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School board gets first glimpse of new Denton High plans  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton High School will have a new home. Now we know what it will look like. The Denton school board got its first glimpse at the plans for the new high school, ...



North Bonnie Brae improvements, new Denton High campus planned for fall 2022  Denton Record Chronicle

School and city staff say they are working toward a shared deadline for the August 2022 opening of a new Denton High School campus on the city's northwest ...



Blotter: Denton High School handles two threat reports  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton ISD resource officers reported two instances on Thursday of someone saying they overheard other students talking about guns at school, a police report ...



Blotter: Denton High student not allowed on campus while authorities investigated gun threat  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton police filed a report Wednesday after it was alleged that a student threatened to bring a gun to school, according to a police report.



2018 Year in Review: A look at Denton's five biggest stories of the year  Denton Record Chronicle

The newsroom staff gathered up many of 2018's biggest headlines and asked Executive Editor Sean McCrory to do that thing that editors do well: nip, cut, slash, ...



Denton ISD secures land for new Denton High School  The Cross Timbers Gazette

Denton ISD has finalized an agreement to purchase about 150 acres in Denton for the future location of a new Denton High School. The new Denton High ...



Blotter: Denton High football player says he was punched in the face by teammate after loss  Denton Record Chronicle

A Denton High School football player reported to police Monday that after Friday's 63-34 loss to Grapevine High School, one of his teammates punched him in ...



Denton ISD reveals renovation plans for Strickland campus  Denton Record Chronicle

The Strickland Vikings are getting some much-needed upgrades over the next three years. Representatives from VLK Architects unveiled plans for new ...



Guyer soccer team honors Denton family of teenage boys who died in crash  Denton Record Chronicle

Guyer High School students were dismissed from class early Thursday afternoon to attend a soccer tournament missing a player.



2018 Year in Review: School campus issues brought to light this year  Denton Record Chronicle

Whether it was a complaint over cafeteria food or a school scandal that divided an entire town, 2018 was the year of bringing campus issues to light. Some of ...



Jill of all trades: Women take charge of Denton ISD ag science program  Denton Record Chronicle

Ellen Baker doesn't need help backing up a trailer, thank you very much.



Family waiting for answers in teen's death near Old Alton Bridge  Denton Record Chronicle

Lermont Stowers-Jones did not come home last Monday night, his family left with questions on the week of Thanksgiving.



Construction on Denton ISD elementary continues despite recent rains  Denton Record Chronicle

Rain may be good for plants, but it's bad news for construction. Dirt is moving on Denton ISD's 24th elementary school, Union Park, on the U.S. Highway 380 ...



Former Denton ISD teacher accused of stalking fifth-grade student  Denton Record Chronicle

Parents have voiced concern about a former Denton ISD teacher's tutoring business after a district judge issued a protective order against her this summer at the ...



Growing their own: Denton ISD's Teach Denton program named finalist for higher education award  Denton Record Chronicle

Leah Zavala was in the middle of a lesson about what future teachers should do if the internet goes down when the internet went down temporarily in her ...



No Denton County failures in new district rating system, but schools still aren't happy  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton County schools all passed the first test in the state's new accountability system, but local and state educators continue to resist the A-through-F labels ...



Unshakable: A family finds footing in a Denton motel  Denton Record Chronicle

Ezra Nunez woke up on Nov. 6 with a bad case of the wiggles. It was, after all, his seventh birthday.



Denton ISD employees with law enforcement experience allowed to carry on campus  Denton Record Chronicle

The Denton school board unanimously approved a new policy Tuesday night that will allow certain employees with a law enforcement background to carry ...



Denton firefighters turn old hoses into school safety devices  Denton Record Chronicle

The Denton Fire Department recently came up with a no-cost solution to ongoing safety issues at some of Denton ISD's older campuses.



Ex-TCU player, Denton High grad, who died on the court, now says friends' prayers worked a miracle  Denton Record Chronicle

FORT WORTH — Prayers work. Just ask Johnny Pate.



