Archive for 2017

FHS cheer competes in UIL Spirit State Championship

By Bryan Navarette A-J Media In its first appearance at the UIL Spirit State Championship with cheer sponsor Kayci Smith, the Frenship cheer squad finished 25th out of 122 Class 6A teams.

Tiger roundup: Frenship girls basketball remains undefeated in district

ODESSA — The Frenship girls basketball team defeated Odessa Permian in a District 2-6A game.

6 named to all-state choir ensemble

From left: Frenship’s Kade Gilbert, Samantha Gang, Robbie Williams, Hailey Gowens, Davis Beilue and Kobie Jackson were named to the TMEA all-state choir team. (Provided by FISD)

By Bryan Navarette A-J Media For Frenship High School’s Davis Beilue and Robbie Williams, it was their final opportunity to qualify for the Texas Music EducatorsAssociation (TMEA) all-state team.

FHS band members named to all-state band


By Bryan Navarette A-J Media Just outside his honors band practice, Frenship High School senior Reed Rogers reflected on his recent accomplishment.

Weekly briefs: City of Wolfforth accepting general election applications

Three City Council seats up for election The city of Wolfforth will hold its general election on May for three City Council seats. Current City Council members Randy Gross, James Vardy and David Cooper’s seats will be up for re-election. Those interested in running for the council must sign up and complete all paperwork before Feb. 17. Application packets will beavailable at the Wolfforth City Hall at 302 Main St. Council members serve two-year terms and must be a resident of Wolfforth at least six months prior to the application date. Also,applicants must be registered to vote in Wolfforth. For questions or more information, call Wolfforth City Secretary Debbie Perkey at (806) 855-4120. Wolfforth City Hall is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ^ FISD seeks input on 2017-18 calendar The Frenship Independent School District seeks parent, student and community input on its 2017-18 district school year calendar. Visit to provide feedback. ^ Masonic Lodge to host fundraiser The Wolfforth-Frenship Masonic Lodge will host a chili supper to help raise donations. The supper is slated for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Wolfforth chapter lodge located north of Frenship High School’s Tiger Pit at 902Dowden Road. Donations will be accepted in the amount of what each guest would like to give for the supper, with all proceeds going to the lodge forcharity purposes. A Pink Apron Degree farce will follow the meal for the participant’s enjoyment. ^ Harlem Ambassadors headed to Heritage The Harlem Ambassador-comedic style basketball show visits Heritage Middle School at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Frenship High SchoolTiger Pit. The event features a “high-flying slam dunk show and games with kids and encouraging messages as the Ambassadors take on theHMS coaching and administrative staff, or Heritage Miracle Shooters. Tickets are $5 at HMS prior to the event and $8 at the door, with all proceeds being donated to Miracle Pennies. For more information, call (806)794-9400. ^ FMS student wins art contest award A Frenship student took a top award Jan. 7 at the annual Western Art contest awards ceremony sponsored by the National RanchingHeritage Center at Texas Tech and the Lubbock County Junior Livestock Show. Frenship Middle School’s Mackenzie Dulin was named the event’s Middle School Champion.

FISD January Students of the Month

Skylar Simmons is a seventh-grader at Frenship MS. She is in broadcasting and basketball, is part of a youth group at Monterey Church and participates in FCA.

Frenship school meets new employees, hears STAAR results

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By Karen Michael A-J Media Frenship ISD board members introduced two new employees on Monday night. Besides a new football coach, the board also approved a new district science coordinator. Jay Northcutt was named the new head football coach, while Sarah Burleson was named the district’s new science coordinator. Cindi Cobb, executive director of curriculum and instruction, presented information on the Texas Academic Performance Report for Frenship, which was released in December. Thedistrict, and all of its schools, met state standards. Frenship’s results from the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness were above the state and regional averages in every category, according to the TAPR report. Additionally,Frenship’s class of 2015 also had higher SAT and ACT scores than statewide and regional averages. With a 98.1 percent graduation rate, Frenship’s class of 2015 also was higher than the state average of 89.0 percent and the regional average of 91.2 percent. Trustees approved an order to hold a general election for two board positions in Places 3 and 4. Those two seats are currently held by Trustees Kyle Rogers and Greg Robinson. The election will be held May 6. Trustees serve for terms of three years. Frenship board members also honored three Frenship High students for their participation in the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders Conference in Boston. As part of the Texas School Board Recognition Month, board members were also honored by the district officials for their service.

Updates provide elegance and protection all year

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Eagle Scouts, art contest winners recognized

Western Art Contest winners for area youth Four area youths took top awards Jan. 7 at the annual Western Art contest awards ceremony sponsored by the National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech and the Lubbock County Junior Livestock Show. Each entry was required to represent or express the spirit and semblance of ranching and/or […]

Frenship girls basketball remains undefeated in district

ODESSA — Frenship defeated Odessa Permian in a Distrct 2-6A game. Addison Foster scored a game high 27 points for the Tigers. Abbi Braddock had 13 points and Margaret Gaydon had nine points. Klarrissa Cruz had 11 points for Odessa Permian, and Jessica Nguyen had 10 points. Frenship (19-7, 3-0) was slated to face Amarillo […]