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Culinary skills on display for ninth annual 50 Men Who Can Cook fundraiser

Roasted duck, waffles, jambalaya and frosted pickles were just a few of the many dishes sampled by hungry guests Friday night.

Friday 02/05/2016
50 Men Who Can Cook fundraiser set for tonight

The College Station Independent School District Education Foundation is hosting its ninth annual 50 Men Who Can Cook tonight from 6:30 to 9:30 at the Brazos County Expo at 5827 Leonard Road in Bryan.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Bryan Superintendent Tommy Wallis named state’s best with technology

Bryan school district Superintendent Tommy Wallis is no stranger to advocating technology usage in the classroom, and now he has an award to prove it.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Bryan ISD's Wallis named Superintendent of the Year by TCEA

Bryan school district Superintendent Tommy Wallis was named Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Computer Education Association at a statewide conference on Tuesday.

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Bryan school district transfer applications available

The Bryan school district student school transfer applications for the 2016-2017 school year are now available online for kindergarten through 12th grade students.

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Bryan School District calendar has wiggle room; public input welcomed

The public is invited to provide input on two academic calendar options for the Bryan school district’s 2016-2017 school year.

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Monday 02/01/2016
Researcher says comeback of New Orleans school district offers teaching moment

Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the schools of New Orleans underwent a drastic change, effectively starting from scratch.

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Tuesday 01/26/2016
Police: Student brought gun, loaded magazine, marijuana to school

A Bryan High School student was arrested Monday after officials reported finding an unloaded gun in his backpack.

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Monday 01/25/2016
Bryan High student arrested after bringing gun to school

A Bryan High School student was arrested Monday after an unloaded gun was found in his backpack.

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Sunday 01/24/2016
Annual 50 Men Who Can Cook event set for Feb. 5

The College Station Independent School District Education Foundation is hosting its ninth annual 50 Men Who Can Cook on Feb. 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Brazos County Expo at 5827 Leonard Road in Bryan.

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Saturday 01/23/2016
Deadline approaches for the Hispanic Forum of Bryan-College Station scholarship applications

The Hispanic Forum of Bryan-College Station is headed to Bryan High School on Monday to talk to students about its annual scholarships.

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Friday 01/15/2016
Educators look to spur students' interest in STEM programs

When Neal Elementary School fifth-graders Darrius Smith and Ambrose Arevalo unveiled their science fair project Thursday night, it went beyond an experiment involving balloons or plants.

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Tuesday 01/12/2016
Bryan ISD approves renovation plans for three schools

The Bryan school board received the school district’s annual audited financial statement — and some good news along with it — at Monday night’s meeting.

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Sunday 01/10/2016
Homeschool basketball team logs 100th win in three years

One hundred wins in three years is a milestone many high school athletics programs could only dream of attaining -- and one the Aggieland Panthers varsity boys basketball team secured Thursday with a 72-46 win.

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Friday 01/08/2016
Snook school district granted one more year to improve academics

In the final days of 2015, the Snook school district received one final piece of good news -- Education Commissioner Michael Williams, who retired at the end of the year, granted the district a one-year extension to continue its path toward recovery.

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Wednesday 12/23/2015
College Station seeks community input on next year's school calendar

The College Station Independent School District is looking for community input as it seeks to determine the structure of the 2016-2017 school-year calendar.

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Friday 12/18/2015
New superintendent Nuques ready to turn around Hearne school district

The Hearne school board voted to approve Raul Nuques as the school district’s new superintendent at a board meeting earlier this week.

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Wednesday 12/16/2015
College Station ISD tidies up year-end financial matters

The College Station school board received some good news just in time for the holiday season at Tuesday night’s board meeting when a presentation of the final financial audit for the 2015-2016 school year revealed a positive final general fund balance of $325,768 — well over the budgeted deficit of $3 million.

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Tuesday 12/15/2015
Bryan school board approves another round of designs for campus renovations

The Bryan school board on Monday approved plans to take the next step in renovating four of the school district’s elementary school campuses.

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Sunday 12/13/2015
Caldwell's 13-cent tax increase voted down by narrow margin

By just 84 votes out of 962 cast, a 13-cent tax increase designed to help the debt-ridden Caldwell Independent School District failed Saturday.

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Saturday 12/12/2015
A Day with Santa

Bryan High School students hosted "A Day with Santa" for students at Carver Early Learning Center to get their photos taken with Santa.

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School bus wreck yields no major injuries

A school bus was hit by a car Friday afternoon on Villa Maria Road near the Shipwreck Grill, police said.

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Bryan first-graders receive new bikes as part of Wish for Wheels campaign

In a flurry of socket wrenches, air compressor hoses, handlebars and spokes, 100 volunteers came together to surprise 103 first-graders at Anson Jones Elementary in Bryan with new bicycles Friday afternoon.

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Caldwell voters to decide on 13-cent tax increase to benefit school district

Caldwell voters are set to decide whether or not to pass a 13-cent tax increase today that would deliver about $1.1 million to the Caldwell school district.

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Friday 12/11/2015
College Station students learn about architecture and flex their creativity in seven-week program

After seven weeks preparation, nine fourth-graders at College Hills Elementary School in College Station unveiled their own model community to parents Thursday morning, explaining their reasoning for each building as well as the community's overall layout.

