2015-16 BISD School Calendar
Mini Cheer Camp Dates: June 1st - June 3rd 2016
UIL ACAMDEMIC STATE BOUND
(Left to right)
Shelby Cagle--Ready Writing
Matthew Jackson--Informative Speaking
Kenedi Deal--Prose Interpretation
Bangs Lady Dragon Alex Madlock earned her third consecutive trip to state.
Madlock, the defending Class 3A girls triple jump state champion, won that event at regionals with an effort of 40.0-5 and also finished first in the long jump with a distance of 19-2.75. Madlock came in second in the 100 meters in a time of 12.22 to clinch a third spot.
Bangs Softball Team Advances to Area
Region I-3A Baseball Bi-District Playoff Series
GOOD LUCK AT REGIONALS
Good Luck to the Bangs HS One Act Play at Regionals. They will perform this Friday April 22 in Clyde!!
Bangs FFA would like to congratulate our three FFA Speakers as they each advanced to Area by placing in the top 2 in their divisions at District yesterday in Cisco. Abbey Ivey placed 2nd in Extemporaneous Speaking, Allie Garcia placed 1st in Sr. Prepared Public Speaking, and Kaily Wolf placed 1st in Soil Stewardship Speaking. All three speakers will compete at Area on May 9th in Clyde.
Land Judging Team
Livestock Judging Team
STATE QUALIFYING TEAMS
Bangs FFA would like to congratulate its State Qualifying Teams from our Area IV FFA Judging Competitions yesterday at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. Two of our teams qualified for State by placing in the top 15% of the Area Teams in their divisions.
The Land Judging Team of Timothy Hall, Thomas Minshew, Michaela Light, Josh Valdez, and Allie Garcia placed 2nd out of 25 Area teams and finished 1st place in our District. The team was led by Timothy Hall and Thomas Minshew who were the 3rd and 9th high individuals out of 94 in the contest. The Land Judging Team will compete at State on Thursday, April 21st at Tarleton State University in Stephenville.
The Livestock Judging Team of Abbey Ivey, Dustin Bostick, Theron Allen, Colton Martin, Gavin Miller, and Ethan Hoover placed 7th out of 47 Area Teams and were 3rd place in our District.. The team was led by Abbey Ivey who was the 12th high individual out of 180 in the contest. The Livestock Judging Team will compete at State on Saturday, April 30th at Texas A&M University in College Station.
We would also like to congratulate the Horse Judging Team for its top ten Area placing. The team of Savannah Moore, Masey Tongate, Kynedi Bradley, and Kaily Wolf placed 9th out of 45 Area teams and missed advancing to State by two spots. They also finished 3rd place in our District. The team was led by Savannah Moore who was the 5th high individual out of 170 in the contest.
4 Bangs FCCLA Teams Advancing to Nationals!
Bangs teams competing at the Dallas Leadership Conference April 7-9:
Advocacy JR - Kalani Gonzales, Kialie Dodson 2nd Place
Applied Math Culinary SR - Casey Ketterhagen 1st Place
Food Innovations JR - Micaiah Newman, Matthew Laureles 1st Place
Nutrition & Wellness SR – Alek Mendoza 1st Place
“Connect and Commit” was the theme for FCCLA Leadership Conferences this year. Students were able to expand their leadership potential and build skills for life by competing and participating in programs, presentations, projects, and exhibits that involved family, careers, and communities. 4000 students, advisors, and supporters registered for this year’s State event composed of 1A-6A schools from across the State.
L to R: Alek Mendoza, Kalani Gonzales, Kialie Dodson, Micaiah Newman
Back L to R: Casey Ketterhagen, Matthew Laureles
Bangs High School retained the District 7-3A UIL Academic title April 4 at Brady. Bangs scored 464 points which was 153 points more than runner-up Comanche.
Bangs took team titles in Accounting, Calculator, Spelling and Vocabulary and Speech. The top three individuals and the top teams in each event will advance to the regional meet April 21-23.
