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Wagner's Spencer Burford Signs With UTSA

Wagner High School Senior Spencer Burford signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for the University of Texas at San Antonio in the fall of 2018.  Spencer is a three year letterman with many accomplishments during his tenure.  He was selected 1st Team All District for 2016 and 2017. During his senior football season he had 28 pancakes, 88 knockdowns, 10 TD blocks and 14 heads up.  Spencer has received offers from Texas Tech, Texas State, Colorado State, Kansas State, University of Kansas and Bowling Green.  He was selected to participate in the Blue Grey All American Bowl on December 18th at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium and the San Antonio All Star Game on January 6, 2018. Congratulations!

National Honor Society Members On Pathway To Success

Military-connected and civilian National Honor Society students from Judson, Wagner and Judson Early College Academy participated in a “Chance of a Life Time Post-Secondary Planning” experience at Our Lady of the Lady University. The volunteer opportunity was held during the Alamo Area College Access and Completion Consortium’s Third Annual Summit. This year’s theme was Hand in Hand: Preparing Students for a Seamless Pathway to Success! The consortium provided professionals from school districts throughout Texas with sharing practices, tools and resources to support and prepare students to engage in their learning by guiding them to seek opportunities and paths that support their interest and passions.

JISD students were able to network with professional educators such as College Professors, Academic Advisors, University Directors, University Presidents, Vice Chancellors, etc. This amazing opportunity enabled our students to gain insights to their post-secondary plans and goals. Judson ISD junior and senior high school students and surrounding school districts will be invited back to attend the Alamo Colleges Young Leadership Conference on April 20, 2018 at Northeast Lakeview College. Many thanks to, JISD Military Family & College Readiness Specialist, Sylvia Greenwood, Our Lady of the Lake University, Alamo Colleges, San Antonio Education Partnership and Judson High School National Honor Society Sponsor, Christina Lopez-Mobilia. Post-secondary planning with the future of our JISD students & families was a huge success!

 

Lady Thunderbirds Sign College Scholarships

Congrats to Da'Nasia Hood for all her hard work. She has signed a full college scholarship with Texas State University.  Da'Nasia is a 4 year varsity letterman for the Wagner High School Lady Thunderbirds Basketball team and is a leader on and off the court.  
 

Angel Hastings will be continuing her basketball career at Lamar University.  Angel is a very vocal and intimidating player on the court.  After recovering from knee surgery last May, she has continued to work hard and get herself back on the court. Congratulations to her and her family on this tremendous accomplishment.

Ranger Runners Accomplish Marathon Goal

Students from the Salinas Elementary Running Club recently participated in the Subway Kids Rock run held downtown during the Rock and Roll Marathon. The run marked the last mile in their journey for 26.2 miles, a full marathon that they have completed. This week, the kids are wearing their blue shirts and medals from the weekend. If you see one of them in the hall be sure and give them a high five for a job well done. Great job Ranger Runners! The school and your coaches are proud of you.

Santa Enjoys Breakfast At Miller’s Point

The Miller's Point Elementary PTO created a Winter Wonderland for their Jet families to enjoy. Volunteers from the community and the school served a hot breakfast while vendors sold holiday goods to help raise money for the school. Santa, Olaf and the Grinch made a surprise visit to spread holiday cheer and hear wishes from students.