One of the absolute best days that occurs in Forney ISD happened Wednesday, December 9, when the Grant Train rolled through Forney ISD to all the campuses that had submitted requests.
Holiday at the Arboretum, Presented by Reliant, Features Expanded Christmas Village with New 23-Foot-Tall German Christmas Pyramid and New Shops
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden invites visitors to experience one of the most magical traditions in the Southwest-Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, which runs from November
The influence of the coach should never be underestimated. To paraphrase DW Rutledge, school teaches kids what they need to make a living; the coach is teaching students how to live.
During the holidays, you may be seeking comfort, whether that’s the comfort of home -- or anywhere but home.
Images of Santa Claus excite children across the globe each holiday season. Some such images appear on television, in stores or in the front yards of homes decked out for the holidays, while others are elicited through songs like “Up on the Housetop.” Hollywood legend Gene Autry’s mid-20th century version of “Up on the Housetop” might be the most widely recognized version of the song, but the tune actually dates back to 1864, making it the second oldest secular Christmas song (“Jingle Bells” was written in 1857).
Peanut butter is a staple in many people’s pantries. A versatile and delicious food, peanut butter on toast can make for a filling breakfast, while few would deny the appeal of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at lunchtime.
During a holiday season that by all counts will be unlike any other experienced in recent history, shoppers may be looking for creative and nontraditional ways to celebrate and share the festive spirit, while at the same time carefully managing tight budgets in an especially challenging economy.
Despite the rarity of mountain lion sightings near urban areas, a recent mountain lion sighting on private property in Rowlett has been verified by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists. Biologists suspect that this mountain lion is most likely a transient juvenile male that is just passing through the area as it searches for a home range.
“We are going to tour the Mrs. Baird’s Bread Bakery on Central Expressway next Tuesday and are going to be allowed to leave school a little early to get there while the full crew is on duty,” said Mrs. Stark and Mrs. Themer to the seven Cub Scouts of our Den in Forney, Texas, as we sat in the Community Center and waited for parents to “pick up” their boys at the conclusion of the biweekly Tuesday meeting. Our Den took more “field trips” than any other, and we were fortunate.
Nearly half of low-income Americans reported that they or someone in their household experienced some type of income loss during the pandemic, according to information published by Pew Research Center. Because more people are facing hardship this year due to the impacts of COVID-19, more families in your community will likely be in need of assistance this holiday season and into 2021.
With the COVID-19 pandemic added to the typical cold and flu season, many Americans are wondering what they can do to protect themselves and others this holiday season and how to respond if they get sick.
On Election Day, Republicans Lost a Critical Advantage in the State Senate. Will Dan Patrick Push to Change the rules?
Nine months before the November election, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made headlines by suggesting that if Republicans lost their supermajority in the Senate, he would pursue a bold procedural move: further lowering the threshold that is required to bring legislation to the floor.
Stress and anxiety are all too familiar to many Americans, this year especially, and the added pressure of the holiday season may provide a new set of challenges. Practicing self-care and nurturing your mental health can help you navigate these potentially isolating times, especially if you’re tackling this season single.