Education-Youth

Stanzel Foundation awards Kirn scholarships

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The Stanzel Family Foundation paid tribute to Dale Kirn again this year by awarding the Dale Kirn Memorial Scholarship for 2020 to 10 students attending school in Schulenburg and Weimar. The scholarship enabled the students to participate from their homes in a week-long program entitled “Camp Invention Connect.” The scholarship recipients were Jared Melchor, Paul Rogers IV and Kerr McBride of Schulenburg ISD; Kadyn Bretting, Carlos Molina and Ramiro Ferretiz Jr.

Blinn offers four class formats for fall semester

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As part of its Back With Blinn plan to safely return for the fall semester, the Blinn College District is offering students a choice between four distinct course formats, allowing them the option that best fits their learning style and schedule.

Raphael, Fogle, Jacobs make Baylor Dean’s List

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More than 5,300 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2020 semester, including three from Schulenburg: • Marc L Raphael, Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences. • Wyatt R Fogle, Hankamer School of Business.

SISD slates registration

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Last week, Schulenburg ISD announced its guidelines for parents to register their children for the 2020-21 school year. Drive-through pick-up of packets was scheduled for Wednesday, July 29 from 7:30 a.m.

Lady Horns earn national honor for 7th time

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The Schulenburg Lady Horn volleyball team is proud to announce that its members earned the 2019-20 United States Marine Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association team academic award. It is the seventh consecutive year that the Lady Horns have received the award.

UIL makes modifications to 2020-21 calendar

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The University Interscholastic League (UIL) has made modifications to the 2020-2021 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines, set to take effect Aug. 1.

SISD announces policy for School Lunch Program

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Schulenburg ISD announces that it will continue its policy to operate the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2020-21 school year.

Blinn reports enrollment record for Summer II term

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The Blinn College District has set a new Summer II enrollment record with 4,667 students. Blinn has set new enrollment highs in each term this academic year, including the fall semester, winter minimester, spring semester, May minimester and Summer I term.

PAT4U

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Getting Children to Listen the First Time You Speak Do you feel your child tunes you out when you tell him to pick up his toys or stop picking on his sister? Do you feel you are competing against TV, video games and other distractions to get your child’s attention? Classrooms (and families) function better when children know how to follow directions. Are you helping your child learn to follow directions? Answer yes or no to the following questions to see how you are doing.