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Making a Family Move Easier

Making a Family Move Easier

Whether or not to relocate can be a difficult decision. Sometimes such decisions are borne out of necessity when a parent is relocated by his or her company. Other times it is a personal reason to try out a new neighborhood or upgrade to a larger home. Date from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates a stable annual rate of moving hovering at around 12 percent of the population since 2008.

Schools in Texas—A Long, Arduous Process

The Academy of Learning - 1867 - Kemp. 20’ by 40’ log cabin

Schools in Texas—A Long, Arduous Process

Early one-room school in Post Oak Bend, also called “Post Bend” earlier

Schools in Texas—A Long, Arduous Process

*Let me begin by saying that this article and some to follow are not going to be “rah, rah” and “ha, ha” and “na, na” or collections of grins and excitement. They are going to be HISTORY that I think we need to know and remember. But since they are not going to be “sit on the edge of the chair” entertaining, I will not fill the whole FHPL page with them each week until they are finished. I will try to provide a MIXTURE!*

What to Expect from A Financial Review

The COVID-19 pandemic may have unsettled many aspects of your life – including your financial situation. Even if your employment and earnings were not directly affected, you might have concerns about whether you’ve been making the right investment moves in such a stressful environment. The pandemic is, hopefully, just a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, but different events can rattle financial markets. And changes in your own life also can affect your plans. To prepare yourself for whatever tomorrow may hold, you may want to get some professional help – but what, really, can you expect from a financial advisor?

And Just Like That, It’s Over

And Just Like That, It’s Over

Thirteen years. The length of time the Class of 2021--approximately 850 graduates from both high schools-- has been in school before graduating this week. While this seems short to parents and other adults, for these 17 and 18 year olds it is truly their lifetime. These graduates from Forney and North Forney have packed in volumes of learning and experiences in those short 13 years. From learning in the classrooms to participating in extracurricular activities, these young men and women have represented their families and school district very well. Forney Education Foundation has been a part of that in helping the teachers in Forney ISD by funding teacher-requested grants, rewarding Teacher of the Year educators, and serving lunches to the campuses that have the largest contributions during their employee drives.

Mesquite Earns Top Insurance Services

Mesquite Earns Top Insurance Services Office Rating for Fire Protection

Mesquite has again earned the highest rating possible for fire protection of a community as determined by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The Texas Department of Insurance, through the State Fire Marshal’s Office, notified the Mesquite Fire Department that the city had a split ISO rating of Class 01/1X. The range is 1 (superior) to 10. Mesquite has had the highest ISO rating since 2006.

Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Forney ISD Announces Staff Transitions and New Hires for the 2021-2022 School Year

“We want to congratulate our Forney Family moving into new positions for next year, and welcome some new leaders to our district,” said Forney ISD Superintendent Dr. Justin Terry. “They each have a heart for doing what’s best for our students, and we are excited they are a part of our Forney Family.”

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