Tuesday, October 23, 2018

TAMIU Visits Maverick Nation

Texas A & M International University visited with CC Winn students on Tuesday, October 23rd.  
TAMIU Representative, Mr. Vasquez came to address all students pending items for admissions.
WHS is proud to have 146 student who have applied.
4 of which have already been admitted and 38 are pending one item for automatic admission.  
Maverick Nation would like to congratulate Moises Villarreal and Rolita Martinez who submitted their one pending requirement and will be receiving their admission letter next week!
Go Mavericks!  

Mavs Use a Dictionary

Tuesday, October 23rd, the students in Mrs. Torres- Hernandez' class at WHS worked on practicing their dictionary and vocabulary analysis skills. 
Students used magazine cutouts to find advertisements with strong word choice. 
Students differentiated between the denotations and connotations of those words and analyzed their effect on the overall message of the ad. 
Way to go Mavs! 

Seco Mines Fall Festival

Seco Mines Elementary would like to invite the public to their Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 24th from 4:30-7:30 pm. 
Pre-Sale tickets are available (5 tickets for $1) and will be sold until 10:00 am on Wednesday, October 24th.
See you there!

Mavs Create Sentence Strip Art

Friday, October 19th, the students in Mrs. Torres-Hernandez' class at CC Winn worked on a small project to help analyze devices in the fiction text. 
Students were asked to select four devices that they wanted to analyze from their stories. 
They were asked to define the device, give an example from the text and offer a visual to represent their device as it was used in the text. 
Mrs. Torres Hernandez is very proud of her students and would like to congratulate them on a job well done! 

Darr Treats for Pizza

Friday, October 19th, Mrs. A. Vargas 5th grade class at Ray Darr received their delicious prize for raising the most money in the school's Candles for Life fundraiser.
The 5th grade Mavs won some delicious Peter Piper Pizza and boy, was victory sweet!
Go Mavericks!

Miners 2 Step into Math

Monday, October 22nd,  Mrs. Gonzalez’ 1st grade class at Seco Mines learned to count by 2’s. 

The Miners learned that counting by 2’s is an essential skill when making the jump from counting to basic addition. 
Way to go Miners!

WHS Alum Visits Roots

Friday, October 19th, Winn Alumni Elizabeth Vela took time out of her busy schedule to visit her old stomping grounds.  
WHS is always excited to see alumni, especially ones that serve as such great role models for their current students.
Elizabeth graduated in 2013 and is currently on her P3 year of Pharmacy at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy.

Maverick Nation is very proud of their alumni!
Keep representing WHS!