Students at Terra Vista Middle School learned recently about Newton’s three laws of motion by shooting tennis balls down the school’s halls with catapults. They also learned about organizing a project and the evils of procrastination. Marc Rey, who built a catapult made from lightweight PVC pipes with his father, said the two lessons of [...]
New school clothes and supplies were in abundance as pre-kindergarteners through seniors in the Frenship Independent School District started school Monday, but some of the middle school students started the year in a brand new building. At Heritage Middle School, students, teachers and Principal Greg Hernandez were in agreement the first day of school in [...]
Seven students from Terra Vista Middle School spent a week learning at Texas Tech’s Double T Multimedia University. Students learned about lighting, video shooting techniques, audio levels, producing a podcast, editing video and designing websites. “All these students are at my class at Terra Vista in broadcast media,” said Whitney Manning, a TVMS teacher. “They [...]
Middle school cheerleaders collect money, food supplies Cheerleaders from Frenship and Terra Vista middle schools volunteered during August to “Stuff the Bus” for the annual South Plains Food Bank school supply drive. FMS cheerleaders filled four barrels and collected more than $300. TVMS cheerleaders collected two barrels of supplies and more than $200 in cash. [...]
David Speer, assistant band director and percussion coordinator at Frenship High School and Terra Vista Middle School, is the featured teacher on the Texas Music Educators Conference Web site.
Speer has been a member of TMEC since he was in college at the University of Texas at Austin, and he also met his wife there. TMEC is the Texas branch of a national organization called the Music Educators National Conference. He said he’s always had a love for music and was exposed to playing music because his mother played piano.
A team of Terra Vista Middle School Impact students saw a problem when shigellosis, a diarrheal illness, broke out last fall. The students were in need of a class project for a problem-solving competition. When they learned that there is a simple way to avoid shigellosis, they decided to try to promote the prevention: hand [...]
Hundreds of Terra Vista Middle School students and parents showed up outside the school entrance the evening of Feb. 12 to hold a candlelight memorial for student T.J. Tijerina, who died during a church function Feb. 11. T.J., an eighth-grader at TVMS, was meeting with a church group in a private home. Students were [...]
The Terra Vista Middle School cheerleaders for the 2008-09 school year attended the National Cheer Association camp July 31-Aug. 2 at Lubbock Christian University, and four of the them could be going to Hawaii.
More in this category:
- TVMS cheerleaders participate in ‘Stuff the Bus’
- Terra Vista teachers start training for TAP
- Texas Tech workshop accepts seven Terra Vista students
- Terra Vista honor band takes sixth in area competition
- Frenship students chosen for Lubbock youth orchestras
- Terra Vista Middle School musicians earn high marks
- TVMS honored by foundation for its community service
- TVMS students work mock trial on field trip to courthouse
- Terra Vista Middle School hosts Tiger Tours for fifth-graders
- Frenship principal competes in the Boston Marathon
- Terra Vista Middle School golf team competes in San Angelo
- School board OK’s performance pay plan
- Frenship students face elements en route to soccer championship