School News

NEISD Board calls $498 million bond election

 

On Feb. 19, 2007, the North East ISD Board of Trustees voted to call a bond election to be placed on the May 12 ballot. The bond issue was recommended by the 2006-2007 Facility Study Committee made up of North East residents and will include $498 million to address enrollment growth, facility equity and additions, technology, transportation and a district sports facility. Building four new elementary schools, installing air conditioning in all school gymnasiums, replacing portable classrooms at four existing elementary schools and constructing another football stadium are just some of the projects under the bond proposal.

3rd Annual Reagan Fest, March 31st.

The Reagan High School Business Leadership group hosts the 3rd Annual Reaganfest on March 31, 2007 from 12-5 p.m. in the Reagan courtyard and cafeteria areas.  This is a family-fun event full of music and festivities.  There will be a rock climbing wall, basketball shoot, carnival games (for all ages) bungee run, obstacle course, dunking booth, sumo suits, moon bounce, pitching machine, jumbo slide, velcro wall, tattoos and face painting, silent auction, shopping opportunities and more.  Also, AT&T U-verse products will be demonstrated in a portable house and there will be a high-tech ice cream truck. Proceeds raised will benefit the school clubs and organizations. 
 
For more information on this event, contact Kiz Mannheimer at  kmannh@neisd.net.

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Reagan student named All-American

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Reagan High School student, Megan York has been named to the first annual American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) High School Senior All-America girls’ volleyball team.  York is one of five Texans to be part of the team.
 
According to the AVCA, each state was given representation by a delegate high school coach and nominated and ranked a player in his/her region.  Each region was represented on the AVCA High School Senior All-America Committee, who then chose the All-America Team based upon the rankings of the state representatives, extensive research conducted by each committee member and dialogue between the committee members.  Only players in their high school senior season, whose coaches were AVCA members, were eligible for nomination.

Reagan students place top on knowledge

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Reagan High School students Jordan Seidl, Jordan Penland, Ray Bryant and Priya Kumar placed second at the World Affairs Council's second annual Academic World Quest on Feb. 8.  The competition, which included 50 teams of four from local high schools, quizzes students over their knowledge of current events, geography, the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict and multi-national corporations.  The students completed six rounds answering 49 of the 59 questions correctly.  They then went into a tie-breaker with the Health Careers High School team for second place.  The teams tied again after six questions on the space age, but winning after the second tie-breaking round on World Flags.  Reagan was represented by a total of six teams in the competition, all of which placed in the top 20.  The teams included:

Stone Oak Students make fundraiser successful

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The Stone Oak Elementary Student Council had a successful fundraiser in February for the Ronald McDonald House. Stone Oak Bobcats brought in quarters and raised more than $1,000 to help out the Ronald McDonald House of San Antonio. The top contributors were third-grader Brett Lester and fourth-grader Caleb Anderson.

College Night at Reagan

RRHS Counselors and PTA Present...

"College Night"
February 28, 2007
7:00 PM
Reagan Auditorium

Mark your calendars for the next Reagan High School PTA Meeting and College Night Program.

Reagan Counselors will be available to answer questions about preparing your student for college, scholarships, financial aid, etc. Representatives from 14 colleges and universities will be on campus to meet with parents and students. The program will begin with a short PTA meeting, followed by our speakers. Following the presentation, informal break-out sessions will allow you to meet with the college representatives. We invite all Reagan students and parents to attend. It's never too early to start thinking about college selection

Reagan student writes winning essay

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Reagan High School student, Thomas Hernandez, has been named a winner in the Department of Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy competition for 2006-2007.  Thomas was awarded a $1,500 local award scholarship, a $4,000 scholarship from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Texas and an expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete for national recognition.  Hernandez has also been invited to attend the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge’s Spirit of America Youth Conference in June. 

Reagan student recognized nationally.

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Reagan High School student, Taylor Murphy, has been selected as one of four national winners in the Creative Self-Expression Foundation Art Show.  He and a parent will attend the awards presentation on March 3 at the Art Expo Convention in New York.

Each semester four students are nationally recognized by the Foundation and awarded scholarships for demonstrating outstanding creativity and talent. In addition to student participation, The Foundation’s initiative encourages involvement on behalf of parents, teachers and area schools. The program promotes self-esteem and critical thinking with the support of the students’ communities.

Reaganfest, March 31st, 12-5pm

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The Reagan High School Business Leadership group hosts the 3rd Annual Reaganfest on March 31, 2007 from 12-5 p.m. in the Reagan courtyard and cafeteria areas.  This is a family-fun event full of music and festivities.  There will be a rock climbing wall, basketball shoot, carnival games (for all ages) bungee run, obstacle course, dunking booth, sumo suits, moon bounce, pitching machine, jumbo slide, velcro wall, tattoos and face painting, silent auction, shopping opportunities and more.  Also, AT&T U-verse products will be demonstrated in a portable house and there will be a high-tech ice cream truck. Proceeds raised will benefit the school clubs and organizations. 

6th Annual History Faire and Culture Fest at Tejada Middle School

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Tejeda Middle School will host the 6th Annual History Faire & Culture Fest on March 31, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on History Hill at the school's campus.  This is a family event with many "hands-on" activities for all ages to experience. Those who attend can learn about the Buffalo Soldiers, listen to a Mariachi Band, participate in an archeological dig, interact with Roman soldiers or investigate a life-size viking ship. Historical re-enactment groups will also be on the grounds. 

The event is free of charge, and the Tejeda Clubs will be selling food, drinks and various items to benefit their organizations.