The recipient of the November 2022 Superintendent's Apple Award is none other than our Matador Guard Director, Fine Arts Administrative Assistant, Seguin ISD Performing Arts Center Coordinator, Seguin High School Student Council Advisor and Texas Educational Colorguard Association Board Member, Heather Brown.
During the Nov. 15 school board meeting, outgoing District 7 Trustee Glenda Moreno was thanked for her four years of service to the students and staff of Seguin ISD.
The November 2022 Superintendent's Elementary Student of the Month is Jeremiah Garcia, a fourth grade student at Jefferson Elementary School. His principal, Mr. Podorsky, notes that he is respectful to his fellow students, teachers and staff. He works hard to do his best in class every day and frequently volunteers to help pick up litter on the playground. His positive attitude is infectious and his teachers are extremely proud of him. Jeremiah’s parents are Sabrina Rangel and Moses Garcia. Congratulations, Jeremiah!
Congratulations to our new District 7 School Board Trustee Joshua Bright, who was joined by his friends and family during a Nov. 18 oath of office ceremony.
Seguin ISD school board incumbents (from left) Alejandro Guerra, Linda Duncan and Denise Crettenden, plus new trustee Joshua Bright, take part in an official oath of office ceremony on Nov. 18. Nancy Ramirez, superintendent secretary, administered the oath to the trustees.
The November 2022 Superintendent's High School Student of the Month is Yvette Hernandez, a member of the Matador Class of 2025. She consistently maintains a rigorous academic schedule and is currently ranked #1 in her sophomore class. She is active in Business Professionals of America where she was a state qualifier last year. Yvette is also a member of the Crafts and Art Club, Student Council and Superintendent’s Student Advisory Team. She supports inclusion efforts through Meet in the Middle activities and events on campus. She is an outstanding representative of leadership in action and caring in and out of the classroom. Her parents are Nancy and Jorge Hernandez. Congratulations, Yvette!
The November 2022 Superintendent's Middle School Student of the Month is Tyrone Luckey, an eighth grade student at Barnes Middle School. His teachers report that he is a dependable student leader. He stays super focused in class and has a great sense of humor. He is enrolled in all advanced classes and is very active in athletics. He respects his teachers and peers, thus it is no surprise that he serves as a great role model. Tyrone’s parents are Joel Williams and Lorraine Lamb. Congratulations, Tyrone!
Corbett Klesel, McQueeney Elementary School third grade student, received the Superintendent's Elementary Student of the Month Award during the Oct. 25 school board meeting. #WeAreSeguin
Daniel Pinon, an eighth grade student at Briesemeister Middle School, was the recipient of the Superintendent's Middle School Student of the Month Award at the Oct. 25 school board meeting. #WeAreSeguin
Seguin ISD Community Engagement Director and Seguin Education Foundation Executive Director Kelly Follis was awarded the Superintendent's Apple Award for outstanding service during the Oct. 25 school board meeting.
Seguin High School junior Lorenzo Rodriguez is the Superintendent's High School Student of the Month. He accepted the honor during the Oct. 25 school board meeting with his family. #WeAreSeguin
In the Outstanding College Pathway Initiative category, the Seguin High School Early College High School program received the award. Anna Lisa Vargas oversees our Early College High School partnership with St. Philip’s College that offers college credits up to an associates degree free of charge for Seguin High School students. From 2018 through spring 2023, 124 students will have graduated from Seguin High School with an associate’s degree, with these families saving more than 1.8 million dollars in tuition costs and fees. Congratulations to Anna Lisa Vargas and Dr. Hector Esquivel, Seguin High School principal.
Texas STEAM grants were awarded to Koennecke and Patlan elementaries through the TEXAS YES Project and injury attorney/philanthropist Thomas J. Henry to bolster STEAM education opportunities. Koennecke Elementary Music Teacher Antonio Noriega and Librarian Christy Holt accepted a grant check as did Patlan Elementary Teacher ChaWanda Jackson. The grants will fund $2,200 in drums and $5,000 for bilingual and Spanish books at Koennecke, along with $1,300 for equipment and supplies to start a STEAM Club at Patlan.
In the Outstanding Educator Support Initiative category, the Seguin ISD Dual Language program was awarded the honor. Our Dual Language teachers work countless hours researching, rewriting, and delivering high quality biliteracy lessons for our students. These educators have a strong commitment to learning and growing in their craft in conjunction with Dr. Barbarba Kennedy, our Dual Language consultant. Congratulations to our Dual Language teachers, Mireya Gonzales and Andrea Jaramillo.
Dr. Gutierrez read The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams to Jefferson Ave. Elementary kindergarten students! They loved it! They were such a wonderful audience!
At Ball Early Childhood Center, the morning message is packed with math, phonological awareness, and activities focusing on social and emotional skills. In a Dual Language class, this student is teaching her classmates about the number six and the oval. These Ball Owls are 100% engaged!
While other students were enjoying the Fair Day holiday on Oct. 7, 26 Seguin High School welding students were hard at work and passed the American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 certification test.
The students and staff of Jefferson Elementary hosted a read-aloud with a special guest reader! Trustee Alejandro Guerra had a great time reading to a library full of enthusiastic first graders.
Koennecke Elementary kindergarten students celebrated mastering lowercase letters. Way to go Matadors!
Congratulations to Ms. Scheel’s second grade artists at Weinert Elementary for winning first place in the Guadalupe County Fair's Elementary Class Project Division! They are so proud of their cow paintings.
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