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Boyd opts out of race

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Ennis ISD trustee and former board president Mack Boyd announced Friday he will not seek re-election in the May 10 school board election.

UIL partially grants appeal

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Ennis ISD was partially successful Thursday in fighting worrisome realignment into a far East Texas district in a face-to-face appeal in front of the University Interscholastic League leadership in Austin.

Student Showcase returns

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The second annual Ennis ISD Student Showcase will bring a variety performances, demonstrations and presentations for parents put together by students across Ennis ISD.

Students, teachers and administrators are gearing up for the second annual Ennis ISD Student Showcase set for 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at Ennis High School.

Ennis ISD Foundation preparing nonprofit app

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The organizers behind the Ennis ISD Educational Foundation hope to have their documentation submitted to the IRS before spring break.

Strunc leaving EISD board after nine years

EDN file photo / Miles Strunc, left, announced he would not seek re-election to the Ennis ISD Board of Trustees.

A longtime member of the Ennis ISD Board of Trustees is calling it quits after a nine-year run.

EISD board backs up ed foundation

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / EISD Board of Trustees President Bramlet Beard is pictured with John Chapman, superintendent, at Tuesday’s meeting of the EISD Board of Trustees.

The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees voted to approve a “memorandum of understanding” under the supervision of new Superintendent John Chapman between the board and the recently formed Ennis ISD Education Foundation on Tuesday night.

No filings yet in May board race

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The Ennis Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to call a board election on May 10, with seats 1 and 2 up for grabs.

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.

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