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Presidio Formula One Team

Presidio ISD El Diablo Azul Formula One Team in Nationals

On May 16th and 17th the El Diablo Azul Formula 1 Team from Presidio ISD competed in the National Formula 1 in Schools Technology Challenge held at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan.


Presidio Rocketry Teams

Presidio Rocketry Teams Qualify for National Team America Rocketry Challenge

Four Presidio Rocketry teams qualified for the national TARC (Team America Rocketry Challenge) finals this year! The teams traveled to Washington, DC, and Virginia on May 8-12 for the national finals.


Roscoe Project Fair

First Annual Roscoe Collegiate Secondary Project Fair

Roscoe held the First Annual Roscoe Collegiate Secondary Project Fair the evening of April 29, 2014. It seemed that every parent, teacher, and school administrator turned out to see the students' projects and hear their presentations. Jacob Tiemann, the Early College High School Director, said that the Project Fair is a "great marketing tool" and that "parents will be talking about this for a while."


Presidio Formula 1

Presidio ISD Formula One Teams in Austin Competition

On April 5th, 2014 two teams from Presidio High School and William Soza Early College High School travelled to Austin to compete in the Formula One Competition. The students had a great learning experience and represented Presidio very well in different components of the competition that includes engineering design, pit display and portfolio, verbal presentation and the actual car racing.



West Texas Rocket Launch

Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) Announces National Finalists

Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) announced finalists who will travel to Washington D.C. in May for the national finals. It is no easy task to get into the nationals, which is made up of teams who earn the top 100 scores out of more than 700 teams competing each year. The Texas Tech T-STEM Center has had as many as five teams, in a single year, represented in the top 20 national TARC teams.



ATEMS Performs for Locust Early Childhood Center

Last year and again this year, Nathan Monroe's AP English Literature and Composition students at Abilene's Academy of Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (ATEMS) wrote scripts and performed in short plays for preschool students at Locust Early Childhood Center in Abilene.


T-STEM Conference Presenters

T-STEM Center and TTU Engineering Faculty Team Up at 7th Annual Texas STEM Conference

Whitacre College of Engineering faculty members, students, and staff members played a key role in the success of the recent 7th Annual Texas STEM Conference, held in Dallas in February 2014.


New Deal Robotics

New Deal Robotics Teams Place in TCEA Area Contest

The Advanced Inventions Team won first place and the Advanced Arena Team won second place in the January Texas Computer Education Association Area 17 Contest this year at Lubbock High School and will advanced to State competition in Houston April 11-13.


Shallowater NASA Scholars

Three Shallowater Juniors Accepted into NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars Program

The students are now enrolled in a virtual classroom and learning about science and engineering, NASA, and the space program. For each lesson, students may read assignments, take quizzes, work on problems, create designs, and/or write reports. The group recently finished work on de-orbit burn, and they each designed a spacecraft that could go from low Earth orbit to a planet or an asteroid.


Robotic Competition

Student's Robots Face Off

Debris removers, pooper-scoopers, bomb detectors and pet companions: these were just a few of the robots at the Texas Computer Education Association Area 16 Robotics Competition on Saturday. Debbie Boyer, TCEA Area 16 director, said 126 students from area school districts, grades 4 to 12, made up 39 teams that designed and programmed Lego-based robots. The competition at Region 16 headquarters included arena and inventions competitions.


Shallowater High School

Agriculture in Shallowater: We Will Grow on You

If you want to know how to get successful agriculture grants, talk to Shallowater ISD. The district had a need-they wanted to give middle and high school science and agriculture students more opportunities to participate in hands-on, real-world projects focused on agriculture.