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Page 4B EDUCATION Hays Free Press January 27, 2016 + SUBMn'rED REPORT One day after the Hays High School Rebel Speech and Debate team excelled at the CX District Meet in Austin (see right), Gina Lozano's powerful con- tingent travelled to the Corpus Christi King HS Texas Forensic Associa- tion (TFA) Tournament. A look at their results confirmed the assessment that they'd "demolished the competition," seven of eight Hays compeitors advancing to out-rounds, earning eight trophies in all, and garnering four state qualifications for TFA State in March. Lozano reported "in CX, the Sarah Moore-Jordan Clements team took first (and earned their final points toward TFA State qualification); in Extem- poraneous, Chance Walker (Foreign Extemp) and Emma Morgan (Domestic Extemp) took first and fourth, respectively (both, as well, qualifying for TFA State); in Lincoln Douglas Debate, McKenzie Smith PHOTO BY GINA LOZANO and FaithVasquez each broke to the quarterfi- nals and teammate Luke Jackson took 2nd. Sponsor Lozano predicts "Hays stands to pick up another four qualifications to TFA State before the end of the season!" The celebrating team photo after the CC King Tournament includes Luke Jackson, Josh Lewis, Chance Walker, Jordan Clements, Emma Mor- gan, Sarah Moore, Faith Vasquez, and Mackenzie Smith. PHOTO BY GINA LOZANO Rebs solid at District CX Debate in Austin In one memorable weekend, the Hays High School, Speech and Debate team excelled at District CX Debate competition and easily handled team competition at the Corpus Christi King TFA State Qualifying Tournament. As the weekend began, the Hays CX Debate team was in Austin for their district competition and Claudia Norman and Avery Ostrand, as well as Sarah Moore and Jordan Clements broke to the semis, ultimately finishing third and fourth, respectively. In the process, the group earned Hays High School an early lead for UIL District Academic Sweepstakes.The full HHS CX-Debate team includes AJ Garcia, Avery Ostrand, Claudia Norman, Gracie Hough, Sarah Moore, and Jordan Clements. Continued from pg. 3B the Texas All State Band part. From this ranking, honor to reach the area through a process that a select group of musi- level and the highest began with over 64,000 clans advances from their honor to reach the state students from around the region to compete against level and missing that state vying for a coveted musicians from other highest honor by one still seat in an ensemble, regions in seven TMEA places Madison in the top This competitive process Area competitions. The5% of student musicians begins throughout the highest-ranking musi- in the state of Texas and is state in auditions hosted clans judged at the TMEA worthy of numerous ac- by 28 TMEA Regions. Area competitions qualify coladesI Congratulations Individual musicians per- to perform in a TMEA on representing Lehman form selected music for a All-State music group. It HS and Hays CISD in panel of judges who rank is an honor to reach the such an outstanding each instrument or voice region level, an extreme fashion. a Newspapers In Education sponsor and help educate our children. Only $75/week. Contact Tracy at tracy@haysfreepress.com. It can lose an ann and grow it back. and torso with these exercises It lays about 50,000 eggs and has each day. eight arms, or are they legs? In lohnsen discovered tear off an octopus' WHAT IS IT? a deep-sea octopus called Stauroteuthis tentacle! syrtensis that has developed glowing If an octopus ,, suckers on its tentacles, loses a tentacle This species lives about 2,500 feet down in ~ replacement.it can grow a the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists in a research |~ submarine were able to ~:~;1[ l~ Find the octopus capture several of these [ ~ that has only seven small octopuses which I~ tentacles. I- Stand straight up with your ! ~ are about the size of a fist. [ Shlndards LIrlk: LifoSci .... Visual Discrimination. Counting. arins extended. Slowly raise i' ' In the laboratory, away from your left foot out to one side. Balance on one leg that way ' the sub's bright lights, they for 10 seconds. Repeat. ': saw the tentacles glow blue-green. There are "It would be as if your hand MORAY Find the words in the puzzle, then in this week's Kid Scoop more than turned into a light bulb," INK stories and activities. 150 species Jolmsen says. BIOLOGIST of octopus, S U C K E R S B I N all with eight Why did suckers turn into light GLOW tentacles. These bulbs? Adapting to the deep ~: SUBMARINE U O C E A N M I V E sofl-bodiedinvertebrates s the most likely caus of the SUCKERS B A C K G D O O R P (animals without a backbone)range in DEEP M T N T L E R L E A size. One species is no OCTOPUS A I B G O E A O R C Stand up slraight and extend bigger than your thumb, while the Pacific giant GIANT your arms out to the side. octopus grows to be ten ATLANTIC R A T I W P Y G E I Rotate your arms in small circles. Gradually increase the or more feet from the tip BACK 1 T E A N S U I T F size of the circles you make of one tentacle to another ............. ~ ........ ...... DANGER N D A N G E R S A I ana can we]gn up to 30 pounds. OCEAN E C A T L A N T I C PACIFIC -- ---- ---- ---- -- Z ~ -- ~ -- 2 qlTA b-'~ai'l~hal"ds Link: Letter sequencing. Recognizing identical / 11 4 ~z words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. 1r 12 n - 5 3 16 17 ~ ~ t0# 8 / , 1,~ " 6e 15 18 19 ~ Connect the dots to ~ 24 ,2~o" 22 ., 21 :l;tllllll ~l-k,~llllllll,t;,t.l,! -wlr find out what is chasing ~ VAV//'\I V a0 II n r 26 ~,0' IF...,I IlL 1,Je/ 1 I~1111~11 Standards Link: Eye-ha d cco dlnation 29 a2 ~1 . Stand up straight with your 38 3"7 " "33 Standords Link: Lifo Science: Recognize that animals adapt to different places. I Look through the newspaper for eight (8) hands on your hips. 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