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Pre-K, Kindergarten Round Up Continues Tuesday At North Hopkins Elementary
Apr29

Pre-K, Kindergarten Round Up Continues Tuesday At North Hopkins Elementary

North Hopkins Elementary Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round Up kicked off Monday, and will continue from 9 a.m. To noon Tuesday, April 30, in the elementary office for new-to-the-district students. Early registration does not assure your child a spot in prekindergarten. β€œIn order to ensure the safety of the children and the quality of their education we will only be able to accept a certain number,” Kodi Wright stated in a letter...

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North Hopkins School Officials Break Ground for a New Elementary School
Dec14

North Hopkins School Officials Break Ground for a New Elementary School

North Hopkins School officials will celebrate Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. as they have scheduled a groundbreaking for a new elementary school. Voters approved a $5-million bond issue to build the new school back on May 10. The vote was 81-43. Donna George is the North Hopkins School Superintendent.

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Three Hopkins County Residents Arrested For Aggravated Kidnapping For Allegedly Locking A Child In A Closet
Feb25

Three Hopkins County Residents Arrested For Aggravated Kidnapping For Allegedly Locking A Child In A Closet

Three Hopkins County residents were arrested Wednesday on an aggravated kidnapping charge for allegedly locking a child in a closet, causing injuries; the man is also accused of aggravated sexual assault of the child, according to sheriff’s reports. Edward Faris Troutt Jr. and Deborah “Debbie” Troutt The offenses allegedly occurred in 2018 but have just come to light. An outcry was made. Following an investigation by...

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DSHS School COVID-19 Case Counts: 18 New Cases At Hopkins County Schools
Oct23

DSHS School COVID-19 Case Counts: 18 New Cases At Hopkins County Schools

Hopkins County school districts have reported 146 cases of COVID-19 during the last 4 weeks, according to the weekly school COVID-19 report compiled by Texas Department of State Health Services and posted Oct. 22. New COVID-19 cases reported in Texas public school Oct. 12-18, 2020 (DSHS graphic) Cases in the weekly DSHS reports are defined as “any staff member or student who participates in any on-campus activity that is...

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North Hopkins Art Students Competing In Statewide Postcard Contest
Oct23

North Hopkins Art Students Competing In Statewide Postcard Contest

North Hopkins elementary and secondary art students created postcards for a statewide contest about voting, and need the community’s help to earn $500 to benefit the school art department. StarMatthewHermilio3 NHISD art students’ entries, by first name of submitting student, in the postcard contest The art students were asked to design a piece of mail not to sway people to elect one candidate or another but to vote. They...

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37 Student, 11 Employee COVID-19 Cases Reported By Rural Hopkins County Schools On Sept. 23
Sep24

37 Student, 11 Employee COVID-19 Cases Reported By Rural Hopkins County Schools On Sept. 23

As of the last reports posted Wednesday night, Sept. 23, at least 37 student and 11 employee COVID-19 cases had been reported by rural Hopkins County schools since the fall semester began. Yantis ISD has also reported 2 COVID-19 cases since school began. Sulphur Springs ISD officials so far this week have reported 1 additional student and 4 employees have tested positive for coronavirus. Como-Pickton CISD officials in their last...

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Cash Prizes Awarded to Teachers in Hopkins and Rains Counties
Sep01

Cash Prizes Awarded to Teachers in Hopkins and Rains Counties

By Ross LaBenske SULPHUR SPRINGS β€” Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel recently completed a service project in support of public educators returning to work in these challenging times. The members voted to award a $50 cash prize to one teacher in each district in Hopkins and Rains Counties.  Drawings were held in each district to pick the winner of a $50 bill to be used for classroom needs. Cash prize provided by...

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North Hopkins ISD To Hold Meet The Teacher, At-Home Learner Parent Training
Aug15

North Hopkins ISD To Hold Meet The Teacher, At-Home Learner Parent Training

North Hopkins ISD teachers and staff have been working hard to ensure everything is ready for the start of classes on Aug. 19, with numerous safety measures in place. A virtual Meet the Teacher night and training for families who have selected At-Home Learning for their students. Both events are schedule to be held simultaneously Monday, Aug. 17. Meet the Teacher Students who will be attending classes on campus this year have the...

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North Hopkins ISD To Remain Closed Through April 3
Mar19

North Hopkins ISD To Remain Closed Through April 3

Elementary To Begin Distance Learning To Begin Next Week North Hopkins ISD will remain closed until April 3, per Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement today. NHISD officials will continue to monitor the situation to determine if closure will need to continue past April 3. While the school is closed, NHISD will still provide instructional supports and provide distance learning for students. NHISD teachers and staff began contacting...

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Hopkins County Voters To Cast Ballots In 6 Elections
Nov04

Hopkins County Voters To Cast Ballots In 6 Elections

Voting will be conducted in Hopkins County from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, for six different elections. Registered Hopkins county voters may cast ballots Election Day at any of the designated voting centers throughout the county. Additional voting information for all six election, including sample ballots can be found on the Hopkins County website. Constitutional Amendments All registered Texas voters who did not cast ballots...

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