Kelton ISD competes at Regional Art Competition in Amarillo, TX.
On Feb. 23, 2013 Kelton ISD High School students competed against 781 art entries. Half of the artwork was judged in the interview process the other part was the artwork itself. The mission of the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) is to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts by providing art students and programs a standard of excellence in which to achieve.
Kelton Robotics teams when to Lubbock for a Trial meet where Texas Tech Engeniers were there to help the students.
STATE VASE COMPETITION BRYAN TEXAS
Leslie Alvarado, Cheyenne Powell, and Paloma Rivera are members of a very elite and distinguished group of young artists. They received a Superior Rating (IV) awarding them a VASE medallion. Leslie also received a Gold Seal Award. The "Gold Seal" medallion is the top state award presented to Exemplary works of art chosen by the state jury panel. Her artwork will be traveling all over the state of Texas until November 2013. Statewide more than 25,000 students participated in the 20 regional VASE events. There were 1,500 state qualifiers competing. The top 10% received a Superior Rating (IV).
Students are not interviewed at the State Event. However a panel of jurors evaluate each state entry to determine the degree that each work demonstrates originality of concept, technical expertise, understanding of the TEKS, and the interpretation of the student's stated intent. The state jury panel evaluates qualified artwork using a numeric rating system based on an established state rubric. Artworks receiving a Superior Rating (IV) are awarded the State VASE medallion.
The mission of the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) is to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts by providing art students and programs a standard of excellence in which to achieve.
Leslie Alvarado and Cheyenne Powell are sophomores at Kelton ISD and Art II students. Paloma Rivera is a junior Art III student. Congratulation Leslie, Cheyenne, and Paloma for being among the best in TEXAS!
The junior high students worked with the fifth grade on a slime making experiment. This helped the students learn about scientific method. The students were instructed to make slime with the ingredients given to them, but were not given the directions for how much of each ingredient to use. This was challenging for some students to get the perfect proportions to make slime.
Mark and Shyla
On Saturday, April 13, 2013, Kelton FFA competed in the Area 1 Entomology and Horse Judging CDE's at Texas Tech University. The Horse Judging team, Sarah Garner, Chelsie Jasper, Jasmine Betancud, and Jimmy Westbrook, had to judge the horses on appearance, muscle quality, and performance in the ring. They placed 29th with a team score of 1047. The Entomology team, Charmayne Hampton, Chantelle Hampton and Cheyenne Powell, had to judge and fill in all of the characteristics for 25 different insects. These young ladies had a team score of 305, tied for 5th place and are going to state this Saturday, April 20th. Congratulations on all of yall's hard work and success!
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Kelton Robotics went to Region 16 in Amarillo, Texas on Saturday, January 12, 2013 to compete in the TCEA Robotics competition. Six Kelton teams competed on Saturday, three of which placed to go on to the state competition in Deer Park, Texas on Saturday, April 13, 2013. The advancing team in the junior high category placing second is The Drifters, Mark Herndon and Brock Buckingham. The high school advancing teams are: The Power Puffs, placing first, Reonna Dyck, Felicia Butler and Shyla Smith and The Robo-Chickens, placing second, Quentin Parker. All students that participated in robotics this year worked hard and can’t wait till next year.
Kelton Robotics 2012-2013
Back Row: Jasmine Betancud, Roy Herndon (teacher), Kenneth Dyck, Quentin Parker, Shyla Smith and Sunni Jo Stages
Front Row: Clint McKee, Fernando Garza, Mark Herndon, Brock Buckingham, Kaleb Kimbro, Reonna Dyck and Felicia Butler
Not Pictured: Bobby Blackburn
Jr. High Category - 2nd Place
The Drifters: Brock Buckingham and Mark Herndon
High School Category
1st Place: The Power Puffs - Reonna Dyck, Shyla Smith and Felicia Butler
2nd Place: The Robo-Chickens - Quentin Parker
High School Students launched rockets before Thanksgiving.
Science Experiments done