A Message From the Superintendent
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A Message From the Superintendent

Welcome to the Fall 2023 edition of our community magazine, EMS Proud! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, EMS Proud is now a special edition of 287 North Living. We’re excited to partner with the only magazine publication dedicated to covering the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw area. By moving to this format, we can still publish EMS Proud…

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District: Aspire!

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District: Aspire!

It’s difficult to be the best you can be if you don’t know what that best is and who’s supposed to achieve it. The dedicated administrators, teachers, and staff at the 19 elementary, six middle, and four high schools within the Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD focus on eliminating such self-limiting obstacles. As a matter of…

Extra Touches Make ClearWater Plumbers Stand Out from the Rest
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Extra Touches Make ClearWater Plumbers Stand Out from the Rest

Lots of businesses talk about how their customer service makes them better than their competition, but one that clearly does so is Fort Worth-based ClearWater Plumbers. Combining Amy Longspaugh’s background providing that personal touch in the fine dining and restaurant industry with husband Jeff’s technical skills as a master plumber, the company has succeeded for…

Animals Illustrate Importance of Dental Hygiene – Creature Teacher

Animals Illustrate Importance of Dental Hygiene – Creature Teacher

Meet the dentist who’s teaching children healthy habits with an assist from wildlife creatures.  Boa constrictors and kangaroos and tarantulas are showstoppers that get a chorus of “oohs and aahs when The Creature Teacher visits elementary and pre-school classrooms around  North Texas. Bringing a wildlife program to Fort Worth schools to discuss dental hygiene might…

Elementary Running Clubs: Learning to  Love the Sport

Elementary Running Clubs: Learning to Love the Sport

A quiet revolution is taking place, one small pair of sneakers at a time. With boundless energy and infectious enthusiasm, the young students of EMS ISD are discovering the incredible benefits of running. In a world filled with screens and gadgets, these pint-sized athletes are lacing up their shoes, hitting the track, and uncovering a…

Bond ’23: Essential Information
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Bond ’23: Essential Information

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD voters to decide four school bond propositions on November 7 Voters who live within Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD will have the opportunity to decide a multi-proposition school bond proposal in November.  The school district’s board of trustees voted unanimously in August to call an election for Nov. 7 that is projected to address…

Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: PALs Program at Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD

Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: PALs Program at Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD

In the heart of the Eagle Mountain Saginaw Independent School District, an inspiring initiative is quietly reshaping the landscape of youth development. Meet Biviana Esparza and Hunter Grice, passionate advocates for empowering young minds, as they take us on a journey into the PALs (Peer Assistance Leadership) program, a driving force for future leaders. The…

Everyone Dreams – Boswell High Alum Makin’ It in Nashville

Everyone Dreams – Boswell High Alum Makin’ It in Nashville

Some people confuse dreams with wishes made on the flickering candles of a birthday cake – they won’t come true if you talk about them. Sometimes, though, dreams have a much better chance of flowering if you “speak them into existence,” and draw in the support of others. Matt Skates, bass player for a band…