This weekend the Tiger Forensics Speech & Debate team traveled to Klein HS in Spring, TX where they competed in multiple events, and we returned victorious! In addition to adding two state qualifications to our list of accolades so far this season, we also came home with one of the TOP SPEAKERS in the entire tournament! Earning awards this weekend were:
Cassie He-Domestic Extemp-2nd place
Elizabeth Palazzolo-Foreign Extemp-2nd place-TFA State qualifier
Parth Sarin-3rd place-Original Oratory
Benjamin Lamb-3rd place-Congressional Debate
Aabid Razvi-4th place-Congressional Debate
Michael Sprintson-8th place-Congressional Debate
Caroline Coopersmith & Parth Sarin-1st place-Public Form-TFA state qualifiers
Cassie He & Elizabeth Palazzolo-Quarterfinalists-Public Forum
Parth Sarin-2nd place Top Speaker-Public Forum
Our Tiger Band members earned straight superior ratings from all of the judges at their UIL Competition on Saturday. Please join us in congratulating them on a job well done.
Def Whitehouse 10-0 in the first round.
Def Corsicana 11-2 in the Semis.
Def Ennis 11-4 in the Finals
The SkillsUSA IT chapter at AMCHS will be hosting our Electronics for the Environment Recycling event on November 12th. We will be collecting your old electronics from 9am - 12pm in the front parking lot by the office off Nueces drive. Please contact Bart Taylor for additional info, firstname.lastname@example.org
Roar staff members won numerous individual awards at the annual TAJE (Texas Association of Journalism Educators) Fall Fiesta in San Antonio, held Oct. 15-16. The TAJE Fall Fiesta is an opportunity for student journalists to compete in journalism contests against others from throughout Texas and surrounding states, as well as attend sessions led by experts in the field and journalism classrooms.
Contest entries are designated Superior, Excellence, or Honorable Mention. Roar staffers took home the following awards:
Rachel Lamb - Excellence in News Writing
Jennifer Zhan - Superior in Headline Writing
Maya Girimaji - Superior in Feature Writing
Yanichka Ariunbold - HM in Review Writing
Haley Mitchell - Excellence in On-Site Photography
Katerina Kountakis - HM in On-Site Photography
The Roar's online site, theroarnews.com, was also awarded HM in the Best of Show competition for Online Newspaper.
Come join our SkillsUSA team at the Lowe's safety event on Saturday 10/15 from 10AM to 3PM. There will be family friendly activities including the Kids Build Clinic, CSPS Kids print, fire department activities and more! The SkillsUSA team will be hosting a booth about Cyber Safety.
Members of the AMCHS Orchestra program traveled to Temple High School on Saturday, October 8th to compete for chairs in the 2016 Region Orchestra. Winners from Consol are:
Violins: Hannah Chang, Dana Choe, Jennifer Zhan, Jackson Lacey, Michelle Wu, Eric Gan, Melissa Yang, Vi Burgess, Cassie He and Sujay Shankar; Peter Liu, Alternate
Viola: Shiva Saravanan
Cello: Aimee Deng; Alternate Susie Choi
Basses: Arthur Erickson, Luke Henderson
Four teams of students from advance engineering classes at AMCHS competed in the Bark & Build Doghouse competition held by the Brazos Humane Society in conjunction with the annual Wiener Fest event that takes place Oct. 15th-16th. Students had to design and build a doghouse that fit the theme of a Rural Farmhouse. Two of these teams won 1st and 2nd in the High School division, The first place team was composed of Michael Townsend, Curtis Franklin, and Zach Ruiz. The second place team members were Michael Fink, Trey Rink, and Thomas Cassler. In addition to placing 1st and 2nd the students doghouses will be auctioned of at the event this weekend to help raise money for the Humane Society.
Tickets for the football game between the Cougars and Tigers will go on sale Thursday and Friday (7:30 am until 1:30 pm) at the AMC Fieldhouse. (Tickets will also be sold in the cafeteria both Thursday and Friday during lunches.) ALL STUDENTS must buy a ticket to go to the football game - no student athletic passes will be honored.
We would like to encourage fans to carpool to cheer on their favorite team this week at CSHS. Parking space is limited and we want to be able to accommodate all who wish to be here. Please see the attached map so you'll know where parking is available.
Seniors and Parents of Seniors:
• If you would like to order a Senior Ad to be placed in the yearbook, please complete and return the attached form. The deadline is November 18th, 2016.
• It's not too late to go to Specialties and have your senior portrait made for the yearbook. Call them at 979-696-9898 to set up an appointment in October. After that, seniors will need to plan to have their picture made on the make-up day on campus in January. That date is to be determined.
• If you checked your registration forms to allow mail-outs to come to your home, you should be receiving a letter in the mail regarding ordering your Tigerland yearbook online. If you receive this letter, just follow the simple instructions to place your order!
• If you do not receive the letter, you can order your Tigerland yearbook online at Balfour.com. Simply type in 77840 as the zip code to locate our school, choose A&M Consolidated High School, and follow the simple instructions to place your order.
If you have questions about any of these or other upcoming yearbook related events, please contact Freda Carraway at email@example.com.