2 female students doing work on paper Three female students at computers One student on laptop with 3 other female students looking on Young female student making something out of toothpicks Young female student making something out of toothpicks IMG_5219-compressor On Tuesday, April 11th, Power GRID came to Palacios High School to participate in an Afternoon of Engineering. Members began the event by Skyping with Ms. Sarah Beasley, a 3rd year Computer Science major at Texas A&M – College Station. She spoke about how she came to love computer science, why she chose A&M, and what she wants to do with her degree, which is go into the defense field. Following this talk, Power GRID girls did a variety of engineering based activities. They learned basic Java programming to play games, used engineering and problem solving to build the tallest tower and to construct something they were unable to see based only on their team members drawings, and used logic to complete an obstacle course and a human puzzle. The event was a great success that brought together both groups for a time of fun, learning, and mentoring.
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library-contestCongratulations to the following students for being the top six winners in our 2nd Annual Library Night Ad Contest. L-R: Miranda Fuentes, Christina Peterson, Lisa Nguyen (Overall Grand), Emily Shimek, Brooke Carpenter, and Nikki Le. The student works of art can be seen in the hallways of the high school and in the teacher classrooms. Their advertisements for the PHS Library Nights helps promote the bi-weekly event.
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Induction-2016-GroupPOWER SET Induction Monday, September 26, 2016 On Monday, September 26, 2016, 12 new POWER SET members were inducted for the 2016-2017 school year. Ta’Loria Young, a charter member of the first POWER SET at Palacios High School, was the keynote speaker. Picture (L to R, Back to Front): Audry Kessler, Brittany Guerrero, Charity Nguyen, Brooke Potts, Vy Tang, Bailey Grones, Montserrat Garcia, Emily Shimek, Rachel White, keynote speaker Ta’Loria Young, Jessica Nguyen, Lily Vu, Priscilla Nguyen, Erika Espinosa, Vy Le, Christina Peterson, Krystal Figueroa, Karina Garcia Maddie Ferretiz, An Nguyen, Chasity Nguyen, Summer Brandstatt, Maria Hurtado, Maria Muniz, Dorothy Nguyen, Kaitlyn Marroquin, Jessica Muniz, Jazmine Lara, Katie Nguyen, Kayla Vu, Tamara Perez, Victoria Proctor, and Brooke Vandenbergh.
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VARSITY GIRLS TEAM-PALACIOS-4TH OUT OF 8 SCHOOLS, 47 RUNNERS.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
LUPE MANCERA-12TH-14.59
LIZBETH GUILLEN-13TH-15.02
TASHA TURNER-26TH-16.21
GABBY FIGIROVA-29TH-16;42
MARIA SERRATO-31-16;52
MEYLYNN LE-35TH-17;16
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VARSITY BOYS TEAM-PALACIOS-3RD OUT OF 8 SCHOOLS, 32 RUNNERS

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
MIGUEL GUTIERREZ-5TH-16;49
TIM KESSLER-15TH-18;39
DAVID CRUZ-18TH-18;53
TOMMY GARCIA-21ST-19;32
HECTOR HERNANDEZ-19:48
ERIC CERDA-25TH-19;57
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JV BOYS-TEAM-PALACIOS-3RD OUT OF 6 SCHOOLS, 20 RUNNERS

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
MATTHEW APARICIO-5TH-13;36
TYLER LE-11TH-14;36
JULIO RIOS-16TH-15;08
HUNTER HODGE-18TH-17;30
LAZARO LOPEZ-19TH-17;49

NEXT MEET-SEP.10TH-BRAZOS(WALLIS,TX.) HS AND JH.

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