Citing 'Unprecedented' Number Of Staff Absences, Mesquite ISD Closing For 2 Days Next WeekThe Mesquite Independent School District has joined the list of North Texas districts closing because of staff shortages due to COVID.
North Texas Seeing Massive Shortages In Education: No Teachers, No Subs, No Cafeteria Workers Some schools are combining classrooms with double the number of students. Students are seeing more of their teachers, and coaches, driving buses.
Mesquite ISD Doles Out iPads, Chromebooks For Students Ahead Of Schools' Virtual StartNorth Texas school districts are in the process of finalizing back to school plans. And in Mesquite, that means making sure students are prepared as well.
Mesquite ISD Says Student IDs Required, No Backpacks At All After-School EventsMesquite ISD has implemented a new policy regarding their after-school events in an effort to increase security measures.
Middle School Student In Mesquite Arrested For Social Media Threat To 2 SchoolsMesquite ISD and police were made aware of the threat on Sunday, about an event that would happen Monday at West Mesquite High School and/or Frazier Middle School.
Mesquite ISD School Bus Driver Arrested For Alleged Solicitation Of MinorRuben Castillo, 63, was a bus driver for Mesquite ISD for 11 years.
North Mesquite High Student Suspected Of Contracting Tuberculosis"Though the risk of becoming sick with tuberculosis is very low, every precaution is being taken to protect the health of students and staff," Mesquite ISD said in a statement.
North Texas Student Arrested For Social Media ThreatPolice said late Tuesday evening, they and Mesquite ISD found out about a non-specific threat related to an event that would happen on Thursday, February 14 at the school.
Consumer Justice Fights To Find Owner Of Deteriorating Road"We called Dallas [County], Dallas sent us to Mesquite. We called Mesquite, they sent us to Kaufman [County]," said Kimberly Smalls.
Hundreds Gather To Remember Mesquite Student Killed In School Bus CrashHundreds of people gathered at a candlelight vigil Saturday evening to remember a Mesquite middle school student who was killed in a bus crash this week.
Friends, Family Pay Respects To 12-Year-Old Student Killed In School Bus CrashMesquite ISD students are trying to pay their respects in every way possible to the Jasmine Alfaro Villareal, the 12-year-old victim in Wednesday's bus crash.
Crash Report Sheds Light On Fatal Mesquite ISD Bus CrashIt was an emotional, traumatic day for dozens of Terry Middle School students after losing one of their classmates in a bus crash Wednesday.
Somber Mood At Middle School After Mesquite ISD Bus Crash Kills StudentParents, students and faculty are in mourning after a Mesquite ISD bus crashed Wednesday afternoon, killing one middle school student and injuring three others.
Former North Texas Teacher's Aide Gets 60 Years In Prison For 'Continuous Sexual Abuse' Of BoyJessica Benton confessed to numerous sexual encounters with an 11-year-old boy after police arrested her in September 2016.
North Texas School Districts Criticize TEA's New Rating SystemThe TEA has released letter grades for each public school district in the state. But many North Texas districts were already criticizing the new rating system, even before the ratings were released.