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Cassandra Jenkins, Author at Port Arthur News

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Port Neches sets budget proposal, hearing for tax rate

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches City Council approved a Sept. 3 date to adopt the proposed 2020-21 fiscal year budget and tax rate. The ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Friday, August 14, 2020 12:18 am

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PAISD breaks down student rules for virtual etiquette, which include mask wearing

As many school districts in the region prepare to return to class, administrators and educators are beginning to stress the importance of virtual etiquette and ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:20 pm

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BRIGHT FUTURES — PNG senior Ryan Abate sets out to get better each day

PORT NECHES — Seventeen-year-old Ryan Abate is heading into his senior year at Port Neches-Groves High School with one motto on his mind — “Get ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:20 am

Groves

PNGISD lease agreement with Neches FCU details leadership’s eventual move

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves Independent School District approved a one-year lease agreement with Neches Federal Credit Union from June 1, 2020, to May ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:18 am

Groves

Port Neches-Groves ISD prepares for next week’s opening – “People are ready to be back.”

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves Independent School District will be the first district in the Golden Triangle to return to in-person classes on Aug. ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20 am

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CASSANDRA JENKINS — PNGISD purchases new fogging machines, doubles cleaning efforts

The Port Neches-Groves Independent School District is doubling its cleaning efforts pending the arrival of students next week. Superintendent Mike Gonzales said the district’s newest ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:07 am

Groves

Mid-County Porch Fairies lift spirits with gift baskets

The Mid-County community is getting dusted. Dusted is the term Crystal Jones uses for the anonymous gift-giving phenomenon sweeping the small neighborhoods. Mid-County Porch Fairies ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:28 am

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Sabine Pass Superintendent talks longer school days, mask rules

SABINE PASS — Sabine Pass Independent School District will start in-person instruction Aug. 19 with an asynchronous option. Superintendent Kristi Heid said parents need choices ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:29 am

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VIDEO: Port Arthur performer finishes runner-up in popular Spanish singing competition

Enrique Reyes is a rising musical performer, having finished second in a leading Spanish-language broadcasting show, Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento. Four judges rank the singing ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:20 am

Local

Tekoa Academy offering virtual instruction for first nine weeks

Tekoa Academy of Accelerated Studies S.T.E.M. School is starting the first nine weeks of the upcoming school year online. Starting on Sept. 8, students in ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Friday, August 7, 2020 12:21 am

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