School News

Reagan choirs sweep UIL competition

Reagan Choir

The Reagan High School choirs walked away with numerous honors at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading contest earlier this month.  Achieving their goal of excellence, the choristers even earned sweepstake wins to the absolute delight of the high school’s Fine Arts Department and choir directors Jo Scurlock-Dillard and Mary Cowart.

Green Fields Market announces art contest

Green Fields Market

Green Fields Market near Stone Oak Parkway and Huebner Road is inviting students from local schools to design the grocery’s next reusable tote bag.  Submissions must be received by April 16 and the winner will be announced during a special ceremony on Earth Day, April 22.

Reagan's Whitlock named 2009 Coach of the Year

Reagan Soccer Coach Frankie Whitlock is one of 21 high school coaches from across the country selected as the 2009 National Coaches of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association.

Wilderness Oak Elementary sells hearts for Haiti

Hearts for Haiti

Wilderness Oak Elementary School has organized a "Hearts for Haiti" campaign to help victims of the recent earthquake. Students, faculty and the community may purchase a Valentine heart for $1.  All proceeds, as well as the hearts and special messages, will be delivered to the American Red Cross Feb. 11.

Reagan Choir performs holiday concerts

Reagan Choir performs a holiday concert

The Reagan High School Choir was thrilled to see so many people from Stone Oak support them at their holiday concert.

2010 MLK Scholarship applications available

The 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship application is now available. High school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and are looking for financial assistance are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be a graduating senior attending a high school within Bexar County.

Hardy Oak, Roan Forest named to 2009 Honor Roll

Hardy Oak Elementary School

Hardy Oak and Roan Forest elementary schools have made the Texas Business and Education Coalition (TBEC) Honor Roll for 2009. The TBEC Honor Roll award is the most prestigious award for sustained, academic excellence in Texas.

Bush Middle School initiates Doors for Dads program

Bush Middle School; courtesy of www.neisd.net

Bush Middle School fathers are showing their support through Doors for Dads, a new program recently launched by the PTA.  Every Friday, students of Bush Middle School will be greeted at the front door by two dads from 8 to 8:30 a.m.

NEISD not accepting substitute teachers applications

As of Sept. 1, NEISD is no longer accepting applications for substitute teachers for the 2009-10 school year. This decision comes after the district received an overwhelming response to a request for substitute teachers.
 
Applications received prior to Sept. 1 will be reviewed in the order they were received. Notifications of scheduled orientations will be mailed to those individuals who have been selected to substitute.

Tejeda teacher sets up cultural exchange in Japan

High School class in Japan

During the summer, Tejeda Middle School teacher Laurie Huhndorf visited Japan and set up a cultural exchange with Karyo High School in Kudamatsu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The exchange will take place via a Web site where students can post pictures, videos, blogs and more. These postings will help the students learn more about each other's lives.