Kerrville voters Saturday approved the 2013 Antler Stadium bond. The bond passed with 761 for votes. Kerrville ISD appreciates the support of all voters in Kerrville. More information on the renovations to Antler Stadium will be announced as it becomes available.
After dropping game one to Alamo Heights Thursday night, the Antlers came back strong Saturday with a 16-1 win in game 2. The Antlers weren't able to hang on in game 3, ending their playoff run. Great season, Antlers!
A group of Tivy High School students competed at the Regional Academic UIL competition held at UTSA on Saturday, April 20th. Students who placed first through third at a district competition in March were eligible to compete. PJ Bowie placed 6th in Calculator, Tres Popp took 3rd in Computer Science, and in Mathematics, Bowie took 3rd while Popp took 4th. Bowie and Popp now advance to state competition being held May 21-22 at the University of Texas at Austin. Good luck!
PJ Bowie Tres Popp
On Tuesday, April 23, Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams announced the new 2013 state public school accountability system. The first ratings under this system will be issued by the Texas Education Agency on August 8, 2013. The Kerrville Independent School District is explaining the new school accountability system in a five part series of articles that began Wednesday, May 1st in the Hill Country Community Journal. Articles will also be available on the Kerrville ISD website. Click to read article one, article two and article three.
Nimitz, Tally, and Daniels Elementary Schools, as well as Hal Peterson Middle School, have been named Title I, Part A State Distinguished Schools by the Texas Education Agency. Only 23 schools in Region 20 received this award, and Hal Peterson is the only middle school in the region to receive this award for the second consecutive year.
The Texas Education Agency's Title I, Distinguished Schools prestigious designation recognizes schools that have consistently demonstrated strong academic performances over a three-year period. All of these Title I, Part A schools achieved the Exemplary rating for the present school year and have a residing population of 40% or more low income students.
“I’m extremely proud of all our campuses that achieved this rating,” said Laurie Gagne, Senior Director of Special Education. “Our teachers and staff work hard all year, and it’s nice to receive recognition for that work.”