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Hays Free Press March 9, 2011 PUZZUNG DUO Brothers entertain Texans with Texas Crossword Puzzle. - Page 1C Page 3B + SCHOOL MENUS Fresh fruit and vegetable bar available daily at all Hays CISD campuses ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Friday, 3/11 Cheese pizza Beef/bean burrito Fish nuggets Broccoli Normandy MIDDLE SCHOOLS Friday, 3/11 Catfish filets Hamburger or cheeseburger Cheese or BBQ chicken pizza Steamed mixed vegetables HIGH SCHOOLS Luigi's Eatery, Gourmet Greens, Adobe Grill, Ballpark Classics, The Deft offer daily pizza, fresh salads, Mexican, burgers, subs to order, fresh fruit and veggie bar Friday, 3/11 Catfish strips Grill specialties Chicken spaghetti Vegetable Io mein SCHOOL BRIEFS Spdng Break is next week With the end of the day this Friday, classes and of- rices of the Hays CISD head into the 2011 Spring Break. Classes will resume and offices re-open on Monday, March 21, at regular times, as the 2010-11 school year heads into a final, action- packed sprint to its conclu- sion. Dreams back The powerful "Shattered Dreams" program returns m Hays High School this Thursday morning, March 10, with the mock crash scheduled for 10:10-11:10 a.m. The program portrays a mock alcohol-related auto crash scene on or near the high school campus, complete with police and EMS response, emergency room treatment, fam- ily notifications, and the arrest and booking of the driver. The drama plays out through the school day in every class and is wrapped up with a school assembly Friday morning. 'Mr. Lehman' on same menu The Lehman High School Project Gradua- tion committee has a big night of fun, spaghetti and the first-ever "Mr. Leh- man" contest set for this Thursday, March 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the LHS cafeteria. Patricia Gutierrez reports local supporters should come "have fun, eat some dinner and a dessert, watch the "Mr. Lehman" contest, and bid on silent auction items!" Tickets for the din- ner and fun are priced at $5 and all proceeds go to the 2011 Lobo seniors gala on graduation night. choirs offer Four Hays CISD elemen- tary school choirs perform in concert this Thursday, March 10, 6 p.m., at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center. Those campus choirs performing include the Tom Green Elementary Choir, the Ralph Pfluger Elementary Choir, the Elm Grove Elementary Choir, and the Buda Elemen- tary Choir. Each choir will perform two songs, with all of the choirs combining for a concert-ending finale. The concert is free and the public is warmly invited. See SCHOOL BRIEFS, lag. 4B PHOTOS BY JIM CULLEM Left photo: The Hays High School Choir advances eleven members to the State Solo and Ensemble Contest, earning 1st Division ratings on their Class I solos at regional competition. They include (back, left to right) Janna Kadjar, Luke Leamons, Alaina McFadden; (canter, left to right) Arianna Martinez, Natalie Lyon, Sydney Rye, Cassidy Gotcher; (front, left to right) Ashley Loosier, Paris Uch and Peyton Persz. Not pictured: Clay Cooper. Right photo: Seventeen members of the Lehman High School Choir earned the right to advance to the State Solo and Ensemble Competition, traditionally held Memorial Day weekend on the campus of the University of Texas. The state-qualifying Lobes include (back, left to right) Quentin Cummings, Kori Clark, Maddy Hewitt, Justin Lloyd; (2nd row, left to right) Sesily Faddis, Michaela Castillo, Ethan Becker, Chris Park, Nancy Alatorra; (3rd row, left to right) Alaina Martinez, Lea Jefferson, Katherine Arredondo and Kristen Lyle; (front, left to right) Monica Mandquez, Catherine Gonzalez and Jaymison Ramos. Not pictured: Michael Rosello. Lehman, Hays choirs sending big contingents to competition BY JIM CULLEN qualified to go on to state competition by virtue of earning a 1st Division score on a Class 1 Solo. Seventeen of those High achievement has become the advancing students are from Direc- norm for Hays CISD high school cho- tor Daniel Arredondo's Lehman Lobo ral programs, but it's always fun to fol- Choir and 11 are from Hays High's Nan- low the successes of the Lehman and cy Cavendish-directed choir.The Lobos Twenty-eight local choir students Kori Clark, Sesily Faddis, Catherine Gonzalez, Maddy Hewitt, Lea Jefferson, Hays High School choirs. The latest added another21 students earningrec- dual measure of recognition goes to ognition for 1st Division on Class 2 or 3 students entering the annual Solo and pieces and the Rebels added 21 of their Ensemble Contest and Coming away own, either on solos or ensembles. with a bushel of Division 1 scores. An Full results include the ~g: equally impressive contingent of stu- ~ Lehman: Class 1, 1st ~on, Ad- dents qualified for the Choir State Solo vancing to State - Nancy Alatorre, and Ensemble