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HIGH EXPECTATIONS - New Shary superintendent raises the bar

20121001-Sharyland-ISD-Dr-Virgina-Richter-001Dr. Virginia RichterDr. Virginia Richter has some lofty goals for the Sharyland ISD. As the new superintendent, she wants to build on what the district is known for – things like academic achievement, sports and UIL – while growing the number of students taking AP exams and dual enrollment courses.

“My goal is to take and capitalize on what Sharyland does very well, but then take it to the next level,” she said.

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Go Center prepares SHS students for college and careers

20121002 SHS Go Center CAB 0008Maria Gloria Ramirez, a counselor at Sharyland High School, helps students prepare for college at the school’s Go Center. Progress Times photo by Carina A. BrunsonMISSION – There is a classroom of sorts located at Sharyland High School, but it is quite different from the others. There are positive thinking posters, college and university pendants, and college and university colors and mascots displayed throughout the room. A visitor to the room can also see some computers and bookshelves with reference books referring students to scholarships they can pursue, aids for tests, and other college preparation information.

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SISD Technology Showcase submission deadline today

Sharyland Independent School District’s (SISD) Technology Showcase is just around the corner and the deadline for submissions from SISD students and staff is today, October 5.

The showcase will feature 39 exhibits spotlighting how technology is being used in the classroom to promote learning is SISD’s elementary and secondary schools. Teachers are encouraged to enter both teacher-led and student-led methods for the event.

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Sharyland ISD: Tradition of Excellence

MISSION — Sharyland High School senior Susana Ortega attends South Texas College through a dual enrollment program and will graduate in the spring with an associate of arts in computer science. She hopes to be accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study electronics engineering or computer science.

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