By the time this week’s edition of the San Saba News comes out we will only have 8 school days left before spring break! Wow, where has the year gone? But, even though spring break is just around the corner, we can’t let our focus down and begin to rest.
Entries for the Lometa Diamondback Jubilee Rodeo Queen Contest will be accepted through March 10th. Contestants must be residents of Lampasas, Mills, or San Saba counties, from 14-18 years of age.
Judging is on horsemanship skills, rodeo ticket sales and interview. A $500 scholarship will go to the winner, and a 1st runner-up prize will be presented a $100 gift certificate.
For entry information, contact Terri Harris at 734-2818.
Wow! Things sure are getting busy around here! There are lots of school and sporting events going on. Be sure to check the school’s website and marquee for events and time. You don’t want to miss out on seeing everything that’s going on.
Our boys played a valiant effort in their Bi-district game against Utopia, but the ball was not in our favor.
"A" Honor Roll
"A/B" Honor Roll
"A" Honor Roll
Jose Aguilera Valdez
Taylor Ann Ellett-Graves
Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or cereal w / graham cracker, juice, milk.
Lunch: Beef tips, mashed potatoes, green beans, pears, bread, milk.
Breakfast: French toast sticks or cereal w/graham cracker, juice, milk.
Lunch: Chicken spaghetti, salad, carrots, mixed fruit, breadsticks, milk.
Breakfast: Bacon or sausage with biscuit & gravy or cereal w/ graham cracker, juice, milk.
Lunch: Chili mac, pinto beans, salad with tomatoes, peaches, milk.
Breakfast: M ...
The Indians played Lometa in a warm-up game last Friday. Coach Simpson felt the boys played well and had the opportunity to work out some play-off jitters. Good luck, Indians!
Elementary students and teachers are gearing up for a big Dr. Seuss birthday celebration. I can’t wait to see what all they do!
The San Saba Junior Lady Dillos (9-1) opened up the 2013
basketball tournament season by bringing home the Brownwood PIPS Youth Basketball Tournament championship.
The tournament was held February 11 through February 16.
FIRST ROUND: San Saba JLD 26, Brady 16 - Hannah Osbourn
and Brenna Chambers would lead the Lady Dillos as they would advance to the second round of the tournament.
Kirsten Jimenez and Linzey Maxcey found themselves in
foul trouble early in the first half and would sit ...
Diego Montoya and Karlee Cromer of San Saba High School have been chosen as part of the football and cheer squad to participate in the 14th annual Big Country Chevy Dealers Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival. Parents are: Ernesto & Rosa Montoya and Maarten & Deanne Cromer.
They are two of the over 200 area student athletes selected for the games that benefit the Big Country Area Office of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
The San Saba Tennis played in two tournaments last week, the JV Team played in the Fredericks-burg JV Tournament on Thursday, February 14, and the Varsity Team played in the Waco Robinson Varsity Tournament played at the Waco Regional Tennis Center.
Teams playing in the Fred-ericksburg tournament were Bandera, Canyon Lake, Center Point, Drippings Springs, Fredericksburg, Hondo, Ingram, Junction, Kerrville, Llano, Mason, Menard, and San Saba.
The San Saba Ladies Golf Association met February 14 for the monthly business meeting with President Anita Miles opening the meeting with prayer. Secretary Jo Ann Hardy did not present the minutes, but they will be heard at the March meeting. Anita Miles, gave the treasurer’s report in the absence of the Treasurer, Hattie Rogers.
What a great week it was for the Lady Dillo basketball program! The Lady Dillos captured a Bi-District Championship Tuesday night against Poolville and then followed it up with an Area Championship against Seymour on Friday night. I am so proud of these young ladies! They have worked so hard day in and day out and they have grown so much as a team.
The spring season is a busy time of year for students, teachers and staff. Exit level ELA TAKS testing begins in earnest March 4th. Parents should encourage their junior students to get a good night’s sleep on the night before the test and to eat a hearty breakfast on the day of testing.
Junior high and high school track practice is underway.
There are a number of school events taking place! Communicating all the activities and assessments occurring during the spring is always a challenge. The first round of testing for juniors begins on March 4th with the Exit Level TAKS English Language Arts Assessment. This is the same day that the campuses will have Open House.
The spring of the year always brings with it a multitude of new activities. So far we have had book fairs, we continue to host Saturday school, after school tutorials and many, many sporting events for students to participate in and parents and grandparents to enjoy watching. It has been most exciting this week as we think about watching our girls and boys basketball teams participate in playoff games.