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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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Gladys Strickland Obituary]

Description: Clipping of Gladys Srickland obituary, wife of Denton Independent School district superintendent, Chester O. Strickland who served as superintendent from 1946 through 1969.
Date: January 6, 2005
Item Type: Clipping
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

[Letter from The Dallas Morning News to Barbara Fischer, February 13, 1996]

Description: Letter from The Dallas Morning News to Strickland Middle School principal Barbara Fischer congratulating the school on being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School. Also mentions The Dallas Morning News programs that contribute to excellence in education.
Date: February 13, 1996
Creator: Dallas Morning News
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Minutes for Denton ISD Technology meeting, May 3, 2000]

Description: Minutes from the May 3, 2000 meeting of the Denton ISD technology, discussing various technology initiatives and procedures. Ernie Stripling was introduced as the new Technology Information Officer.
Date: May 3, 2000
Creator: Burke, Denise
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Minutes for Denton ISD librarians, September 7, 2000]

Description: Minutes from the September 7, 2000 meeting of the Denton ISD Librarians, discussing various resources available for the librarians. Also discussed were issues with library schedules and procedures for purchase orders as well as procedures for the library system.
Date: September 8, 2000
Creator: Grose, Rosemary
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Minutes for Denton ISD librairans, December 1, 1999]

Description: Minutes from the December 1, 1999 meeting of the Denton ISD Librarians, discussing library system issues, the introduction of the new library technician, flexible scheduling and new library planning.
Date: December 1, 1999
Creator: Grose, Rosemary
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Hand written note with listing of Strickland MS library paraprofessionals and years of service]

Description: Hand written notes detailing names of library paraprofessionals who worked at Chester O. Strickland Middle School and their dates of employ. Rosemary Grose librarian at Strickland wrote these notes. Text on the paper reads, "School years 01-02 through 07-08 Gloria Smith, 2000-01 Gloria & Teresa Davenport, 99-00 Renovation complete Floria & Mina, 98-99 Gloria Smith & Mina, 97-98 Mina Blackburn, 96-97 Marsha Ivey, 93-94 through 95-96 Sherry Sarvis, 88-89 through 93-93 Beryle Walston, 1983 Barbara Pole"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Minutes for Denton ISD librarians, February 16, 1988]

Description: Minutes from the February 16th 1988 meeting of the Denton ISD librarians and aides, discussing the work of the AV equipment bid list and policy manual revision committee as well as travel to TLA. The next meeting date was set for May 3rd, 1988.
Date: February 16, 1988
Creator: Turner, Sara
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Independent School District

The Bronco, Yearbook of Denton high School, 1937

Description: Yearbook for Denton High school in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
Date: 1937
Creator: Denton Senior High School
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Denton High School Band Spring Concert Media Guide]

Description: Booklet which includes the Denton High School spring concert program as well as pictures of the band from the school year. Individual pictures of the seniors include their bios.
Date: 2002
Creator: Denton High School Band Boosters
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Denton Independent School District

Denton High School 2004 Band Media Guide

Description: Booklet which includes the Denton High School spring concert program as well as pictures of the band from the school year. Individual pictures of the seniors include their bios.
Date: 2004
Creator: Denton High School
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Denton Independent School District