Parent meeting planned for special needs baseball teamMISSION—The Mission Boys & Girls Club has started to move forward with its adaptive baseball program...17 May 2013Read More...
Sharyland’s Alanis gives boys West All-Stars showcase victory
West girls hang on to down East in PKs MISSION—Sharyland midfielder Gilberto “Tito” Alanis closed out his high school soccer career on Thursday, May 9, by doing what he’s always done, come through in the clutch. Alanis scored the game-winning goal...Read More...
Keilah Garcia takes 4th place at state meet today
AUSTIN, May 10, 2013—Veterans Memorial High School’s Keilah Garcia today captured fourth place in the State UIL Track & Field competition in 4A girls discus with a throw of 132’ 1”. Keilah fell short of her 140’ 10” throw that earned her second place at regionals two weeks ago.Read More...
Palmview’s Valencia aims for gold at state meet
When it comes to hurling a 12-pound steel ball through the air, La Joya Palmview’s Felipe Valencia is considered by many to be the best in the state. Valencia will have the opportunity to prove them right at the shot put competition in the state track and field meet in Austin tomorrow. After taking home the silver medal at state just one year ago, then sophomore Valencia proved that he was already among the best of the best. As this year’s...Read More...
MCISD board begins superintendent search
MISSION—George McShan, the consultant hired by Mission Consolidated Independent School District to conduct a search for a new school superintendent, made a presentation to the school board Wednesday evening, May 15, outlining the details of his responsibilities. McShan also presented a tentative timeline for the search process, with a deadline of August 1. Superintendent Dr. Cornelio Gonzalez will be moving to his new position as the executive director for the board of Region One Education Service Center in July. The MCISD board plans to begin the search process immediately, and to sign a contract...Read More...
Parent meeting planned for special needs baseball team
MISSION—The Mission Boys & Girls Club has started to move forward with its adaptive baseball program for children with special needs. Boys & Girls Club board member Norma Cruz said they currently have a total of 20 children signed up to participate in the adaptive baseball league. The participants who have signed up will be divided into two teams to practice and compete against each other. Children will have a buddy to help guide them through batting and running the bases.Read More...
SISD Board considers $3.2 million natatorium
MISSION— Sharyland Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed building a $3.2 million natatorium during a special meeting this week. The discussion comes after the district could not come to an agreement with the City of Mission on a contract for the use of the newly constructed Bannworth natatorium, located just north of the Sharyland High School campus. Wednesday, the Sharyland board discussed financing plan options and construction design for the proposed natatorium. One financing option involved swapping dollars from the $55 million bond issue for construction of the new Pioneer...Read More...
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