Magnetic fingerprint powder. Hair spray. Plaster of Paris. UV flashlights. These are important tools that Seguin Police Department's Sarah Wilson demonstrated for students in the CSI Camp at Vogel Elementary on July 11. The Evidence Forensic Specialist served as guest speaker to share methods that she uses to gather evidence and help solve crimes. Thank you Ms. Wilson for your visit! CSI Camp is one of many free summer camps offered by Seguin ISD.
Seguin High School students presented their Project Based Learning project to the the City of Seguin on June 28. The students studied the ecology and history of Walnut Springs and their findings will be shared in the form of signage that will be placed along the Walnut Springs Trail. With QR codes on the signage, trail travelers can download videos with Spanish subtitles that describe the particular stretch of the creek. Teacher Art Thompson assisted the students with the project.
Seguin High School students (l-r) Serenity de Leon, Lena Deharde and Rosie Cramblitt recently attended Girls State hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary. The program, held annually at TLU, is limited to high school juniors with each high school is allowed to send up to six girls based on leadership, citizenship, scholarship and character. The Girls State program provides educational opportunities for nearly 600 young women from all across the state. The three Seguin High School representatives earned multiple pins, certificates and honor cords.On June 22, Girls State senators and representatives convened their annual mock legislature in the state capitol. Later, a joint session gathered in the Texas Senate chambers to inaugurate newly elected state officials. Judge Mike Keasler addressed the citizens and administered the oath of office. De Leon was elected to the state officer position of attorney general and was introduced and escorted by Missy Cary, chief of staff for Attorney General Ken Paxton. Additionally, de Leon was offered an internship to work in the Attorney General’s office and was awarded an Outstanding Citizen award.
Cheney Stephenson, Seguin High School Student Council Officer and Texas Association of Student Council State Secretary, along with Student Council advisor Tori Beutnagel, attended the National Student Council Conference in Minnesota this week with other state officers. They attended workshops, developed their own leadership skills and spent time planning events for the student councils across the state of Texas.
A big thank you to Officer Willie Ybarra with the Seguin Police Department for taking time to explain and demonstrate how radar works for our "May the Force be with You" summer camp. Vogel Elementary's Emily Prochnow is teaching the camp where students are learning about math, physics, Newton's laws and the like. The radar gun was a big hit, as was your patrol vehicle!
The Seguin ISD Food Service Department made a fine showing in the eighth annual Taste of Seguin competition held June 19 at the Seguin Coliseum. The team was competing against local restaurants and caterers and earned a Judge's Choice Runner Up award in the Entree division for their Chicken Florentine Panini entry. This particular entry is a standard menu item that is offered at all campuses and grade levels throughout Seguin ISD!
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