New Middle School Groundbreaking
Down with the OLD and up with the NEW! Sinton ISD broke ground on the new Middle School today. Present to celebrate the event where all Board Members, the Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, Asst. Superintendent, Middle School administrators, contractors and several guests. The district hopes to have the school ready sometime next school year.
Sinton Students Participate at FPS INTERNATIONAL Conference
Sinton I.S.D. students experienced the excitement of creative thinking and the thrill of resolving complex problems with unique solution ideas when they attended the Future Problem Solving International Conference at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa June 12-15. The competitions revolved around the topic of Space.
Smith Middle School students Hannah Carawan and Emma Nieto, and Sinton High School students Kendall Allen, Alexis Brown, Rylee Kay, Madeline Nieto, and Madi Schaefer participated in four days of stimulating competitive problem solving, social activities, and cooperative performances. All students competed in a two-hour competition in which they analyzed a future scene based on the topic of Space and then worked through the 6-step problem solving process to come up with an action plan that would solve an underlying challenge within the future scene.
SHS Wins 3AAA Division
Sinton High School won the 3AAA Division for most blood donations with 571 units of blood donated. Sinton SHS student Megan Castillo also won the Coastal Bend Blood Bank T-Shirt Design contest. Shirts with her design will be given away to donors all across the coastal bend beginning from August 2014 to May 2015. Forty Five Sinton High School seniors received their red cords at Sinton High awards program Tuesday, May 20 for their contribution to the blood drive which they will wear at graduation. We are so proud of all SHS students, teachers, administrators, staff and the community members that unselfishly give the gift of life. One unit of blood has the potential to save 3 lives. Pictured here are (Left to Right) Supt. Pari Whitten, Joe Gabriel Urdiales, Kristen Sanchez, Megan Castillo, Victoria Ramos, Erin Peterson Survant of the Coastal Bend Blood Center and HS Principal Dan Smith.
3d Printing - From Design to Product
Sinton High School STEM classes added a new tool to their belt this week, a 3d printer and digitizer. Students can now design products using their Computer Aided Design (CAD) programs and then print a real prototype using their new MakerBot Brand 3d printer. This printer which uses a material similar to weed eater line, will help student test their designs by creating real products. Pictured here is Pat Rodriguez and one of her students printing a student designed object.