That is exactly what the Art Department is trying to accomplish with each lesson that is being taught to the students. Students start out with a line and create their own projects from that line. All high school students are given a project and they are to pick the subject matter. Art teacher, Adrienne Johnson, stated ”We have some very creative artists in the Senior High school so stop in and see some of their . . .
January 14th was almost like a game-show with buzzers buzzing and answers flying through the air like confetti. The reason for all the buzz and commotion was the RPAC Quiz Bowl at Southwest High School. The Maywood Team had a rough start against a few of the first teams they played. However, after a pep talk from Coach Kinnison, their . . .
After a semester of working hard on their Reading Mastery and writing skills, last week the Pre-k and second graders kicked off the holiday season building gingerbread houses. This was not only a fun activity for the kids; it also helped to practice fine motor skills. A blizzard of frosting and gumdrops blanketed the room as the tiny edible cottages were glued together, one tasty panel at a time. This serious work required quality building materials such as Twizzlers, Hershey Kisses, gumdrops, M&Ms, candy canes, peppermint lozenges and, of course, the quintessential vanilla . . .
High School Book of the Month: Panic by Lauren Oliver (2014). “ Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a dead-end town of 12,000 people in the middle of nowhere: because it was summer, and there was nothing else to do. Heather never thought she would compete in Panic, a legendary game played by graduating seniors, where the stakes are high and the payoff is even higher. She’d never thought of herself as fearless, the kind of person who would fight to stand out. But when she finds something, and someone, to fight for, she . . .
To qualify for A and B Honor Roll a student must have no more than three B's and all A's in the rest of the classes. Click on the picture to the right to enlarge the list of the students on Distinction Honor Roll.
We seek to create college graduates with minimal debt. Thus, we are bringing proven, entertaining ACT © Preparation, John Baylor Test Prep (JBTP), to Junior and Senior students, who will view six of the twelve, 42-minute sessions of the course in school over three weeks leading up to the September 13, 2014 ACT. Your child has been chosen to participate. Higher ACT scores mean larger college scholarships. The average score increase from JBTP is about two points, an amount that can save your family thousands in college costs and improve your child’s college . . .
CRASH! POW! DING! DING! DING! SWISH! Bowling balls thundered down lanes and crashed into pins, alien space ships and laser gun zipped across video screens, and basketballs swished and thumped through nets as extra points blinked on the display panel. Had you been at Wild Bill’s Wings and Bowling Alley on the afternoon of October 8, you would have heard these sounds mixed with the laughing and cheering of elementary and high school students. In between the games there were boxes of pizza to eat and, of course, buffalo wings heaped up on plates for the partygoers to devour. . . .
Loud music bounces off the walls of the gym while 5 pairs of feet move in sync to the rhythm of the music. Girls spin, run, and jump across the floor practicing their talent, so that they may perform as the Maywood Dance Team, at football and basketball games. The girls get to the school around 7 a.m. twice a week and practice for 45 minutes to an hour, unless they meet on a Saturday then they practice for at least 2 hours. The girls practice hard so they can be ready for State Dance in February. Seniors Brooke Moore and Darbe Dodson gave some encouraging words: “Things are going . . .
The Maywood Lady Tiger’s consists of 9 girls on their team, and they are: seniors: Abby Werkmeister, Brooke Moore and Corey Eshleman; juniors: Bailey Brown, Tyler Esslinger and Marisa Foster; freshmen: Kayla Minary, Grace Koubek and Hope Stone; Head Coach: Kim Stengel; Assistant Coach: Bryson Kennedy; and Student Managers: Paige Wood and Karlie Gerlach. Coach Stengel commented, “The girls have been working very hard in practice. We plan to have a great season and grow together as a team.” The girls are well conditioned since they only have 8 players able to play and . . .
The Maywood girls' and boys' track teams competed at the RPAC Track & Field Meet in Bertrand on Friday, May 2. The girls team finished with 51 points, which was good for 4th place. The boys finished in the upper half of the conference with their 7th place finish, as they garnered 49 points. Leading the way for the girls was Justine Stone, who finished as conference champion in the 1600m run (5:40.26), the 3200m run (12:21.93), and in 2nd place in the 800m run (2:34.58). Abby Werkmeister continued her strong season with a 3rd place finish in the discus . . .
The sweet, pungent smell of diesel trucks and the aroma of grilled steaks filled the air; corn dust blew in the wind like a light snow as local harvested crops were trucked into town. On the 24th of October, members of the Maywood FFA Chapter headed down to the Ag Valley Coop in Maywood, to give back to all the farmers that support the community and the FFA Chapter. The Maywood FFA members helped prepare lunches for the farmers who brought in their crops and gave them to-go boxes which they took back for the rest of their crew. This was a great way to recognize all that the local . . .
The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is to sing aloud for all to hear! ‘Twas the 11th of December when all through the school, Maywood K-12 students took to the stage to sing songs of joy and play their harmonious instruments. The program, “Christmas Wishes,” started off wonderfully when the kindergarten through third grade students performed a skit called “Wally’s Groovin’ Christmas.” It involved a penguin character named Wally who forgot how to waddle. With the help of his Turkey, Zebra, Walrus, and Penguin friends was able to get his . . .
Maywood Public School’s Mock Trial team traveled to Hayes Center to compete in their final competition on November 17th. This year’s case was a criminal case where a factory owner was charged with arson and first degree murder of an employee. Although MPS’s team performed well in both roles as county prosecutor and as defense for the accused, “we were probably a little stronger as attorneys for the defendant,” noted Janice Arent, Maywood’s mock trial coach. Maywood’s competing schools are: Eustis-Farnam, Southern Valley, Perkins County, and . . .
Maywood Public School’s One-Act team is performing the one-act play SELFIE . The story follows eight teenagers as they document the daily struggles of teen life, one selfie at a time. It’s senior year and problems are mounting for a group of high school students as they prepare for the future. Facing bullies, parents, peer pressure, sickness, and their own self-judgment, the characters search for ways to stand out. As they document their year, one selfie at a time, they come to realize life is not about what other people see — it’s about the pictures they . . .
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