Sewell Elementary School’s Skyler Shaffer and Austin Academy for Excellence’s Jasmine John were named this year’s Cybersafety Poster Contest district winners, each receiving a sphero SPRK+ educational robot for their art pieces.
Class of 2018’s Danielle Oubre and Luke Sherlock earned this accomplishment by taking AP Seminar and Research courses; completing qualifying performance tasks, as well as a paper and presentation; and passing AP Seminar and Research exams in addition to four other AP tests.
Eleven-year-old Michael Moore was among just 150 fourth, fifth and sixth-graders selected to perform with the Texas Choral Directors Association Honor Choir. More than 800 across the state auditioned for a spot.
For the fifth-consecutive year, the boys team qualified for state during the 2017-18 season, where they claimed 10th overall. Three members of the girls team advanced to the state meet as well—and two of them achieved this impressive accomplishment as freshman.