School News

Scholarships available to Reagan students

Reagan High School seniors are invited to apply for two $1,500 scholarships offered by Methodist Stone Oak Hospital. This is the third year the hospital, currently under construction near Hwy 281 and Sonterra Boulevard, will present the Hospital of the Future Scholarships. 

Johnson cheer, dance directors anticipate competitive teams

Bringing passion, talent and determination, the cheer and dance directors for Johnson High School are expecting to lead highly competitive and talented programs at the brand new campus set to open this fall. “I am looking forward to building a program that is successful competitively, but also equally successful in supporting the school, its spirit and its athletes,” says Johnson Cheerleading Director Shannon McKinley. 
 

Hundreds attend Johnson meet and greet

 
 Hundreds of students and parents attended Johnson High School’s first community meet and greet Jan. 31. Hosted by Kristopher Wickerham, principal of the new school, the meeting offered an opportunity to meet key staff members and hear updates about the new school expected to open this fall.
 

Reagan Orchestra fills bookstore with music

 Having just battled traffic, limited parking and the holiday frenzy, many shoppers entered the nearby bookstore with a scowl, a few grumbles and a humbug or two. Yet, once the peaceful tunes of the Reagan Orchestra touched their ears, the stresses of the day were forgotten and smiles quickly returned.
 

Area schools among best in Texas

Reagan High, Bush Middle School and Hardy Oak Elementary were among the state’s 859 best public schools recently named by Texas Monthly. The magazine partnered with the National Center for Educational Accountability (NCEA) to analyze test results from the past three years.
 

Reagan’s Marcus Wright to play in All-American Bowl

 
Reagan High School senior Marcus Wright received his latest and grandest accolade Tuesday -- an invitation to play in the 2008 U.S Army All-American Bowl. The record-breaking running back will be among 90 players nationwide chosen to participate in the premier high school football game scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Alamodome.
 

READY TO LAUGH? Lend Me a Tenor Opens tonight at Reagan High School

Diana uses her powers of persasion on Max

Reagan Theatre to perform a wildly entertaining farce… Lend Me a Tenor written by Ken Ludwig Lend Me a Tenor is a clever and wildly entertaining contemporary farce that “sends audiences on a wild romp of desperate measures and compromising situations.” In simple terms, farce is broad, basic comedy in which confusion, mistaken identity, innuendo and slapstick are key elements. The story is set in 1934. The Cleveland Grand Opera is celebrating its biggest night in history.

Reagan Football Team advances in play-offs against Los Fresnos Saturday

 

Waves of Rattler fans are expected to descend on the city of Victoria this Saturday to cheer on Reagan’s football team as they compete against the Los Fresnos Falcons in the regional quarterfinals. 

It’s official: Jaguar is Johnson High School mascot

Everyone let out a roar!  The jaguar has been named the official mascot of the new “Lady Bird” Johnson High School, receiving 67 percent of the 3,670 votes cast earlier this month.   All students within Johnson’s newly established attendance boundary were allowed to cast a ballot, picking one of three final mascot suggestions. Jays and Jayhawks were the other options. 
 

Cancelled Bush bus route before NEISD board again

Cancelled Bus Route

 NEISD trustees were hit with yet another plea to reinstate bus service for students within walking distance of Bush Middle School, this time by the mother of a 12-year-old girl recently hit by a car while walking home.
 
Diane Milner said her daughter Darian was in the protected crosswalk at the intersection of Knights Cross and Evans Road on Sept. 27 when a car, making a right turn, knocked her to the ground. Darian was then run over by the car’s tire, but is expected to recover from her injuries.