September 25, 2008
IN THIS ISSUE...
of IN FOCUS features four videos. In the
first one, you'll get to study the wonderful
SCIENCE with the students from Crockett Elementary
School. Plus, we'll take you inside Independence High
BIOTECH PROGRAM and explain how it is introducing
both students and adults to one of the fastest growing
careers in the state. If you missed out on any high
school football during the last two weeks, we'll get you
caught up with the
SPORTS REPORT. And find out how you can honor
a favorite teacher by nominating him or her for the WC-TV
all high school seniors! The 2008
WCS COLLEGE NIGHT is
right around the corner. We have all the details.
Plus, Williamson County's newest middle school is in need of
a name. Find out how you can
NAME THAT SCHOOL. And we have important information
for parents who want to monitor their child's academic
progress. We'll explain how to sign up for a new
program called PARENT
CONNECTION. Also this issue, find out how the
WORLD'S LARGEST RETAILER
is helping programs at several Williamson County schools.
Williamson County SCHOOL BOARD
features a couple of new faces, and find out why two
students from Scales Elementary School recently traveled to
the REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION.
Some of the other stories you'll find in this issue of
IN FOCUS include a closer look at what defines
the HEALTH OF A CHILD,
details about a workshop for
MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS
and information about EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES with Williamson County Schools.
There are dozens of activities
happening across the county. Be sure and check out the
FUNDRAISER section to
find out what's going on in your neck of the woods.
You'll find everything from car shows, to concerts, to
family fun nights. We also have several upcoming
performances listed in the
MUSIC/THEATRE section including Ravenwood's
production of the Oscar Wilde play The Importance of
Get a glimpse of life inside
the classroom with our PHOTO
GALLERY. Inside, you'll find snapshots of
students and teachers from schools across the county.
Plus, take a look at what some of Williamson County's most
creative minds have accomplished in the
STUDENT ART section. And
this month's STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
features a few new faces.
remind folks to
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FOCUS will be released October 9.
Friday, October 10,
End of First Quarter Grading Period
October 16 & 17, No School due to Fall Break
Tuesday, November 4,
No School for students due to Election Day
November 24-28, No
School due to Thanksgiving
December 16-19, First Semester Exams
Friday, December 19,
End of First Semester
5,No School due to Winter Holiday
dates, check with each individual school