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Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco FFA and Jr. FFA competed at the East Central Livestock Judging Contest this past Saturday. Blanco’s Jr. team consisting of Jon Campbell, Molly Edmondson, Jacob Fuller, Kelton Marek, Kolby Marek, Brock Nichols, Gage Nichols, Cooper Riley, Jacob Robinson, Garrett Seales, Brenna Wallace and Noah Wheeler, placed 1st overall in addition to winning top honors in beef, goats, pork, sheep and questions.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Top row L-R: Andrea, Peyton, Avery, and Joshua. Middle row L-R: Andrea, Holden, Stephen, and Lilly. Bottom row L-R: Adalyn, Hunter, Michael, Jenna, and Alejandro. Not pictured: Ryder, Clara, Alex, Regan, Katherine, Calea, Meadow, Dylan, Ashlinn, Wyatt, Emma, and Fernando.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
Blanco High School seniors presented the Mr/Ms pageant. Winners were Mason 'Masy' Leblanc and Megan 'Gary' Wier. Runners up were Rance 'Regina' Dollahite and Kasie 'Aaron' Dowdy. Thanks to all who came out to support the seniors and Project Graduation!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014
Blanco ISD’s District Site-Based Decision Committee met on Monday to assess the district in regards to Community and Student Engagement. “We had a good meeting,” said Superintendent Dr. Buck Ford. The topic came about as part of the requirements of House Bill 5, which was passed by the 83rd Legislature and signed by the governor in June 2013.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
Placings: Mathematics, 3rd Place Team, 2nd Individual Rance Dollahite, Cross Caldwell, Brett Champion, Rance Dollahite Persuasive Speaking, 1st Drew Ritter, 2nd Jayden Barron Number Sense, 5th Steven Flores Science, 9th Ian Kirkland Prose Interpretation, 2nd Christina Cortes Spelling, 3rd Place Team: Cross Caldwell, Christina Cortes, Sianna Gholson, Tyler Schlinke, Vanessa Skillman Informative Speaking, 3rd Patton Keutz, 5th Adrian Lamphier Computer Science, 2nd Colton Barrow Lincoln-D ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014
Class of 2014 Project Graduation Blanco High School Seniors are continuing their fundraising efforts for Project Graduation. Please mark your calendar for upcoming events to support our Seniors. March 4th - Pancake Supper with Silent Auction from 5-7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church March 23rd – Golf Tournament at Vaaler Creek - Contact Tim Nance Dodge Ball Tournament - date to be determined April 5th – 5k Run April 17th – Bass Tournament Please contact Blanco High School for ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
Blanco High School seniors, Ashlyn Stephens and Callie Nance, prepare for the Annual Project Graduation Golf Tournament to be held March 23 at 1:00 pm at the Vaaler Creek Golf Course. Registration forms are located at many local businesses. Completed registration forms can be dropped off at Blanco Floral or at the High School Office.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Panther baseball field will have a new scoreboard this year thanks to The Blanco National Bank. “The old scoreboard had been hanging around for about twenty years or so, say some of my old players,” said head baseball coach Bryan Wyatt. “The Blanco National Bank hit a home run when they decided to help us with the scoreboard.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Elementary PTO hosted an ice cream sundae party to discuss the WatchDOGS (Dads of Great Students) program, Tuesday, February 5th. A few dads who have volunteered on campus as WatchDOGS spoke of their experience and the fun they had with the children. The party had a great turnout and the PTO was thrilled to see so many men interested in the well being of Blanco Elementary students and their safe surroundings on campus.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014 • Photos
To begin the February 10 regular meeting of the Blanco ISD School Board, President Matt Herndon requested to start a tradition of saying the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of each meeting. All stood and recited the Pledge. Superintendent Dr. Buck Ford began his report by noting that the most recent numbers show a total enrollment of nine hundred and eighty eight student in Blanco ISD.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014
Blanco High School Seniors are continuing their fundraising efforts for Project Graduation. Please mark your calendar for upcoming events to support our Seniors. February: -Valentines carnations are currently being sold at the High School -11th, Celebrity Dinner at Uptown Blanco 6-8 p.m. -17th, Mr and Mrs Pageant March: -23rd, Golf Tournament at Vaaler Creek -TBD, Pancake Supper -TBD, Dodge Ball Tournament April: -5th – 5k Run -17th – Bass Tournament Please contact Blanco High S ...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014 • Photos
This past weekend, 18 members of the Blanco FFA Chapter competed in the Floresville Invitational Livestock Contest. As a team, Blanco finished first overall. Top four scores that were posted by Logan Dodd, Kari Graham, Hayden Hunt and Maggie Reininger were awarded a Lonestar Silversmith Belt Buckle. Logan Dodd also received a buckle for being the First High Individual Overall followed by Kari Graham in 4th, who received a plaque.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014 • Photos
Blanco High School sent 17 kids to the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday (Feb 1st). Of those 17 students, 14 were selected to advance to the state contest. In addition, 2 others received a Division 1 award on their solos. The state contest will be held at Hendrickson High School over the Memorial Day Weekend in May. Congratulations to these state bound Band Students! State Qualifying Students: Adrian Lamphier – Marimba Solo Saxophone Ensemble: Michael Bagley Steven Flore ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 10, 2014 • Photos
On the evening of December 18th, Blanco Elementary students had their first school wide, community art show with the support of their art teacher, Laura Salazar and the Uptown Blanco Art Center. Every student had a piece of art in the show. Parents supported the event by volunteering their time, and bringing refreshments. The turnout for the event was fantastic, and the students were honored for their excellence in art.