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‘Carrying tradition:’ Sharyland High School graduates class of 2019

20190602 SHSGraduationFour years of high school came to an end Sunday for nearly 400 Sharyland High School students.

Hundreds of families filled the seats at the State Farm Arena Sunday, June 2, as they watched their loved one take the stage to receive their diploma, their final act as high school students.

Sharyland High School Principal Lori Ann Garza served as Mistress of Ceremonies for the event and spoke of how proud she was of her students.

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Sharyland expanding Capturing Kids’ Hearts initiative

20190531 CapturingkidsHearsA national initiative that was implemented in the Sharyland school district last August to better connect students and teachers will expand to other campuses this coming school year.

On Tuesday, Sharyland school board members unanimously voted to expand the Capturing Kids’ Hearts Program across all junior high school campuses and Donna Wernecke Elementary and John H. Shary Elementary schools.

The program aims to have students and teachers build relationships with each other to boost children’s self-esteem in school. It was introduced at Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary, Olivero Garza Elementary and Jessie L. Jensen last year where teachers and staff had to go through a two-day training for the program.

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Pioneer High School senior earns Girl Scout Gold Award

20190524 JasmineLealSTJasmine Leal was recently awarded the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve.

Leal, a senior at Sharyland Pioneer High School, was one of the recipients of the 2019 Gold Award. According to press release from the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas, the award recognizes the “extraordinary efforts of extraordinary girls” who have “undertaken projects to help their communities” and “truly distinguished themselves as prominent leaders in their communities and as true change-makers.”

Leal will be attending the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in the fall with the intent to transfer to Texas A&M University Kingsville. She plans on studying animal science with the hope of one day becoming a veterinarian.

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Sharyland High School honors top 10

20190506SHSTop10The top ten seniors of Sharyland High School were honored during the Super Achievers Banquet earlier this month. 

Held at The Club at Cimarron on Monday, May 6, the banquet honored the top ten seniors who excelled in their academic courses and earned the Highest GPA in their class of 393 students.

The students were not only joined by their parents but also by their mentors, Sharyland ISD board of trustees and central administrative staff. SHS and SA3 administration and counselors were all there to celebrate and honor these students.

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Sharyland Advanced Academic Academy honors top students, mentors

20190521 SA3Top10With high school graduation set for next week, students at Sharyland Advanced Academic Academy took an opportunity to reflect on those who guided them in their studies during the last few years.

That was the scene Tuesday during the Sharyland district’s third Super Achievers’ Banquet, honoring the top 10 students of the Sharyland Advanced Academic Academy.

Earlier this month, the district held banquets for students at Sharyland High School and Sharyland Pioneer High School. Like those events, the top 10 students were awarded a Chromebook for their achievements.

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Sharyland Pioneer High School celebrates extracurricular achievement

20190517 PioneerAchievements1,000 students made history this year at Sharyland Pioneer High School.

Last Friday, a little over two-thirds of the student population gathered in the gym to pose for a group picture in celebration of their successful year in sports. In 2018-2019, all Pioneer High School athletic teams qualified for playoffs.

According to Principal James Heath, it has been at least 40 years since an achievement like this has happened at a Sharyland school.

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