Lambs : 1st place in class- Brooke R., 1st place in class- Brooke R., 2nd place in class- Brooke R., 2nd place in class- Annie R., Reserve Lamb- Brooke R., Champion Lamb- Brooke R., Champion Senior Showmanship- Brooke R., Goats: 1st place in class- Jonathan R., 1st place in class- Jonathan R., 1st place in class- Jonathan R., 1st place in class- Brooke R., Division Winner- Jonathan R., Division Winner- Jonathan R., Division . . .
This past weekend the Olney Cubs Girl’s and Boy’s Powerlifting Team traveled to Bridgeport, TX to compete in the Bridgeport High School Invitational Powerlifting Meet. La’Anna G. and Christine H. both competed for the girl’s team. La’Anna placed third in her weight class with a total of 650 lbs, her best performance this season. Going into her last deadlift attempt, Hiatt needed to pull 205 . . .
Hunter S., a junior and member of the Olney High School Band, has been selected as a member of the 2017 ATSSB All-State Band. He was selected first chair in Area B auditions Saturday at Argyle High School. Hunter will attend the annual Texas Music Educators Convention in February. He will audition for a place as a member of the Symphonic or Concert Band. The All-State Band concerts will be on Saturday, . . .
Michael L., sophomore trombonist from Olney High School, attended the ATSSB Region 2 Jazz Clinic and Concert on Friday and Saturday at Tarleton State University. Mr. Greg Ball, Assistant Professor and Director of Jazz Studies at Tarleton, was the clinician and conductor for the group. Concert selections included C-Jam Blues (Ala Mambo!) by Duke Ellington and arranged by Michael Philip Mossman, Boplicity (Be Bop Lives) by Miles Davis and . . .
Yesterday Race R. competed in the Fort Worth Ag Mechanics Show with his project, a gate for the new CATE facility. Race and the gate placed 3rd in the Entry Gate class. Race also competed in Fort Worth's Texas MADE scholarship contest meant specifically for Ag mechanics exhibitors. The contest consisted of a written test and verbal presentation. Race placed 5th in the contest and won a $6,000 scholarship
Public Notice Olney ISD is now accepting referrals for students who may need Gifted/Talented Services for the school year. This program is designed for students who exhibit intellectual and creative thinking abilities at an extraordinary level not normally served in the regular classroom. Services are provided only upon identification of education needs of the student. Anyone wishing to refer a student attending Olney ISD in . . .
Hunter Simmons, a member of the Pride of Olney High School Band, was selected as a member of the All-State Band. He was chosen for this honor in competitive auditions held this year across the state at region and area levels. Simmons plays the double bass in the band under the direction of Rodney D. Bennett and Marilyn K. Bennett, who are members of the Association of Texas Small School Bands, a 1155-member group of band . . .
Most of you are probably aware that the parents of this years senior class are beginning a Project Graduation. The purpose of Project Graduation is to provide an alcohol - drug free environment for the seniors on the night of graduation, with incentives for the students that make the PG2017 more inviting than other activities they may be tempted to attend or participate in. The students and parents of the Sr class of 2017 are . . .