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Gonzales named Miss Maroon and White

Ennis High School junior Jadyn Gonzales too home the title of Miss Maroon and White during the schools second annual pageant Nov. 19. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Alamo Education Center evacuated

A broken motor in the Alamo Education Center’s HVAC system caused a brief scare Tuesday that had students evacuate the building for about 10 minutes, according to Ennis Deputy Fire Chief Bill Evans. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Ennis High School names honor roll students

Freshman “A” HONOR ROLL Diana Castillo, Isabella Coleman, Jayme Esparza, Gladys Garcia, Paige Lemonia, KaLynn Long, Madison Low, Hilario Martinez, Nathan Matous, Jess Miller, Jordyn Purser, Joshua Spaniel Freshman “A/B” HONOR ROLL Sergio Aguinaga, Cecilia Alfaro, Ethin Amos, Emmanuel Arias, Eloisa Arriaga, Abigail Avila, Samuel Baer, Alessandra Baeza Madera, Lauren Ball, Lexi Barak, Frederick Barcenas […]

Career Appeal: EHS students drawn to vocational and tech classes

Presenting vocational education to millennials is something the Ennis Independent School District hangs its hat on, and for good reason. Get the details on this story and much more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Science with a flutter

Sharon Colleps of St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Waxahachie has been teaching her kids about Monarch butterflies for the better part of 30 years. Get the full story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EHS marching band receives superior rating

Like a mighty river, the Ennis High School marching band keeps rolling. Competing at the University Interscholastic League Region 20 marching contest last week, they received a unanious first division rating from a panel of judges. Get the full details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EISD touts positive fiscal ranking

Ennis Independent School District has received another in a string of superior financial ratings. District official announced the designation during Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled school board meeting. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

State gives three EISD schools high marks

What is being described as “incredible state assessments” by EISD Superintendent John Chapman, a recently released state accountability rating indicates that three local schools scored big in each of seven categories. An accomplishment puts them in rare company, according to school officials. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… […]

Driver rear ends EISD school bus

No injuries were reported following a collision Monday morning between a pickup truck and an EISD school bus on State Hwy. 34. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Stay informed, subscribe today!

Be sure to stop!

Just two weeks into the 2016 school year, two Austin ISD students, one elementary age and the other high school-age, were struck by vehicles after exiting their school buses and attempting to cross the street. Following the incidences, AISD police reported their stop arm cameras caught between 900 and 1,000 violators of drivers failing to […]

Hughes brings a world of experience to EISD

Dr. Howard Hughes wants to see all of the students he encounters to succeed after high school; he wants that to be clear. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

EJHS cheerleaders bring home big awards

After reaping a wheelbarrow full of awards at the University Cheerleaders Association summer camp at the Great Wolf Lodge, the Ennis Junior High School cheer team has plenty of reasons to be proud. Read all about it in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Subscribe today!

Ennis set to debut largest band in school history

Friday’s Ennis road football game at Kincaide Stadium in South Dallas will kickoff the 2016 edition of the Big E marching band, which, reportedly, is the largest group in school history. Get the details for this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News! Stay informed, become a subscriber today.

‘I’m following a legacy’

Three weeks since Ennis High School horticulture teacher Kelly Boston’s sudden passing, his legacy continues to surface on campus as a lasting impact. Students and staff alike are not only feeling the void but, more powerfully, are reflecting on his influence in their lives with a myriad of expressions. His horticulture classroom bears creative statements […]

New year, new principals at six of 11 EISD campuses

Fall leaves may be months away from turning but six of 11 EISD campuses are starting classes with a new principal at the helm. Find this story and more in the Sunday edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EISD makes the grade in state assessment

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released numbers for the 2014-2015 school year regarding education standards in the state, with 94 percent of districts and 88 percent of public schools meeting minimum education standards. Learn how each individual school in the district scored… Pick up a copy of Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

GAKAC event set for Saturday at EHS

Saturday’s community event for children, youth and families, Give-A-Kid-A-Chance, takes place at Ennis High School from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. More than 1,400 kids along with their parents will receive a boost of support prior to the start of the school year. Hundreds of volunteers will be providing a new uniform and school supplies, […]

EISD preps for new year, new timekeeping

The Ennis Independent School District is keeping up with the times. Rather than requiring 180 days in the classroom each scholastic year, district officials announced a decision to count like their students do, watching the clock by minutes and hours. The move to make a shift in timekeeping methodology was unanimously approved by the Ennis […]

Tax-free weekend kicks off back to school season

Families across Texas will take advantage of the sales tax holiday this weekend, Aug. 5-7. The annual event gives parents an opportunity to make back-to-school shopping more affordable. Find details on this report and much more in the Friday edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis responds to Boston’s passing

Response to the tragic accident on July 29 in Colorado that took the life of Ennis High School herbology teacher, Kelly Boston, one of the city’s most respected people, continues to have a ripple effect. Students and friends created a memorial in Kelly’s honor outside the greenhouse where Kelly spent much of his time while […]

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