Comanche County School News
May 21, 2020 – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Gustine ISD a $2000 grant to support summer literacy. This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more than 950 schools, nonproﬁts and organizations across the communities Dollar General serves.
AUSTIN – Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today announced Stars of Texas Storytime—a virtual story time program for children and families during the COVID-19 response. Every Tuesday and Friday at 10:00 AM, special guests from across Texas will read children’s books via Facebook Live on Govern…
Being ready for a job interview is an important aspect of preparing for your future. What do you wear? What questions can I expect? What aspects of yourself should I highlight to get the position you’re interested in? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Comanche County wants to give you an o…
With the likely probability that your UIL activities and normal school days will be cut short due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we at The Comanche Chief would like for you to reflect on your high school days.
March 25, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, Vice President of the United States Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos held a conference call with leaders of several national K-12 education organizations to answer their questions and to provide an update on what the Department of Educ…
I want to clarify - Gustine ISD has not officially closed to students for the rest of the year. We are still hopeful that we will get to have students back some time before the end of May. We have just notified parents that we can’t give you a definite date that students will be allowed to r…
Athletic Directors and Coaches, The following email was sent to superintendents this morning. As stated below, we will be providing more guidance on district and post season date adjustments in the coming days. Our goal is to prepare comprehensive communication that will guide and direct s…
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. Upon a proper request, the Department will grant a waiver to any state that is u…
Cedar Hill ISD promotes Melanie Benjamin to Director of Athletics. The late Roger Oliver -- former Gustine ISD superintendent was her grandfather.
From Kenny Eudy, Principal
Given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, Sidney ISD will extend the suspension of normal district operations through Friday, April 3rd in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Sidney ISD will continue to deliver instruction during this time.
From Sidney ISD official
The Gustine FFA exhibited this trailer in the Ag Mechanics competition at the San Angelo Livestock Show and Rodeo. They have worked on the trailer since October and won a First Place Blue Ribbon in San Angelo. Carlos Gonzalez and Malachi Holbach are pictured and their sponsor is Jeffery Marburger.
Sidney High School students selected to the All-State Academic Team in Football are (from left to right) Joshua Rucker and Kolby Godfrey. Joshua Rucker and Kolby Godfrey have been selected to the All-State Academic Team in Football. Joshua was the District New Comer of the Year and 1st Team …
The 63rd Annual Comanche County Livestock Show Premium Sale was held last Thursday at the Comanche County Livestock Barn in front of a big crowd. There was a nice dinner catered by Diamond R before the sale at 6:30 p.m. First up during the sale were all the grand and reserve grand champion m…
Caden Clement and his horse Blubell qualified to compete in the Tuf Cooper’s Junior World Championship at the Junior World Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada the week of December 9th-14th. Caden is 13yrs old and lives in Comanche, TX. Caden is one of the 30 qualified kids that will complete in the …
Community service a huge part of 4-H! At the last meeting of the Newburg 4-H Club the youth voted to repeat the Christmas service project from last year. They will be putting together goody bags for the Senior Citizen Center to hand out during their Christmas party and meal deliveries. They …
Comanche County 4-H youth had the opportunity to showcase their skills in the Food and Nutrition Project this past Saturday during the County Food Show and Food Challenge. The theme chosen this year is Food from Around the World. Nineteen youth from ages 5 to 14 competed in both individual a…
Daylan Gilbert had his grandmother Wanda Gilbert arrested at the Sidney School Fall Festival on Saturday, November 2. Wanda and several other falsely accused were placed in “Spooky Jail.” It was $1 for 3 minutes in jail, but folks could bail out for $1 also. A Zombie Walk, Cornhole and a hay…
Emma Miller a sophomore at Gustine High School finished in the top 20 cross country runners at the UIL 1A Region 3 Championship held in Dallas on October 28. She will now run in the UIL State Cross Country Meet to be held in Round Rock, Texas on November 9.
The Sidney Varsity Boys and Girls are both advancing to the Regional Cross Country Meet. The varsity boys finished third as a team at district. Both Jordan Scheriger and Kolby Godfry finished in the top 10. The Sidney varsity girls are the district runner ups. Kailey Scheriger and Josmary Mu…
A perfect night for football in Sidney, Texas on Friday, October 4 pitted the varsity county rivals in a great match up with a packed Eagles Stadium.
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- Five more COVID-19 cases in Comanche County
- Rising Star PD volunteer on front lines of riots, violent protests around Texas
- Burn Ban in effect for Comanche County, Texas
- Gustine Rodeo results
- Letter to the Editor, Ferrill
- Jams in June kicks off Thursday, June 4
- Gustine Rodeo Grand Marshal
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