By Abigail Allen Managing Editor Pilot Point ISD Superintendent Todd Southard took the floor at the Pilot Point Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Aug. 19. He opened his discussion by introducing Executive Director of Administrative Services Thance Springer to the group at the PointBank Community Center. “Thance has already got his house going,” Southard said. “He bought in Yarbrough Farms. Getting that going. His kid’s in fifth grade. He’s already coaching some PPYSA football.
Within a week, Pilot Point ISD, Tioga ISD and Aubrey ISD reopened their doors and welcomed the students back into their halls. Teachers greeted new students and connected with past students moving through the halls. Administrators on the campus and district levels were constantly in motion to make sure the teachers and the students had everything they needed. Some of the students and the parents dropping them off opted to wear masks across all three districts. In Pilot Point,
PPEF plans scholarship seminar for seniors Graduating seniors will have a new resource to help secure scholarships this year. The Pilot Point Educational Foundation is holding a workshop for any Pilot Point graduate or graduating senior from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 21 that will teach them how to find scholarships and apply for them properly. This is the first year the workshop will be offered. PPEF President Micky Nortman and other members of the organization saw a need in the commu
Candlelight flickered as people who cared about Daniel Flagg gathered on the Pilot Point High baseball field to honor his life Saturday night. Daniel, 17, died on July 29, in a drowning accident near the swim beach at the Isle du Bois Unit of the Ray Roberts Lake State Park. “It’s the worst thing that can possibly happen,” game warden Stormy McCuistion said. “It’s not like alcohol was involved, which it wasn’t. There was no foul play. … And this is just a bad accident. “It’s