TIVY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXCEED STATE SCORES
ON ADVANCED PLACEMENT AND ACT EXAMS FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM RESULTS
Tivy High School students that took the 2015 Advanced Placement (AP) examinations exceeded the Texas, National and Global percentage of students receiving a score of 3, 4 or 5 on ten subject area tests. Subjects include: Studio Art 3D, European History, Macro Economics, Psychology, US Government, Calculus AB, Biology, Environmental Science, Physics I and Spanish Language. From 2011 to 2015, the number of AP exams taken by Tivy High School students has increased from 339 to 618.
The AP Examinations are administered each year in May and represent the culmination of college-level work in a given discipline in a secondary school setting. There are 36 AP courses and examinations available. AP exams are scored on a 1-5 scale. Most universities assign grades of A, B and C to scores of 5, 4 and 3 respectively.
ACT EXAM RESULTS
Kerrville ISD students who took the 2015 ACT exam scored higher than the state average in all tested subjects as well as the composite score of the subjects for the fifth year in a row. The four tests are: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science.
The ACT consists of curriculum-based tests of educational development in English, mathematics, reading, and science designed to measure the skills needed for success in first year college coursework.
Tivy Golden Girls and Cheerleaders Announce Clinics
Calling all future cheerleaders and dancers! The Tivy Cheerleaders and Golden Girls are both gearing up for their annual fall clinics and subsequent performances at an upcoming home football game.
Dance Clinic:Saturday, Sept. 19, 8-12:30 pm. $40, register by Sept. 11. Perform during halftime at October 2 home game.
Cheer Clinic: Saturday, Sept. 26, 8:30-12 pm. $35, register by Sept. 18. Cheer during 2nd quarter of October 2 home game.
2015 Football Schedule Revised; Directions to Big Spring Game
The 2015 Football Schedule has been updated – download here.
The Tivy Antlers Football team plays Big Spring Saturday, August 29 at 6 pm. The game is being held at San Angelo Stadium located on the Angelo State University Campus at 1789 Knickerbocker Rd, San Angelo, TX 76904. This is the same location the team played at last year. The San Angelo school district bought the stadium when the university built a new stadium. *We are NOT playing at the new university stadium.
Directions: Take I-10 West for 49 miles. Turn right onto US-377/ N/US-83 N for 50 miles. Turn left onto US-87 N/W Broadway Street for 42 miles. Turn left on S. Jackson then Left on Knickerbocker rd. Arrived.
Kerrville ISD’s Early Childhood Center is still accepting applications for its Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten programs. Applications are available at the Early Childhood Campus located at 1011 Third Street. For more information call 257-1335. These programs are open to age and income eligible children living in the Kerrville ISD attendance zone.
Kerrville ISD STAAR Results Among Elite in State
The Texas Education Agency 2015 state accountability ratings were released over the weekend, and Kerrville ISD achievement ranks among the best in the state. As a district, Kerrville ISD was one of only 24 school districts out of more than 1,200 to earn the distinction designation for postsecondary readiness. Additionally, Tivy High School was one of 153 campuses out of more than 4,300 secondary schools to earn all seven distinction designations possible. Daniels Elementary School also excelled by earning all five distinction designations available. All other eligible campuses in Kerrville ISD earned two or more distinction designations. All campuses and the district earned the highest state accountability rating, Met Standard. For the full press release, click HERE.
Kerrville Tivy Athletic Hall of Fame 2015 Inductee Banquet
"Celebrating 10 years of the Tivy Hall of Fame"
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 3rd
Inn of the Hills Conference Center
Keynote Speaker: Coach Avery Johnson (former Spur and current Men's Basketball Coach at University of Alabama). Tickets can be purchased at Finley Financial Services, 625 Sidney Baker, 896-4400. Call Guy Overby at 257-8387 for more information. Tickets: $40.00. 2015 Inductees: 1987 & 1988 State Semifinalist Football Teams, Mike Parman and the 2003-04 Girl's Basketball State Semifinalist Team.
Hope on Holdsworth Community Food Drive September 18
Join the original Team Up students from Hal Peterson Middle School as we gear up for our annual drive to collect food for Kerr County food pantries. You can sponsor a yard of food for $5, hold a food collection at your business, or come to the event to volunteer on Sept. 18. T-shirts are on sale now through Sept. 2 for $5 each, with $1 being used to purchase additional food. For more information, contact Janda Castillo at 830-377-6428, or firstname.lastname@example.org.