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Page 4B Hucatlon Hays Free Press • August 2, 2017 .I creative at More than a dozen Hays CISD middle school students reached the mid-way point in this week's: Camp Invention, a program that chal- lenges students' cre- ativity, innovation and problem solving skills. The program, hosted by Barton Middle School, has students go through two modules per day. Karan sinOr, host supervising teacher, said the camp set-up isn't just ~let's play,' it's 'let~ learn something.," She ~aJd t~ idea is tO i let participants have a personalized experi- ence'with invention and entrepraneurship, PHOTOS BY DAVID BOWE WORRIED YOU HAD TOO MUCH SUMMER SUN THIS YEAR? Too much sun exposure today can cause lasting damage to your skin. PHOTO COURTESY OF HAYS CISD new season The its annual trek from a mass of enthusiastic, but .= fine-tuned unit that will perform competitively in just a few ;pent tirne with new staff member Matt Garrison who put them thigh their early training seasOn paces, Visit skin specialist Dr. Alex Jack in Kyle to learn about Sun Damage & Skin Cancer Prevention. Alex Jack, MD Board Certified Dermatologist GGngora: Named assistant superintendent Continued from pg. 3B tunity to build capacity with staff and provide students a strong literacy foundation. G6ngora's adminis- trative career began in Round Rock I.S.D as an assistant principal at Xe- nia Voigt Elementary and Purple Sage Elementary. In February 2009, • G6ngora became the principal at Oak Mead- ows Elementary in Manor ISD. Through his lead- ership, Oak Meadows Elementary went from an academically unaccept- able state accountability rating to a met standard with a Texas Education Agency (TEA) campus distinction in "Top 25 Percent: Student Prog- ress." From there, G6ngora became the principal at Decker Middle School where the campus earned Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID) National Dem- Through G6ngora's leadership, Oak Meadows Elementary went from an academically unacceptable state accountability rating to a met standard with a Texas Education Agency (TEA) campus distinction in "Top 25 Percent: Student Progress." onstration School status, community. AVID is a global nonprofit G6ngora is also a organization dedicated doctoral student at the to closing the achieve- University of Texas-Aus- ment gap by preparing all tin in the Cooperative Su- students for college and perintendency Program other postsecondary op- and actively presents at portunities, workshops and confer- As Hays CISD Director ences. His parents came of Bilingual, ESL, & Mi- to the United States from grant Programs, Gongora Colombia. collaborated with district Born in Flushing departments and cam- Queens, N.Y. and raised puses to improve services in Houston, G6ngora is for English language married to Vanessa G6n- learners teachers and the gora, a fellow educator. j . ! i WWW. EVANS-DE R MATOLOGY.CO M PEDIATRIC AND ADULT CARE Protect your life & Protect your skin: Wear Sunscreen r Schedule Annual Skin Ch 20871 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd. Suite #200 Or visit our website to learn more about your skin cancer risk & Dr. Alex Jack e E VA N S ili ;,;;;:; :i;iiT;i; R IH AT O LO 6Y DERMATOLOGY ..................................................................... .~ • ii Michael Yium, MD Mark Dammert, MD Chad Whited, MD Ear & Hearing Children's ENT Thyroid and Parathyroid • Chronic Ear Infections • Ear Tube Placement * Ultrasound and • Hearing and Balance • Tonsil & Adenoid Surgery Needle Biopsy Evaluation * Thyroid and • Tinnitus (Ringing in Ears) Throat, Head & NeckParathyroid Surgery • Dizziness & Vertigo • Sleep Apnea • Hoarseness/Vocal Cord Allergy Nose & Sinus Malfunction • Testing • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery • Allergy Shots/Drops • In-office Balloon Sinuplasty Hearing Aid & Audiological Services • Programming ° Immittance Testing • AssislJve Ustening • Fittings • Comprehensive Devices • Cleaning Hearing • Video Nystagmography & Repairs Evaluations (VNG) • Earmolds * Otoacoustic • Visual • Custom Ear Plugs Emission Reinforcement • Hearing Protection Testing (OAE) Audiometry (VRA) Amber Bass, Au.D, CCC-A LOCKHART 1180 Seton Pkwy 1005W. San Antonio Ste. 420 Ste. A Kyle, TX78640 Lockha~,TX78644 512-268-5282 512-444-7944 I=11 i # L, +