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BISD board disagrees with administration on No Pass, No Play

beaumontenterprise.com — The Beaumont ISD board of managers on Thursday unanimously voted against exempting advanced courses from state guidelines that require students participating in certain extracurricular activities to make passing grades each evaluation period.
Jan 23, 2015

#BISD board disagrees with administration on No Pass No Play guidelines bit.ly/15lVNwQ

Lamar, BISD students team up for free math tutoring

beaumontenterprise.com — Lamar University professor Kumer Das saw the steady decline of test scores in the Beaumont school district not as a bane but as a boon to help the district's students - including his own two children - hone their math skills.
Jan 22, 2015

Also, I wrote this great story about #BISD students getting free math tutoring from a Lamar University professor bit.ly/1BNrbCR

Flooding possible in low-lying areas

beaumontenterprise.com — Heavy bouts of rain are expected to continue through this evening, before tapering off, according to the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. Lingering patches of rain will be spotty throughout the morning and afternoon tomorrow. Rain totals will be 1-2 inches, according to NWS.

Depth may be key for Cardinals baseball team

beaumontenterprise.com — As Lamar baseball begins practice for the 2015 season this week, Cardinal head coach Jim Gilligan's biggest issue may be depth. Gilligan - in his 38th season - doesn't necessarily think that the depth is a real problem, but he has acknowledged that he will have to do some shuffling early in the season to see who will step up.

Drop in oil prices could increase Beaumont road projects

beaumontenterprise.com — Drop in oil prices could increase Beaumont road projects With a sharp drop in oil prices driving down the cost of asphalt, the city of Beaumont might be able to repave the equivalent of 6 miles more of streets than originally covered by its $15 million street repair project.

Cards Against Humanity: The Beaumont expansion pack

blog.beaumontenterprise.com — Cards Against Humanity is the new American success story. After its Kickstarter campaign went viral, this "party game for horrible people" became the hottest, most vulgar thing to happen to family game night.