Lady Antler Volleyball Team Clinches Playoff Berth
The Lady Antlers Volleyball Team has just three more games in their season, but the team has already clinched a playoff berth, coming in 2nd overall in District with a record of 12-2 and 27-10 overall. The Lady Antlers play Incarnate Word Tuesday, October 21 at Tivy in a non-district fill in game. Freshman and JV play at 5:30 pm and Varsity plays at 6:30 pm. This is also Senior Night, so come cheer on these girls in their final year! The Lady Antlers play Seguin at Tivy Friday, October 24 and Kennedy on Tuesday, October 28. Playoff information will be posted as soon as it is available. TFND!
Homecoming Activities Announced
Tivy Student Council is selling “blue-out” t-shirts in the Tivy High School front office beginning Monday, October 20. Shirts are available in sizes adult small through 3XL and cost ten dollars each. Shirts will be available at the school until sold out.
The annual homecoming parade will be on Thursday, October 23 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The parade begins at the intersection of Hugo and Water Street and ends at the intersection of Earl Garrett and Water Street where the big star is located. A pep rally will take place in the Bank of America parking lot after the parade.
The homecoming court will be announced prior to the game Friday night beginning at 6:50 p.m. The student body will vote for King and Queen from the court. This year’s court includes duchesses: Rachel Badillo, Addie Caffey, Cindy Beth Johnson, Hannah McCullough and Rayne Winters. This year’s dukes include: Redmond Carson, Cody Highsmith, Monty McKeon, Ben Solder and Ray Swyers.
Tickets to the Homecoming football game will be available beginning Tuesday at the Tivy High School Athletic Office, any KISD campus, Kerrville Drug, or Fitness First. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $3 for children. All tickets will be $7 at the gate.
Nimitz Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School
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.