Please join Texas Torque 1477 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics in hosting their annual Remix competition on Saturday, November 11th from 8:30am to 4:30pm. This action-packed event is free, open to the public, and showcases the team’s community involvement in STEM education.
The competition will be held in the gyms across from new the state-of-the-art CISD robotics lab, which will be open for tours from 11am to 1pm. 30 teams from Texas, Louisiana, and Mexico will form alliances to compete with robots that shoot balls, collect and elevate gears, and climb a rope to earn points. Please watch this promotional video for more information about the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjp5KYsTsL0.
If you would like to learn more about the new lab, programs for students of all ages, or Texas Torque, please visit us at www.texastorque.org, Texas Torque on Facebook, or @TexasTorque on Twitter. The team is always looking for new opportunities, members, sponsors, and mentors.
Brittany Cannon and Danielle Padron were Woodlands-area dance and cheer coaches in 2015 when their students came to class in shock: They had just discovered one of their schoolmates committed suicide.
“Those are faces you never want to see,” Padron said. “They were just so lost and had so many questions.”
Unable to answer their students’ questions or provide any type of explanation, the two women decided to take action in hopes of getting to the root of the problem to prevent future suicides. read more…
The John Cooper School National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Cooper Art Society (CAS) students will continue its tradition of raising funds to help fight hunger in our community by sponsoring the 12th Annual Empty Bowls Project on Saturday, February 25. The 2017 Empty Bowls event will be held in Cooper’s Student Center from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and online reservations are encouraged, but not required.
Jenny Clopton, a junior at Texas A & M University recently accomplished something no other current or former Montgomery High School Student has ever accomplished. Jenny was awarded the American Degree presented by the Future Farmers of America in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The award is given to less than one half of one percent of the over 600,000 FFA students nationwide. The award is given to students after they have graduated from high school for at least 1 year, and have continued the development of Agricultural Competencies including receiving the State Degree. During her high school years Jenny showed animals across the state of Texas as well competed on team competitions in Live Stock Judging, Radio Broadcasting and Jr. Chapter Conducting. She served as a chapter officer thru out high school years culminating as President her senior year.
Jenny’s Agricultural Adviser at Montgomery High School, John Slaughter (former American Degree Recipient) gave her tremendous support in her desire to achieve her dream. After graduation from Texas A & M University, Jenny plans to continue to pursue her Agricultural passions by being an Agricultural Science Teacher.