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****BASEBALL TIME CHANGE****

 

The baseball game at Muleshoe on Friday has been moved up to play at noon on Friday.

*****SOFTBALL DATE CHANGE******

The softball game at Muleshoe has been moved from Friday to Thursday at 5 due weather. 


Tigerette Track

The Tigerettes traveled to Tulia Tuesday to compete at the Area Track Meet.  The top 4 finishers advance to the Regional Track Meet at Abilene Christian University on April 27 and 28, 2018.

 

The results are as follows:

Long Jump

2nd - Quanasia McDaniel  16'2.25"

 

Triple Jump

2nd - Ta'kaja Robinson  35'9.5"

3rd - Quanasia McDaniel  35'1.5"

 

3200m Run

Alice Cogburn did not finish due to an foot/ankle injury sustained during the race. 

 

4x100m Relay

1st - Kamryn Gibbs, Zanady Coronado, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta'kaja Robinson  49.32

 

800m Run

3rd - Mary Jo Parker  2:33.07

 

4x200m Relay

1st - Kamryn Gibbs, Zanady Coronado, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta'kaja Robinson  1:44.46

 

400m Dash

7th - Ti'Alice Young  1:05.18

 

200m Dash

2nd - Kamryn Gibbs  25.39

3rd - Ta'kaja Robinson  26.18

5th - Quanasia McDaniel  27.44

 

The Tigerette Team is the 2018 Area Runner-up. 

 

They run prelims on Friday, April 27, and then finals Saturday April 28.  Running begins both days at 2:00pm.

 

Thank you for all of your support. 

 

 

Track teams head to Regionals
Congrats to the following Athletes that competed yesterday in the Area Track Meet and advanced to Regionals!

 4x200 Relay
1.       Zephron Ortiz
2.       Matt Vasquez
3.       Kevondrick Gober
4.       Eli Martinez

Triple Jump- Quevon McDaniel

110H- Malachi Mendez

Discuss- Ethan Rivera

The Regional Track Meet will be held in Abilene on April 27th & 28th

Lubbock Arts Festival

The following students competed in the Young Artist Exhibit and Competition at the Lubbock Arts Festival on Thursday, April 12. Congratulations to Garrett Emerson who took 2nd place in the competition. Their artwork will be on display Saturday and Sunday. 

Garrett Emerson 12th- 2nd Place
Tara Musser 9th
Vance Worley 9th
Kinzie Boreing 10th
Raquel Martinez 10th
Andrea Hernandez 11th
Diana Martinez-12th






Tigerette Track
We are district 2-AAA Varsity Girls' Champion runners up!

TIger Track


The following boys qualified for Area:
3rd place- 4x100 relay (Zephron Ortiz, Eli Martinez, Matt Vasquez, John Hernandez) 

3rd place- 4x200 relay (Zephron Ortiz, Eli Martinez, Matt Vasquez, John Hernandez) 

4th place- 4x400 relay (Eric Saldano, Eli Martinez, John Hernandez, Matt Vasquez) 

1st place- Triple jump (Q McDaniel)

2nd place- Triple jump (Eli Martinez)

3rd place-Long jump (John Hernandez)

3rd place- Discuss (Ethan Rivera)

1st place- 110Hurdles (Malakai Mendez)


Tigerette Track

The Tigerettes finished on top and are the 2018 Seminole Tribe Relays Team Champions. 

Our Top Varsity Finishers are as follows:
High Jump
2nd – Kamryn Gibbs 4’10”
3rd – Ta’kaja Robinson 4’10”
6th – Jazmyn Jackson 4’8”

Long Jump
3rd – Quanasia McDaniel 15’9”
4th – Kamryn Gibbs 15’4.5”

Triple Jump
2nd – Ta’kaja Robinson 34’7.25”
3rd – Quanasia McDaniel 34’6.25”

3200m Run
1st – Aryanna Zapata 13:27.67
3rd – Alice Cogburn 14:00.87
6th – Grace Parker 14:26.85

4x100m Relay
1st – Kamryn Gibbs, Zanady Coronado, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta’kaja Robinson 48.93 PR

800m Run
2nd – Mary Jo Parker 2:33.23 PR

4x200m Relay
1st – Kamryn Gibbs, Zanady Coronado, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta’kaja Robinson 1:44.39

400m Dash
2nd – Ti’Alice Young 1:05.03

300m Hurdles
6th – Justyne Zapata 58.15

200m Dash
1st – Ta’kaja Robinson 25.80
2nd – Quanasia McDaniel 27.21

1600m Run
2nd – Alice Cogburn 6:10.06

4x400m Relay
1st – Ti’Alice Young, Mary Jo Parker, Zoriah Martinez, Kamryn Gibbs 4:26.21

Our Top Junior Varsity Finishers are as follows:
High Jump
2nd – Andrea Moreno 4’4”

Long Jump
4th – Kaylee Franklin 13’0.5”

Shot Put
5th – Amber Maldonado 23’10.5”

Discus
4th – Destanie Moreno 64’7”

100m Hurdles
4th – Andrea Moreno 19.72
5th – Destanie Moreno 20.26

100m Dash
5th – Kaylee Franklin 14.25

300m Hurdles
1st – Andrea Moreno 56.76

200m Dash
5th – Kaylee Franklin 30.75

1600m Run
1st – Tara Musser 6:41.47
4th – Clarissa Perales 7:29.68

The Tigerettes will travel to New Deal on Thursday, March 29, 2017 for the New Deal Relays. This will be our last meet before District. Thank you for all of your support!

