Tag: Montgomery HS

Montgomery HS Alumni Jenny Clopton receives FFA American Degree

12-6-2016-6-40-36-pm-3139856Jenny 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.

GoFundMe set up for family of teen killed in Conroe crash

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A friend of the 15-year-old girl who died in an auto-pedestrian crash Monday said she always would leave a smile on your face.

Officials identified the deceased as Savannah Pero, a Montgomery High School sophomore who originally was from New York state. Pero and her twin sister were running across Texas 105 West near April Sound in Conroe just past dark Monday when a Chevy Malibu struck Savannah, killing her. click here for complete story

UIL: Realignment brings significant changes for local schools

529e355239c00.imageChanges galore. That’s what Realignment Day brought to local schools as the University Interscholastic League released its official district configurations for football (2016-18) and basketball (2016-17) on Monday morning.

Perhaps the biggest shakeup came in Class 6A where the Conroe ISD schools — Conroe, The Woodlands, College Park and Oak Ridge — were aligned with Montgomery, Lufkin and Beaumont West Brook to form District 12-6A. click here for complete story

 

Cops believe they found Montgomery County juveniles’ synthetic drug supplier

Police arrested a man Friday they believe has been manufacturing and selling synthetic drugs to students in Montgomery County.

Blotter paper like this can be used to distribute synthetic LSD. On Friday, police arrested a man suspected of supplying the drug to juveniles throughout the Houston area, including Montgomery County.
Blotter paper like this can be used to distribute synthetic LSD. On Friday, police arrested a man suspected of supplying the drug to juveniles throughout the Houston area, including Montgomery County.

Law enforcement agencies in the county started an investigation after the death of 16-year-old Montgomery High School student Grant Hobson early last month. Two other students from the school were hospitalized Feb. 20, while one from Willis High School was hospitalized Thursday after taking synthetic LSD.

Nine juveniles were arrested on various drug charges, ranging from possession of marijuana to possession of a controlled substance, but it was unclear until Friday whether authorities were on to the source of the synthetic psychedelic drug known as 25I-NBOMe, or by its street name “N-bomb.”

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Memorial held for Montgomery HS student who died in crash

A memorial was held Saturday for a high school student who died early Friday morning in a motorcycle crash near Conroe.

The victim had just put the Yamaha up for sale on Thursday.

Trenton Fortune, 17, was riding to meet his girlfriend for breakfast at McDonald’s when he hit a Hyundai making a turn on Highway 105 near Freeport Street. click here for complete story

Volleyball: The Woodlands sweeps Montgomery to open playoffs

The Woodlands began its state championship defense with a 25-9, 25-21, 25-17 bi-district playoff victory over Montgomery on Monday evening at Marsha Porter Gymnasium at Conroe High School.

The Lady Highlanders (34-3), ranked No. 6 in this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A poll, have now won eight consecutive playoff matches dating back to last season.

“I thought we did a really nice job serving tough, and I thought our offense was clicking,” The Woodlands coach Leslie Madison said. “Defensively, I think we could have been better and need to be better. But other than that, I thought they did a good job.”

Courtney Quinn led The Woodlands with 12 kills, and Rachel Reed once again filled the stat sheet with 10 kills, six digs, four aces and two blocks. Hailey Reier led the team with 10 digs, and Kendall Cook set the tempo for the offense with 31 assists. click here for complete story