Chisum 2014 graduating class plans Feb. 1 fundraiser

chisum logoThe Chisum class of 2014 Project Graduation will have a fundraiser (ACTS) at 6 p.m., Feb. 1, at the high school.

ACTS is an Art and Crafts silent auction, Talent showcase and Supper.

The art and crafts will contain homemade items created by Chisum High School seniors.

The talent showcase will have performances by Chisum students grades 7-12. Supper will consist of Hot Papa Murphy’s Pizza, salad, brownies, and tea from Taco Casa.

They are offering a ”meal deal” for $5 that includes a slice of pizza, salad, brownie and tea. They will also be selling pizza by the slice for $2 and tea for $1.

For more information contact Taunya Herrmann, Chisum Project Graduation 2014 President, at 903.517.8342.

 

 

Four Chisum students are named Academic All-State

chisum logoSydney Floyd, Karlee Hall, Kinsey Hutto, and Macy Tisdell — all Chisum High School seniors — were recognized as Academic All-State by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

In order to be eligible for this students must be graduating seniors, have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 94 or above for grades 9-11, a varsity member of the support staff of a sport and be of good moral character.

Chisum students return to state for 3rd straight year

Left to right: Rebecca Monson - Reporter, Trent Evans - Secretary, Amelia Preston - Sentinel, John Herrmann - President, Maygen Kelley - Vice President, Metz Branch - Treasurer, and Sydney Floyd - Student Advisor

Left to right: Rebecca Monson – Reporter, Trent Evans – Secretary, Amelia Preston – Sentinel, John Herrmann – President, Maygen Kelley – Vice President, Metz Branch – Treasurer, and Sydney Floyd – Student Advisor

The Chisum FFA Senior Chapter Conducting Team maintained their integrity as the highest scoring and placing leadership team in the history of Chisum ISD by placing 9th at state this past weekend.

They advanced to state competition for the 3rd straight year out of over 1,020+ possible 1A to 5A FFA Chapters in Texas.

The Texas FFA State Leadership Development Events were held December 6 & 7 at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.  The team picture shows all members, and the awards that they have acquired the past 3 years.

As a team in Senior Chapter Conducting, they have won 1st place at District - 2011, 2012, & 2013, 1st place at Area - 2012, 2nd place at Area - 2011 & 2013, 2nd place at Alba-Golden Invitational Contest – 2013, 1 State Semi-Finalist Top 20 Teams in Texas 2011 and 9th place State Finalist – 2012 & 2013.

“This was an exceptional group of young men and women,” Chisum agriculture dept. official Tracy Denny said.

Chisum High School theater arts program to present annual Halloween plays

chisum logoAt 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, in the Chisum High School Cafeteria, the Chisum High School Theater Arts program will be presenting their annual Halloween Plays.

“This year they are doing a night of comedic ‘one acts’,” Mary Golden-Musick of Chisum ISD said. “The night is being called ‘A Night of Funny Fright’.”

The two plays are titled “Ha-Ha House” and “Cheating Death”.

“Both plays are thrilling comedies and appropriate for all ages,” she said. “It will be a great evening of entertainment.”

Be sure and bring your kids in their Halloween costumes before you go trick or treating. After the play children can take their photos with their favorite characters from the play in front of a spooky backdrop for $2.

Admission to the plays is $3 for adults and $2 for students.

Chisum High School seniors play last game Nov. 8

chisum senior players 2The Senior football players at Chisum High played their last game on their home field on Friday night (Oct 25) when they hosted the Rivercrest Rebels. Chisum beat the Rebels 62-0. They will travel to Como-Pickton on Nov 8, where these young men will play their last high school game. They have earned the right to be called SENIORS!

Players from left to right are:  Jose Recendiz, Cark Hawkins, Jaylen Record, Dylan Retos, Geron Hicks, Coach Bo, Jared Mathews, Mytchell Naylor, Ryan Poole, Joe Winton