Spearman Yearbook has partnered with Amarillo Candle Company for a spring fundraiser! We are offering 5 scents in 4 different options for you! Scents: Butt Naked Blueberry Cobbler Watermelon Lemonade Pineapple Cilantro Volcano Options: 4 oz. Car Spray - $15 Melt Tabs - $6 12 oz. Candle - $20 8 oz. Room Spray - $20 Payment options: Cash Check - SHS Yearbook We have samples of each scent for you to smell before you decided which one you need! If you would like to smell samples or place an order, I can send a yearbook to student to you, or you can place an order at firstname.lastname@example.org Products are 100% soy wax, NO harmful chemicals, and all products are locally made! We appreciate all your support 🙂 Order deadline is February 7th
Spearman ISD Spotlight ~ Karina Correa By Kristi Ramon Karina Correa joined the Gus Birdwell Elementary team in January and is the Head Start Family Services Assistant. She and her husband have two children and are expecting their third child in the spring. Recently she graduated from West Texas A&M University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work. She plans on attending the University of Texas Arlington to earn a master’s degree. She is a member of Phi Alpha Alpha Nu Honor Society for social work. Spending time with family, friends, traveling, and shopping are some of the things she enjoys doing. Welcome to the Spearman ISD team! Congratulations on earning your bachelor’s degree! We are proud you are pursuing your dream to earn a master’s degree.
River Road does not have enough girls to play our JV White team on Monday (1/24) so the game times will be: 5:00 -- 7th A 5:00 -- B team 6:00 -- 8th A
The “Lynx Motorcoach” sets off today on its maiden voyage to meet the Canadian Wildcats. The activity bus was purchased from Wink ISD. The Van Hool bus was purchased by Spearman ISD with 133,000 miles on it. Van Hool buses are known for being able to drive up to 1,00,000 miles! With a new paint job and all imperfections removed, the “Lynx Motorcoach” looks brand new. Spearman Superintendent stated, “We have great kids. They deserve nice things!” Now, let’s get a Win in Canadian!!
JH and JV White team Basketball games against Bushland have been cancelled for tonight, 1-20-2022.
NO SCHOOL 01/21/2022
Don't miss out on purchasing this year's yearbook! The yearbook staff has been working hard to create a memorable yearbook! We have added many pages to the Elementary and Junior High sections to highlight your children! We also have added a section for the children who attend Little Lynx Daycare! We can't wait for you to see the finished product! Click the link below to order a yearbook TODAY! https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A08603200
Are you looking for a great place to work? Spearman ISD is hiring substitute teachers. Apply online at www.spearmanisd.net
Brodey Moore is married to Cameron, and they have two children. She joined the Gus Birdwell Elementary team in January as a Special Education (SPED) paraprofessional. She is a graduate of Littlefield High School and has taken classes at South Plains College and Amarillo College. Her honors include employee of the month and employee of the district in 2018. She is actively involved in the Spearman Stingray Swim Team and serves on the board. Traveling, cooking, spending time with family, and reading a good book are some of the things she enjoys doing. Her future plans include raising her children to be kind and to find new passions to explore. Welcome to the Spearman ISD team! We encourage you to continue to follow your dreams and passions.
The January Lion’s Club Students of the Month at Spearman High School are seniors, Vanessa Ruiz and Jace Greene. Vanessa is the daughter of Alma Ceballos. She has one younger sister, Saray Ceballos. Vanessa has been active in Spearman Marching Band, where she has served as the drum major for three years/head drum major for two of those years. She is also active in Student Council, Spanish Club, National Honor society, One Act Play, UIL Academics, track, tennis, and cheerleading. She is currently serving as the Student Council Vice-President and Spanish Club President. While in high school, Vanessa has been listed on the All A Honor Roll, was named Honorable Mention All Star Cast for One Act Play, qualified for state ensemble for three years in solo and ensemble. She was a member of the UIL Accounting team, which advanced to regionals in 2021. She has been named the Top Student of the Year in World History, Geometry with Honors, and Health Science Theory and was named Academic All-District in tennis and track. In her spare time, Vanessa likes hanging out with friends, practicing the French horn, learning about the medical field, watching Netflix, playing tennis, and playing and coaching baseball. Vanessa’s plans after high school include attending a four-year university to pursue a degree in biomedical science. After graduating, she will continue her education and pursue medical school. Vanessa states the best thing about Spearman is, “Spearman is a tight knit community, so everyone knows everyone. This builds great relationships for the future.” The best thing about Spearman High School is, “The teachers have a great relationship with their students. When a student needs help, the teachers are always willing to assist.” Vanessa’s most influential teacher during her school years is Mrs. Deidre Tice. Jace is the son of Dean and Brooke Greene. He has one brother, Brennan Greene and two sisters, Averie and Sydney Greene. While in high school, Jace has been active in Spearman Lynx football and FFA. He is a stock show participant and has competed in the tractor team competition. Jace was named the Top Student of the Year in Ag Facilities and Design, placed 1st in the Tractor Team competition and placed 5th overall individual in the tractor team competition at the Western Equipment Ag Expo. In his spare time, Jace enjoys flying planes, farming, singing, writing music, flying drones, and playing music at church. Jace’s future plans include becoming a worship leader/song writer. He may also become a farmer and/or ag tech, as well. Jace states the best thing about Spearman is, “I love the people. They take care of each other. I also love the variety of weather.” Jace goes on to state, “I am super grateful for our Superintendent, Mr. Gist!” The best thing about Spearman High School is, “The way that people have fun but also learn. I love all of the great memories and friends that I have made over the years. When asked about his most influential teacher during his school years Jace states, “I can’t pick just one: Ms. Lisa Carthel, Mrs. Terri Nies, and Dr. Mike Ralston.” Congratulations to Vanessa and Jace on being named the January Lion’s Club Students of the Month at Spearman High School.