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Thursday 12/10/2015
Snook teacher's aide charged with improper relationship with a student

A former teacher's aide at Snook High School has been charged with having an improper relationship with a student. 

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Friday 12/04/2015
Interim principal named for College Station High School

Assistant Principal Tiffany Parkerson has been selected to serve as the interim principal for College Station High School, effective Jan. 1.

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College Station school district earns 'Bragging Rights' in business magazine

The College Station school district is receiving statewide recognition for its Project Search program as one of the 12 Texas school districts featured in Texas School Business magazine’s ninth annual “Bragging Rights” special issue.

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Saturday 11/28/2015
Texas superintendents start to see raises return to normal after 2011 state budget cuts

Pay increases for school superintendents are returning across the Brazos Valley and state after a decline in recent years, according to a recently released report.

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Tuesday 11/24/2015
Fans urged to send Viking football team off to playoffs

Bryan High School football fans are being urged to send the team to its third-round playoff game Saturday with a "blue wall" of support.

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Saturday 11/21/2015
Aggies Invent competition to aid pediatrics

By the end of the weekend, the world may have a new device for the advancement of pediatric medicine, thanks to a group of about 60 Texas A&M students.

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15 students hurt in four-bus collision

Four Temple ISD school buses bound for a football game in Bryan were involved in an accident Friday night.

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Tuesday 11/17/2015
Bryan school board appoints new leadership, moves forward with school renovations

In a split vote, the Bryan school board on Monday appointed Douglas Wunneburger as board president for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Wednesday 11/11/2015
Snook school district faces uncertain future

The Snook school district is awaiting an answer from the Texas Education Agency to find out if its recent designation of Not Accredited -- Revoked will be reversed after the district appealed the decision at the end of October.

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Tuesday 11/10/2015
College Station schools receive $121K in grants

Teachers and students in College Station were treated to parades of drum lines, cheerleaders and giant checks Monday as the College Station ISD Education Foundation traveled to every school in the district to deliver teaching grants during its annual Grant Patrol event.

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Nugent wins Place 1 school board seat in College Station

Mike Nugent was named the winner of the Place 1 seat on the College Station school board Monday, nearly a week after election night results ended in a rare tie between the two candidates.

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Monday 11/09/2015
Mike Nugent declared winner in College Station school board race

Mike Nugent has won a seat on the College Station school board after provisional ballots were counted Monday. The final tally ended four votes in his favor over Phillip Garrett.

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Saturday 11/07/2015
Bryan firefighters donate jackets to Kemp-Carver students

More than 100 children at Kemp-Carver Elementary School will stay warm and dry this winter in a new coat thanks to the Bryan Firefighters Association’s efforts.

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Wednesday 11/04/2015
Total of $2,000 in scholarships available to Bryan-College Station high school seniors

Brazos Valley Trash Valet and Recycling will award a total of $2,000 in scholarship funds to up to four high school seniors in the Bryan-College Station area.

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College Station school bond package passes with overwhelming support

College Station voters showed their support for the school district's $136 million bond package Tuesday, casting more than 70 percent of the votes in favor of the proposal.

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College Station school board race ends in rare tie

The College Station Place 1 school board election appears that it will come down to seven people.

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Tuesday 11/03/2015
Bryan school district breaks ground on new SFA middle school

The Bryan school district held a groundbreaking event on the site of the new Stephen F. Austin Middle School Monday afternoon, officially kicking off the multimillion-dollar project that was included in the 2014 bond election.

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Voting opens to decide leadership roles, school bond

Brazos County voters will head to vote centers for the first time today to determine who will fill Bryan City Council and Bryan and College Station school board seats and whether to pass a $135.9 million College Station school district bond package.

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Bryan school board votes to move forward with at-risk campus

The Bryan school board agreed Monday to move forward with establishing an at-risk middle school academy.

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Sunday 11/01/2015
Bryan International Baccalaureate program offers many benefits to students

After five years, Bryan High School’s International Baccalaureate program is still going strong.

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CSISD bond to address growth, crowding for middle and intermediate schools

As College Station residents head to the polls Tuesday, they will have the opportunity to either approve or reject a $136 million bond package for the College Station school district.

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Tuesday 10/27/2015
Smoking AC unit prompts evacuation of Bryan High School

Classes are expected to resume as usual Tuesday after Bryan High School evacuated its campus Monday afternoon when smoke was detected in the gym around 3:15 p.m.

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Wednesday 10/21/2015
College Station school board approves land purchase for future facility

The College Station school board approved a contract Tuesday night that gives the school district the go-ahead to move forward with the purchase of a 90-acre piece of land on Dowling Road.

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Tuesday 10/20/2015
Bryan trustees approve stadium, Davila construction contracts

The Bryan school board late Monday gave the green light to move forward with various construction projects passed in the last bond election.

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Wednesday 10/14/2015
Award-winning Cassatt String Quartet offers free performance

The celebrated Cassatt String Quartet will perform Thursday for the second event of the season for the Community Chamber Concerts. The free concert will be at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1100 Carter Creek Parkway in Bryan. The Cassatt String Quartet is adept at both classical and contemporary music.

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Jane Long Middle School orchestras to perform on Thursday

The Jane Long Middle School orchestras will present their fall concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Bryan High School Blue Campus auditorium.

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