Has it been totally crazy over the last two weeks, or is that just me? So grab your third cup of coffee (still just me?), get comfy in your chair, and let's catch up!
As a re-cap, both VEX and FIRST Robotics competed in World Championship Tournaments a week ago. ALL of our robotics teams did exceptionally well and all of the coaches have told me that they are extremely excited to begin working with their students for next year's challenge. You can read about their victories and awards on our website. Congrats everyone!!
Two of our Destination Imagination teams, GHS Improv and GMS Structure, will compete in the DI Global Finals in 3 weeks! They'll travel to Knoxville, TN on May 23-25th to compete against teams from all over the world. You'll hear more about that after they compete. Keep up the hard work DI!
On April 13th, six Greenville High School second year culinary arts students competed in the NTCC Culinary Arts Competition in Pittsburg, Tex. The Students competed in two Categories; the Food Fight competition, which consisted of three distinct parts, and the Edible Book competition. GHS culinary students performed exceptionally well, bringing home first place in both competitions, as well as winning awards in separate categories. You can read their full story on our website. Congratulations on your win culinary arts!!
This past weekend was the 85th annual Floorshow at Greenville High School, featuring the GHS Flaming Flashes and GHS Lion Pride Band, The theme this year was "Floorshow Idol" based on the popular show, "American Idol". Full story and pictures to come!
Last but not least, the GISD Teacher of the Year finalists have been chosen and are as follows:
Elementary: Tina Smith (Bowie), Diana Smith (Carver), Vickie Thomason (L.P. Waters), Lisa Redd (Crockett), Jeanette Allison (Travis) and Courtney Sommers (Lamar Elementary).
Secondary: Rebecca Aronow (Greenville Sixth Grade Center), Cheryl Dennis (Greenville Middle School), George Sellers (Greenville High School) and Diane Roman (Houston Education Center).
Each of these teachers were chosen by their campus and will compete for the district Teacher of the Year prize (one elementary and one secondary) and the chance to advance to the regional and state Teacher of the Year competition. Please congratulate each of these teachers on this wonderful achievement!
That's all for now! Stay tuned for next week's post!