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BECC to host Pre-K, K registration event Aug. 1-3

Yesterday at 10:00 PM

Registration for students entering Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes beginning in the 2017-2018 school year at Bullard Early Childhood Campus is quickly approaching, as the school will host a registration event Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 1-3, at the campus.

BISD releases official 17-18 school calendar

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Students attending Bullard Independent School District schools during the 2017-2018 school year will hear the familiar sounds of campus bells ringing in just 28 short days, as the district recently released its official school calendar for next school year. “We’re really excited about the upcoming school year at Bullard ISD,” said Todd Schneider, Bullard ISD

Firefighter identified in drowning accident

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A local firefighter with the Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Department was identified as the victim of a drowning accident that occurred Friday, July 21. According to a post on the Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page dated Sunday, July 23, Simons was swimming with friends Friday evening when he had a seizure and drowned.

Texas Monthly ranks Schaefer among Top 10 “Best Legislators”

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Leadership and effectiveness in representing the conservative values of his district drew recognition for Rep. Matt Schaefer. Texas Monthly ranked Rep. Schaefer as one of the top ten best legislators, out of 181 Representatives and Senators across the state.

Lee named Region VII Outstanding High School Principal of the Year

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Dr. Donny Lee, a former administrator at Bullard Independent School District, now the Superintendent of Schools at Oakwood ISD, was selected recently as a representative for the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as the 2017-2018 Region VII Outstanding High School Principal of the Year.