Five West Texas High seniors have been selected to the Academic All-State team for the 2012 volleyball season. Not only do they exhibit talent on the court, they also strive for excellence in the classroom.
The Texas Girls Coaches Association selects the girls from all conferences. They must be seniors, have a GPA of 94 or above for grades 9-11, and must be a team member in good standing to qualify. The athletes are nominated by their varsity coaches. Varsity coaches must be a member of TGCA by November 1st for their athletes to be eligible for the honor.
Doomsday may be just around the corner.
The â€śdoomsayersâ€ť are worried because the 13th bakâ€™tun (or 144,000-day cycle) of the Mayan Long Count calendar wraps up on Dec. 21, marking the end of a cycle of creation.
The Borger News-Herald asked its Facebook readers if they thought the world was going to end this week and if so what they would do on their last day on earth. Their response was as follows:
Mari Anne Hadley Swain said, â€śNo, I believe the Lord is not short of His word. No one, not even Jesus, knows the time or day.â€ť
A school shooting in Connecticut has made parents more aware of what goes on in the schools their children attend everyday.
Hutchinson County superintendents are here to put parents at ease during these hard times and explain what steps they take to secure their school.
â€śWe are all saddened by the recent tragic events, and our hearts and prayers go to the children, parents, and community of Newtown, Connecticut.