Judson ISD

Entries for month: April 2018

JECA Team Wins Big At Bexar County HS Film Festival

JECA Seniors, Destinie Strickland, Mark Trevino and David Sandoval competed in the 2018 Bexar County High School Film Festival. The team collaborated with the Youth Orchestra of San Antonio to create a three-minute video that encompassed the day to day operations and overall mission of the non-profit organization. All the videos produced by the students are donated to the non-profits and are being featured for their use in their marketing and recruiting efforts. The video produced by the JECA Digital Media team brought in the awards for Best Music/Score and the Rivard Report’s Outstanding Storytelling award. Congratulations! The video can be viewed below.


Judson Criminal Justice Team Score Awards

Judson High School Criminal Justice students recently competed at the Southwest Texas Junior College Police Explorers event. They traveled to Uvalde and did not come home empty handed. The team brought home several awards. Their efforts and hard work paid off by gaining 3rd place in Felony Traffic Stop and 2nd place in the Mile Relay. Congratulations to the JHS Criminal Justice team!

2018-2019 JISD Instructional Calendar Approved

The instructional calendar for the upcoming 2018-19 school year was approved April 25, 2018, in a special meeting of the JISD Board of Trustees.  District employees were given two calendar options with their differences, so they could make an informed choice.  More than 1,700 votes were cast, option A was the winner, the board approved it, and here it is.  



Judson Middle School Orchestra Takes Home Gold


The Judson Middle School Orchestra traveled to Corpus Christi to compete in the annual Director's Choice competition. The competition brings music ensembles from all over the state of Texas to play for judges and have their ensembles ranked. This year the orchestra had the amazing opportunity to perform in the Texas A&M Corpus Christi University Performing Arts Center. which is one of the premier concert halls in the state of Texas and where the Corpus Christi Symphony plays. 

All three judges were very impressed with the orchestra's musical abilities and commended them on such an amazing performance. The Orchestra brought home three trophies to show off their hard work, including Best in Class and the prestigious Overall Outstanding Ensemble. Congratulations to the students and their Director Mr. Garcia.



Flyer Bands, Choirs Soar Above Competition

For the first time in recent history, the Kitty Hawk Middle School band and choir departments both brought home Sweepstakes trophies for each of their competing groups at UIL Concert and Sight Reading Evaluation. First, the Flyer Choirs, under the direction of Colin Powell, earned Sweepstakes with the Varsity and Non-Varsity Treble Chorus as well as the Tenor/Bass Choir. Then, the award-winning Honors and Symphonic Bands both earned Sweepstakes for the second consecutive year under the direction of Lacy Lansford and Kendal Tucker. Way to go Flyers!