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Sanchez places first at meet

February 28, 2019 12:59pm | Tana Cleveland

UIL Number Sense and Mathematics students Jose Sanchez and Bailey Chase traveled to Waco to compete in a practice competition. Sanchez, who was a state qualifier last year, placed first in the meet at Waco Midway. “It is important for these students to get in […]

Students set to compete at nationals this summer

February 25, 2019 7:50pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

The speech and debate team recently traveled to the annual National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) district competition in Center, Texas to participate in hopes of being able to advance to national competition this summer in Dallas. “I have competed in NSDA all four years […]

FCCLA students advance to state competition

February 22, 2019 7:55pm | Jazlynn Early

After months of preparing and practicing, FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) competitors went to Galveston for their first competition of the year. FCCLA coaches Melissa Isaacs and Amanda Harter took 42 students and 14 teams to compete against over 2,000 participants from […]

Biology students extract fruit DNA

February 20, 2019 1:46pm | Jazlynn Early

Science classes are known for dissecting frogs and creating chemical explosions, but Biology teacher Megan McMullen takes labs to a new level. Most recently, McMullen’s Biology and Pre-AP Biology classes extract DNA from fruit. “I decided to conduct this lab because I wanted students to […]

FCCLA preps for contest

February 13, 2019 9:59am | Scarlet Carrillo

Preparations are underway for students competing in FCCLA’s regional competition this weekend, with teams finalizing displays, practicing lines, and showing off finished projects to the public. “Compared to my previous experiences, this year,s competitors will be able to go and win it all,” teacher Melissa […]

FCCLA regions work together

February 12, 2019 2:11pm | Melonie Menefee

Lending a helping hand was the theme as FCCLA students travelled to help another region with their competition a few weeks ago even while working on contests for their  own. While most regions have their own, independent supervisors, regions four and five share one. This […]

CX teams advance to state

February 7, 2019 9:25am | Kayleigh Rhodes

The 2018- 2019 speech and debate CX teams competed in district last month, and two pairs are now moving on to the State competition. The third team is a state alternate. “I was so proud of all of the teams this year,” senior Andrea Garcia. […]

Brigade members perform with CenTex

February 6, 2019 1:01pm | Ashley White

CenTex Honor Band tryouts last month saw seven students from the junior high and high school bands earning spots on the band, which meant all of them spent a Saturday practicing with their new bands and then performing for the public. For students used to […]

CDE event practice meets kick off the season

February 2, 2019 2:05pm | Megan Wedhorn

In late January, the Vet Science, Floriculture, Poultry and Milk Quality Production FFA teams traveled to Katy for their first contest of the season. For many of the competitors, this was their first time to compete in a Career Development Event. “The first contest is […]

Juniors hold auction to raise prom funds

February 1, 2019 1:38pm | Itzel Velazquez

It is halftime for the Lady Bison basketball game and a group of students holding items step onto the court. The auctioneer takes a deep breath and the bidding begins. The junior class, sponsored by Melonie Menefee, held an auction at a recent basketball game […]