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Kilgore ISD fifth-graders took a tour of the Kilgore Pak-Sher facility Oct. 24, where they got an up-close look at the plastic recycling process while also learning about the importance of recycling. In addition to free snacks and photo opportunities with the Chick-fil-A cow mascot, students also learned about the positive impact they could have on the environment by recycling "B.O.B.s".

HARLETON — Harleton ISD students have their target in sight.

The district has more than 170 students signed on to participate in its new archery program that will span across grades third through twelfth.

HALLSVILLE — Hallsville High School sophomore Landon King has used his artistic skill to design a tiger themed shoe that’s in the running for a $25,000 cash prize from Vans Shoes.

Kilgore ISD will host several “Parent University” informational and training sessions during the 2019-2020 school year to “help engage, educate, and equip parents to become leaders and advocates for their child’s learning.”

VICTORIA — One day, outside the agriculture building at Victoria East High School, there will be an area where students will be able to plant several different types of vegetables and learn more about horticulture.

Girls from the sixth grade through college age were in attendance with more than 300 other people at the Henderson Civic Center to hear Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin speak at the seventh annual “I Am Beautiful Movement” workshop at the end of August. The “I Am Beautiful Movement” is a nonprofit organization founded by Toyia Jordan and her daughter, Destini Jordan, in 2013 to promote self-esteem in young girls. Pictured are, from left: Latrice Allison, Liyah Roberts, Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, JaTavia Upshaw and Sharon Roberson-Jones.

JEFFERSON — Jefferson High School seniors can now graduate with an extra skill set in their repertoire, thanks to a brand new Career and Technology Education (CTE) class added this year at Jefferson High School.