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UIL district appeal falls flat

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Ennis ISD Superintendent John Chapman said Friday the district will not be granted an appeal of its realignment into UIL District 16-5A, and will compete against teams in East Texas.

Chapman’s view taking shape

John Chapman, new Ennis ISD superintendent, has been meeting with administrators since arriving in the district.

John Chapman, Ennis ISD’s new superintendent, has been quite busy since his arrival in town.

Make-a-Wish touches Austin student’s life

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Austin Elementary student Justin Perkins learned Friday he’ll be meeting his hero Kobe Bryant next week.

Miller Morning Madness coming soon

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For the fourth year in a row, madness is set to overtake Dorie Miller Intermediate.

Travis BBQ Bash nears

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Fans of barbecue and supporters of Travis Elementary are preparing for the annual Travis BBQ Bash set for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Realignment puts Ennis in distant district

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Officials with UIL released the newest district realignments on Monday, with Ennis joining Corsicana and a host of East Texas schools in the newly reorganized District 16-5A.

Education Foundation seats board

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The Ennis ISD Education Foundation officially seated its board Friday.

EISD rushes to aid of local family

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Ennis ISD is rallying around a local family after an early Sunday fire left them with nothing.

EHS joins in Drug Facts Week program

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Ennis High School is the only school south of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex taking part in the National Drug Facts Week event starting Jan. 28.

McCabe wins Unity’s Lovie Boyd Award

Submitted photo / Ennis Independent School District Interim Superintendent James Sanders, left, and Unity in the Community Director Charlotte Watson, center, present Travis Elementary School Principal Ryan McCabe, right, the  2014 Lovie Boyd Community Service Award.

Ryan McCabe, principal of Travis Elementary School, earned this year’s Lovie Boyd Community Service Award.

EISD gets clean audit

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The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees received a clean bill of financial health from its auditors on Tuesday night during their monthly meeting.

Chamber: T-shirt sales not connected to EHS

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The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is warning local businesses about a solicitor reportedly claiming to be affiliated with Ennis High School.

Board confirms Chapman as super

John Chapman, new Ennis ISD superintendent, has been meeting with administrators since arriving in the district.

The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees approved the contract for incoming Superintendent John Chapman in a quick session Monday night before adjourning to a public reception held in his honor at the Ennis National Bank Event Center.

EISD plans super welcome

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The Ennis ISD School Board plans to welcome the district’s new superintendent at a public reception scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Ennis National Bank Event Center.

Theater students produce medley program

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Students in Ennis High School’s theater program are putting on a medley of Christmas vignettes for this year’s Coffee House fundraiser.

District boosts United Way

Submitted photo / Ennis ISD raised $32,313.75 for their contribution to this year’s Greater Ennis United Way campaign. Pictured are EHS Principal David Averett, EISD Director of Communications Henry Martinez, Julie Casas, United Way Executive Director Eliza Fulton, Dr. Bill Kinsey, Jack Lummus Intermediate Principal Lori Redning, and Michelle Beard.

Ennis ISD completed its annual United Way campaign on Thursday, passing last year’s donation record and delivering much needed help to the campaign.

Lions are hungry for some Bearcat

Photo by Dave A. Vance / The undefeated Ennis Lions have been preparing for a big-time showdown with the undefeated Aledo Bearcats on Saturday in Midlothian.

The Ennis Lions (14-0, 7-0, 15-4A) and Aledo Bearcats (14-0, 7-0, 7-4A) are set to go head-to-head Saturday afternoon in the Class 4A Division II semi-final round of the playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Midlothian Stadium.

Backpack program need rises

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Local charity organizer and Ennis Economic Development Coordinator Marty Nelson says the Lion Cubs food backpack program needs some help getting through the holiday season.

EHS Lionettes prepare for big effort Saturday

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Ennis High School’s elite squad of Lionettes is headed to a full-day dance competition this weekend in Carrollton.

Interim EISD head honored for service

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Board President Bramlet Beard thanked Assistant Superintendent James Sanders for his service as interim superintendent over the past several months on Tuesday night at the Ennis ISD Board of Trustees meeting.

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