This week we had 2 students representing AMCHS at the UIL State Speech & Debate meet held at the University of Texas in Austin. In addition to being state finalists, Elizabeth Palazzolo (persuasive speaking) & Aabid Razvi (informative speaking) placed 2nd & 4th (respectively) in the STATE! Both students competed in extemporaneous speaking events in which they are given 5 current event/issues topics to choose from, and then have 30 minutes to prepare a 7-minute speech on their selected topic before a panel of judges. Elizabeth & Aabid are also both qualified for national tournament in June.
Please find the attached Spring Final Exam Schedule.
A&M Consolidated High School junior Melissa Rasmussen recently scored a 36 - the highest score possible - on the ACT college entrance exam. A&M Consolidated High School junior Melissa Rasmussen recently scored a 36 - the highest score possible - on the ACT college entrance exam.
The Star Educator program is a simple way that parents can honor a teacher/employee for a $10 minimum donation to the CSISD Education Foundation. The deadline is Thursday, May 18th. Parents can also text "CSISDStar" to 41444 to fill out the form and pay with a credit card.
Only 813 students out of more than 135,000 who participated in the entire United States, Taiwan, Canada, England, New Zealand, Australia, Hong King, Netherlands, China, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Belize, France, Spain, Zimbabwe and the United Arab Emirates attained this distinction.
Six students represented A&M Consolidated High School at the National Leadership Conference for Business Professionals of America in Orlando, Florida May 10th-13th. .Junior Matthew Simms placed 2nd in Payroll Accounting and senior David Wu was called as a finalist (top 10) in C++ Programming. The A&M Consolidated BPA chapter earned the Community Service Award of Achievement for 250+ service hours or $1,000.00+ and was recognized on stage at the conference.
The Information Technology SkillsUSA chapter at A&M Consolidated High School was recently named among the top 24 SkillsUSA chapters nationally as a “Model of Excellence” recipient. This national program recognizes the exceptional integration and application of personal, workplace and technical skills in SkillsUSA chapter activities. This is one of the highest awards bestowed on chapters by SkillsUSA, which is among the largest student organizations for career and technical education. This is the third year in a row that the IT chapter has been awarded this honor.
10 students and their 2 advisors from A&M Consolidated High School have been invited to receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky this June. The students are: Carson Fink, David Poteet, Delphine Djomo, John Adams, Keith Adams, John Paul Whiteacre, John Primrose, Kelly Krenek, Matthew Loden and Spencer Williamson. To receive the award, participants had to complete a minimum of 1000 hours of community service within a 12-month period. All hours were documented and verified by representatives at each agency they served with. The group in total serviced over 1625 hours for our local community.
We would like to invite the community to the Tigerland Career and Technology Department Showcase on Monday, May 15, in the AMCHS Commons area. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. those interested can see the work and accomplishments of Consol Career and Technology students as well as provide feedback to improve CTE programs in the future. The event is free.
Four teams from the Engineering Design and Engineering Application classes at AMCHS competed in the "Thru the Chute" cardboard boat contest sponsored by the City of New Braunfels this last Saturday. Seven students made 4 boats and all successfully completed their run through the chute and reached the finish line without sinking or capsizing. Average success rate is about 20%. The team of Robert Kruse and Curtis Franklin posted the fastest time of all contestants. The team of Trey Rink and Zach Ruiz posted the second fastest time in the expert category. The others students competing were Ricardo Avila, Michael Townsend, and Michael Fink.