School board considers policy to allow former cops to carry on campus  Denton Record Chronicle

Certain employees could be carrying concealed weapons on Denton ISD campuses soon. During a Tuesday night board meeting, district officials discussed a ...



Denton ISD plans summer bond sale as construction wraps on lingering projects  Denton Record Chronicle

Brace yourselves. The bond sales are coming. After nearly 10 percent of Denton ISD voters approved the $750 million bond package by a three-fourths margin ...



Once again, Denton ISD budget sees local revenue grow while state funding dwindles  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton ISD officials put together another balanced budget for the upcoming school year, but they'll have to rely on increased local revenue to make up for a ...



Teen brothers killed in Hickory Creek crash | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Two teenage brothers were killed when their sport utility vehicle crashed into Hickory Creek, officials said Wednesday.



Thomas hired as Denton girls basketball coach | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

When Atraviya Thomas graduated from Denton High School in spring 2007, she was just months removed from another standout season on the hardwood.



Pecan Creek parents voice concern over campus serving as polling place  Denton Record Chronicle

As school districts grapple with ongoing discussions about student safety, a group of Pecan Creek Elementary School parents say they are worried about their ...



Football: Denton unravels after first-half taunting call in loss to Grapevine  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton has made it a habit this year of playing quality football but finding ways to swing games in favor of its opponent on only one or two plays.



University of Texas strong draw for Denton County's valedictorians, salutatorians  Dallas News

These are the 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians for public, private and charter schools in Denton County. (V) indicates valedictorian; (S) indicates ...



Four Denton ISD campuses come under new leadership  Denton Record Chronicle

With the last day of school officially in the books, Denton ISD officials are playing the familiar principal shuffle as they look at campus leadership for the new ...



Police bust drug sales, 9 suspects at house less than a mile from Denton High School  Star-Telegram

Denton police make nine arrests, seize three weapons and an unknown amount of drugs from a residence nestled between Denton High School and the ...



Denton County schools fare better than state when it comes to high school voter registration  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton-area schools seem to be doing a better job of following state voter registration laws than the rest of the state, according to a recent study from a Texas ...



Baseball: Rumfield hired as Denton's new head coach  Denton Record Chronicle

After advancing to the playoffs and knocking off Saginaw Chisholm Trail to secure its first playoff series win in more than a decade, the Denton baseball program ...



Girl Scout works to get historical marker for Fred Moore  Denton Record Chronicle

Thanks to a local Girl Scout, one of Denton's most revered educators could soon have a state historical marker next to the school that bears his name.



Denton ISD chided by city official following approval of armed staff policy  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton ISD saw delayed pushback last week to its newest policy that would allow former law enforcement officers to carry guns on campus, prompting a Denton ...



Girls soccer: Speight takes over for Monk at Denton  Denton Record Chronicle

After squeezing into the playoffs and eventually falling just short in the opening round against Haslet Eaton, the Denton girls soccer team returns all but two ...



As questions remain, teen's family says goodbye Friday  Denton Record Chronicle

There is no age requirement to live a meaningful life, to make a difference in the lives of others. In Southeast Denton on Friday, dozens of people filled the ...



Pre-K kids eat free this year in Denton ISD, across state  Denton Record Chronicle

Martha Roman briskly rolls a cart full of food down the hall at the Ann Windle School for Young Children. It's lunchtime, and the cafeteria worker knows the kids ...



Nothing ruled out in inquiry over teen's death near bridge  Denton Record Chronicle

Law enforcement authorities have not ruled out anything in their investigation into the death of Denton High School senior Lermont Stowers-Jones, the Denton ...



Denton family of special needs child wants third-party probe after body camera footage surfaces  Denton Record Chronicle

A Denton family said they want a third-party investigation into the actions of Denton ISD employees after body camera footage surfaced of their child, who has ...



Season tickets sales to begin for Denton ISD football  Denton Record Chronicle

Season ticket sales will begin for Denton school district teams Aug. 20 at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex and Denton High School.



