All ROISD students to get free meals

Red Oak, TX - Red Oak ISD has announced that this school year, healthy meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost.  Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

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TSTC to debut new Cloud Computing certificate this fall

Red Oak, TX - Texas State Technical College will offer a new online Advanced Technical Certificate in Cloud Computing starting this fall.  Students earning the online Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Networking and Systems Administration will be able to move into the Cloud Computing program.

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TSTC Welding Technology program eager to fill area jobs

Red Oak, TX - In the welding field, it helps to be diverse in one’s skills.  Ashley Yezak, statewide lead instructor in Texas State Technical College’s Welding Technology program, said the need for welders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has not slowed down as the country continues to grapple with the pandemic.

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Red Oak hires Holmes as head coach

Red Oak, TX - With two-a-days just a month away, it didn’t take Red Oak very long to make a decision on hiring a new head football coach.  Just 10 days after the former coach’s departure was revealed, the school announced on Thursday that DeSoto defensive coordinator Antonio “Tony” Holmes will be the new coach.

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TSTC Industrial Systems program offers array of opportunities for graduates

Red Oak, TX - Working in the industrial systems field does not just involve manufacturing.  Jarriet Durham, lead instructor in Texas State Technical College’s Industrial Systems - Electrical Specialization program in North Texas, said graduates’ skills are also needed in the oil and gas and alternative energy fields.

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TSTC Electrical Power and Controls program filling area jobs

Red Oak, TX - Electricity drives not only productivity, but also job creation.  Warren Ketteman, president and chief executive officer of the Waxahachie Economic Development Corp., said the availability of electricity is a key factor for prospective companies interested in the city.

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Life School Board of Directors Approves Substantial Pay Increases for Teachers, Staff

Red Oak, TX - Life School is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the allocation of approximately $1,400,000 for increases in staff salaries for the 2021-2022 school year.

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ROISD hosting in-person teacher job fairs

RED OAK — Red Oak ISD is seeking highly qualified classroom teachers to serve the Hawk students starting in the fall of the 2021-22 school year. The Board has approved a third-straight substantial raise for teachers – pushing the starting salary to $52,500 for new educators.

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TSTC Precision Machining Technology program prepares graduates for in-demand jobs

RED OAK, TX - From smartphones to the hubcaps on vehicles, precision machining is a critical component of our lives.  “(Many human-made things would) not exist without a machine and its components,” said Nathan Cleveland, acting statewide lead in Texas State Technical College’s Precision Machining Technology program and associate provost at TSTC in Marshall.

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TSTC Precision Machining Technology program training students to fill area jobs

RED OAK, Texas - Texas State Technical College’s Precision Machining Technology program teaches students the skills they need to walk into any company that hires precision machinists and begin work.

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