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Elementary and Primary Education
Texas City Independent School District
News Release
Friday, December 02, 2011

TCISD school events


Heights Food Drive

Schools in Texas City ISD annually hold Food Drives for the community. Heights Elementary did their Food Drive right before Thanksgiving to benefit the Community Thanksgiving Feast. Pictured is Alicia Belcher's class, who brought in the most canned goods at the school . . . 168 items! Alicia Belcher is far left. Community Feast volunteer Barbara white and Heights Principal Nathan Jackson are pictured far right.


ADK Donation

Texas Delta Lambda chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Sorority for Women Educators honored the founders of their organization during Founders' Month by presenting the Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future with a donation for innovative learning tools.  Pictured are Deborah Laine, Executive Director of the Foundation, and Olivia Cook, past Texas President, International Vice President and Delta Lambda member.


TAFE Competition

Ready, Set, TEACH! students competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators Regional Conference on November 17 in Houston. Ready, Set, TEACH! is one of Texas City High School's newest programs being offered this year in the Family and Consumer Science Department. This is also the first year TCHS students were able to compete in the Educational Leadership Fundamentals area. Destiny Anderson and Kayla Walker won Gold medals. Cassandra Gaylord and Jordon Hansley won Silver medals; and Tedra Garza won a Bronze medal.  Gold and Silver medalists will advance to the State competition in San Antonio in February.  Teacher Alexis Knape is proud of all of the students that competed in their first competition. Pictured, left to right, on the top row are: Mrs. Knape, Tedra Garza, Laura Luna, Maria Luna and Jessica Chavez. Pictured, left to right on the bottom row, are: Destiny Anderson, Cassandra Gaylord, Jordon Hansley, Lauren Jaeger and Kayla Walker.


Rotary poster winners 2011

The Rotary Club of Texas City annually sponsors a poster contest in conjunction with their spaghetti supper fundraiser in the fall.  Blocker Middle School students received cash awards for their winning art.  The theme this year was "Reach Within to Embrace Humanity." Edgar Windom won 1st Place, Parker Johns won 2nd Place and Yaritza Alvarez won 3rd Place.  Ada Martin is their art teacher.


Hall of Honor 2011

The Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future inducted another four alumni into the Hall of Honor, which is a prestigious program recognizing outstanding Texas City ISD graduates. This is the sixth year for the Hall of Honor, in which four alumni from the district's high schools are selected for induction. The 2011 inductees are: Joe Hoover, Texas City High School Class of 1952; Clemon Prevost, Sr., Texas City High School Class of 1974; Carolyn Risinger, M.D., Texas City High School Class of 1975; and Pat Doyle, Texas City High School Class of 1982. Pictured, left to right, are civic leader county commissioner and attorney Pat Doyle; pediatrician Dr. Becky Risinger; inventor Clemon Prevost, Sr.; and architect Joe Hoover.

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