Diploma mill masquerades as University of Denton | Education  Denton Record Chronicle

People in Denton know about Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas, but they have probably never heard of the University of Denton, ...



What we're watching for in 2019 | Year in Review  Denton Record Chronicle

Here are the stories your tiny but mighty Denton Record-Chronicle newsroom will be watching in 2019:



Following national trends, Denton ISD employees see insurance rate hike  Denton Record Chronicle

cjones@dentonrc.com. DRC_Stock_Denton High School. Denton ISD's Denton High School. Denton ISD employees will see their health insurance costs rise ...



Braswell High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Ellen Baker doesn't need help backing up a trailer, thank you very much. Read more · King and queen of the Bengals. Braswell High School ...



Volleyball: Denton sweeps rival Ryan, still perfect in district  Denton Record Chronicle

It's difficult to beat a team three times in a season, especially when it's your chief rival. But the Denton Lady Broncos made that feat look easy Tuesday night ...



Volleyball: Denton climbs to No. 6 in TGCA poll  Denton Record Chronicle

After extending its winning streak to nine matches last week, the Denton volleyball team jumped to No. 6 in Class 5A in the latest Texas Girls Coaches ...



Blotter: Student arrested for alleged social media threat  Denton Record Chronicle

A student at Ryan High School was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly making a threat on a social media application, according to a police report. Denton ...



Ryan High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Ellen Baker doesn't need help backing up a trailer, thank you very much. Read more · Denton native keeps Navy wing flying. News ...



In the Schools: July 4, 2018 | Aubrey High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Liberty Christian School. Graduate earns student of the year. +3. Peyton Jolley mug. Jolley. Courtesy · advertisement. honor. Peyton Jolley, who graduated from ...



Denton ISD bond package addresses priorities  The Cross Timbers Gazette

by Jeff Williams and Lauren Baccus, Guest Columnists. On May 5, voters in the Denton school district will have the opportunity to vote for the future of our ...



External investigation exonerates Krum ISD officials in grading scandal  Denton Record Chronicle

A third-party investigation into improper grade changing at Krum High School essentially absolved school officials of any wrongdoing, but some community ...



Football: Denton returns home to face Carrollton Creekview  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton returns home for Friday's game against Carrollton Creekview, and while old, reliable Bronco Field has not produced a win this season, the support and ...



At least one fled Old Alton Bridge after teen's disappearance  Denton Record Chronicle

At least one person left the scene after Lermont Stowers-Jones sank below the surface of Hickory Creek near Old Alton Bridge on Nov. 19, an official said ...



Graduation season kicks off with Fred Moore High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Graduating from high school can seem routine to some, a quick stop in the road on the way to something else. But for 18 Fred Moore High School Dragons, their.



Chadwick announces re-election bid for Denton school board  Denton Record Chronicle

Doug Chadwick has announced his intention to run for another term on the Denton ISD school board.



Football: Denton travels to take on Carrollton R.L. Turner in search of first win  Denton Record Chronicle

While Denton is off to a frustrating 0-4 start, the Broncos' four opponents are a combined 13-3 on the season.



Vigilance on campus: How schools assess threats and what they tell parents  Denton Record Chronicle

A 13-year-old makes a hit list with the names of his classmates. A 17-year-old posts threats on social media. Two high schoolers bring a loaded gun to school.



Denton Buc-ee's open for business | News  Denton Record Chronicle

When Maddi, 11, and Sophie, 9, went to bed Sunday night, they had a plan to go to Buc-ee's with their dad right after school.



Denton County first responders modify active shooter strategy as schools talk mental health  Denton Record Chronicle

A school shooting in Denton is a tragic prospect, but one that local officials have been forced to diligently plan for.



Authorities release autopsy of teen found near Old Alton Bridge  Denton Record Chronicle

The report does not indicate Stowers-Jones suffered obvious trauma to his body. The key findings of the report show his lungs were overcome by fluid, ...



