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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.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • Posted January 3, 2014 • Photos
Blanco Elementary finished a close third at the District 27-AA UIL Academic Meet held Friday, December 13 at Lago Vista. “We were competing against four other schools that came prepared to win this year, and the contest was very close, point wise.” said UIL coordinator Linda Miller. “We had some incredible individual successes.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • Posted January 3, 2014 • Photos
Blanco Middle School, with strong performances across all grade levels and categories, out performed five other schools and won the District 27-AA UIL Academic Meet held Wednesday at Blanco Middle School. “I am super excited and proud of how well the students did at the meet,” said middle school UIL coordinator Stephanie Taylor.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 • Posted December 27, 2013 • Photos
Blanco Elementary recognized their Kids Who Roar for the 3rd 6 Weeks. Kids Who Roar were recognized for the Character Trait of Caring. Congratulations! Top row: Cadence, Danae, and Avery. Middle row: Nuvia, Coleton, Cole, Trent, Meghan, Jaden, and Ella. Bottom row: Jaxson, Annayeli, Teagan, Kacen, Samarah, Diego, Olivia, and Brian.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 • Posted December 20, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco FFA had an outstanding performance at the Hill District Leadership Development Events on Monday, November 11th. Of the 14 events held, the Blanco FFA Chapter competed in 12, placing 1st in 10 events along with a 2nd and 5th place. Overall, Blanco qualified 11 teams for Area while setting a new record for points earned in winning the leadership sweepstakes for the 13th consecutive year. Following the Hill District LDEs, Wednesday, November 20th saw more than 600 students from over 10 ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
Blanco High School FCCLA members had the chance to explore “A World of Opportunities” at one of the Region V Fall Leadership Meetings held at Gatti-land Pizza in Round Rock, Texas. The purpose of the Fall Leadership Meeting is to educate and introduce new and returning members to the wide range of FCCLA projects which they can take back and incorporate into their school.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
The annual Christmas band concert was performed by Blanco ISD students on Thursday, December 5. A selection of classic pieces were played as well as a medley of A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
This was the Blanco PTO’s 4th annual Poinsettia Fundraiser. It was a great success due to the support of our outstanding community; over 1300 plants were sold. The first year we started, we sold 520 and thought that was amazing, but every year we keep increasing our numbers. The money collected will go directly to the students to fund their field trips. The best part of this sale is that we keep everything local.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
Six Panther Band students were named to the Region 12 All Region Band following competition held Monday at Canyon Lake High School. “I thought our students did great!” said Band Director Brian Hecimovich. “There are over 30 schools at this competition, and all must compete against each other no matter the school size or grade level.” Blanco students who were named to the All Region Band were: Jeremy Kindla (Trumpet, Freshmen), Sebastian Thomas (Baritone Saxophone, Freshmen), Christina ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 12, 2013 • Photos
At the December 9 meeting of trustees of the Blanco Independent School District several Certificates of Appreciation were handed out including the monthly Spotlight. The Student Spotlight was presented by High School Principal Dr. Dustin Barton to Student Athletic Trainers Diego Alegria, Austin Andrews, Robby Arlett, Merritt Johnson, Vanessa Skillman, and Riley Watt.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 27, 2013
Elementary School “A” Honor Roll Second Grade: Tori Adkinson, Cameron Anderson, Jessica Blair, Owen Grosch, William Guler, Lilly LaBuhn, Brayden LaRue, Henry Lewis, Ryan McGill, Caleb Murrah, Hemma Porter, Keirsten Sauceda, Trent Smith, Jack Tabor, Brent Torres, Davis Van Dyke, Cami Walker, Katherine Windham. Third Grade: RoAnna Acosta, Arius Anderson, Aviv Buchenbacher, Caleb Cason, Calea Cummings, Townes Curbow, Rylee Davis, Riley Edmonson, Madison Felps, Rains Finch, Natalie Gonzalez, ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 27, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco Elementary Student Council led a successful food drive during the month of November. Blanco Elementary collected over 800 food items to be donated to the Good Samaritan Center. Student Council Members pictured with their food collection are Chayn, Ava, Shae, Cadence, Gage, and Andres.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 22, 2013 • Photos
These students are selected by teachers for their positive attitude, work ethic, and dedication to BHS.