Sinton ISD News

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

Sinton ISD District of Innovation Plan

Sinton ISD District of Innovation Plan Approved March 22, 2019


Teacher of the Year & Teacher of Promise

Thank you for all that you do and CONGRATULATIONS to our Teachers of the Year and our Teachers of Promise for the 2018-2019 school year.


HS-Academic Decathlon Team

Picture Collage of High School Academic Decathlon Tea  The Sinton High School Academic Decathlon Team competed in the Regional Meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb.8-9, 2019 at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, and has qualified to compete at the USAD State Meet in Frisco on March 8-10, 2019.

Regional medalists were:
Melina Fletcher: Honors Division 3rd Place - Essay
Joseph Mejias: Scholastic Division 2nd Place - Interview, and Team’s Top Scholastic Score
Reese Flinn: Honors Division 2nd Place - Music, Team’s Top Honors Score, Honors Division 3rd Place - Science
Isiah Trevino: Team’s Top Varsity Score.
Team members include: Reese Flinn, Melina Fletcher, Sachee Patel, Joseph Mejias, Josh Torres, Isabella Adams, Isiah Trevino, and Eliseo Hernandez. Alternates are Amber Molina and Chris Garcia. Coaches are Bronson Hamilton, Paul Brown, and Marty Garza.
Representing the Sinton Independent School District at the podium for the distribution of awards was Trustee Ethan Garza, former Sinton High School academic decathlete.