The SHS Homecoming Parade and Lighting of the Letters will be on Monday, Sept. 8. at 7 p.m. The parade will start at Goshen Creek Elementary and travel POJO Drive turning right on Holbrook then turning immediately left on POJO Boulevard then onto POJO Drive again. It will end at the gravel lot by the old tennis courts for the Lighting of the Letters and the pep rally.… Read the rest
For the October 2014 administrations of the TAKS exit level tests, all registration for out-of-school examinees is online only. TAKS examinees (including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees) must register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/taksoos. Examinees can continue to register on site at Springtown High School the day of testing. Registration for the October exit level tests opened August 4 and ends at 5 p.m. Sept. 5. The October 2014 TAKS exit level tests will be administered Oct. … Read the rest
SHS AP students earn Ivy League shirts for top scores
By Natalie Gentry
The Advanced Placement (AP) World History course at Springtown High School (SHS) is the first AP course students encounter.
By taking this college prep class, these students have the opportunity to earn college credit.
“It is a difficult subject to master since it covers the history of everything.” said AP World History instructor David Lamb.… Read the rest
Slow start too much to overcome
by Mark K. Campbell
The Porcupines were too generous early.
Springtown (7-4) faced Sanger in football bi-district at Sanger High School, and the game could hardly have started worse.
The Indians turned two Porcupine fumbles and a failed fake punt in SHS territory into 21 short-field points by the second play of the second quarter.
Behind 21-0, the hole proved too great for SHS to claw out of – … Read the rest
The Lady Porcupine basketball team split games in the young season.
Springtown (2-2) hosted De Leon Nov. 21 in a game moved up so everyone could get the to bi-district football game.
SHS won, 62-45 as two Lady Porcupines accounted for most of the points; Brooke Dauenhauer led with 26 while Adrienne Easter added 17 points.
Dauenhauer hit all 9 free throws she took and led the team with 8 rebounds and 7 steals.… Read the rest
Funny is a tricky thing. What makes someone else laugh is flat-out unfunny to someone else. Humor-wise, movies have run the gamut.
About the film
Dumb and Dumber To is the official sequel to 1994’s Dumb and Dumber (Movie Man No. 57, a ‘-’ in those ancient non-numbering days, a 5 today).
This is the real second movie with the original makers; it’s not to be confused with Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd… Read the rest