We have had some changes to game times for the girls against Bushland on Thursday, January 20. Due to illness and quarantines, we have cancelled the B team game. So the game times for the girls' games will be: 5:00 for 7th A and JV White 6:15 for 8th A
Congratulations to Spearman's High School Cross Country Teams! They were recognized at the Spearman Board of Education meeting for their many accomplishments.
Another awesome day for Spearman FFA Tractor Tech team at the Western Equipment challenge! Jace Greene placed 4th in Parts ID, 5th overall and is bringing home tools and a $7500 scholarship. Kyle Sandlin placed 2nd in Parts ID, 1st in Tool ID, 1st in Critical Thinking and was 1st Overall. He is bringing home 3 loaded tool boxes and a $20,000 scholarship! Other members that participated today were Brayan Mendoza, Connor Dehaan, Fabian Hernandez and Clay Aborn.
All of the All-Region Concerts will be lived streamed through the West Texas A&M School of Music Facebook page. Concert times are as follows: High School Honors 10am High School Symphonic 11am High School Concert 12pm Junior High Symphonic 1pm Junior High Concert 2pm https://fb.watch/ayLNZo0auF/
Tractor Technician Contest was a huge success!!! Spearman Team 1 of Fabian Hernandez, Jace Green and Kyle Sandlin place FIRST in Area 1 today. Kyle Sandlin placed 8th high individual overall (of 96). Team 2 of Brayan Mendoza, Clay Aborn and Connor Dehaan also did really well but we are waiting on final team and individual full results. These boys are STATE BOUND!
CORRECTION! The JH and JV White games against Bushland have been changed. Games are moving from Monday (Jan. 17) to Thursday (Jan. 20.) Girls will play at Spearman: 7th A @5 B team @ 5 8th A @ 6 JV White @ 6 Boys @ Bushland: Lynx White @5 Lynx Purple @ 6:15
We're thrilled to announce the new app for Spearman ISD! It's everything Spearman ISD, in your pocket. ENG: https://youtu.be/7pTThJjtYrQ SP: https://youtu.be/2Eqtksj5rvs Download for Android: https://bit.ly/3EKLuDz Download for iPhone: https://apple.co/3EUMW6l
Spearman ISD Spotlight ~ Elizabeth Meredith By Kristi Ramon Elizabeth (Liz) Meredith joins the Spearman ISD team. She teaches math at Spearman Junior High. Meredith is a graduate of Western Texas College and Angelo State University, and earned her teacher certification from Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches, Texas. “My future plans include enjoying each day as long as God gives me breath. I plan to enjoy my family and grandsons too.” She is a mother of two sons and grandmother to four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Gardening, quilting, reading, and traveling to historic places are some of her favorite hobbies. Keep enjoying what you do, Ms. Meredith!
Update on game times for the Lynxettes at Dalhart on January 10: 5:00 -- 7th A, 8th A 6:15 -- combined B, JV White All games are at their junior high. Tickets bought by cash at the gate.
Game Time Changes: Jan. 7th Lynxettes vs. Bushland (Here) JVG @ 6:00 pm VG @ 7:15 pm Jan. 11th Lynxettes vs. River Road (There) JVG @ 6:00 pm VG @ 7:15 pm