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Academic team competes at OU

Academic Team
Alex Academic team members Dustin Tolson, Cooper Shebester, Kade Bauman and DarlaAnn Pettijohn participated in an Academic Meet held at the University of Oklahoma in Norman on April 18.

Alex TSA qualifies for Nationals

TSA
The Alex Technology Students of America (TSA) Tech Bowl team took second place in the state Tech Bowl competition on April 8, 2015, qualifying them to compete at Nationals. The team placed as follows:

Communication Challenge: 3rd and 4th
Go Green Manufacturing: 2nd
Inventions and Innovations: 6th
Manufacturing Prototype: 3rd
Oklahoma T-Shirt Design: 1st and 10th
Promotional Graphics: 4th and 5th
Graphic Design: 1st and 2nd
Technology Bowl Written Test: 1st
Technology Bowl Oral: 2nd
Projects Fair: 3rd
Water Infrastructure: 2nd

Good job, Longhorns!

Baseball takes on Ninnekah at home

Otey Ninnekah Snyder Ninnekah
Brycen Otey (left) makes a play from second base and Danyon Snyder (right) catches the pop fly for an out from centerfield during the Alex Jr. High baseball game against Ninnekah on April 17.

Tanner Ninnekah

Above, Brayden Tanner gets the out at first and, below, Tony Williams tries to make a play at second base against the Ninnekah Owls. Longhorn High School Baseball also played Ninnekah on April 17.

Williams Ninnekah

Geography students put new spin on "Food Pyramid"

Underwood Geography Guzman Geography
Works of ancient (edible) art: A lesson in Mr. Byrne's geography class inspired Samantha Underwood (left) to construct a pyramid from sugar cubes and brown sugar. Maria Guzman (right) made her own pyramid from rice.

Fundraiser: Lady Longhorn High School Basketball will wait tables for tips at the Feedlot on Friday, April 24. Get out there and support a good cause!

TShirt Sale
Amber Otey, newly named 2015-2016 Lady Longhorn Head Basketball Coach, announced that the team is now selling these "super awesome" teeshirts with the logo "Small Town Team-Living a Big Dream." The shirts are produced by WingT's on super soft cotton with or without glitter for $22. To order, get in touch with Mrs. Otey or a member of the girls basketball team.

Bake Sale
Girls Basketball held a bake sale on Saturday, April 11, 2015, and raised over $2000 for High School and Jr. High team activities.

Longhorn sports teams continue Spring competitions

Luna AmPo Otey Elgin
Left, Paige Luna makes an incredible backwards catch during the Alex vs. AmPo Slow Pitch Softball game on Friday, April 10. Right, Jacob Otey competes in the High School open 400-meter run at the Elgin Track Meet, also held on April 10.

Track
Kylie Baxter and Maddlyne Morris handoff the baton in the 800-meter relay at the Elgin Track Meet where the Longhorn High School and Jr. High track teams competed on April 10.