Antler Athletics On Top
Tivy High School Athletics is at an all-time high this week as three teams have landed on distinguished lists. The Lady Antlers Volleyball team is ranked 14 on the Texas Girls Coaches Association 5A state poll with a current record of 19-9 overall and 5-1 in district. The Tivy Tennis team is ranked in the top 25 of 5A teams in the state by the Texas Tennis Coaches Association with a record of 7-3. The Tivy Football Team is ranked 3rd in the latest San Antonio Express News Sub 6A rankings. Way to go Antler Athletics! TFND!
Student Enrollment Exceeds 5,000, Inter-District Transfers Highest in History
Kerrville ISD’s student enrollment has exceeded 5,000 for the second year at 5,066 and the number of inter-district transfers is the highest in history at 234 students.
“Student enrollment is an indicator of many factors in a school district, including teacher quality, student achievement, and quality of class offerings,” said Dan Troxell, Ph.D, Superintendent of Kerrville ISD. “When a family makes the decision to transfer to KISD, we know it is due to the quality of education available in our schools.”
According to the Texas Education Agency, enrollment is defined as the number of students registered in a school at a designated time in the school year. The official state “snapshot” date is the last Friday in October. However, analyzing enrollment data throughout the school year helps to determine trends compared to prior years.
A look at the history of enrollment in Kerrville ISD shows a student enrollment of 3,025 in 1981-82, 4,059 in 1991-92, 4,584 in 2001-02, and 4,898 in 2011-12.
Kerrville ISD’s Mentoring Program seeks new volunteers to serve as mentors for children in the district. Mentors meet with students for one hour one time per week to read stories, visit and play games. An orientation session is being held Wednesday, September 17th at 4:00 p.m. in the Library of Tom Daniels Elementary located at 2002 Singing Wind Drive.
During this time if you decide you want to participate in the program, we will have the necessary paperwork for you to complete. Interested applicants will need a Driver’s license # and the names and phone #s of two references that are not related to you, to be able to complete the application process. The youth of our community are excited and appreciative of the time they spend with mentors. Are you ready to make a difference in the life of a child? For more information, please call Mentoring Lead Coordinator Laurie Rees at 257-2200, extension 2051.
Hope On Holdsworth
Hal Peterson Middle School’s Team Up Challenge Students will host the fourth annual Hope On Holdsworth food drive on Friday, September 19 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Antler Stadium. This year’s theme is Boxing Up Hope. Kerrville residents and businesses are encouraged to grab a box, fill it with non-perishable food items, and deliver it to Antler Stadium on September 19. Student volunteers, along with all local food pantries, will be on hand to collect donations.
Golden Girls Dance Clinic
The Tivy High School Golden Girls are hosting their annual Dance Clinic for girls ages Kindergarten through 8th grade on Saturday, September 20 from 8:00 am – 12:30 p.m. in the Tivy High School Dance Room. Attendees will learn a dance with the help of the Golden Girls, and then perform at the halftime show of the Varsity Football Game on Friday, September 26. Cost of the clinic is $40 with a $5 discount for multiple siblings. Each girl receives a t-shirt, photo and snacks on the day of the clinic. Pre-registration is due by Friday, September 12 to ensure t-shirt size, but forms will be accepted next week also. Forms can be downloaded HERE.