic facilities plan. In it, Hinojosa details the rationale behind a long-range master plan the Board of Trustees has been discussing since the study was released during a recent workshop. view article arw

There is now an organized effort to encourage voters in the Nacogdoches Independent School District to vote yes for a $77.9-million school bond. It brought Nacogdoches ISD employees, business owners, managers, and parents together to assemble the first of many signs distributed by Back the Nac. “It is a political action committee,” confirmed Ron Collins, the committee’s treasurer. “It's designed to get the word out on the upcoming bond election." view article arw

With $138.7 million on the line in the Abilene Independent School District's Nov. 6 bond election, there's both strong support and vehement opposition. That explains lawn signs from organizations on both sides of the issue that are popping up within Abilene ISD's boundaries. view article arw

Renovations at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s Mustang Panther Stadium will continue through October as progress has been delayed by excessive rainfall, according to an announcement from GCISD Superintendent Robin Ryan. Home games have been moved to allow construction crews more work time. “It is our hope that by providing additional uninterrupted work time, we will be still able to play football this season in Mustang Panther Stadium,” Ryan said in a statement. view article arw

The Spring ISD board of trustees approved $20 million toward the construction of a project known as Middle School No. 8 on Tuesday. The funds the board approved are the fourth maximum guaranteed price, said chief operations officer Mark Miranda. view article arw

If voters approve Corpus Christi Independent School District’s $210 million bond request, a new Carroll High School will be built on the city’s south side. KRIS 6 News learned Wednesday the potential location for that new campus. CCISD officials have their eyes on property at the intersection of Saratoga Boulevard and Weber Road. view article arw

In April, Vidor ISD and the consulting firm, Disaster Recovery Services, presented to FEMA cost estimates for the repair of the Oak Forest Elementary campus. Vidor ISD received approval from FEMA regarding the submission for a rebuild of the facility. This determination was based on the analysis that damages to the campus exceeded 50-percent of the value of the school.  With the FEMA approval in place, there will be a free Congressional review by the Office of Legislative Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. view article arw

Wednesday on KFYO Mornings with Dave King and Matt Martin, the Superintendent of Lubbock ISD Dr. Kathy Rollo joined Dave and Matt to talk about how things have been going for LISD schools in the first 9 weeks and what changes have been made, as well as the upcoming bond election. With the first 9 weeks of school over, Dr. Rollo is happy with how the schools have been doing, and the changes that they have made. view article arw

This school year Comal ISD began operations at new campuses. The district held dedication ceremonies for Danvillle Middle School and Pieper Ranch Middle School in September. view article arw

Construction crews continue demolition at a former Henderson ISD elementary campus, an architect told trustees Tuesday night. The district hired RPR Construction under a $1.62 million contract to transform the former Chamberlain Elementary campus into its administration building. Claycomb Associates architect Marc Rauzi said crews started Sept. 1 and should finish their 150-day contract “somewhere near the end of January.” view article arw

This November, locals will vote on a proposed bond for Canyon ISD worth almost $200-million dollars. Today, district leaders presented the bond plan to the public during the leaders luncheon. Presenters included Superintendent Dr. Darryl Flusche, Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Heather Wilson, Assistant Superintendent of Support Services Robyn Cranmer, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Cameron Rosser. view article arw

To deal with a student population projected to rise by as much as 9,700 students in the next 10 years, the Midland ISD Facility Master Planning Committee has presented a plan that calls for $545.8 million bond election in as early May and more than $910 million in total projects over the next decade. view article arw