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IRON CHEF Competition brings art to the table

20121017-IronChef-CA0G1996Nancy Cortez with Honey’s Cakes stands with her cake waiting for the results of the competition to be announced. The cake won runner-up. Progress Times photo by Doug YoungMISSION – A different form of art was brought to the tables at the Club at Cimarron last week for the 5th Annual and Final Battle Iron Chef Food Fight and Third Annual Cake Decorating Challenge. The art of food making and presenting, and the art of making a tasty cake and cake decorating were at the forefront of the competition.

The food competition began Oct. 15 and culminated on Wednesday, Oct. 17 with a semi-final and then a final round where only two chefs were left to outdo each other.

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New Cimarron tennis director comes home

MISSION – Tennis is almost like art in motion according to the new tennis director at the Club at Cimarron. Once an individual learns the mechanics, they forever evolve to become a good player, said Daniel Reyna, tennis director.

Reyna started playing at a young age. In fact, he played tennis at Cimarron when he was younger. Today, he has come full circle, returning to where he started.

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SHS mascots enjoy their new roles

20121012-Sharyland-Mascots-015Razz and Razi help liven up the crowd with the cheerleaders at a recent football game. Progress Times photo by Doug YoungMISSION — Those who attend Sharyland High School football games may have noticed something a bit different this season. The cheerleaders now have two people dressed in Red Rattler costumes that join them in cheers and liven the crowd.

Although not unusual, SHS now has male and female mascots this year – Razz and Razi the Rattlers – an element administrators hope it starts a new tradition.

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Fourth grader to participate in diabetes walk in San Antonio

20121019 SISD EmmaKate IMG 3534Jessie Jensen fourth grader Emma Kate Rodriguez was surrounded by classmates as she led a walk at the school Thursday. Students and staff raised money and participated in the walk to support her as she prepares to participate in a diabetes walk this weekend. Courtesy PhotoMISSION – Emma Kate Rodriguez was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes fives years ago. Now she is on a mission to help find a cure. She will be participating in the Field of Dreams “Walk to Cure Diabetes” on Oct. 21 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Students at Jessie Jensen Elementary, where Rodriguez attends fourth grade, have been collecting money to donate to her walk and to help find a cure for diabetes. Students get to hang up a paper the shape of a sneaker with their name on it saying how much they donated. Although organizers don’t have an official amount at how much has been donated, there are 686 students at the elementary and all participated in the walk. Rodriguez and her family led the students in the walk.

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SHS Diamonds to hold dance clinic

20121012 SHS-Dance-Clinic IMG 0020Sharyland High School DiamondsMISSION – The Sharyland High School Diamonds will hold a dance clinic Saturday, October 27. The clinic will start with registration and check-in at 8:30 a.m. and run through 12 p.m. at the Sharyland High School Annex Gym.

The cost for the clinic is $25 if registered by October 19 and $30 at the door. The clinic is open to children in Pre-kindergarten to eighth grade.

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