Sinton ISD News

Texas Virtual College Fair

The Texas Virtual College Fair
December 6, 2016 | 10:00am to 5:00pm EDT
High school students, their families, and educators across Texas are invited to log in and chat live with college admissions counselors from colleges and universities around the state.
Earn Scholarships
Visit five college profile pages during the event and you'll be automatically entered in a drawing to win a $1000 scholarship!

https://www.collegeweeklive.com/event-schedule/texas-virtual-college-fair


Smith Middle School Book Fair

smsbookfairThe Smith Middle School Book Fair is happening! Online shopping is available Nov 27 - Dec 2. and you can visit the book fair at SMS library Dec 2 - Dec 12. We will have extended hours until 6:30 P.M. on Monday, Dec 5. Volunteers needed and welcomed. Visit our school's Book Fair webpage link below to see the latest Book Fair news, RSVP for events, sign up to volunteer, and more!
http://www.scholastic.com/bf/smithmiddleschool9 


Parent Involvement Conference

The 32nd Annual Parent Involvement Conference is coming in February. You can leave with great information and knowledge along with food and prizes to go with it! Sinton ISD will pay the admission for any Sinton ISD parent or guardian that would like to attend. Please call 361-364-6838 for questions or to sign-up.
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SHS Student Selected as Carnegie Finalist

2016-11-02-15-18-04Senior Abigail Vegkley was recently notified that she has been accepted as a Finalist for the 2017 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. The Selection Board reviewed her application and chose her to be a representative of the "finest high school performers internationally" by performing at Carnegie Hall. This elite group is selected for their talent, dedication, and achievements. Recognition as a Finalist is the first step toward performing first alto with the Honors Concert Choir at Carnegie Hall under the direction of renowned conductor Dr. Edith Copley.

Senior Abigail Vegkley started the long application process preparing for the chance of a lifetime...to perform at the prestigious Carnegie Hall. She submitted a professional recording of several Class 1 Solos over the summer and was selected as a Finalist to perform in February 2017 in New York City! Miss Vegkley is a senior in our Sinton HS Pirate Chorale, President of the Choir, Historian in the Student Council, Ranked top 10 in her Senior Class, participates in the UIL Literary Criticism, and serves our local 4H Chapter as a Council Delegate. She is also a member of the NHS, member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, and ranked 3rd in this year's Region 14 TMEA HS Vocal DIstrict Auditions. Outside of school, she teaches Pre-K to 3rd Grade and High School Youth in her church. In addition, Abigail Vegkley was also accepted and given scholarships to 3 Universities. She has decided to pursue a career in English Education with a Minor in Music as Texas A & M University in Corpus Christi, Tx! Congratulations Abigail Vegkley!


The Final Piece

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Donald Mercier (bottom right) supervises the final piece of the old Smith Middle School demolition which started today. The old cafeteria is the final piece to be torn down to make room for the new anticipated track and practice field.