Fifteen Seguin High School students earned 15 medals at the recent UIL regional VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event) in San Marcos. Congratulations to Jayde Carroll for advancing to the State VASE event in April. Students who received a 4 out of 4 rating were Sophie Anderson, Jesus Bermea, Jayde Carroll, Martin Cervantes, Chelsea Gonzalez, Julia Gonzalez, Autumn Hart, Esmeralda Leija, Gabriella Medrano, Deana Mendoza, Anastasia Navarro, Audrey Parker, Alexis Perez and Leyna Rodriguez. Jose Carmona received a 3 of 4 rating. Ji Park serves as Seguin High School Visual Art teacher.
Dr. Matthew Gutierrez, superintendent, recently presented information on Bond 2019 to the Rodriguez Elementary School staff. In addition to Rodriguez, each Seguin ISD campus is scheduled for an informational presentation. The community is invited to learn more about Bond 2019 at the April 15 State of the District presentation slated for 6:30 p.m. at Briesemeister Middle School. Additionally, bond information is available at http://www.seguin.k12.tx.us/page/2019Bond.Home.
Seguin High School Theatre hosted the UIL One Act Play District 26 5A contest on March 20. Naturally, several awards were earned by the thespians, including Alternate Play, Honorable Mention All Star Cast for Jonah Reilly and All Star Technician for Abbigail Lopez. As our judge, Mark Stringham said, "A devilishly fun, clean, energetic romp! LOVE the energy, sense of ensemble, and surprisingly funny moments of comedic genius!" Lydia Robles and Justin Tristan are Seguin High School Theatre teachers.
Several Lady Matador Varsity Basketball players earned All-State and All-District accolades, including (l-r) senior Jessie Behal, Academic All-District, Honorable Mention and THSCA Academic All-State, senior Jazriella Sanchez, Academic All-District and Honorable Mention, senior Carsyn Dietz, Academic All-District, Second Team All-District and THSCA Academic All-State, freshman Tresalyn Roberts, Academic All-District and Honorable Mention, sophomore Madyson Tausch, Second Team All -District and freshman Zamyah Henderson, Academic All-District. Jamie Moore serves as coach of the girls basketball team.
Graduates from Mercer-Blumberg Learning Center (MBLC) were honored by family, classmates and staff during a recent awards and graduation ceremony at the school. Jay Law, principal, is pictured with the graduates. Best of luck in all of your future endeavors!
The Shannon brothers of Seguin High School, Darien (left) and Dorien, signed letters of intent to continue playing football at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Temple. Their defensive efforts during the 2018 season helped propel the Matadors to a district championship and playoff run. Thank you to the family, friends, coaches and Seguin High School staff who came out to support these young men during their signing event.
On March 6, the Seguin High School One Act Play students hosted and competed in the UIL One Act Play Zone 1 competition. The students performed Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll and Hyde play by Lauren Wilson and competed against four other schools in District 26-5A. The play is a ridiculous farce and the Matadors advanced to the District competition on March 20 at Seguin High School. Awards went to, from left, Harris Franz, Honorable Mention, Serenity de Leon, All Star Cast, Baileigh Aldridge, All Star Technician, Jonah Reilly, Best Actor, Megan Schievelbein, All Star Cast, Faith Sehon, All Star Cast, and Ellie Follis, Honorable Mention.Lydia Robles and Justin Tristan oversee the Seguin High School Theatre Arts program.
The Barnes Middle School bands competed at the UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest on Feb. 28-March 1. All three performing bands received Superior ratings and earned the UIL Sweepstakes trophy.Concert Band received overall 1st division Superior ratings in Stage and unanimous 1st division Superior ratings in Sight-reading. Symphonic Band and Honor Band received unanimous straight 1st division Superior ratings from all six judges in Stage and Sight-reading.Sean Moriarty and Linsey Rios serve as Barnes Middle School band directors.
Symphonic A Band, under the direction of Louie Blancarte, received straight Superior ratings from all judges at the contest and earned the Sweepstakes award. This is A Band's sixth straight Sweepstakes award. By performing the hardest concert program and receiving the best ratings possible, A Band was the highest achieving group at the contest.
The Briesemeister Middle School bands competed at the UIL Concert and Sight-reading contest on Feb. 28-March 1. Symphonic B Band, under the direction of Elizabeth Landry, received a rating of Excellent in concert and straight Superior ratings in Sight-reading.
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