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Monday, May 22, 2017
We’re proud to announce that Carley Copeland, a Team Member at the Bastrop Chick-fil-A has received a scholarship through Chick-fil-A’s Remarkable Futures initiative. Carley was one of 3,424 students around the country chosen to receive $2,500 to begin or continue their education at the educational institute of their choice. Carley plans to use the funds as she attends Avenue Five ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Chamber
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Bastrop ISD Selects Community Partner of the Year (Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD has selected We Believe in BISD as its community partner of the year. An award will be presented by the Board of Trustees on May 16, 2017 during the board meeting to Jolene Jaehne, Chair of the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, and Becki Womble, President of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce. For the last ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Thursday, May 11, 2017
(Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD nominated numerous Bastrop Area businesses and community partners for the 2017 Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) business recognition program. Nominees will be honored by the Board of Trustees on May 16, 2017 during the regular board meeting. “We are grateful for the generosity of our businesses and local partners and their commitment to help make a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, School District
Monday, May 08, 2017
Bastrop ISD Partners with University of Texas for $20,000 Grant (Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD was selected as the beneficiary of a coveted $20,000 LRNG Innovators Challenge grant written by Katie McKay, Co-Director of Heart of Texas Writing Project at the University of Texas. The grant, called Choice and Voice: Agency and Audience in a Resilient Rural Texas Community, will involve 10 BISD ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, May 08, 2017
CRCA Earns Spot on 2016 Texas Honor Roll (Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD is pleased to announce that its early college high school, Colorado River Collegiate Academy (CRCA), has been identified as an Honor Roll school by Educational Results Partnership and the Institute for Productivity in Education. The 2016 Honor Roll recognizes public elementary, middle, and high schools that demonstrate ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 28, 2017
Chester Eitze of Austin, Texas is being honored with the Special Recognition Award from the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT). The award will be presented at an awards ceremony during the AACTFest 2017 national festival in Rochester, Minnesota June 26-July 1, 2017. The AACT Special Recognition Award is presented to persons or organizations whose contributions to community ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, Fun Facts
Monday, April 24, 2017
City of Bastrop Economic Development Corporation Request for Qualifications and Proposals (RFQ) For 921 Main Street Redevelopment Responses are due to the office of the Executive Director for the Bastrop Economic Development Corporation, 301 Hwy 71 West, Suite 214, Bastrop, Texas, 78602, by 5:00 p.m. (CST) on June 23, 2017. Scope of Work The Bastrop Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) seeks ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, April 17, 2017
Bastrop High School Robotics Team Heads to World Championships (Bastrop) – The Bastrop High School robotics group, called team 4610 BearTecs, has qualified to compete for the second time in the FIRST World Championship in Houston later this week. The team will travel to the George R. Brown Convention Center to compete with nearly 400 teams from around the world. The BearTecs will compete in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Education