Proven to contribute to happiness and enhance academic success, students all across the region are mastering Fine Arts.
From Broadway actors, a nod to Boys to Men, and an out-of-this-world jazz band, check out what Alamo Heights, Floresville ISD, Harlandale ISD, Judson ISD, North East ISD, Northside ISD, Medina Valley ISD are doing in this monthly edition of our San Antonio Public School District Roundup.
Commonly used to reflect and record humanity, acting, music, and mixed media art are critical programs. Creating art can also improve motivation, concentration, confidence, and teamwork which helps our students live a more complete and enriching life. Despite funding challenges, school administrators are continually finding ways to continue these remarkable programs. If you are a supporter of the arts, reach out to your local school district and ask for how you can support your local school programs.
Medina Valley 8th grade students competed in the Regional level National History Day. Mariah and Ashlyn Persyn placed 2nd with their Clean Water Act of 1972 in the group exhibit, and will be moving on to represent their District at the State level in Austin on April 28th. These young ladies also received the Special Award for their STEM topic. We congratulate these our Panther ladies for their hard work and dedication when you get the chance!
Featured on the district's Facebook page here.
The cheerleaders placed 4th in the 5A-D2 division at the UIL State Cheerleading Championship. They competed against 60 schools in the prelim division; earning 2nd in Band Dance and 5th in Fight Song. The team advanced to Finals where the competed in against the Top 20 teams where they earned 4th.
Original article here.
Ag science classes got a visit from Steven Branecky, Dottie the dairy cow, and Southwest Dairy Farmers. Students learned about the dairy industry and got to see a milking demonstration at the Medina Valley ISD Future Farmers of America Project Center.
Current events, stories, and features from the San Antonio-area's seventeen Independent School Districts.