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.
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.
Ms. Sharon Arthur's kindergarten class starts the first day of school Monday with a song "Head, shoulders, knees and toes," and a dance getting the students ready for a day full of learning at Cooper Elementary School.
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.
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.
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.