State Rep. Keith Bell presents Texas Honor Roll Awards
MABANK–Mabank ISD Board of Trustees heard the District received an A and Superior rating in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) at the Aug. 26 monthly meeting.
Trustees also heard State Representative Keith Bell present the Texas Honor Roll award to Lakeview Elementary School and Southside Elementary School.
Music Director Catherine Lindsley conducted the high school choir state solo contest students in the Pledge of Allegiance and singing the National Anthem.
Lindsley said 11 students went to the contest and won eight awards.
Trustees approved an ordinance to adopt and levy tax rates for 2019-20. The tax rate is .97 per 100 valuation and .325 per 100 valuation for Interest and Sinking for a total of 1.295 per 100 valuation.
In other news, trustees:
• approved out-of-state field trips for the high school marching band to go to Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. for a marching band contest Nov. 2-3 and a trip for the high school band to go to Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. March 5-10, 2020.
• approved moving the January 27 meeting to Tuesday, January 21.