2017-10-11 / News

San Perlita School News


SAN PERLITA 6TH GRADERS AT UT-RGV HESTEC CONFERENCE. SAN PERLITA 6TH GRADERS AT UT-RGV HESTEC CONFERENCE. AROUND CAMPUS

Karsen Kilbourn of the San Perlita FFA chapter will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 25- 28 during the 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. After taking first place at the state convention in the summer, she has been selected to perform in the national competition.

Karsen will perform on stage and bring excitement and spirit to the convention and expo. She submitted an application along with a recorded audition. Nearly 50 acts from throughout the country have been chosen to perform during general sessions, meal functions and receptions. During the convention and expo, all acts will have the chance to compete in three rounds and be judged on preparation, delivery, engagement, entertainment value and technical ability. The winner will receive $250. Mahindra USA, Tractor Supply Company and Wrangler sponsor the National FFA Talent Show.


SAN PERLITA 8TH GRADE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SAN PERLITA 8TH GRADE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM Ms. Osornio’s 8th grade social studies students recently completed their Boston Massacre project. The students investigated crime scenes and gathered evidence from a variety of sources, including by the use of QR codes, then, had to decide if they felt a crime had been committed, or if self-defense had taken place.

SPMS 6th graders attended the Hispanic Engineering, Science, and Technology (HESTEC) Conference at UT-RGV last week. HESTEC is a nationally recognized model for promoting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers to students of all ages. Now in its 16th year, the program has been rec- ognized as a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education” by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.

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SAN PERLITA 7TH GRADE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SAN PERLITA 7TH GRADE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM The District 32-2A Cross Country Meet will take place this afternoon at Lasara. The Trojans look to duplicate their success of the 2016 meet, where all four boys teams (7th, 8th, JV and Varsity) won district championships.

The middle school volleyball teams will host Santa Maria tomorrow evening, and will also celebrate Parents Night. Coach Dee Dee Rodriguez’ 7th graders sport a 5-1 record entering the week, while the 8th graders are still unbeaten at 6-0.

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