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EHS graduates 372 seniors

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Ready or not, world, Ennis High School has introduced its 372 member senior class of 2015 for acceptance. In front of a festive crowd estimated at over 6,000 inside Lions Memorial Stadium, EHS principal David Averett called them personally by name, each receiving their diploma and a handshake from EISD School Board president Bramlet Beard. […]

Ennis selects new baseball coach in Macy

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Five weeks after the first search for a head baseball coach at Ennis High School in more than 25 years, athletic director Jack Alvarez on Friday night announced the hiring of Bob Macy. He has been a head coach at three high schools, racking up a 109-64 record in eight years, winning at a 63 […]

Kalinec recalls 25 years as Ennis baseball coach

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Baseball has been very good to me, or so said the late Hall of Famer, Roberto Clemente. He spent his entire 18 year career with Pittsburgh. The same can be said by Kevin Kalinec, who recently resigned after 25 years as head coach of Ennis High School baseball. With only six losing seasons, he’s been […]

Palmer sends Class of 2015 into the world

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Palmer High School held its 2015 graduation at the Waxahachie Civic Center Thursday night. Also, several scholarships were presented during commencement. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Perfect Attendance = Perfect Drive from Ennis Ford

Ennis Ford, which offered one Ennis student with perfect attendance a free car upon graduation, will have to break the tie after as many as 32 may finish the year without missing a day. To be eligible, students have to own a valid driver’s license while maintaining perfect presence during roll call at Ennis High […]

Etiquette training at Lummus School

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To culminate their unit on manners and proper social etiquette, the fifth graders at Jack Lummus Intermediate School had the opportunity to demonstrate what they had learned by participating in the annual Lummus Etiquette Day. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Lummus students earn reading rewards

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During the last few weeks of school, all Lummus students that meet their goal for Accelerated Reader are taken on a shopping spree. Throughout the school year, students earn points for the books that they read and comprehend. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

World Cultures Day at Dorie Miller

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Last week, sixth graders at Dorie Miller Intermediate School experienced World Cultures Day on their school campus. Countries such as Spain, Togo (West Africa), South Korea, Egypt, and Brazil were represented in classrooms decorated for the occasion. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

Ennis Elites are Best in Texas!

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Entertaining and appearing throughout the school year, the Ennis Elites dance troupe, often overshadowed by the award-winning marching band and the flashy 50-member Lionettes, have earned their share of the state spotlight. Cassie Ortiz, the head coach of both the Lionettes and the dance competition team, the Elites, revealed at their banquet the latter had […]

EISD Vaccine Clinic at Miller

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EISD Nurses hosted a vaccine clinic on Tuesday, May 19, at Dorie Miller Intermediate School. Vaccines were provided by the Texas Vaccines for Children program and were given at no cost to those students who qualified. The nurses provided immunizations to many incoming pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and seventh grade students. Pictured are EISD nurses Ginger Sellers […]

Travis Elementary Gets Two Education Foundation Grants

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On May 19, with the sound of drums echoing down the hallways, the Ennis High cheerleaders, Lionettes, and officials from the City of Ennis, Ennis ISD and the Ennis ISD Education Foundation, entered the gym at Travis Elementary where the all the students and staff were waiting. The group was there to award two grants […]

Ennis FFA Presents Awards, Installs Officers

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You know you’re at a Future Farmers of America (FFA) banquet if you look around and see more cowboy hats and boots than suits and ties. Thursday night at the Ennis High School cafeteria, the FFA held its annual banquet to recognize outstanding agriculture/mechanics students and announce new officers for the coming school year. See […]

EISD Students Learn CPR

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Ennis schools may have just gotten a little bit safer. As part of a new state mandate that started earlier this school year, all students – with the exception of 2015 graduating seniors – are required to receive CPR education at least once from the time they enter 7th grade to the time they graduate. […]

Matous, Boston are Teachers of the Year

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There are only a few days out of the year when people choose to truly recognize teachers for what they do. But when Kathy Matous and Kelly Boston received the Ennis ISD’s Teacher of the Year awards, they only felt humbled. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up […]

8 students still in running for Ennis Ford perfect attendance car

The new car raffle features this 2011 Chevy Cruze as the big prize.

One student who has not missed a day of school all year will likely need some luck to win a new car for his or her efforts. Ennis Ford launched a partnership with the Ennis Independent School District last August to encourage students to experience the benefits of increased attendance. “Perfect Drive,” a campaign which […]

Travis Lion Cub Reporters Recognized at School Board Meeting

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The Lion Cub Reporters from Travis Elementary were recognized at the School Board meeting on May 12. Before the meeting started, the reporters interviewed Mrs. Julie Pierce, Mr. Walter Beasley, and Mr. Kelly McManus, three of the School Board members. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our […]

Lions Club welcomes band performance

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The Ennis Host Lions Club welcomed the Ennis Junior High band to Tabernacle Church for its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday. The presentation, directed by David Ingram, the band director, was received with a standing ovation from the Lions Club members.

Board seats awarded to Casillas, Linson, Beasley or Casillas, Linson, Beasley re-seated on board

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Tuesday’s Ennis Independent School District board meeting witnessed judge Bill Woody swear three reelected members into office; Candido Casillas, Walter Beasley and Alan Linson. Trustees Jennifer Haden and Kelly McManus confirmed the vote count which allowed Woody, of Ennis, to officially confirm the incumbents. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign […]

Center Stage Choir gets Division 1

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The Center Stage Choir from Dorie Miller Intermediate school performed at the Pride of Texas Music Festival in Plano. All three judges awarded the choir a first division rating. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Board swearing in newly re-elected

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The Ennis Independent School District and the Board of Trustees, after canvassing the results from Saturday’s election, will seat the three newly re-elected members during the Tuesday night school board meeting. The session starts at 7 p.m. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the […]

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