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Mr. Kippy takes center stage
CORPUS CHRISTI – On Saturday, May 14, a familiar face hit the stage at the Aurora Arts Theater in Corpus Christi with his own original production of a musical he wrote, directed, created music for ...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria photography contest call for student, adult entries starting July 1
VICTORIA – The Victoria Photography Club invites all photographers to enter the 2016 annual Photography Contest/Exhibition. The submission dates are between July 1 through July 31. More than $1,500...
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Jane’ staggers but still manages to hit its mark
Westerns seem to be making a comeback in recent years with Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” leading the charge. This year, 13 western films will be hitting both big and small screens in sub-...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle School choir, bands perform at Spring Concert
The Mathis Middle School offers its students opportunities to study voice or instrumental music. On Wednesday, May 4, the choir and the bands performed for their parents and families. The 40-member...
May 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students get their fill on Cinco de Mayo
On May 5, Cinco de Mayo, students in eighth grade reading teacher Elma Sanchez’s class were asked to cook a dish and share it with their classmates. At a table loaded with pinto beans, rice pudding...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good guys go to ‘War’ in impressive, new superhero-centric Marvel film
MATHIS – The premise for “Captain America: Civil War” may sound familiar to some. Two good guy superheroes disagree about something and decide to duke it out in an epic, CGI-infused battle. A few w...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle School band earn ‘first division’ award
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mathis Middle School Symphonic Band earned the UIL Sweepstakes Award in the competition held at San Diego High School on April 12. The six judges each awarded the band a “First Division” rating.
The kid stays in the picture
by Paul Gonzales
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MATHIS – As this issue hits the stands, 9-year-old Abram Lara will have already filmed his first of two days on the set of the HBO series “The Leftovers”. Lara has only been in the acting game for ...
Middle school millionaires
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Middle school students Robert Rios and Emily Gonzales have each read more than one million words in the Advanced Reader program, qualifying them for membership in the Millionaires Club. Seventh-gra...
MISD Board of Trustees opens pre-K program to all students
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mathis ISD Board of School Trustees voted unanimously to open the Mathis Elementary School pre-kindergarten program to all children in the district at its regular meeting on April 26. Registrat...
mathis elementary join School of fish
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mathis Elementary kindergarten students visited the Texas State Aquarium on April 20 for their spring educational field trip. From left, Jeremiah Deleon-Smith, Devon Vela, Braylon Arias, Abram Cuel...
artist wins blue ribbon at art show
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bay Area Art League members opened their annual show at the Corpus Christi Art Center Friday, April 1. Local artist Lynne Nelson won first place with a painting titled “Hot Stuff.” She was also...