Posts Tagged ‘school’

More Hell to Pay

John Q. Public
To the editor: Thank you for reporting on the payroll audit mess at the Fort Worth school district (“Payroll Hell,” Jan. 20, 2010). It’s not over, unfortunately.

Payroll Hell

Frances Saperstein is 81 and suffers from Parkinson’s disease She taught in the Fort Worth school district for a decade before her illness forced her to quit at the end of the 2008 school year. But a stress-free retiremen...

Night and Day

THU ? 14 Symphony Arlington goes all French this evening with performances of Debussy’s La Mer and his much lesser-known Clarinet Rhapsody, a piece transcribed for orchestra that was originally written for clarinet and pi...

You Want Fair?

Texas Christian University’s football program has achieved remarkable success in recent years. The Horned Frogs finished this year ranked fourth in the country – quite an accomplishment for a relatively small privat...

Shift in the Shale

Peter Gorman
As avenues go, Carter Avenue, on Fort Worth’s East Side, is pretty modest. But a lot of North Texas gas drilling activists are hoping it will turn out to be the Ground Zero of something big.

Geeks Get Respect

“At Southern Methodist University, you can now major in video games. Finally, a degree more useless than political science.” – Jay Leno

Mother Mary Comes to Me

Before anyone had seen Precious, it had to battle negative perceptions. People had every reason to think it would be terrible when they heard that this drama about a poor, fat, illiterate, HIV-positive girl was by a neophyte fi...

Wheel Right

Four years ago, Amber Herndon was volunteering at a banquet being held at her church. The event was a fund-raiser for a new program started by the church’s Sunday school class, which took donated cars, fixed them up, and ...

Through a Lens, Gladly

The kiss between the young man and woman was sweet – a friendly peck, really. But it didn’t sound right. Needed more smack. The actors weren’t around anymore; filming had wrapped up months ago, and they’...

Linda Oh Trio

Ken Shimamoto
On the cover of her debut CD, Malaysian-born, Australian-bred bassist Linda Oh appears as a graphic novel heroine, silhouetted against a full moon, gazing out over the rooftops of her adopted home, New York City. Her performanc...