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Girls STEM Academy

Sheldon ISD received a grant for our girls to attend the Girls STEM Academy at Space Center Houston for 5 days of lessons and activities from building and launching rockets on the Launchpad, researching rocketry and learning to fly drones and robotics. This program is designed to encourage middle -school girls to pursue STEM careers through hands-on activities that involve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
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SISD board saves district $2.3 million in issuance of tax refunded bonds

Members of the Sheldon ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved an order authorizing the issuance of $15.1 million in Sheldon ISD Unlimited Tax Refunded Bonds that will save the district more than $2.3 million in cash flow savings.
Abraham George, Sheldon ISD Chief Financial Officer, said this overall potential savings is a result of lower interest rates throughout the bond market.
“When these bonds go out for sale, they will be sold to the lowest bidder,” George said, “which is a win-win situation for our school district.”
George said he would also like to thank the district’s financial advisor, U. S. Capital Advisors; and bond counsel, Hunton, Andrews & Kurth, LLP for all of their hard work throughout this process.
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