Football: Seven Denton-area teams advance to postseason  Denton Record Chronicle

With the final week of the regular season in the books, seven Denton area teams have punched their ticket to the playoffs and will open play in the bi-district ...



Early Signing Period: Guyer celebrates 17 signees across athletic program  Denton Record Chronicle

With a total of 17 student-athletes signing to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level Wednesday morning at Wildcat Gymnasium, Guyer led the way ...



In the Schools: Sept. 19, 2018 | Education  Denton Record Chronicle

Local National Merit semifinalists named. A good number of area students were among the nation's 16,000 top high schoolers who advanced to the semifinals of ...



The Watchdog: How secrets of the old Denton County Klan were discovered by four UNT history students  Denton Record Chronicle

One thing leads to another,” sings rock band The Fixx.



Taking a 10000-mile leap: Denton family moving to Asia to kickstart international school  Denton Record Chronicle

From left, Denton ISD employees Jessica Dean, Scott Dean and their son, Jackson Dean, are preparing to move to Malaysia in July to help open an international ...



High Schools  Denton Record Chronicle

PRINCETON — Short-handed Ponder did its best to hold the rope against a talented Mineola squad Friday night, but an open look with 20 seconds …



Boys basketball preview: No. 1 Guyer set on competing for state title  Denton Record Chronicle

After spending most of last season as the No. 1 team in Class 6A, Guyer enters 2018-19 as the top 6A squad in Texas. But the Wildcats have a new.



Football: Ryan, Denton set to do battle in district opener  Denton Record Chronicle

Longtime rivals and district bunkmates Ryan and Denton couldn't be heading in more opposite directions so far this season, with the Raiders sitting pretty at 3-0 ...



New liberal arts school to open in former Community School space  Denton Record Chronicle

Benjamin Lyda knows he has a large amount of work to do in a short amount of time to get his new school ready for its August debut.



United Way hosts community conversation | News  Denton Record Chronicle

The annual fundraising to support the next year of initiatives for the United Way of Denton County started Friday during a kickoff breakfast and community ...



Denton LULAC honors scholars at banquet | News  Denton Record Chronicle

The Denton League of United Latin American Citizens Council spent its weekend honoring outstanding Hispanic high school seniors and college students and ...



Football: Lone Star rips Denton | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

FRISCO — Coming off a 28-point output last week against Lake Dallas, the Denton Broncos were hoping to get off to a quicker start to keep pace with the No.



Basketball: Guyer drops to No. 2 in 6A in latest TABC rankings  Denton Record Chronicle

For the first time this season, Guyer is not the No. 1 team in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 6A rankings.



Guyer High wraps up 'Sister Act' | Entertainment  Denton Record Chronicle

The Guyer High School Theatre Arts Department closes its run of the musical Sister Act this weekend.



2018 Fall & Halloween Events | Entertainment  Denton Record Chronicle

4 to 6 p.m. — Serve Denton's community trunk-or-treat in the Serve Denton Center parking lot, 306 N. Loop 288. Features Halloween-themed games, candy, hot ...



Denton County busts 2016 totals for first day of early voting  Denton Record Chronicle

Did Denton County make voting cool again? If numbers from the first day of early voting are any indication, it sure seems that way.



Football: Denton-area final stat leaders | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

The 2018 Texas high school football season won't officially wrap up until late Saturday night after the Class 6A Division I state championship game between ...



Passing grades: What we know and what we don't about the Krum ISD grading scandal  Denton Record Chronicle

The latest chapter in the Krum ISD grading scandal is expected to come to a close Wednesday evening as the district publicly discloses the findings of an ...



Denton mulls change to policies that affect LGBTQ community  Denton Record Chronicle

If there is such a thing as municipal flair, Denton has collected a lot for itself: as a Monarch City (the first in Texas), a Tree City (for 27 years),



May the best robot win: Local robotics competition kicks off first contest in 5 years  Denton Record Chronicle

While some robots flipped and fell over, Bridgeport High School students drove their robot to victory Saturday at the University of North Texas Coliseum during ...



