People, Places & Events


MISD exam for acceleration opportunity
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–Mabank Independent School District will provide the opportunity for students to advance through Examinations For Acceleration (Credit By Exam) in order to test out of a grade level (grades K – 5) or course (grades 6 – 12). Testing will occur May 31 and June 1-2, and August 2-4.
In order for your child to participate in the June testing, you must register at your child’s campus by Friday, April 28.
In order for your child to participate in the August testing, you may register at your child’s campus by April 28, or Friday, July 7, at the high school campus.
Registration hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
A $25 deposit will be required for each exam taken.
Mabank Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability in its employment practices, activities, and programs.
El Distrito Independiente De La Escuela De Mabank proporcionará la oportunidad para estudiantes para avanzar por Exámenes Para la Aceleración (el Crédito Por el Examen) probar fuera de un nivel de grado (los grados K – 5) o el curso (gradúa 6 – 12). La prueba ocurrirá en Mayo el 31 y en Junio el 1 y 2 de 2006, y en Agosto 2, 3 y 4, 2006.
En la orden para que su niño participe en la prueba de Junio, usted debe colocarse en la escuela de su niño el viernes, en Abril el 28 de 2006.
En la orden para que su niño participe en la prueba de Agosto, usted debe colocarse en la escuela de su niño en Abril el 28, 2006, o en Julio el 7, 2006 en la escuela de la High School.
Las horas de la matrícula son 9 a.m. – 12 y 1 – 3 p.m. diario.
Un depósito de $25 será requerido para cada examen tomado.
El districto independiente de la escuela de Mabank no discrimina en base de la raza, del color, del origen nacional, de la edad, del sexo, o de la inhabilidad en su empleo, prácticas, actividades y programas.

Kemp High School 2006 Prom a success
Special to The Monitor
DALLAS–The Kemp High School Prom for 2006 was held at the Adams Mark Hotel in Dallas Saturday, April 15.
This was a special evening for all, since it would be the last night together before graduation, which will send them on their separate ways.
The Senior Song this year was “Time of Your Life,” the class colors were orange, white and silver, and the class flower was a white rose.
The class motto was “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The program began with the welcome by Erin Cox.
Laura Fogleman crowned Michael Haney King and Barbie Kilgore Queen.
Erin Cox crowned Leif Skierski Prince and Lindsey Wright Princess.
Senior Class officers were president Julie Addison, vice president Terra Markham, secretary Dianna Carter and treasurer Isabel Lopez.
Voted Best Dressed were Taylor Atkins and Jon Ellison.
Senior Class sponsors were Mary Fickle, Phil Hale, Jayna Hyde, James Massarelli, James Lewis, Barbara Wagner, Mark Howson, Chris Valentine and Marietta Maxwell.
The Junior Class officers were president Erin Cox, vice president Laura Fogleman, secretary Alex Valentine and treasurer Candace Sherbert.
Junior Class sponsors were Barbara McFaul, Rhonda Jones, Tom Hatch, Daniel Sue, Margaret McGuire, Judd Lewis, Kenneth Pointer, Bob Odell and Larry Sandlin.
Junior Class song was “Here’s to the Night,” class colors were blue, green and silver, and their flower was a Day Lily.
Junior Class motto was “I always knew that looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew that looking back on the laughs would make me cry.”
Thanks is offered to all who helped make this a memorable event.