COMMERCE — The Commerce Schools Educational Enrichment Foundation presented grant awards totaling over $29,000 to Commerce ISD teachers. The Foundation Board was recognized by the CISD Board of Trustees at their November meeting for their commitment and dedication to the students of CISD as evidenced by the nine projects funded this year. Students in fourth grade will again visit the state capital, second graders will go to the Dallas World Aquarium, first graders will visit the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler and third graders will go the Heard Natural Science Museum in McKinney. A writing camp will again be held for seventh graders. An ActivTable, an interactive computer display table, will be purchased for Commerce Elementary School. Apps will be purchased for CES ipads and Georgia O’Keefe’s art will be studied in depth. Commerce High School will be able to purchase a new mobile sound system.
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Survivor speaks about Holocaust
An estimated 1.1 million people were killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.
Police to increase patrols after two incidents
Two incidents last week in Commerce should have residents on alert when walking through poorly-lit areas, according to Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews.
Zoe Peak signs with Henderson State
Most high school athletes are passionate about the sports they play, but few demonstrate the dedication of swimmers like Commerce High School senior Zoe Peak.
Holocaust survivors to speak at A&M-Commerce
Texas A&M University-Commerce students and community members will have a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from three Holocaust survivors their individual experiences, an opportunity that is becoming rarer by the day.
Dallas Police Chief to speak at A&M-Commerce
Dallas Police Chief David Brown will be on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus on April 25 to give a speech in the Traditions Room of the Rayburn Student Center.
University to host Korean Consul-General
Texas A&M University-Commerce will host a distinguished international politician today as former ambassador and Consul-General of the Republic of Korea Suk-Bum Park visits the campus.
Storm damages Hunt County
Although Commerce was not struck by the series of tornadoes that occurred on April 3, it bore much of the impact of the severe weather caused by the storm cell.
Food pantry assists the ‘working poor’
When Bread of Life Church of the Nazarene took over a monthly food pantry from Word of Life Church in Commerce, Pastor Jan Wilton told members of the Commerce Lions Club she felt a need to help the Commerce community.
Tornado bigger than first thought
Additional details were released Monday about the size and intensity of last week’s tornado which struck northern Hunt County.
Drumming up some fun
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be part of a drum line at a university?
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