Devine ISD Board approves raises; 11 teachers retire or resign


Initially, Devine ISD wasn’t sure if they would be filling all positions of teachers and staff who had retired or resigned this school year, but Superintendent Scott Sostarich and Finance Director Shannon were happy to announce at the board meeting on June 5 that they will be able to fill those positions.
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5th grade recorder choir students perform at interactive orchestra concert

Members of the 5th grade recorder choir are: Kody Blanquiz, Zoe Ortiz, Rylee Esquibel, Lillian Schenk, Kaydence Scott, Kolton Teeter, Cynthia Maldonado, Catelyn Flores, Skye Samson, Esperanza Carrillo, Saidi Huth, Jordan Buvinghausen, Eva Ozer, Savannah Shuler, Ofmara Vargas Chavez, Fancy Patrick, Jerrica Patrick, Kate Robinson, and Kirara Yracheta.

This year, students of the Devine Intermediate School 5thGrade Recorder Choir collaborated with the San Antonio Symphony in a music education program provided by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI). Continue reading “5th grade recorder choir students perform at interactive orchestra concert”

Natalia robotics team places at State

The 4th place trophy was brought home by Natalia’s Invention Team Hydrotech, consisting of Andrew Walsh, Priscilla Seaton, Sean Schroeder, and Anastasia Rodriguez. Their entry was a robotic low-water crossing system to provide safety for drivers in flooding conditions.

The Natalia High School Robotics team competed in the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Robotics Contest this weekend. Continue reading “Natalia robotics team places at State”

Natalia ISD approves interlocal agreement with Medina County, purchases AVID curriculum set

Natalia ISD Board members approved an interlocal agreement with Medina County for the collection of delinquent taxes and agreed to bring the AVID program back to the district in the Regular meeting held May 8.
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Robin Wheelus chosen as Educator of the Year by Texas Parks & Wildlife

Devine Ag teacher Robin Wheelus was honored at the annual FFA Banquet as the recipient of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Professional Educator of the Year award.

Devine High School Ag Teacher Robin Wheelus was awarded the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Professional Educator of the Year Award (2017) at this year’s annual FFA Banquet last Friday, May 5, 2017.
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