Kimberly Austin and her husband James are enduring a season that parents should never even have to imagine. Their son, Eric, has liver cancer and a devastating prognosis.
Crandall Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Joe Dale Cary, who last season led the Pirates to their first Regional Semifinal appearance since 1991, is moving to Hondo ISD. Cary has led the Pirate program the past six seasons and will serve in the same dual capacity as head coach-athletic director for the Owls.
To assist with the massive number of people in need of basic nutrition during the COVID-19 crises, members of Southwest Dairy Farmers and Southland Dairy Farmers have pitched in to help their local communities, including Forney, through donations of fluid milk and monetary contributions to fifteen different food banks in six states.
On Sunday evening, May 17, graduating seniors and their families decorated vehicles and prepared to parade around Windmill Farms, the neighborhood surrounding North Forney High School. After a rainy weekend, the skies were clear and weather was perfect for another one-of-a-kind celebration for a class that has experienced what no other has. The turnout was excellent as friends, neighbors, and family lined the streets to cheer them on. Congratulations, Seniors!
In April of this year, Forney ISD announced the Teachers of the Year for each school in the District. Following those announcements, each Campus Teacher of the Year conducted virtual interviews with a District Teacher of the Year Selection Committee. On Thursday, May 7, the District officially announced the District’s Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year.