With parental permission, a Cook Children’s physician can conduct a virtual exam of a student with assistance from the school nurse. The pilot program, available on five campuses, focuses on acute care issues like earaches, congestion and pink eye.
The donation from Bobby Patton, who is the largest in the College of Liberal Arts’ history, eclipsing $15 million pledged in 2010 by the Mulva Family Foundation for space in the Liberal Arts Building to accommodate Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs.
Fort Worth sued Lakeside last year when the town allegedly annexed some of Fort Worth’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. The issue boiled down to water service Lakeside was providing to some Fort Worth residents. The council also approved waiving fees under new sidewalk policy.
Grapevine-Colleyville district officials report big savings over the first 18 months of a contract with Cenergistic, an energy conservation consultant. The Dallas-based company receives payment equal to half the savings after the first six months.
Stay on Track Keller hosted a town hall meeting about the abuse of prescription painkillers and have sponsored a public service campaign involving Keller district athletes to raise public awareness. PSAs are shown at two area movie theaters and the KISD stadium while signs and billboards are located at schools and along main roads.