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Fake Threat Sends Students, Staff to Stadium in September

During the evacuation Sept. 24, sophomore Karielly Rios and the rest of the students on campus went to the stadium and found their sixth period teachers.
December 8, 2020

Jonathan Pina was eating lunch with his friends fifth period Sept. 24 when a loud bell started to ring and the principal’s voice sounded over the speakers.   “Everybody gather your...

Vaping hits teens hard

Vaping hits teens hard
March 8, 2020

 According to The Texas Department of Health and Human Services,239 cases and 1 death of pulmonary disease have been reported in Texas. In 49 states 2,051 cases have been reported, and at least 5 school...

Body Image

Body Image
December 13, 2019

  In America, Park Nicollet Melrose Center says approximately 80% of women don’t like how they look. 34% of men aren’t satisfied with their body either. In high school, we see the same kind...

Searching For Education Answers

Creative Writing Club President Hannah Moore works on her novel during a club meeting.
April 9, 2019

When confronted with the options available on course selection day for junior year, sophomore Camilla Solis has one unwavering personal requirement all her courses must meet: they must be classes that...

A Trip To Remember

Junior Agua Mendoza
Teacher made the call that led to state VASE opportunity
May 29, 2018

On April 27 art students junior Agua Mendoza and senior Trudie Sladovnik participated in the state VASE competition in San Marcos after advancing through multiple rounds of competition.  For ...

Hardy Wins Jostens National Teacher Award

Choir director Carla Hardy was awarded the Jostens National Teacher of the Year Award.
May 15, 2018

Carla Hardy, choir director and Renaissance instructor, won not only the Teacher of the Year award for Chisholm Trail and EMS-ISD but Josten's National Teacher of the Year Award as well.   "After...

Administrator of the Year

Administrator of the Year
Dye earns campus award
April 30, 2018

Susan Dye started teaching over thirty years ago beginning in 1980s when she was 19 years old. Back then she said she was a "kid magnet."     Dye was voted administrator of the year by...

‘You’re Either Making Good Choices or You’re Not’

'You're Either Making Good Choices or You're Not'
Teacher hopes to inspire students to focus on the positives and have good character.
March 1, 2018

Teacher Joshua Osman has always wanted to help with young adults and teenagers' character. He’s brought this dream to Chisholm by starting a new program, called Character Talks. Osman says a Character...

Two Named Commended By The National Merit Scholarship Program

Logan Miertschin and Justyn Epps stand with Principal Berringer as they recieve their letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
February 6, 2018

A thick test booklet is dropped on the desk in front of each of the students as they pick up their pencils and prepare to spend several hours tackling the long and difficult PSAT. Students Justyn Epps...

Bond 2017 Passes

Bond 2017 Passes
EMS ISD now able to move forward with renovation plans within the district
December 15, 2017

On Nov. 7, the EMS ISD bond passed with a 68 percent majority vote, allowing the district to move forward with its plans on renovation throughout the district and to build a forth high school.   "The...

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