Two wings at Gatesville Elementary School are being demolished in preparation for construction of the new school. Portable buildings will be used as classrooms for the coming school year. The rest of the elementary will be demolished after the new facility is completed.
Last week, American Legion Post 42 delivered school supplies gathered at the American Legion Riders recent “Tools For Schools” benefi t. Supplies were delivered to Evant, Jonesboro, Oglesby and Gatesville schools. Pictured, left to right, Evant ISD Superintendent James Slone, accepts supplies from Post 42 adjutant Gary Albers and Post 42 historian Ron Harkcom.
Evant coach Justin Wood, right, directs his players’ attention to the scoreboard during game one of the Lady Elks’ volleyball match with Bosqueville on Tuesday. Following the timeout, the Lady Elks rallied from behind and took their fi rst lead of the match.
Seven members of the Gatesville Junior High School cheerleading squad were dubbed with All-American honors and extended an invitation to participate in the 63rd annual HEB Thanksgiving Day parade in Houston. During summer cheer camps, participants went through a tryout process to show their superior skills. Only 12 percent of cheerleaders who tried out were selected for the honor. Gatesville’s All-Americans are (pictured left to right): Kamberly Vega, Jordan Morse, Sydney Farrell, Rachel Herring, Hannah Wilson, Maci Matthews and Samantha Aguilar.