LONGHORN NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mrs. Thurston celebrates 80th birthday, 40th year of teaching
Shown here with two of her children, Alex teacher Peggy Thurston was feted with a surprise 80th birthday party at Alex School on April 16, 2018. Mrs. Thurston was also recognized for marking her 40th year as a educator in Oklahoma!
Congratulations, Mrs. Thurston!
Pre-K enrollment this week
Baseball plays final home game, recognizes Seniors
Coach Byrne (left) and Coach Williams (right) are shown with High School Baseball's two outgoing Seniors, Tony Williams and Riley Baxter. The Seniors played their last home game at Alex on April 17, 2018.
Good job, Longhorns!
Above, Senior catcher Riley Baxter gets the out at home. Below, Senior pitcher Tony Williams blazes one across the plate. In their final regular season home game, Alex Baseball won against Geary, 11-3!
Jr. High Baseball ends season
Above, catcher Chase Byrne pins the ball at home. Below, pitcher Rayce Castor eyes the strike zone. Alex Jr. High Baseball played their final season game at Alex on April 17, 2018.
Alex Fun Day scheduled for May 10, 2018
TSA competes at State Conference
The Alex Chapter of Technology Students of America (TSA) participated in
State Conference at Norman beginning April 12, 2018. Many students earned awards as follows in the various competitions:
Biotechnology - 7th place: Cooper Shebester, Kade Bauman
Computer Integrated Manufacturing - 3rd place: Dustin Tolson, Bailee Stapp, Maddy Morris, Breanna Gray
Essays on Technology - 8th place: Kade Bauman
Extemporaneous Speech - 3rd place: Carson Mainka
Photographic Technology - 7th place: Kameron McCarthy
Prepared Presentation - 3rd place: Dustin Tolson
Promotional Design - 7th place: Maddy Morris
Promotional Marketing - 3rd place: Addison Walker
STEM Careers - 5th place: Shandalynn Delk
Children's Story - 1st place: Riley Byrne, Kiya Cook
Digital Photography - 6th place: Riley Byrne
Inventions and Innovations - 3rd place: Tallon Hurd, Steven Werner, Nathaniel Reece
Mass Productions 1st place: Addison Walker, Delaney Chambers, Gracie Selzer
Mechanical Engineering - 1st place: Jacob Harris, Ricky Thornburg, Konner Shebester, Chase Byrne, Rayce Castor, Ashton Brandon
Microcontroller - 1st place: Gracie Selzer, Delaney Chambers
Oklahoma T-shirt Design - 1st place: Kiya Cook, Riley Byrne; 2nd place: Holly Taylor
Rube Goldberg - 9th place: Jacob Harris, Ricky Thornburg, Konner Shebester, Chase Byrne, Rayce Castor, Ashton Brandon
Tech Bowl - 2nd place: Kash Boatwright, Gracie Selzer, Konner Shebester