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Friday, May 29, 2015
End of 6th Six Weeks
2015 Graduation - 7:00p - 8:00p
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Teacher Workday
Smyer ISD Home of the Back to Back 1A State Girls Basketball Champions 2010 & 2011 State Runner-up 2013 ~ 2014 District & Regional Boys Basketball Champions ~ 2014 Boys Basketball State Semi-Finalist ~ 2014 15 Track Regional Qualifiers ~ 2014 District Baseball Champions
Smyer Solo & Ensemble compete at State
The Smyer Bobcat Band State and Solo team consisting of Colby Casas, Haley Crawford, Rachel Means, Shayla Tate and Brendon Johnson traveled to Austin for the State Solo & Ensemble Contest last weekend. This group of musicians performed for college music professors and walked away with a II at the state competition. Band director, Julie Barnard says that there are very few Is and IIs given at state. Way to go Smyer Solo and Ensemble team!
Athletes honored at awards banquet
Smyer HS athletes were honored Tuesday with a banquet catered from RiverSmith's followed by an awards ceremony.  The following program awards were handed out:
Football: MVP-Brennen Fowler, Outstanding Offensive Player-Bryce Jones, Outstanding Defensive Player-Marcos Diaz, Most Improved-Brandon Gomez, Fighting Heart-Zack Childers
Cross Country: Fighting Heart-Jazmine Lee, Most Outstanding Girl-Shelby McCullough, Most Outstanding Boy-Jordan Brown
Lady Cat Basketball: Most Improved Player-Savanah Murphy, Most Outstanding Defensive Player-Ashley McCullough, Most Outstanding Offensive Player-Lexie Fowler, Fighting Heart-Shelby McCullough, Co-MVPs-Alyssa Martinez & Shelby McCullough
Bobcat Basketball: Most Valuable Players-Brennen Fowler & Nic Lucero, Most Valuable Offensive Player-James Albus, Most Valuable Defensive Player-Zack Childers
Lady Cat Track: Outstanding Heart Award-Savanah Murphy, Outstanding Leadership Award-Shelby McCullough, Outstanding Motivator Award-Maddison Tate, Outstanding Field Athlete-Destiny Lee, Outstanding Runner-Jazmine Lee
Bobcat Track: Most Outstanding Runner-Jordan Brown, Most Improved-Ramon Lopez, Most Outstanding Field-Brennen Fowler, Fighting Heart-Marcos Diaz, Co-MVPs-Nic Lucero, James Albus, Gilbert Gonzales, and BobbyJoe Boggs
Bobcat Baseball: Best Hitter-Jerrod Fowler, Fighting Heart-Daniel DeLeon and Lorenzo Maldonado, Golden Glove-Tye Lozano, Most Improved-Alex Escobedo, MVP-Brennen Fowler, Outstanding Pitcher-Kole Vedder, Rookie of the Year-Adrian Mojica
Athletic Awards Ceremony
Color Guard selling roses for graduation
The SHS Color Guard is selling long stem red roses for the graduation reception.  Order form and money must be returned by Wednesday, May 28, to Mrs. Grigg or Ms. Barnard.  All roses ordered can be picked up outside the cafeteria during the reception.  Roses can be purchased for students or for parents.
Color Guard Rose Order Form
FFA celebrates end of year with banquet
On Tuesday, May 19, the Smyer FFA Chapter celebrated a very successful year with their FFA Banquet.  Brayden Shaw, FFA president, welcomed everyone to the banquet, and Maddison Tate offered the invocation before the meal of brisket, sausage, potato salad, bread, and a variety of desserts.  After the meal the FFA officers held the opening ceremonies.  Cody Oliver presented the Outstanding Leadership Team Member award to Austin Brown.  Katelyn Ramirez was recognized the Outstanding Judging Team Member by Maddison Tate. Jenny Jeffreys presented the Outstanding Ag Mechanics Award to Sam Euresti.  Adley Smith and Katelyn Ramirez were awarded Outstanding Stockman Award by Rebecca Seigman.  The FFA members elected a FFA Sweetheart and Beau and Austin Brown presented Rebecca Seigman and Brayden Shaw as Sweetheart and Beau.  The Junior FFA members were all recognized by Cody Oliver, and Rebecca Seigman offered special thanks to all the community members that have helped the chapter throughout the year.  Brayden Shaw announced the Honorary Member Appreciation Award recipients were Deborah & Darrel Smith.  The Smyer Stockshow Association awarded a $500 scholarship to Rebecca Seigman.  It was Mr. Gillit's turn to present some special awards.  He recognized Rebecca Seigman as the Outstanding Officer, and he presented Brayden Shaw with the Outstanding Member Award.  Mr. Gillit also promised the seniors gifts but only after he returns from the senior trip "unharmed"!  A slideshow was presented by Rebecca Seigman showcasing the successful year that the chapter has enjoyed.  The banquet ended with the installation of the new officers:  president-Brayden Shaw, vice-president-Katelyn Ramirez, secretary-Cody Oliver, Treasurer-Maddison Tate, sentinel-Calvin Neal, historian-Aries Cisneros, student adviser-Austin Brown, reporter-Luke Griffin.