Contest late this school Katherine Arredondo, Ethan Becker, year in Austin. Michaela Castillo, Quentin Cummings, Gotcher, Jenna Kadjar, Luke Leamons, Ashley Loosier, Natalie Lyon, Arianna Justin Lloyd, Kristen Lyle, Monica Man- Martinez, Alaina McFadden, Peyton riquez, Alaina Martinez, Chris Park, Perez, Sydney Rye, Paris Uch. Jaymison Ramos, Michael Rosello. Class 2 Solo, Ist Division - Monica Class 2 or 3, 1st Division - Mellie Aguilar, Ian Antoneilis, Lane Cagle, Abascal, Alisha Amundsen, Michelle Anna DePenning, Leah Hixon, Ciarra Chavez, Christina Cruz, Sarah Fuller, Lowden-Smith, Megan McCauley, Kay- Ariel Gray, Jenna Harlan, Kristen Jef- gan Nielson, Marinna Peralez, Marissa ferson, Dean Kirchhofer, Christian Ma- Sigala, Kayleigh Soukup, Emma Stew- jors, Laura Marshall, Oshey Martinez, art, Ally Subia, Erin Wieser, Sarah Wil- Deborah Nochez, Roman Padilla, Ma- son. rissa Palacios, Angela Partida, Jordan 1st Division Ensemble - Ashley Romec, Alex Terry, Danielle Villegas, Loosier, Natalie Lyon, Alaina McFad- Kate Widdowson, Alicia Wfllanueva. den, Peyton Perez, ErinWieser, Lindsey HATS: Class 1, 1st Division, Advanc- Yazbek. ing to State - Clay Cooper, Cassidy STAFF REPORTS team is made up of Evan Voll- brecht, Aaron Barlow, Zach- Hundreds of local and area ary McManus, Claire Coburn, students descended on the Leh- Eric Williams, Julia Pierce and man High School campus one Emma Jackson. recent Saturday morning, all Tish Cawtey. who serves as intent on putting their intelli- Lead for the District Gifted gence and wits to the test in the and Talented program, reports first-everrunningofaftfll-blown the district "really encouraged Destination Imagination meet. schools to participate in DI and Highlighting the Hays CISD ef- because of this, we had sev- fort - which was huge - Carpen- eral schools participating for ter Hill Elementary's Mythical the first time - which is excit- Mysticals earned the right to in~" The concerted local effort advance to state competition in brought together 20 teams from the Mythology Mission event. Additionally, Carpenter Hill's Energetic Metallic Stem Stars received the meet's Renaissance Award for structure design, also scoring a fourth place for its category, Verses! Foiled again! The team advancing to state is made up of Allison Webb, Me- gan Stanford, Orlando ViUal- pando, Madelyn Nauschuetz, Ben Miller, Carlos Zapata and Bret Johnson. The Renaissance seven Hays CISD campuses and six teams earned medals, Cawley reports. Participation from local cam- puses included single teams from Camino Real Elementary, Kyle Elementary, Negley EI- ementar~ and Tobias Elemen- tary. Carpenter Hill Elemen- tar] sent six teams, Elm Grove Elementary had five, and five teams represented Dahlstrom Middle School. PHOTO BY MARY VILLALPANDO One of Carpenter Hill Elementary's six Destination Imagination teams, the Mythical Mysticals, grabbed second in the Mythology Mission category of the locally-hosted meet and earned a trip to state competition. The team includes 0eft to right) Allison Webb, Megan Stanford, Orlando Villalpando, Madelyn Nauschuetz, Ben Miller, Carolos Zapata and Bret Johnson. Three Elm Grove groups took Show and Verses! Foiled Again!, Team X went home with a third awards, including Team #4 with respectively. Tobias Elemen- place in Triple Take Road Show asecondplaceinSpinningaTale tary's Eagles team took a fifth in and another Dahlstrom team, andapairoffourthsforTeam#1 Mythology Mission. The Transformers, took fourth and Team #5 in Triple Take Road The Dahlstrom Mustangs'in Unidentified Moving Object. STAFF REPORTS The Hays High School Auto Team tuned up and turned in a strong performance at their re- cent Skills USA district compe- tition in Waco, the effort earn- ing trips for five team members to this year's state competition. That state meet is set for the end of this month in Corpus Christi. Three of the Rebels' auto- matic transmission projects scored firsts in Waco, including the Team 1 combination of No- cona Brooks and Nathan Bloys, Team 2, made up of Kyle Wil- liams and Connie Wozniak, and Josh Dupre as the sole Team 3 competitor. Sponsor Paul Anderlitch re- ports that Nocona Brooks and ]osh Dupre made it into the final round of the Automotive Skills contest, "rounding out the top ten out of approximately 100 competitors." Adding to the Hays CISD showing at Waco, Lehman High School's Celestino Rivera's engine project earned a second place. g0URI~Y Pt~r0 The Hays High School ' Automo- tive Team had a highly successful outing at the recent Skills USA district competition in Waco, qualify- ing five mem- bers for state competition this month in Corpus Christi. The recognized group in- cludes (left to right) sponsor Paul Ander- fitch, Noconoa Brooks, Josh Dupre, Nathan Bloys, Kyle Williams, and Connie Wozniak. Not pictured: Ce- lestino Rivera. +