Category: Intermediate School

College Park 2016 Middle School Tournament Photo Gallery

 

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College Park Speech and Debate Club President Brinsley Eriksen and Treasurer Jessica Zhang during The Woodlands College Park Middle School Debate Tournament.

College Park Speech and Debate Club, MCJROTC and Interact club members volunteered to judge the Middle School debaters on Sat. Oct. 1, 2016. Photo Gallery available at: https://goo.gl/qwievH

Academics: SCI://TECH celebrates innovative minds

The Education for Tomorrow Alliance celebrated sharp minds and bright ideas during the 26th annual SCI://TECH Exposition.

From magnet exploration to the magic of electricity, hundreds of students put their best experiments on display at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe.

“It’s great, “ Conroe resident Guy Munster said. “My kids come every year. It’s important for them to explore.” click here for complete story

Conroe ISD cultivates musicians at Fine Arts Education Day

Around 5,000 students from 35 Conroe ISD schools filled the seats at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on Wednesday for Fine Arts Education Day 2015.

Each year, fourth graders and sixth grade band and orchestra students are invited to enjoy some tunes from the Houston Symphony. This provides the fourth graders with an opportunity to see and hear what various string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments sound like, and the sixth graders are able to hear what a live full orchestra sound like. click here for complete story

 

Conroe ISD teachers, staff ready for start of school Monday

Conroe ISD administrators, teachers, nurses, librarians and paraprofessionals were entertained and inspired just in time for the start of school at the annual CISD Celebrate Our Schools event Thursday.

First-time teachers to those with more than 35 years of teaching experience were in the morning audience at The Woodlands Church.

“What an incredible life story to give your life to education,” said Dr. Don Stockton, CISD superintendent, who emceed both the morning and afternoon events.

“It was fun and entertaining,” said new CISD employee Lyndsey Christopher, who will teach at Mitchell Intermediate. “It will be a great year.”

“It was positive and hearing the stories was great,” said Mitchell Intermediate teacher Katie McLean.

“I enjoyed seeing the smiling faces,” said Meagan Gusler, a sixth-grade teacher at Mitchell Intermediate.

Besides student choirs, orchestras and bands from each high school, music teachers and those that sing entertained the audience with a rendition of Chicago’s classic “25 or 6 to 4.” click here for complete story

Football: DJonkins Sports teams up with QB guru for skills camp

DJonkins Sports and Armed and Dangerous Football are teaming up to present a special skills camp in The Woodlands, dedicated to quarterbacks, wide receivers and defensive backs. The camp will be held Saturday, Aug. 9 and Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Legends Sports Complex at 602 Pruitt Road. Participation is open to youth athletes entering grades 6-8 at a cost of $250 per player.

Space is limited to 20 players per position, so early registration is advised. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon both days. Registration can be completed online atsummerskillscamp.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Derrick Jonkins at 832-721-8311 orInfo@DJonkinsSports.com. click HERE for complete story

Expansion of The Woodlands Christian Academy

The Woodlands Christian Academy has opened additional sections of 1st – 5th grades to meet the growing demand for accredited, Christian, college prep education.

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Maria Otto, Class of 2021

“With over 95% of current students re-enrolling next year, we created additional classes to accommodate the tremendous number of new families applying for admission” explained D’Anne Surber, Director of Enrollment. The Woodlands Christian Academy has a current student body of 440 students and anticipates starting the school year in August with more than 500 students. Mrs. Surber added, “The only way to maintain ideal class sizes for instruction is to create additional classes to meet the interest and demand. The majority of our classes in the upper school, grades 6 – 12, are at capacity and are closed.” click here for complete story