School and Sports

Wed
31
Aug

Kohlton Harding making a catch

School is in full swing now and we are all adjusting well! There have been a lot of schedule changes so definitely get in touch with your child’s teacher or Ms. Sherrie if you have any questions about that. One thing we really want to stress as we begin the school year is to be involved with your child’s education. Contact teachers, look at grades, read with your child, make sure they do their homework, and ask them about their day.
 
Wed
24
Aug

Richland Springs HS National Honor Society service project

The National Honor Society has been recognizing outstanding students since 1921. Each year, as part of the NHS national guidelines, Honor Society chapters throughout the country collectively dedicate countless hours to school and community service projects. There is only one National Honor Society. Being a member of NHS is a distinction that holds significance throughout a student's academic life and beyond.
 
 
Wed
24
Aug

San Saba Boy Scout Troop 55 2016 Rain Gutter Regatta

Pictured front (l - r): Jancsi Cuevas, Jose Aguilera, Angel Reyes, Everaldo Cuevas. Back row: Omar Vega.
 
 
Wed
17
Aug

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses offer new way to fight hunger

Texas hunters and fisherman will encounter a new opportunity to donate money to Hunters for the Hungry when purchasing or renewing their licenses this year. Their donation will support a popular program that provides thousands of servings of venison annually to struggling Texans.
 
Wed
10
Aug

More than one hundred participate in HPU’s Summer and Young Scholars camps

Howard Payne University closed out a successful season of summer camps recently with 106 children on campus for the weeklong Summer Scholars and Young Scholars programs. This year’s theme was “Brain Games” in honor of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The popular camps featured innovative instruction in robotics, 3D printing, music, science and physical education.
 
 
Wed
10
Aug

FFA membership and livestock projects

By AG Techer/FFA Advisor, Donnie W. Reed
 
 
 
FFA/Jr FFA and 4H membership FFA Membership is open to students in high school agriculture courses. Junior High students are eligible for “full FFA membership” only if the school offers an 8th grade agriculture class for high school credit. “At San Saba 8th grade students in the Introductory Horticulture class (8th grade elective) would not be eligible for full chapter membership until they enter HS as Freshman.
 
 
Wed
03
Aug

Celebrating another successful year: Richland Springs Youth Rodeo Results

By Keisha E. Moore, MHCA
 
Brice Roesler with Jamie Moore, Weldon Faught, and Larry Barker, Britni Roberts with Weldon Faught, Lee Miller, and Berry Gannaway
 
Wed
27
Jul

4-H Summer activities

By Melanie Potter 

Summer has been stocked full of activities with the 4-H program for those that are interested. Here are a few of the other things that have gone on the last couple of months. We’ve made quilt-top pillows with the sewing fun day with assistance from the local Quilt club. The jewelry making workshop was held in June. There were kids creating jewelry sets while others hammering messages into dog tags. Within a couple of hours everyone was able to walk away with a completed project they could happily wear and show to friends and family. The annual sewing camp was an opportunity for the youth to create quillows and learn some basic sewing and quilting skills. For the first time this summer we had the “Get Up and Move” camp which taught participants different dance routines and how to enjoy being active even in the summer heat. There has been a series of Food and Nutrition workshops for those that are interested in learning cooking and nutritional skills.

Wed
27
Jul

34th Annual San Saba Tennis Association Tennis Tournament

The San Saba Tennis Association Tennis Tournament was held on July 22-23. Forty one players braved the heat to play in the tournament. Towns represented were Brownwood, Brady, Lampasas, Fredericksburg, Liberty Hill, Center Point, Coleman, Hamilton, Utopia, and San Saba. Results of the tournament are as follows:

 

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Wed
20
Jul

It's Rodeo time July 22nd & 23rd

By Cindy Stewardson

Due to heavy rains and flooding in June, the rodeo had to be postponed. The time has finally come, this weekend, for the 78th annual San Saba Pro Rodeo Days. Events will kick off with the county team roping on Wednesday night, July 20th. Contact John Stewardson for information at 325-372- 1234. 

 

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