Rustin Klafka
Head Tigerette Track



Tigerette Track Team 

The Tigerette Track Team competed at the 74th West Texas Relays. The Tigerettes finished with 172 points and are the West Texas Relays Division II (1A-4A) Champions.  The Red was on the podium a lot. Canyon High School set the West Texas Relays Meet record for the 4x200m Relay in 2004.  The Tigerettes broke that record Friday with a time of 1:45.05.  This team is moving well this year.  We will get faster and stronger from here.  The Tigerettes travel to Seminole for the TRIBE Relays on Thursday March 22, 2018.

The following are top finishers:

High Jump
2nd – Ta’kaja Robinson  4’10”
3rd – Kamryn Gibbs  4’9”

Long Jump
2nd – Kamryn Gibbs  15’5” 

Triple Jump
1st – Ta’kaja Robinson  35’00”
2nd – Quanasia McDaniel  34’10.5”

Shot Put
5th – Justyne Zapata  27’2”
6th – Zanady Coronado  26’10”

3200m Run
3rd – Grace Parker  14:08.33
4th – Clarissa Perales  15:54.46

4x100m Relay
1st – Kamryn Gibbs, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta’kaja Robinson, Zanady Coronado  49.50

800m Run
1st – Mary Jo Parker  2:34.60
4th – Tara Musser  3:29.00

100m Dash
6th – Zoriah Martinez

4x200m Relay
Kamryn Gibbs, Zanady Coronado, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta’kaja Robinson  1:45.05 (West Texas Relays Division II Record)

400m Dash
2nd – Ti’Alice Young  1:07.45
6th – Zoriah Martinez  1:09.22

300m Hurdles
3rd – Mary Jo Parker  54.72
4th – Justyne Zapata  56.13
5th – Andrea Moreno  57.59

200m Dash
1st – Ta’kaja Robinson  26.41
3rd – Quanasia McDaniel  27.81

1600m Run
3rd – Emalisa Muniz  6:24.00
4th – Grace Parker  6:37.46
5th – Tara Musser  6:59.46

4x400m Relay
2nd – Ti’Alice Young, Kaylee Franklin, Mary Jo Parker, Kamryn Gibbs  4:31.32

 

Tigerette Track Team 
The team traveled to Midland to compete in the Midland Tall City Relays against Midland High, Midland Lee, Odessa Permian, Odessa High, Del Rio, Frenship and Big Spring.  It was good for our girls to experience tough competition that a 6A track meet will bring.

The top performers for the Tigerette Track Team are as follows:

Triple Jump
2nd – Takaja Robinson  34’10.75”
3rd – Quanasia McDaniel  34’8.25”

High Jump
6th – Kamryn Gibbs  4’8”

800m Run
5th – Mary Jo Parker  2:37.89

4x100m Relay 49.87 
3rd Kamryn Gibbs, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta’kaja Robinson, Zanady Coronado

4x200m Relay  1:45.76
2nd – Kamryn Gibbs, Zanady Coronado, Quanasia McDaniel, Ta’kaja Robinson


One Act Play Performance
Please join the Slaton High School theater department tonight as they put on a performance of Eurydice. Performance begins at 6pm. Tickets are $3 at the door. If you can't make it tonight, no worries. Other schedule performances are Sunday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 7. 

Powerlifting Send Off
We have 7 female student athletes that have qualified for the Regional Meet!  They will leave this Thursday morning to head to Monahans in hopes of qualifying for state.  Please join us in celebrating their success and wishing them good luck Thursday morning with a sendoff.  


Girls Basketball

The following young ladies were selected to the District 2-3A All District Basketball team for 2017-2018.  These honors are voted on by the coaches in the district.  This is an outstanding honor for these young ladies and our team following a good season.  Please congratulate these young ladies for their recognition.  Thank you all for your support and encouragement.

Newcomer of the Year
TK Robinson, Sophomore

1st Team All-District
Kamryn Gibbs, Sophomore
Quanasia McDaniel, Senior

Honorable Mention All-District

Bailey Garcia, Senior
Mary Jo Parker, Freshman


VASE

On Saturday we had 4 students compete at VASE, Visual Art Scholastic Event, which is the art equivalent of UIL.  They speak with a juror one on one about their artwork and are judged on originality and technique as well as how well they expressed their ideas.  They are then scored and given a rating I-IV with IV being the highest.  Out of all the pieces that receive a IV, the top 10% are chosen to advance to State. 