In the Schools: May 23, 2018 | Argyle ISD  Denton Record Chronicle

Every student at E.P. Rayzor Elementary met their reading goals at each leg of the Texas Motor Speedway's Speeding to Read contest, a feat that pushed the ...



Prepare yourselves as high school graduations are coming  Denton Record Chronicle

It's that time of the year again for the turning of the tassels and the cheesy graduation songs.



Ponder ISD  Denton Record Chronicle

In the first batch of standardized test scores released by the Texas Education Agency, Denton County fared better overall this year when it ca… Read more.



Lightfoot out as vice principal at Krum High  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — The Krum school district community remained deeply divided after a popular high school vice principal was ousted Thursday night.



Five takeaways for Denton County voters after Tuesday's election  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton County Republicans felt the Beto effect. Even in Robson Ranch — the southwest Denton retirement community where hundreds vote reliably for ...



Holiday closures | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed Thursday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. State, city and county offices will also be closed Friday.



Construction begins on sidewalks to Ryan High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Jagoe Public Co. is expected to begin soon construction of a sidewalk along East McKinney Street from Loop 288 to Ryan High School.



2018 Year in Review: Denton lost leaders, thinkers and neighbors this year  Denton Record Chronicle

In 2018, Denton bid farewell to men and women who served their community and played a part in shaping the city today.



We're Denton Dammit - Oct. 11, 2018 | Entertainment  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton, it's Rock Lottery time. Rock Lottery got its start in Denton before it was exported to other creative communities. It follows a formula: Organizers put the ...



After crashes, petition calls for safety enhancements on U.S. 380 in Denton County  Denton Record Chronicle

A string of serious — and sometimes deadly — car crashes on U.S. Highway 380 in northeastern Denton County has prompted a local woman to begin a petition ...



Football: Top returning quarterbacks in the Denton area  Denton Record Chronicle

For now, we'll take a look back at some of the top returning statistical leaders among Denton-area high schools heading into the 2018 season.Today, it's ...



With reported measles case in Plano, Denton County advocates for vaccinations  Denton Record Chronicle

After a measles case broke out roughly 30 miles down the road last week, health officials say they're keeping an eye on the situation in Denton County.



Krum ISD begins policy audit following allegations of grade tampering  Denton Record Chronicle

Krum ISD officials said they are launching an audit of school policies after allegations of grade changing surfaced at the high school campus and one ...



Developers seek special taxing district for 6000-acre development in Denton  Denton Record Chronicle

Developers will be back in front of the Denton City Council on Tuesday, asking for the council's support for a special taxing district to develop the west side.



In the Schools: May 9, 2018 | Aubrey High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Students chosen to academic all-state lists. The Texas High School Coaches Association announced its academic all-state award winners late last week, and 16 ...



Tyson Foods asks for incentives to build Denton warehouse  Denton Record Chronicle

Tyson Foods has asked the city government for financial incentives to build a new refrigerated warehouse in Denton.



Guyer Wildcats  Denton Record Chronicle

While Guyer finished last season 15-17 overall and 5-9 in district play alongside top-tier teams like Plano, McKinney and Allen, the Lady Wild… Read more.



Football: Ryan handles Birdville, advances to take on Highland Park for third straight year  Denton Record Chronicle

FRISCO — The Ryan defense held Birdville in check a month ago in the regular-season finale, but coaches and players knew that to do it again on a bigger ...



Bond package, incumbents get voter approval in school races  Denton Record Chronicle

For the third time in a little more than a decade, Denton school district voters approved a multimillion-dollar bond package for school improvements.



2018 Fall and Halloween events | Entertainment  Denton Record Chronicle

Saturday, Oct. 6. 7 a.m. — Muenster Oktoberfest's Wurst Race 5K & Half Marathon benefits Sacred Heart Catholic School. $55 per person for groups to run the ...



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