FFA Banquet
All District baseball honors announced
7 Bobcats earn district honors
All District Baseball honors have been released.  Congratulations to the following Bobcats: Pitcher of the Year - Brennen Fowler, First Team Pitchers - Kole Vedder & Jerrod Fowler, First Team Catcher - Tye Lozano, First Team Outfield - Adrian Mojica, Second Team Infield - Daniel LeLeon, and Second Team Outfield Braxton Murphy.
Smyer Bobcats Team is 4th in the State Track meet
More records broken
Six Smyer Bobcats traveled to Austin last week to represent Smyer ISD and compete in the State Track Meet.  Representing Smyer were James Albus, BobbyJoe Boggs, Jordan Brown, Brennen Fowler, Gilbert Gonzales, and Nic Lucero.  The team finished 4th overall out of 57 teams at the State Track Meet.  Jordan started off the meet for the Bobcats on Friday morning, after a lightning delay, in the 3200m run.  Jordan set another school record with a time of 4:39.08 and took 2nd place earning him a silver medal.  Brennen took the field Friday afternoon for the shot competition.  Brennen also set a school record with a throw of 52-00.25 and earning him a 2nd place finish and a silver medal.  On Saturday the Bobcats relay team competed in the 4X100 and 4X200 relays.  The 4X100 team took 5th place with a time of 43:33, and the 4X100 team took 4th with a time of 1:30.65 earning more points for the team.  The relay team members are James Albus, BobbyJoe Boggs, Gilbert Gonzales and Nic Lucero.  Brennen then took the field for the discus throw.  Brennen finished 9th in the state of Texas!  Jordan Brown finished the meet in the 1600m run.  Jordan took the bronze medal and ran a time of 10:02.11 which is another school record.  What a great season!
State Track Meet Part 1
State Track Meet Part 2
Smyer Student Council creates Wall of Honor for service men and women
Smyer Student Council is working diligently to create a Wall of Honor for Smyer graduates who are currently serving or who have served in the armed forces.  If someone is interested in having a loved one honored, please submit a picture (no larger than 5X7), rank, branch of service, and years served.  Pictures in any type of uniform or in action is preferred, but not required.  All pictures can be returned, but the council would like to keep the Wall of Honor up for many years and continue to add to it, so if you would like your picture returned please note on submitted picture.  Pictures can be dropped off at the front office, submitted digitally to Belinda Maye at bmaye@smyer-isd.org, or mailed to:
Smyer ISD
Military Wall of Honor
P.O. Box 206
Smyer, TX 79367
PTO needs your Box Tops
Keep clipping & help Smyer Schools
Students are continuously bringing in Box Tops which helps raise money for our schools.  Keep up the good work and keep clipping those Box Tops.  Check out the information below and start saving those box tops and help Smyer earn money.
Box Tops for Education Information
Pictures from Website can now be Purchased
Due to the large number of requests, pictures from the website slideshows can now be purchased.  Use the link above to view the slideshows.  The pictures will be printed $2 for a 4X6, $5 for a 5X7, and $7.50 for an 8X10.  The proceeds go to The Pride, Smyer yearbook.  Please allow up to two weeks for delivery.  No pictures will be sent via email, only printed pictures.  Click on the link to the left to submit a request.  Orders will not be processed until payment is received.  Make checks out to Smyer ISD.  Return money to Mrs. Maye in the high school or mail in payment to:
Smyer High School
Attn. Belinda Maye
P.O. Box 206
Smyer, TX 79367
School Vaccination Requirements
Students entering kindergarten and 7th grade must meet school vaccination requirements set last year. Get your vaccines now for the 2011-2012 school year. Click on the link to the left to view vaccination requirements.
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Contact Information
Belinda Maye
bmaye@smyer-isd.org
Phone: 806-234-2935
FAX: 806-234-2411
Physical Address: 401 Lincoln
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 206
Smyer, TX 79367
Smyer ISD Mission Statement
The mission of the Smyer Independent School District is to provide a diversified system characterized by quality, equity, character, and accountability. All students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be productive members of a global world.
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