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Tran, Galvan Top 2022 Honor Graduates At Como-Pickton High School
May27

Tran, Galvan Top 2022 Honor Graduates At Como-Pickton High School

Sandra Tran and Leslie Galvan are the top 2022 Honor Graduates at Como-Pickton High School. Valedictorian Sandra Tran, daughter of Quynh Tran and Suong Van, will graduate May 27, 2022, with a 4.0 grade point average. She has attended Como-Pickton CISD for eight years. Como-Pickton High School Senior Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Tran was in the band and color guard from 10th to 12th grade, serving as Color guard captain...

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Como-Pickton CISD Recognizes Top Teachers, Staff With Awards
May10

Como-Pickton CISD Recognizes Top Teachers, Staff With Awards

Como-Pickton CISD recently recognizes top teachers and staff. Awards were presented during a faculty and staff meeting after school. The Teacher of the Year was announced for each campus were additional staff awards. The elementary and secondary teacher of the year also are nominated for consideration as the Region 8 teacher of the year. 2022 Elementary Teacher of the Year Dusty O’Bryan and Principal Cassie BlandPrincipal...

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CPHS Student Kara Tifft Named Junior Intern For Texas FFA Foundation Summer Leadership Team
Apr27

CPHS Student Kara Tifft Named Junior Intern For Texas FFA Foundation Summer Leadership Team

Como-Pickton High School FFA Chapter Vice President Kara Tifft has been named a junior intern for the Texas FFA Foundation Leadership Team. Tifft and Texas A&M University students Nathan Barrett, who will be a senior intern, will assist the foundation’s leadership team in executing programs, activities, and providing service to Texas FFA members, advisors, sponsors, special guests and other stakeholders during the annual FFA...

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Como-Pickton Constructing New Baseball Field, Will Be Updating Softball Field
Mar19

Como-Pickton Constructing New Baseball Field, Will Be Updating Softball Field

Many traveling on State Highway 11 east have undoubtedly noticed a lot of activity east of Como-Pickton Elementary campus, directly behind the school board meeting room. According to Como-Pickton CISD Superintendent Dr. Greg Bower, this is the beginning of construction on a new baseball field. The softball field will also get some much needed upgrades later on as well. And, neither will cost tax payers any additional money. “The...

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Several Area Schools Closed Following COVID-19 Surge
Jan13

Several Area Schools Closed Following COVID-19 Surge

Regardless of your opinions regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations, the virus has definitely taken a toll on local school districts this week, further taxing staff who were already feeling the stress caused as illnesses swept from classrooms to campuses and across districts. Many school districts in the area on Wednesday and Thursday announced plans for their schools will be closed through Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and are set to...

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Schedule, King and Queen Nominees Announced for 2021 Paris Junior College Homecoming
Nov04

Schedule, King and Queen Nominees Announced for 2021 Paris Junior College Homecoming

“PJC in the 1980s” is the theme for this year’s Homecoming festivities at Paris Junior College set for November 4-6. After a final round of voting by students, the Homecoming Court is set as well. Members include Rylie Hardison of Mt. Pleasant, Da’May Jones of Houston, Baylee Metcalfe of Sand Springs, Okla., Jessika Roberts of Forney, Beau Brewer of McKinney, and Nathaniel Windham of Pickton. Hardison is a 2020 graduate of...

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Parents Invited Aug. 3 To Meet New Como-Pickton Elementary & Jr. High Principals
Aug03

Parents Invited Aug. 3 To Meet New Como-Pickton Elementary & Jr. High Principals

Comp-Pickton CISD Superintendent Greg Bower invites parents to stop by the school from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, to meet the new elementary and junior high principals. The new Junior High Principal, appointed this summer is Jennifer Rock is excited to be returning home to the area and to the school district she attended from kindergarten through third grade, and where her return as a principal at the district where she spent her...

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Como-Pickton Seniors Receive Over $210,000 In Scholarships
May27

Como-Pickton Seniors Receive Over $210,000 In Scholarships

More than $210,000 in scholarships were announced this week for Como-Pickton seniors during the annual Senior Night program at the school. Como-Pickton High School Class of 2021 graduate candidates also were recognized for academic achievements as well. The 10 students recognized for having the top cumulative averages were: Kaitlyn Morgan, valedictorian, 6.373 grade point averageLexi Busby, salutatorian, 6.144 GPADelane Baxley, 6.121...

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Graduations Moving Indoors For Local Schools Due To Predicted Wet Weather
May26

Graduations Moving Indoors For Local Schools Due To Predicted Wet Weather

With predictions of rain and storm up to 80 percent this Friday and 40 percent on Saturday for the area, most schools that had planned to host outdoor commencement exercises have made the decision for those graduations to move inside this week. Below are locations and dates for graduations and related events that KSST has been notified about, including those graduations moving indoors, with most schedule changes in italics. Thursday,...

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Jennifer Rock Returning To Como-Pickton As Junior High Principal
May25

Jennifer Rock Returning To Como-Pickton As Junior High Principal

Jennifer Rock is excited to soon be returning to Hopkins County to work in the district where she first began her education – Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District. Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously, 6-0 (board member JJ Cummings was unable to attend), during a special school board meeting on Monday, May, 24, to hire Rock as the new junior high principal. Jennifer Rock “We had several...

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