Posted: 6:48 PM SHERMAN, TX - An 11-year-old boy threatened other students on a Sherman school bus with a knife, scaring children and worrying parents. But thanks to a quick acting bus driver, no one was hurt. SISD said they’re taking appropriate action and the buses are still a safe place for students.
Updated: 8:32 AM We continue our new series on First News A.M. of giving back to outstanding educators in the Texoma region. We visited Durant, and this week we travel to Pottsboro to meet this weeks Golden Apple Award Winner.
Posted: 5:55 PM DENISON, TX - Fannin County is one step closer to a new Grayson County College branch campus near Bonham. GCC marketing director Shelle Cassell says a meeting of the board of trustees is set for next month to determine whether or not to hold an election on the issue.
Updated: 1:43 PM Voters in Atoka strike down a $13 million bond proposal, while board members in dozens of districts were selected. Coal County voters approve the E-911 initiative. More than 45 local elections were held in the region Tuesday night.
Updated: 10:38 PM SHERMAN, TX - Just two days into the spring semester and Austin College students are already working together to raise money to help in Haiti. Maddie Garrett talked to students to find out how they're trying to make a difference.
Updated: 6:36 PM DENISON, TX - After a $45 million bond package and extensive construction, part of Grayson County College's improvement projects are complete and open to students. And the newly refinished gym is almost open as well.
Updated: 6:29 PM SHERMAN, TX - While learning about the earthquake in their social studies classes, 6th graders at Dillingham Intermediate School in Sherman decided they needed to help those suffering in Haiti.
Updated: 6:47 PM ARDMORE, OK - Last month Oklahoma cut funding for all agencies receiving state funding by ten percent, which includes funding for education. Dara Downs is in the Ardmore newsroom with how local schools are dealing with less money.
Updated: 6:58 PM MELISSA, TX - Hours of work, countless projects and thousands of votes later Karen Rose's third grade class was named the grand prize winners of a national technology makeover contest.
Updated: 6:39 PM GRAYSON CO., TX – A special needs class from Denison experience firsthand the old saying “it’s better to give than to receive.” Monday’s lesson for the B. McDaniel Middle School Life Skills class was helping others.
Updated: 8:11 PM DENISON, TX - Hay rides, hot cocoa and Christmas trees are what makes the holidays bright. And now all of those things can also make for a unique educational experience at the Elves Christmas Tree Farm in Deniso
Updated: 7:15 PM SHERMAN, TX -- The entire Bells High School got to spend a day outside of the classroom, and in a movie theater instead. Principal Will Steger took about 250 students to the Cinemark in Sherman to see the movie "The Blind Side".
Updated: 10:29 AM MELISSA, TX - A third grade class in Melissa is taking its use of technology to the national level with a two and half minute video that could win Karen Rose's third grade class $30,000.
Posted: 5:29 PM BELLS, TX -- Due to a high rate of absences due to flu at Bells Schools this week, there will be no classes Friday at any of the campuses. Bells High School Principal Will Steger says 23% of Bells High School students were absent Thursday.
Updated: 1:53 AM KINGSTON, OK – A Texoma school district will be giving out H1N1 immunizations later this week. Kingston Public Schools in Marshall County tells us they have been allotted 600 does of "FluMist" - the H1N1 nasal spray vaccine.