Cooper ISD

Winter weather days will be made up for by Cooper ISD.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Cooper Independent School District students and employees will be making up the four days due to recent snow days on Friday, April 3, Monday, May 4, Monday and Tuesday June 1 and June 2, 2015. The decision was passed unanimously during Monday night’s regular school board meeting 4-0.

2015 Bi-District Champions - Cooper Dogettes
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

In the words of Cooper Dogette Head Basketball Coach Nicole Anderson, “a win is a win, is a win” despite how rough it was. A foul ridden ball game Monday proved to be to the Dogettes advantage as they sank 14 of their 25 from the line. Cooper claimed their 38-29 victory over Daingerfield to carry away the Bi-District trophy Monday night in Prairiland.

Tentatively Cooper will play in Mount Pleasant on Friday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. against winner of Alba-Golden/Farmersville game for the Area round of the basketball playoffs.

Positions opened on both City of Cooper Council and Cooper Independent School Board of Trustees. It started early last week and will be open through Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

For the City of Cooper the position of Mayor will be an open position. Mayor Scotty Stegall has been in office since 2003 when he defeated Richard Huie. Mayor Stegall has been unopposed in each election in the 12 years holding office.

Cooper ISD Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger
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Cooper Independent School District Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger had her contract renewed at the recent Board of Trustees meeting.

In turn she announced the School Board Appreciation month and the various ways the school and its students have shown their gratitude for their work.

 Cooper ISD Trustee Danny Wall was presented a token of appreciation by Board President Thomas Darden at Monday night's meeting.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

During Monday night’s meeting of the Cooper ISD Board of Trustees, Danny Wall submitted his letter of resignation effective Dec. 1. In his letter Wall thanked everyone and wished them continued success. Due to his job, he will be relocating to Kansas City.

The Board presented Wall with a plaque in honor of his service. Information on the policy regarding the vacancy was given – the Board will decide at the December meeting to either fill the position or leave it open until elections.

Veterans Day Salute

Nov 11, 2014
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we will remember them.  From the oldest veterans to the men and women currently serving, thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedom.

Cooper Independent School District annually honors Veterans Day.

Veteran Clayton McGraw was introduced by American Legion Red Henderson Post 483 Commander Gary Thompson. McGraw recited the words of "Ragged Old Flag," as song by Johnny Cash.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The Cooper ISD Board of Trustees met for a brief regular meeting just prior to the Homecoming parade last Monday evening at the central administration building.

The Board accepted the consent agenda and the $3,360 Houghton Mifflin donation which will be used towards the Elementary campus technology.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

During Monday night’s meeting of the Cooper Independent School District’s Board of Trustees, the four person quorum accepted the 2014-15 budget following an open forum hearing.

This included only minor adjustments from the previous year’s budget.

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Cooper High School students will see a new face in the hallways beginning in the fall as Keith Cook will be taking the helm as the new principal for the first time. 

Cooper Independent School District Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger said this area of leadership is of the utmost importance and they have worked to find the very best fit for their campus.

Resuming their positions on the Cooper Independent School District Board of Trustees will be Thomas Darden and Blake Randle for full three-year terms along with an unexpired term for Anita Moody. Challenging for a place was Laura Gillean receiving a total of 47 votes. Darden received 165, Randle had 169 and Moody with 168 with the majority of the votes being cast absentee. The votes were canvassed on Monday, May 19.

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It seems there has been a war waged against hunger at Cooper Junior High School, and the victors are Delta Hope House recipients. Cooper Junior High Student Council sponsored this class “penny war” jar competition for the purpose of raising $318 for the Delta Hope House.

The Delta Hope House would also like to thank all the classes that participated in this war on hunger, also the sponsors Deena White, Shelly Colley and the Junior High Student Council which staged this event.

Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

The Cooper Independent School District Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting last Monday night following a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Solar Energy Project, the largest of its kind in Northeast Texas.

The first item of business was the approval of the consent agenda which included the revised Delta County Appraisal District budget.

CISD Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger noted there were 794 students currently enrolled.

During the Principals’ Reports, each principal reported on the progress of District Goal of Collaboration.

Cooper ISD

In a regular meeting Monday night Cooper ISD Board of Trustees reviewed the 2013-2014 budget.

Cindy Roller / KETR, Cooper Review

A joint committee for the Delta County Assisted Living, Inc. property recently met at the Cooper ISD central office to discuss recent developments.

Cooper School districts have lifted their initial lockdown issued earlier this morning.

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