Sinton ISD News

Tonight:How To Write A Scholarship Essay

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30-7:30 at SHS Cafeteria Stone Writing Center will hold a free student/parent workshop for Juniors and Seniors. If you are unable to make it, you can watch it live on your smart phone or computer.  Click here to watch live tonight at 6:30.

Yvette Valdez, Coordinator of  Stone Writing Center, Del Mar College will cover the following:

  • Understanding the expectation of writing a scholarship essay
    • Consider who will be reading your essay.
    • Understanding the underline scholarship questions.
    • Know what a “successful” scholarship essay looks like.
    • Share a slice of your life.
  • Explore your resource
    • Online resources and samples of winning essays.
    • Visit Stone Writing Center at Del Mar – FREE service.
    • Free services to read your essay and provide feedback to improve your essay.
    • 11th grade checklist will be handed out for juniors at this meeting.

Please don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity for your students to optimize their college entrance and scholarship opportunities!

 


Texas FFA Chorus

Congratulations to Jadeyn Horine and Landon Southern, both students were selected for the Texas FFA Chorus, an elite group of 60 members.  They will perform at the 90th Texas FFA Convention in Ft Worth July 15th-19th.  Both of these students are members of Sinton High School Choir under the incredible direction of Michelle Christner.


Sinton FFA Winners

Sinton FFA recenlty traveled to the area contest.  While the Sinton FFA members did well, the Ag Mechanics Systems and Technology Team was able to earn their way to State with three members of the team in the top ten.

Ag Mech Systems ans Technology 2nd place  Ag Tech & Mech 2nd Place
Mason Tannehill High point
Clayton Tucker 2nd High point
Sagun Hesstine 8th high point
Milk Quality 11th place
Poultry 11th place

Writing a successful college admission and scholarship essay

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30-7:30 at SHS Cafeteria Stone Writing Center will hold a free student/parent workshop for Juniors and Seniors.

Yvette Valdez, Coordinator of  Stone Writing Center, Del Mar College will cover the following:

  • Understanding the expectation of writing a scholarship essay
    • Consider who will be reading your essay.
    • Understanding the underlying scholarship questions.
    • Know what a "successful" scholarship essay looks like.
    • Share a slice of your life.
  • Explore your resource
    • Online resources and samples of winning essays.
    • Visit Stone Writing Center at Del Mar - FREE service.
    • Free services to read your essay and provide feedback to improve your essay.
    • 11th grade checklist will be handed out for Jrs at this meeting.

Please don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity for your students to optimize their college entrance and scholarship opportunities!


SHS Speech Team Champions

Congratulations to Sinton High School's Speech Team's 2019 Championship!  THANK YOU to everyone that was displaced for our UIL Speech District meet and thank you for letting us take over the school on Saturday for our UIL Academic Meet.

Current Issues and Events
Stefanie Morales-- 3rd place-- Qualify for Regions
3rd place Team
Editorial Writing
Parker Seago,  4th place, Alternate to Regions
Valine Serrano, 6th place
Feature Writing
Valine Serrano, 5th place
Headline Writing
Parker Seago, 4th place, Alternate to Regions
Journalism Team
4th place
Mathematics
5th place team (quite a feat for a bunch of debaters!)
Social Studies
Jaime Rosales, 6th place
4th place team
Science
Jaime Rosales, Alternate to Regions in Physics
Sarah O'Canas, 2nd Alternate to Regions in Physics
6th place Team
Speech Team Results
1st place TEAM (FINALLY!!!)
Cross-Examination Debate
Stefanie Morales/Kallie Duke, 3rd place, Alternate to State
Persuasive Speaking
Jaime Rosales, 6th place
Informative Speaking
Stefanie Morales, 1st place, Qualify for Regions
Sarah O'Canas, 3rd place, Qualify for Regions
Isabella Adams, 4th place, Alternate to Regions
Lincoln Douglas Debate
Jaime Rosales, 4th place, Alternate to Regions
Poetry Interpretation
Valine Serrano, 6th place
Prose Interpretation
Connor Ercanbrack, 3rd place, Qualify for Regions
Stefanie Morales, 5th place