Author Archives: Bryan Reeder

Willis ISD Letter to Parents- Closed until May 4th

Dear Willis ISD Parents and Families, I want to share with you an update regarding our current school closure. Today, Governor Greg Abbott announced the extension of Texas school closures until May 4, 2020. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the President’s announcement to extend physical…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/31

THE NCAA DIVISION-ONE COUNCIL VOTED MONDAY TO GRANT AN EXTRA YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY TO ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES IN SPRING SPORTS WHOSE SEASONS WERE CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.  THE NCAA’S DECISION WILL EXTEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL SPRING-SPORT STUDENT-ATHLETES — NOT JUST SENIORS WHOSE CAREERS WOULD HAVE ENDED AFTER THE CANCELLATION OF THEIR SEASONS —…read more »

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“Made shoes yesterday, making masks today”: Sneaker company New Balance now churning out protective gear

The American-made company New Balance may have earned itself lots of brand-new customers when this COVID-19 pandemic is over, based on the reaction to a tweet noting it has started making masks for first responders. “Made shoes yesterday, making masks today” declares the tweet, accompanied by a photo of a sturdy-looking face mask, with what looks like…read more »

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Working from home? Might as well get your home office in order with these tips

With the COVID-19 pandemic relegating millions of workers to their homes to limit the spread of the virus, chances are we haven’t given all that much to out ‘home office,’ until now. However, leave it to those crafty folks at Etsy to help us get our house in order. The website’s trend expert Dayna Isom Johnson offers the following tips…read more »

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Seed sales spike amid COVID-19 pandemic

Move over toilet paper — the latest item people are panic-buying in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is seeds. Seed manufacturers say business has been booming lately, so much so that they’re having trouble keeping up with the demand, according to The Washington Post. It could be that people are just discovering the benefits of…read more »

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Elton John, Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish and others raise nearly $8 million on Living Room Concert for America

ELTON JOHN, MARIAH CAREY, BILLIE EILISH AND OTHER MAJOR MUSIC STARS GATHERED TOGETHER FOR THE LIVING ROOM CONCERT FOR AMERICA ON SUNDAY, AND THE NUMBERS ARE NOW IN…THEY RAISED NEARLY $8 MILLION TO HELP FIGHT THE SPREAD OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS, AND SALUTE THE STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE OF THE U.S. PEOPLE DURING THE HEALTH CRISIS.  ELTON, WHO HOSTED THE EVENT…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/30

THE RAPID SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS HAS CAUSED CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS OF SPORTING EVENTS AND AFFECTING SPORTS AROUND THE GLOBE. ONE OF THE BIGGEST DEVELOPMENTS IS THAT JAPAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE 2020 SUMMER GAMES IN TOKYO UNTIL NEXT YEAR. IN OTHER COVID-19- SPORTS RELATED NEWS, NEW YORK KNICKS OWNER JAMES…read more »

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Amid COVID-19 employment downturn, LinkedIn ranks in-demand jobs

While millions are out of work because of lockdowns, shutdowns, and other results from the COVID-19 pandemic, LinkedIn is looking into hiring trends overseas to try to predict what could happen on our shores. The site has also posted a list of the most in-demand positions right now, along with a list of who’s hiring. By looking…read more »

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