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February 2nd - February 8th

February 2nd -Houston High School Honor's Academy Celebration of Excellence

   
 
   

February 3rd - Kelli Cook from Local 24 News visits Houston Middle School for a Black History Month presentation. The news story can be found

February 4th -

We found out that Houston High School was ranked #3 in the state by the 2015 Niche Rankings.

Farmington's APEX class hosted a Living Wax Museum.

       

February 5th - Riverdale ES inducted 63 members into the National Jr. Honor Society.

Riverdale's Lead Team brings the teachers on board of Awesome Airlines for an excellent learning session.

 

February 6th - Houston Middle School Band hosted a wonderful evening with Jazz, BBQ and Blues!

       

Weekend

Houston High Wrestling advances 10 wrestlers to the state championship on Feb 12-14. Two regional champions, Travis Arthur at 120 lbs, and Keaton Jones at 126 lbs. K. Jones also won match of the tournament. Houston Wrestling finished strong, coming in 2nd in overall team points.

 

Congratulations to HMS student Cady Baltz on winning the Shelby County spelling bee, advancing to the national competition!

 

Congratulations to Houston MS cheer! Second in the nation.

 

Congratulations to the World/Grand Champions!! Way to go Houston High Cheer.

 

Houston High has had Commercial Appeal Academic All-Stars in back-to-back weeks.

Ronald Nelson - General Scholarships - Commercial Appeal Link

 

Colin McLeod - Mathematics - Commercial Appeal Link

 

Collin, a senior, is an exceptional student who is known for his superb critical thinking skills. He holds a 4.0 unweighted grade point average and scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. He has completed eight AP classes and earned a top score of “5” on each of the AP exams, earning the title of an Especially Commended AP Scholar. Collin was captain of the Science Bowl Team that won first place at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Collin was also the top individual scorer at the event. He is a four-year member of the Knowledge Bowl Team, often serving as captain for academic tournaments. In addition, he won first place in the Technical Problem Solving event at the 2014 Science Olympiad.

Active in his school and community, Collin serves as president of Mu Alpha Theta and president of the ACT 30 and above club. He tutors students in math. He also tutored and coached the Schilling Farms Middle School Quiz Bowl Team that won first place at the Tennessee Junior Beta Club convention in 2014. Collin volunteers at the Collierville Animal Shelter, walking dogs who haven’t been adopted.


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