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FISD trustees approve 2019-20 audit,

discuss proposed athletic upgrades

Frankston ISD trustees Monday night, Dec. 14 approved the 2019-2020 audit of school finances, heard campus reports and discussed proposed athletic renovations under consideration for possible future action by the board.

Campus principals reported their enrollment and other activities and Supt. Nicci Cook reported on such school honors as the All-District selections for both volleyball and football.

Elementary School Principal Melanie Blackwell said enrollment on her campus was 336. She also announced Third Grade Outstanding Indians Landry Harbuck, Leighton Loveless and Braelyn Scarborough.

Middle School Principal Cindy Owens announced that enrollment on her campus was 192 with 68 sixth graders, 67 seventh graders and 57 eighth graders. She also announced “Warriors of the Week” Bethany Priestly and Jhayro Armas.

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City opens candidate filings

on Jan. 13 for May 1 election

The City of Frankston has notified potential candidates for the City Election on May 1 that they may file for positions on Places 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

The notice says they may file during City Hall office hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday, until Feb. 12. City Hall is located at 240 W. Main Street in Frankston for those filing in person. Applications by mail may be sent to P.O. Box 186, Frankston, TX 75763. Filing officer is Kelli Landreth-Smith, city secretary.

Current Council members are Mayor, Place 1 Gerald Hall; Council, Place 2 Elmer Birdwell; Council, Place 3 Sharyn Harrison; Council, Place 4 Alfonso Lang; Council, Place 5 Greg Main; and Council, Place 6 Roger McDonald.

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Frankston ISD 2019-20 Annual Report to include

Texas Academic Performance Report on Jan. 25

Frankston ISD is giving notice that a public meeting will be held to discuss the 2019-2020 FISD Annual Report, which includes the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR)  The meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the FISD Middle School Library at 100 Perry Street, Frankston. This public meeting will be a part of the regular monthly meeting of the Frankston ISD Board of Trustees.


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