DISD Grading System


The days of Denton Independent School District students being able to miss an assignment, take a zero, and move on to the next project soon will be history. Starting with the 2014-15 school year, students in grades 6-12 will be graded on what they know and not partially on how they behave. While letter grades […]

Children of Divorce


We’ve all heard the Alan Jackson song “Summertime Blues” with the line “sometimes I wonder what I’m a gonna do, but there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues.” Similarly, there is no cure for a difficult ex-spouse! A difficult ex-spouse can make it impossible for a divorced parent to travel with a child. This […]

Baked With Love-Just Like Grandma’s Kitchen

Flour Shop

If you walk into The Flour Shop Bakery and get the feeling that you are in your grandmother’s kitchen, then Cara Vasquez knows she is doing something right. The true test, though, is when you bite into one of her delectable cupcakes, cookies or pies. “My mom made everything from scratch and taught me everything […]

Here to Stay-Coach Walsh is Happy with Decision to Remain at Guyer


When you are the head coach of one of the most high-profile high school football programs in the state, it’s only natural to find yourself at the top of another school’s candidate list. Guyer coach John Walsh has received plenty of calls over the years asking to interview him, and he said recently it was […]

Building a Healthy, Happy, Responsible Child


I moved to this neighborhood in 1998 and opened Win Kids.  My desire was to have a positive influence on children through gymnastics and sports.  I noticed right away that we were living in a “bubble” of sorts – in a good way!  I am proud that our community and parents focus on children and […]

New Sheriff in Town

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Andrea Robinson wasn’t going to take just any coaching job. The 19-year veteran had spent the last six years building Cedar Hill’s girls basketball program into a perennial playoff favorite and it was going to take a lot to pull her away from the Longhorns and highly-touted 2016 recruit, Joyner Holmes. That’s when she heard […]

Are You Serious About Losing Weight?


Lose two inches from your waist, hips or thighs in 32 minutes guaranteed! What were your goals at the beginning of the year? Have you met your goals? Are you moving in the right direction? Is it hard to stay on track? Losing “stubborn fat” is hard and as you get older — it just […]

Mother & Son Game Night

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Last year E.P. Rayzor held a Mother-Son Movie Night, but this year it was changed to a Mother-Son Game Night, which included Twister, Bingo, Jenga, Dominoes, and various other games. Activities took place in both the gymnasium and lunchroom. The Bingo winners received prizes like wristbands, footballs, t-shirts, water bottles, etc. A photographer was there […]

Not Your Ordinary Dental Office

Dental Depot

Dr. Himesh Kana, owner of The Dental Depot of Highland Village, was born in a suburb just outside of London, England. At age 8, he and his family moved to the United States to rural western Oklahoma in a town called Erick where he was raised throughout his youth. Dr. Kana grew up in the […]

Taking Precautions Can Help Prevent Injuries


Spring is here and May is bike month. Children and adults all over Lantana are excited about pulling bikes out of the garage, dusting them off, and cruising around the neighborhood or to school for the day. Bicycles are fun but they are not toys and must be used safely and appropriately. Every year, about […]


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