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Hallie Randall Elementary is awarded a Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant!

We are thrilled to announce that Lowe’s has awarded Hallie Randall Elementary a $4,700 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant! The funding is for an outdoor reading covered area, and a “buddy bench” at recess time.

Our grant application was based on the goal of building a love of literacy in our youngest readers. We look forward to sharing the outdoor reading area with our students in the Fall of 2019.

Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant Received!
Fruitvale JH/HS was recently awarded a Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant in the amount of $6000. The money will be used over the next year for landscaping and other projects to beautify both campuses.

Fruitvale FFA Chapter Banquet and Auction

The Fruitvale FFA chapter banquet and auction was a huge success Friday night. The students displayed their leadership skills for a crowded cafeteria, and many students in the program received recognition for their efforts. The auction afterward was a success also in raising funds for future FFA activities. Our FFA program has shown growth and success under the leadership of our Ag teachers Molly Maroney and Roy Valdez. Thank you for all you do at Fruitvale ISD.

Summer Pop Up Library in Fruitvale!
Kelli Bryant, Grand Saline Public Librarian, graciously visited with HRE students today and shared all of the activities students can participate in this summer. Ms. Bryant is bringing the mobile library to Fruitvale each Monday during the summer. We are excited about this wonderful opportunity for our students to continue reading this summer.

Students of the Month for April 2019!
Congratulations to the Students of the Month for April: Allison Hernandez and Marcus Jackson.

FFA Banquet & Auction Tonight: 5/10/19!

May 2019 Employees of the Month!

Congratulations to our May Employees of the Month:

What-A-Employee: Roy Valdez
Elementary: Jane Gilmer
Secondary: Jerry Ptak
District: Trisha McAdams

Thank you to What-A-Burger and Means Grocery for providing a meal to these employees this month!

Happy School Nurse's Day!

Happy School Nurse's Day to two of the best!! Karla Hance and Jenny Joslin take care of staff and students daily. They always have a smile on their face and love the kids and staff!

First Annual Bobcat Academy

What: Students will explore their new campuses and learn what it takes to be a successful Junior High or High School student. There will be door prizes and a hot dog lunch.

Who: All incoming 6th and 9th graders are invited to attend.

When: June 5th from 8am to 12:30pm

Where: Students will meet in the Cafeteria


8:00-8:30: Check-in

8:30-9:30: Welcome/orientation

9:30-10:30: Scavenger Hunt

10:30-11:30-Student Success Strategies/Expectations

11:30-12:30: Wrap-Up and Lunch

Please RSVP with the High School Office at (903) 896-4363 by May 24th.

UIL Academic State Meet Results!

Congratulations to the following students for placing this weekend at the UIL Academic State Meet!

--The Math team finished 2nd overall:

Keith Garner – 1 st (State Champion),

Katie Rodgers – 4th ,

Laney Rush – 8th , and

Colby Bain – 14th .

--The Calculator Applications team finished 5th overall:

Krysta Nix – 12th ,

Rose White – 20th ,

Aizhan Reynolds – 23rd , and

Jazemine Sustaita – 24th .

--Computer Science:

Keith Garner -- 6th

--Current Issues:

Ty Erwin -- 6th

Collaborative Poetry Project
On April 29th, the students in 8A completed a poetry project that we began at the beginning of the year; however, due to some circumstances going on in our school during that time, we decided to hold off our project until the end of April, which is National Poetry Month. 
We created a collaborative poem with many different students, teachers, and administrators. Each person who contributed to our poem wrote two lines of poetry. The next person only got to see the second line of what the person in-front of them had written. 
Our goal, was to show that poetry doesn't always have to have a structure; instead, the main goal of poetry is to make its reader feel something. So whether our poem makes you laugh, smile, or cry, or it makes your feel confused and unsure, we will argue that it is still poetry. 
 Our poem ended up being over 50 feet long and contained some weird coincidences, interesting connections. humorous statements, and deep reflections of life. 

The original copy of the poem is hanging in the middle school hallway. 
Thank you to all who let their students participate and to those who participated themselves.


Ms. Cheyenne Robert

Varsity Baseball

Last night the Bobcat Baseball season came to an end.  Even though we fell just short of our goals this season, I could not be more proud of the way these young men competed last night.  We were up against a team that was playing really well and we stuck with them and had our opportunities to steal the game from them.  Another hit or two in key situations and I think we would have pulled it out.  These young men competed to the very end and we have some great foundation pieces moving forward as we were a very inexperienced team at a lot of positions this year.  Thank you to those who came out and supported us this season.

Coach Chase

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