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Tivy Marching Band Wraps Up Competition Season

The Tivy High School Marching Band wrapped up their fall competition season with a Division 1 Rating at the UIL Region 11 Contest held October 18 in San Antonio. The band will not move on to state competition this year as schools are only allowed to compete for State UIL title every other year based on size.

The band received a 2nd place in Division 5A at the Northside Marching Band Festival held October 11. This was the first time Tivy had entered this competition.

At the Hill Country Marching Festival held September 27, the band received a 1
st place Overall for Division 5A and Outstanding awards for: Drum Major, Percussion, Guard, Music and Marching. The band will continue to perform at the remaining Varsity football games. 

Lady Volleyball Preparing for Playoffs

The Lady Antlers will play San Antonio Jefferson in the first playoff match up on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 pm at Boerne Champion High School located at 201 Charger Boulevard in Boerne. The Lady Antlers Volleyball Team ended their regular season with a win Tuesday night, bringing their record to 14-2 in District 27-5A and 30-10 overall. TFND! 

Nimitz Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School

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Kerrville Independent School District is thrilled to announce that Nimitz Elementary has been named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for being an Exemplary High Performing School. Nimitz is one of 337 schools nationwide to receive this award. Only 25 schools out of more than 8,000 in Texas were recognized. 

The U.S. Department of Education will honor these schools at a Recognition Ceremony November 10-11 in Washington D.C. In its 32-year history, theNational Blue Ribbon Schools Program has bestowed this coveted award on just under 7,900 of America’s schools.

“All of the staff and students of Nimitz Elementary are excited and honored to be named a National Blue Ribbon School,” said Wendy Tiemann, Principal. “Nimitz Elementary is an amazing school, and we are honored to be recognized for our success.”

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. The award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content.

“Being named a Blue Ribbon School is a tremendous honor and accomplishment,” said Dan Troxell, Ph.D., Superintendent. “We are proud of the Nimitz students, staff and administration for being named an elite school for our nation.”

For the official press release, click here:
http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/2014-final-report/Press_Release_2014_National_Blue_Ribbon_Schools.pdf


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