Trista Baumgartl (9th) received a III for her ceramic mug
Andrea Hernandez (11th) received a IV for her self-portrait
Samantha Valdez (12th) received a III for her self-portrait and a IV for her ceramic teapot
Tesla Chambers (12th) received a IV for her painting and a IV for her ceramic teapot.  Her teapot was chosen to advance to state in April!!! 



Powerlifting - Girls Regional Qualifiers

 We had 7 girls qualify.  They Will Lift in Monahans, Texas on Friday, March 2nd.  Thank You Ladies for all your hard work.

Alice Cogburn
Oralia Cardenas
Destnyee Rodriguez
Soli Cisneros
Samantha Valdez
Mackinzie Boreing
Amber Maldonado 

Spring Break of 2019 - New York City Trip
There will be a parent meeting on February 28 in the Auditorium at 6pm. The NYC Trip 2019 will give students the opportunity to take in two Broadway plays, tour the 9/11 memorial, a tour of NBC Studios, discover NYC cuisines, and it will include a professional tour guide for the five day excursion. Dates are still tentative depending on Spring Break dates but more details can be found at the link below.

The trip is with Explore America and the parent meeting will include more trip detail and payment plans as well as discussing future fundraising opportunities.

https://www.efexploreamerica.com/educational-tour/broadway-the-arts

Letter Jackets

Balfour will be here on Monday, April 23rd for letter jacket fittings and orders during the lunch hour in the Library.

Choir

We had three students from the choir perform at UIL Solo/Ensemble contest this Saturday. Two of our students, Mackenzie Carlson and Joshua Koontz earned II ratings while Garrett Emerson earned a I rating which makes him eligible to go to state. These are the highest ratings you can earn and competing in this competition is an accomplishment in itself! Don't forget to congratulate them on a fantastic job this weekend. We are so proud of them! 

Softball

We have had to extended our sale until next Friday, Feb 9th. There are multiple items for both baseball and softball as well as some generic Slaton items. If you are interested in purchasing anything please go to Spiritbooster.com/app/18SSB/

Thank you all for your support. 


Powerlifting
Last nigh our lifters competed well again!  I was very proud of them all!  We had 9 medalist in their respected weight class. The Girls were the meet champions. 

Boys
1) Toby Crabb 3rd place 
2) Santos Yanez 1st place
3) JD Hogan 5th place
4) Isiah Roacha 4th place

Girls
1) Oralia Cardenas 2nd place
2) Soli Cisneros 3rd place
3) Destiny Rodriguez 4th place
4) Alice Cogburn 5th place
5) Samantha Valdez 5th place

Children's Miracle Network

This is will be our 2nd year participating in this campaign to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.  Here are some of the activities we have coming up this week.

  • Beginning tomorrow, we will be competing for the 2nd period Power Hour Pizza Party.  The 2nd period class who raises the most money by 4:00 this Friday, will have a pizza party the entire Power Hour.

 Some of the activities we have scheduled for next week include:

·        Monday 2/5 Thursday 2/8 & Friday 2/9 - $1 Cap Day

·        Penny Wars between classes (9th, 10th, 11th and 12th) all week – each penny earns your class a point, every silver coin deducts points

·         Just Dance Tournament – Tuesday, Feb 6 in the old gym after the boys varsity basketball game.  $2 entry fee to have your name entered onto the bracket.

 Thank you all for your support and donations to this wonderful campaign!  


Children's Miracle Network
On January 16th, three officers of our Student Council attended theChildren’s Miracle Network – Miracle Pennies Kick Off luncheon.  President Bailey Garcia, Secretary Azul Vasquez and Treasurer Angela Sanchez enjoyed a lunch at UMC and then took a tour of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit where they were able to see some of the equipment and supplies purchased with Miracle Pennies funds raised.  The Slaton High School Student Council will host two weeks’ worth of events to raise money for this year’s campaign.

PROM Meeting

Prom season is coming up quickly. We have scheduled a meeting for parents of juniors on Monday, January 29 at 6:30pm in the Slaton HS Library. We will discuss preparations for prom. Please plan on attending. Bring your ideas and talents! If you cannot make the meeting but would like to be involved, please contact Jan ONeil at joneil@slatonisd.net.


Senior Ads
  • Senior Ad (Full-page $100.00; ½ of a page $60.00; ¼ of a page $35.00) Due Date: February 1.
  • Prices for senior ads will go up after February 1. Deadline for purchasing a senior ad is March 1.
  • Click here for order form: Senior Ads

Yearbooks
Order your copy of the 2017-2018 yearbook today. Yearbooks are $30 but prices will go up on March 1. You can order through Mrs. ONeil in Rm 601 or online at www.balfour.com.

2017-2018 Yearbook Order Form.pdf



Junior Class Rings

West Texas Graduation Services will host lunch (12:15 – 1:00) for Juniors who have ordered their rings (with Herf Jones) in the library on Tuesday, January 30.