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December 2018

PHOTO GALLERIES: DPHS Swing Choir and Carpenter Elementary Sign Language Club share holiday songs at ESC

Posted by Matthew Lucas on 12/20/2018 12:00:00 PM


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School Board recognizes Bi District Champion Volleyball Team, high school photographers

Posted by Matthew Lucas on 12/20/2018 8:00:00 AM


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The Deer Park ISD Board of Trustees recognized two groups of students and their teachers and coaches during the Board's December meeting.


The first guests of the evening included representatives of the Deer Park High School-South Campus Lady Deer Varsity Volleyball Team, which completed the 2018 season as District 21-6A Champion and Bi District Champion. The team finished the season with a 30-13 record and went undefeated (14-0) in district play.  Head Coach Cortni Cox was also recognized for being named the District Coach of the Year.  The representatives from the team were:


Hannah Baker – 1st Team All-District

Adalyn Cable – 2nd Team All-District

Hope Hawthorne – 1st Team All-District and All-Academic

Mckenzie Morvant – 1st Team All District, District MVP, and All-Academic


The Board's final guests were members of the DPHS-SC Photography Team, who recently participated in the Association of Texas Photography Instructors (ATPI) Fall Contest.  There were 7,420 entries from 99 schools, and several Deer Park students returned home with awards.  They included:


Matthew Hart – Advanced Nature, Honorable Mention

Crystian Ortiz – Advanced Formal (Studio) Portrait, Honorable Mention

Gavin Ward – Advanced Student Life, Third Place; Advanced Sports Reaction, Honorable Mention

Yanira Roubi – Teacher, Faculty Single Image, Honorable Mention


Opening Exercises were presented by students from Bonnette Junior High and their principal, John Wegman.  Seventh-grader Kayriel Flores offered the prayer, seventh-grader Stella Withrow led the pledge to the United States Flag, and eighth-grader Aaron Pacheco led the pledge to the Texas Flag.

PHOTO GALLERY: DPHS-SC woodwind sextet performs holiday music at ESC

Posted by Matthew Lucas on 12/19/2018 3:00:00 PM


PHOTO GALLERY: SJE's Christmas Around the World

Posted by Matthew Lucas on 12/19/2018


FJH National Honor Society collects donations for local food banks

Posted by Matthew Lucas on 12/19/2018



The Fairmont Junior High National Junior Honor Society collected food and money to donate to the Deer Park and Pasadena food banks. They collected more than 100 food items and $280 for each food bank. The group also provided food boxes to several Fairmont families in need.  Way to go, Vikings!