Students who placed are as follows: (regional qualifiers are in bold)
Accounting: Dustin Bostick-1st, Josh Johnson-2nd, Tyler Smith-3rd, Kolton Jacobs-4th
Calculator Applications: Klarissa Snider-1st, Dawson Light-4th, Dustin Bostick-6th
Current Issues: Luke Carroll-3rd
Computer Science: Sebastian Lattig-4th
Feature Writing: Michaela Light-6th
Headline Writing: Kaitlyn Busth-4th
Informative Speaking: Matthew Jackson-1st, Alek Mendoza-5th
Lincoln Douglas Debate: Paige Batteas—1st and Golden Gavel for Best Speaker, Dylan McClellean-4th
Literary Criticism: Ben Holland-3rd
News Writing: Christin Cooper-6th
Persuasive Speaking: Paige Batteas-1st, Luke Carroll-2nd, Mason Reichenau-3rd
Poetry Interpretation: Clinton Moore-1st, Josh Browning-3rd,
Prose Interpretation: Kenedi Deal-2nd, Alek Mendoza-4th, Callie Campbell-5th
Ready Writing: Ryli Pruitt-2nd, Shelby Cagle-3rd
Science: Cesar Lopez-2nd, Shelby Cagle-5th
Social Studies: Samantha Lykins-1st, Grady Barclay-6th
Spelling & Vocabulary: Leslie Solis-1st, Aember Catlin-2nd, Jordan Ramos-3rd, Clinton Moore-4th
Computer Applications: Cameron Loewrigkeit-1st, Tristen Coronado-2nd, Tyler Smith—3rd
One Act Play and CX Debate points also count toward the spring meet total.
Please congratulate these students when you see them.
UIL Academic Coordinator
2015-16 Bangs High School Band
Four Bangs FCCLA Teams Advancing to State
Competitive Events placing and attendees for the March 4-5 Region II FCCLA Leadership Conference, in Waco included:
Advocacy Jr “Healthy Living for Kindergarten”, Kialie Dodson and Kalani Gonzales (1st Place)
Applied Math for Culinary Management Sr.“Culinary Math”, Casey Ketterhagen (1st Place)
Food Innovations Jr. “Pachia Delights”, Matthew Laureles, Micaiah Newman (1st Place)
Nutrition and Wellness Sr. “Surrogated Habit”, Alek Mendoza (3rd Place)
Advocacy Sr. “Stop Animal Abuse”, Danielle Kelley
Mystery Basket Proficiency Event, Cassie Pena
Job Interview judge’s assistant: Madie Carpenter
Serving Up Success judge’s assistant: Kayleah Hall
Bangs students were also awarded a total of $16,500 in scholarships for “placing in the top three” or participating in events of Applied Math, Food Innovations, Nutrition and Wellness, and Mystery Basket. Scholarships may be used for the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts of Austin TX and Boulder CO.
Kialie Dodson, Kalani Gonzales, Casey Ketterhagen, Matthew Laureles, Micaiah Newman, and Alek Mendoza will be advancing to the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Dallas, April 7-9.
Pictured front row (L to R)
Micaiah Newman, Kalanie Gonzales, Madie Carpenter, Kayleah Hall, Kialie Dodson
Back row: Cassie Pena, Matthew Laureles, Alek Mendoza, Casey Ketterhagen, Danielle Kelley
The Bangs High School UIL Academic Team competed at the Glen Rose Invitational. They won team championships in Literary Criticism, Spelling, and Accounting. The Social Studies team placed 2nd.
Literary Criticism—1st place Team
Spelling-1st Place Team
Accounting—1st place Team
Social Studies-2nd Place Team
Ryli Pruitt—1st Ready Writing, 5th Feature Writing
Congratulations to Mason Reichenau & Matthew Jackson and their coach Stacy Walker.
The Bangs High School UIL Academic Team dominated the Comanche Invitational Academic Meet by sweeping almost every team title with many students winning multiple events. Team titles were Accounting, Current Events, Calculator, Literary Criticism, Speech, Science, Spelling & Vocabulary and Social Studies.
Here are the results:
Accounting: Tyler Smith-2nd, Dustin Bostick-3rd, Joshua Johnson-4th Team champs
The Lincoln Douglas Debate team went to Abilene Wylie. Paige Batteas won first and Dylan McClelan placed 4th.
The UIL team will travel to Glen Rose on Sat. Feb. 27 for its next competition.