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Coyote Pride

The theatre students under the direction of Patsy Hall traveled to Sterling City on Wednesday, March 22 to compete in Bi-District competition. Macbeth advanced to Area as 1st place play. This is truly an outstanding accomplishment and shows great teamwork! Cameron Parham and Jared Martin received Honorable Mention All Star Cast. Jacey Gossett received All Star Cast. Peyton Sloan was named Best Actor. Julianna Moore, Agustin Oyervides, Dusty Robbins, Kenneth Faught, and Levi Shannon received recognition as Outstanding Bi-District Crew. Levi Shannon was named Best Individual Technician. The students perform next at the Area OAP contest on April 1 at San Angelo. Break a leg!

The high school UIL Academic District Meet was held at Menard on Thursday, March 23.  Nelson Smith is UIL academic director for the spring meet. Kudos to volunteer Melanie Smith who also helps students prepare for academic success in UIL events. Congratulations to Richland Springs students for a solid 2nd place finish!  District UIL Academic meet points were:

Brookesmith 281.8

Richland Springs 277.8

Menard 234.8

Eden 215

Paint Rock 208.8

Cherokee 149

Rochelle 81

Lohn 71.8

On Friday, March 24 the high school tracksters under the direction of Coach Thomas Tipton traveled to Zephyr for a high school track meet. This was the first track meet to have everyone there for the meet. It was a beautiful spring day for a track meet, and the student athletes fared well in the running events. The high school track team will compete at May this Friday. Look for good things to come from this group of outstanding athletes!

2016 STATE CHAMPIONS has a familiar ring to it! Tuesday afternoon was extra special as the Balfour representative brought the state rings to Richland Springs. We presented our State Champion athletes, cheerleaders, and coaches with their state rings and pendants.  Students, faculty, staff and community gathered in the school cafetorium at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening to make the State Championship celebration extra special. County Commissioner Ricky Lusty presented the team with a San Saba County Proclamation. Representative J.D. Sheffield sent the team a Resolution from the Texas House of Representatives. State Senator Dawn Buckingham has invited the team and coaches to the Capitol Building in Austin on April 18 for a special tour and presentation. It’s great to be a Coyote!

Attendance is important! Encourage your child to be at school every day. Please try to schedule doctor’s appointments after school if possible. Good attendance is so important to student success. Please urge your child to be at school each and every day. If you desire a conference, please schedule a conference time with your child’s teacher. Parent involvement is important! Get involved in your child’s education.


Community involvement is the key to our success!


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