The Christmas season is one of the most hectic times of the year for both parents and their children. There is little to no time to go shopping for gifts, decorate the house, and most importantly, there is no time to go see Santa Claus.
This summer the North East Board of Trustees presented a 499.95 million dollar bond after receiving input from NEISD principals, district staff, parents, students, and community members. The 2015 bond focuses on five main categories, according to an article posted on the district’s website, including safety and security, technology, operations, extracurricular and facilities. Some of the proposals include replacing the 60 year old bleachers at Comalander Stadium, adding security check-in vestibules, and expanding or even replacing band halls and fine arts facilities at Churchill, Johnson, Reagan, MacArthur, and at several middle schools, including Nimitz, Bradley, Driscoll, White and Wood.
This school year, the introduction of Google Classroom has facilitated a rise in the assigning of online homework, especially in Pre-Calculus classes.
Each new school year brings in new worries for many students. How hard will my classes be? Will I have lunch with my friends? Will my teachers be strict on homework? But students in Sandra Guenther’s United States History class are able to breathe a sigh of relief, especially those who have had her before.