Kinder students at different schools like to celebrate that big milestone of making it to their 100th day in their own unique way. Candlewood Elementary students had a big parade to announce their achievement. They marched through the hallways with banners, signs and anything that heralded, "I made it to 100 days!" We want to congratulate these students on their accomplishment and encourage them to keep up the good work in learning all they can.
If you have a student that's interested in attending JSTEM Academy, your chance to find out all about it is coming up...several times. There will be informational meetings at several campuses primarily for parents of 5th graders that have a real interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) studies. This is for possible enrollment for next academic year.
Each meeting will be at the school cafeterias from 6 pm to 7 pm.
Take a look at the schedule below to see what session works best for you:
Some say age is a state of mind...for students in kindergarten, those 100 days do make a big difference. In that time frame, they do a lot of growing up. They learn how to get along with other students, sharing, self control as well as the classroom academics. Their teachers guide them through all that with parental support. To celebrate at Woodlake Elementary School, the kinder teachers dressed up to look older in recognition of the 100 day milestone. It was fun for the kids to see their teachers dressed up like they've never seen them before...quite a transformation!
National signing day is a big day. It's a time when high school football players that are highly recruited officially make it known where they will attend college and play their sport. Judson Rockets had a recruiting class of 10 signees going to a variety of state and private colleges and universities. Family, friends and the news media were all gathered to witness the big day. Head Football Coach Sean McAuliffe and Coach Joel Call briefly shared their thoughts about this group of players and JISD Superintendent Dr. Carl Montoya was also on hand to offer his congratulations.
Here are the individual signees and where they are going:
Alton Robinson- Texas A&M
Terrence Hickman- University of Incarnate Word
Greg Craddock- Abilene Christian
Dominique Ramsey- Texas A&M Commerce
Xavier Morris- Texas A&M Commerce
Shane Calvin- Texas A&M Kingsville
Malik Taylor- Navarro College
Jakob Alonzo- Cisco College
Dreshon Govan- Mary Hardin Baylor University
Fred Coronado- Howard Payne University
Boys having time with their dads or a male role model is a vital element of growing up. Salinas Elementary School hosted a Father-Son Game Night and it was a blast. As you can see by the pictures, there was a big crowd and there was plenty of fun for a guys night to eat up. A great event that is an investment in our kids.