In the news:
Gardens, Teague educators named
Wal-Mart Teachers of the Year
Gardens Elementary School third grade
teacher Rachel Ervin and Teague Elementary kindergarten teacher
Judy Rice have been selected as Wal-Mart Teachers of
the Year. Ervin and Rice will be formally honored at the 2009 Crystal
Awards on March 6 at the Westin Galleria in Houston.
The Crystal Awards are given to teachers
who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to educate
students. Each year, only six Houston- area educators are chosen
to receive the Crystal Award. The 2009 Crystal Awards are
sponsored by the Houston Chronicle, the Spring Branch Education
Foundation and Wal-Mart.