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[Memorandum Regarding Denton ISD Library Programs]

Description: Memorandum from Denton ISD Librarians to Denton ISD School Board Members thanking them for their support of the library programs. The memorandum emphasizes the importance library aides play in allowing the librarians to attend to instruction, collection development and maintaining audiovisual equipment.
Date: October 1, 1992
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Texas Education Agency Press Release]

Description: Press release by the Texas Education Agency naming the 27 Texas schools named as Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Describes the qualifications needed to earn the designation of Blue Ribbon School.
Date: February 8, 1996
Creator: Texas Education Agency
Partner: Denton Independent School District

Service Center Journal, Volume 29, Number 2, March 1996

Description: Newsletter of the Texas Education Service Center Region XI, which provides "professional development, technical assistance, and management of educational programs" to public school districts in Cooke, Wise, Denton, Palo Pinto, Parker, Tarrant, Erath, Hood, Somervell, and Johnson counties. Articles cover service center news and information and regional recognitions in education. Of particular interest to Denton ISD readers may be the article, "Region XI Schools Earn Blue Ribbon Status," which recognizes Strickland Middle School, among others.
Date: March 1996
Creator: Education Service Center, Region XI (Tex.)
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Congratulatory Note for Blue Ribbon Schools Award]

Description: Note of congratulations to Mrs. Fischer (Strickland Middle School principal). Front of card displays DATCU logo. Text in the card reads, "Mr.s Fischer, DATCU salutes you, your staff, the students and their parents for the Blue Ribbon award for excellence that you recently earned. I know how very proud all of you must be--and rightly so. This took lots of hard work and dedication on everyone's part and that will make the award even sweeter. Congratulations! Now some might say that I was bias because my son, Bret, teaches at Strickland -- and maybe that is true. You have a great school! Sincerely, Judy Warnack"
Date: February 13, 1996
Creator: Warnack, Judy
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Minutes for Denton ISD librarians, September 2, 1999]

Description: Minutes from the September 2, 1999 meeting of the Denton ISD librarians, discussing library standards and possible grants to help bring libraries up to the state standards. Other items also discussed include reading promotions, technology goals and media retrieval.
Date: September 7, 1999
Creator: Grose, Rosemary
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Hand written note with Chester O. Strickland Middle School history]

Description: Hand written notes detailing some history information about Chester O. Strickland Middle School. Rosemary Grose has stated that she did write these notes. It appears the information may have been collected from Reed Jackson. Text on the paper reads, "11-7- Reed Jackson 387-7344 Strickland opened for the 1968-69 school year. Closed lab school at end of '68 school year. All 7th graders were at Calhoun (Congress) for 68-69 in what is now the math building. All 8th & 9th graders at Strickland for '68-69. For 69-70 school year, Congress re-opened fully & district split grades 7, 8, 9 between the two schools. Reed says west wing was moved into at beginning of year - but library move could have been later. West wind addition, including library 1984 or 1985?"
Date: unknown
Creator: Grose, Rosemary
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Minutes for Denton ISD librarians, March 1, 2000]

Description: Minutes from the March 1, 2000 meeting of the Denton ISD Librarians, discussing several topics including the Microsoft Teach to the Future initiative, curriculum mapping, big six, the feasibility of adding accelerated reader information to the library catalog as well as the need to revise the library policy and procedure manual.
Date: March 2, 2000
Creator: Grose, Rosemary
Partner: Denton Independent School District