The FCCLA Culinary Arts Team competed in the state competition in Corpust Christi. Fabian Chavez, Brittney Elkins and Tylor Karstedt competed against 29 culinary teams from across the state and placed 6th in Texas.
Porter High School art students were recognized by the New Caney ISD Board of Trustees at its regular meeting April 20. Students earned more than $87,000 in cash and scholarships this spring, competing in the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, Rodeo Austin, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (V.A.S.E.), and the Montgomery County Fair.
The New Caney High School Culinary Arts Management Team (Alyssa Muckelroy, Chris Barrios, Brandon Mata, and Esteban Torrez) represented Texas in the 2015 National ProStart Invitational held at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, April 18-19.
Friday, March 6, New Caney Jr. FFA students from Keefer Crossing Middle School competed in the Matagorda Livestock Judging contest.
Porter High School Technology Student Association students finished third in the large-school projects category at the TSA state competition, April 8-11.
Four New Caney High School students placed in the top 10 at the state Technology Student Association competition April 12.
The Award Winning New Caney Bluebonnets and Breakdancers attended two contests this year, one at Dekaney High School in Houston, Texas and one at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas. Both teams received top honors which included Super Sweepstakes, Choreography Awards for their routines, Best-in-Class and Winners Circle.
The Porter High School Theatre Group wrapped up the 2015 season with a public performance of its award-winning One-Act Play, Edith Stein, in the Porter High School Auditorium Tuesday. This year’s cast and crew advanced from Zone to District to Bi-District competition, earning awards along the way.
Alejandro Cruz became the first Porter High School student to be selected to the All-State Band, performing in February at the 2015 Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio.
NCISD Approves Elementary School Boundary Changes For 2015-2016
The New Caney ISD Board of Trustees approved a change in boundaries for elementary schools in order to plan for the opening of Tavola Elementary and to alleviate overcrowding at other campuses.
The action was taken Dec. 15 at the regularly scheduled board meeting. Jim Grant, Executive Director of Operations, made a presentation to the board explaining where the new boundaries would be and what areas would be impacted by the change.
A total of 373 students will be affected by the boundary changes: 126 students from New Caney Elementary will move to Tavola Elementary; 146 students from Oakley Elementary will move to New Caney Elementary and 101 students from Crippen Elementary will move to Sorters Mill Elementary.
The district sent letters Nov. 21 to all parents whose children were affected by the boundary changes. The letters invited them to a public meeting held Dec. 8 at New Caney Middle School. Following the public meeting, the NCISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the boundary changes Dec. 15.