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State Track Accomplishments

Asa Rice, Staff Writer

May 21, 2015

Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

On May 14th, 15th, and 16th four Mansfield Summit Track and Field athletes competed in the Texas 5A State Meet at the University of Texas in Austin. Being in one of the most competitive states in the country isn’t hard enough,...

A/B Block Scheduling

Vin Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under News

In 2013, with the intent to save money, the Mansfield Independent School District replaced the A/B block schedules with the nine-period schedule on May 3rd, 2013. The revised schedule caused a decrease in the amount of teachers...

Acadec in UIL

Asa Rice, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

Filed under News

The Texas Academic Decathlon is a battle of wits held annually by the State of Texas. Texas has participated in Academic Decathlons since 1984, and has been winning national championships ever since. Students compete for both...

Sarah Hergenrother: Teacher of the Year

Vin Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

Filed under News, Top Stories

Sarah Hergenrother, one of the FLS teachers, has been named the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Summit High School. Before moving to Texas, Hergenrother lived in Alamosa, Colorado then later moved to New York and taught at a New York...

Make Up Snow Day

Kevin Booza, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Filed under News, Top Stories

During the final weeks of February, the Dallas/ Fort Worth area received a fair amount of snow, ice, and sleet. Schools were cancelled due to the icy roads and accumulation of snow. All schools in the Mansfield Independent School...

Frog Week is Here Again

Frog Week is Here Again

February 10, 2015

Students Sell Treats To Pay For Field Trips

Makaela McCoy, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

Filed under News

The special education students are back at it again with their signature sales in Room D18. This school year there is a twist to their sales. Baked potatoes have been added to their menu but can only be sold to teachers. On...

Give Blood, Save a Life

Vin Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Filed under News

Since your body generates blood constantly, so you should consider donating it. Someone needs blood every two seconds, according to bloodcenters.org, and more than 4.5 million patients need blood transfusions each year. The average...

Changes in the Semester Exam Schedule

Asa Rice, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

Filed under News, Top Stories

This year Mansfield ISD is trying something new. All core classes, which includes English, math, history and science, are to give its first semester exams before Christmas break. All elective classes, including Spanish, Communication...

The Reason Behind Red Ribbon Week

Vin Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

Red Ribbon Week is a week to campaign and promote awareness towards alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. The week is annually observed in October in the United States. In 1985, a DEA agent by the name of Enrique “Kiki”...

Sixteen Choir Students Advance to Regionals

Makaela McCoy, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

Filed under News, Top Stories

Sixteen choir students have advanced to regionals in the All-State choir competition. In this competition, students have to prepare specific songs that are fairly difficult to perfect. This competition includes select stages such...

Changes Are Being Made

Mia Williams, Editor

August 28, 2014

Filed under News

A new school year means new people, and new people means the enforcement of new rules and policies. Former principal Jimmy Neal transferred over to Burleson Centennial and was replaced by Dr. Charlotte Ford, who was previou...

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