Lopez Middle School band members competed in the Region 12 Band competition recently and shattered several school records. Lopez had the highest mark of chairs earned in the entire region. Lopez earned 38 total chairs in region band and 13 total in region orchestra. Lopez earned seven first chairs and 5 second chairs. All are new Lopez records.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced four more local winners of scholarships financed by colleges and universities. Johnson High’s Lauren Hierholzer and Mary Harris both received a National Merit Baylor University Scholarship. Harris is interested in pursuing a career in medicine/biology. H
The Johnson High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Leadership Team earned the National Tri-Service Champion title at the JROTC Leadership and Academics Bowl (JLAB) in Washington, D.C., June 24-28.
Two Reagan High School students were recently name recipients of The National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Award in Writing. Michael Mancini and Suchee Shah were among 543 high school seniors chosen for this award. More than 1,600 students across the country were nominated.
North East ISD Superintendent Dr. Richard A. Middleton has been selected as the 2010 Texas Health Champion Award winner by the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at the University of Texas and Live Smart Texas.
All seven North East ISD high schools went live with their new online newspapers Friday, Sept. 24. In addition to advancing in technology, moving newspapers online improves community access, cost efficiency, and provides students with current and relevant skills necessary for today’s journalism market.
The faculty and student body of Lopez Middle School are feeling even more "pep in their step" with the arrival of their first mascot. The still unnamed panther made his debut at Panther Prowl and the Lopez Marketplace Aug. 18. The staff and students were all smiles and were excited that he was finally here, since they had voted to get a mascot the previous spring.
Reagan High School will offer Algebra II Prep, Pre-Cal Prep, and Calculus Prep for interested students Aug. 9-13.