Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Week of April 17

Congrats to Raegan Harvey for advancing
to UIL State in Poetry Interpretation.
The +10 Mindset
This week has been unbelievable to say the least.  Our 5th graders attended Adventure Camp to learn more about science.  Our JH & HS track teams continue to shine at the district track meets.  Our Tiger Band made history at UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest.  Our UIL Academic Teams reached new heights at regionals, and our FFA program continued its path to excellence.

This week's is packed with several examples of excellence in BRISD.  I encourage you to celebrate the growth we are making.  It is truly amazing.

Congratulations to our Junior High 7th and 8th grade girls teams for winning 1st at the District Track Meet. Congratulations to the Junior High 7th and 8th grade boys teams for winning Runner Up at the District Track Meet.  The head coach for the track program is Andrew Carlson.

Upcoming Events
  • Thu, 4/13 - End of 4th 3 Week Grading Period
  • Scientific exploration at
    Adventure Camp
    Fri, 4/14 - Holiday (Happy Easter)
  • Fri, 4/14 - Prom
  • Mon, 4/17 - Holiday (Bad Weather Day not used)
  • Mon, 4/17 - BRISD Board Meeting at 6 p.m.
  • Tue, 4/18 - Softball vs. Tom Bean HERE
  • Tue, 4/18 - Baseball vs. Ector AWAY
  • Wed, 4/19 - Area Track Meet in Wolfe City
  • Fri, 4/21 - Baseball vs. Bland HOME
  • Fri, 4/21 - Local Scholarships are due!
  • Mon, 4/24 - Dual Credit Presentation by Collin College in HS Library

Collin College leaders met with
BRISD leaders on future of dual credit.

District Calendar
Elementary School Calendar
Middle School Calendar
High School Calendar

Transfer & New Students to BRISD
CLICK HERE to learn more about enrollment process.

Transfer students must complete the out of district transfer forms each year prior to beginning the new year.

BRHS Basketball Honors

Congratulations to our seniors for the earning Academic All State Honors for Basketball. 

  • Brennan Garner - 1st Team, 
  • Harrison Martin - 2nd Team, 
  • Garrett Jones - 2nd Team.

Band Excels at Contest
Band earns 1st ever 1st division rating for concert
portion of UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest

For the first time in school history, Blue Ridge HS band earned a 1st division in the concert portion of the UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest in Pottsboro this week.  The band earned a 2nd division in the sight-reading portion of the contest.  Congratulations to BRHS Band Director, David Terry, and his students for all of the hard work they put in to improving our growing band program.

UIL Academics does well at Regional.
  • 5th graders fishing at Adventure Camp
    Poetry Interpretation:  Raegan Harvey 2nd place- State Qualifier
  • Science:  David Perin 9th place Overall 3rd place Biology
  • Prose Interpretation:  Valerie Martinez 6th in prelims
  • Computer Applications- Blaze Lennon 12th place
  • Math:  Eddie Ramirez 32nd place
  • Literary Criticism:  Raegan Harvey 12nd place
  • LD Debate:  Jordan Bailey, 84 speaker points.
  • Physics:  Gavin Lacelle 46th place

FFA competes at Cattle Extravaganza

FFA excels at Cattle Extravaganza
Blue Ridge FFA was represented well this past weekend! They kids attended the April Cattle Extravaganza clinic/ livestock judging contest, and they did awesome! They took home 3 trophies and some money! Congratulations to Mrs. Packard and the following kiddos:

  • Katherine Henric- 1st place intermediate div.
  • Kelsie Kennon- 2nd place senior div.
  • Alyssa Swift- 3rd place senior div.
  • Ryan Rodriguez- 4th place junior div.
  • Brooks Harwell- 7th place junior division

Your Input Matters
Canoeing at Adventure Camp
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