Tag: Greenville ISD

Katherine Johnson retired from the NASA space program as a physicist and mathematician. Image courtesy of NASA.

Name That School

The Greenville Independent School District is looking for a name for its K-5 STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) School that is being built in a 21,000 square ft. building that was the home of the former Paris Jr. College Campus.  The building is located on Jack Finney Blvd. near […]

A foster care facility may occupy the former Travis Elementary School should zoning for the neighborhood be changed.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Zoning Change

Temporary fencing emblazoned with “Posted- No Trespassing” signs encircles the former Travis Elementary School located at 3005 Division Street.  Broken windows and glass litter the grounds.  Ms. Aundria Hicks is requesting a zoning change this evening from the City of Greenville in order to put in a foster care home […]

Don Jefferies named Region 8 Superintendent of the Year. Image courtesy of Greenville ISD.

Jefferies Named Region VIII Superintendent of the Year

Regional winners of the annual Superintendent of the Year award have been announced and Greenville ISD Superintendent Don Jefferies has been honored with the Region 8 title.  Regional Superintendents of the Year are chosen by a selection committee of current school board members for their strong leadership skills, dedication to […]

The old PJC campus on Jack Finney Blvd. will require extensive modification before it can be used as a STEM Academy. Image by Jim Satterwhite

STEM, The New Normal

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Educational agencies the world over are embracing STEM with open arms.  Greenville ISD is not being left out.  The district has gone so far as to purchase the old Paris Junior College (PJC) Building on Jack Finney Blvd.  The building […]

Robotics Education Foundation Team members led by Tony Norman and Bob Minlitch load up for the short trip to Derby City to welcome our Greenville Robotics teams. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

The Road to Louisville

2016 VEX Worlds will be held April 20-23, in Louisville, Kentucky. The event is a gathering of top robotics teams from around the world to celebrate their accomplishments and compete with and against the best of the best. [the_ad_group id=”1017″]   The event will feature top teams from over 1,000 […]