By Laurel L. Scott FrenshipToday.com When school resumes Monday after spring break, 6-year-old JoJo Johnson will be away from his classmates at a desk in a Frenship Independent School District office. His mother, Melissa Johnson, said administrators for Frenship ISD and Oak Ridge Elementary School told her JoJo will serve in-school suspension until she agrees [...]
Kindergarten students from Oak Ridge Elementary School shared their thoughts about some Christmas traditions on Monday.
Rick Sampson came in fourth in the 5 kilometer Harvest Festival adult race with a time of 22:50. That’s just 2 1/2 minutes behind the first-place finisher from Frenship High School, Cade Speed. Then Rick came in first in the Harvest Festival 1-mile Fun Run against other fourth- and fifth-grade boys. Melissa Castleberry, a Wolfforth [...]
One Frenship principal will be heading to Harvard for the summer. Doug Smith, the principal of Oak Ridge Elementary School, is one of 100 principals chosen to travel on an all-expenses-paid trip to Massachusetts for coursework in leadership. Smith said he was told thousands of principals in Texas applied through Raise Your Hand Texas, but [...]
Banks and government offices closed Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but students in the Frenship Independent School District were in class, some of them learning about the civil rights leader’s life. In Susan Pendergrass’ fifth-grade classroom, students watched a video of King’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Later, they wrote a few [...]
What do children really think of the tales of Santa Claus? And when there’s not a lot of information, what do they piece together to figure out how the magic works?
Six kindergarten students from Oak Ridge Elementary School gave their opinions on how the reindeer fly and what they eat; on how many cookies Santa can possibly eat and even whether he should; and on whether they’ve been naughty or nice this year.