May 19, 2015 - The Joaquin ISD School Board met May 18, 2015 in regular session at 6:00 p.m. in the Joaquin Boardroom with the following members present: Jay Dee Cockrell, Thomas Harvey, Charles Leflett, Chrisco Bragg(arrived at 6:01 p.m.), Ronnie Belrose, Tam Hearnsberger, and Jimmy Hamilton. Board members absent was Charles Leflett and guest present was Jeff Cater.
March 25, 2015 - Desere' Cooper and Jaz Atkins, traveled to Corpus Christi for the state meet over spring break along with their coach, Carrie Obregon. Desere' had qualified to participate and once they arrived at the meet they learned that Jaz had the opportunity to participate also. Headed into the deadlift, Desere' was in third place and going for a weight that would possibly move her into 2nd she was unable to successfully make her lift. Jaz, however was able to make her lifts and placed 4th in her class.
February 17, 2015 - The Board conducted a public hearing in accordance with Texas Education Code 39.053 to discuss the District’s educational performance on the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) during its’ regular February 16th board meeting at 6pm in the Joaquin Board Room.
February 16, 2015 - Joaquin ISD Powerlifting team participated in the February 5th Kirbyville Power Lifting Meet and took 1st place in 5 different weight classes. In the men's weight classes Case Chambliss, Nate Belrose, and Zach Bell each took 1st place in their weight class. In the women's weight classes Jaz Atkins and Desere Cooper both took 1st place in their class.
February 10, 2015 - The junior high 22-2A basketball district recently came to an end for many area teams. Joaquin had three teams finish with top honors. The 8th grade boys finished their outstanding season with a district record of 9-1 earning the title of District Champions. The 7th grade girls also finished the district race with a record of 9-1 taking the title of district champs. The 7th grade boys completed district with a 9-1 record earning them top honors also.
January 6, 2015 - Superintendents from Joaquin, Shelbyville, Tenaha, Timpson and Excelsior discussed the impact of the funding level for small schools in Texas after a meeting with the Equity Center Executive Director, Dr. Wayne Pierce. Many of our funding levels and weights are underfunded, but why would the state purposely create a special formula just to penalize a group of districts? This question originated some 31 years ago and has continued with significate impact on our schools in Shelby County and another 463 statewide.