Archive for 2012

What is electrodialysis reversal?

I was interviewing Wolfforth City Manager Darrell Newsom for another water story this morning. He showed me a video about how the electrodialysis reversal systems work. Wolfforth is starting a pilot program to see if EDR will work to remove arsenic (and possibly fluoride and other impurities) from its water. Clicky is here.

Frenship High School football player receives Acts of Kindness award

Cade Davis has a full schedule this semester as a wide receiver and corner on Frenship High School’s football team. But before football practice, Cade works as an aide in the Life Skills classrooms. It’s his familiarity with the students in the Life Skills area that probably led to him helping a student out and […]

Westwind Elementary begins serving free breakfasts in classrooms to all students

Students at Westwind Elementary School began eating breakfast in their classrooms Monday morning as part of the Universal-Free School Breakfast Program. The federal program is an addition to the school breakfast program, said Joyce Trevino, food services director for Frenship Independent School District and Aramark. Trevino said studies show about 35 percent of students participate […]

Wolfforth Council backs school accountability reform

City Council members in Wolfforth voted in favor of supporting a resolution opposing over-reliance on high-stakes testing brought to them by the Frenship Independent School District superintendent on Monday night. David Vroonland, Frenship ISD superintendent, said the resolution has been passed by 84 percent of Texas school districts as of Nov. 5. It is a […]

Willow Bend fourth-graders tour LCU

Willow Bend Elementary School fourth-graders got a taste of university life during a tour of Lubbock Christian University on Nov. 2. Fourth-grade teachers guided their students onto buses headed for Lubbock Christian University after Friday morning announcements. Students started off the day by learning about LCU’s mascot, the Chaparral. They were eager to make the […]

Hud’s Auto Service is family-owned and operated with a foundation on trust

Lawrence “Hud” and Lisa Huddleston moved to Lubbock in 1989, with their three kids, as a part of a partnership that desired to offer quality auto repair from people you could trust. “When we first moved here, our building was the only one out here in this industrial section of Lubbock,” Lisa recalls. “In fact, […]

Dr. Andy Gray celebrates over 20 years of practicing medicine; call for convenient care

The path to becoming a doctor is usually fairly direct – graduate high school, get a chemistry or biology undergraduate degree and continue to medical school. After medical school and residency, you begin a career at age 26 or 28, depending on your specialty. Or, you can be the foreman for three ranches in Brewster […]

See your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math with help from Mathnasium

Children don’t hate math. They hate being confused and intimidated by math when it doesn’t make sense. Mathnasium learning centers specialize in making math make sense. Mathnasium’s goal is to significantly increase your child’s math skills, understanding of math concepts, and overall school performance, while building confidence and forging a positive attitude toward the subject. […]