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SPACE CENTER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL PTA
SPACE CENTER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL PTA
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Volume 17 Issue 3
A Message from the PTA President
Hard to believe the first nine volunteered their time to help with the
weeks of school has already been event.
completed. Our Cardinals have been Red Ribbon week would not have
busy as you can see from the newsletter. been possible without the efforts of Red
There are many people I would Ribbon Chair Justine Powell. Thank you
like to recognize this past month for their to Justine for all your hard work.
hard work and dedication to SCIS. Along with report cards, came
First, I can not thank Mrs. cookies to all our students making the
Carpenter enough for her support and honor roll. Thank you to Suzie Wilson,
encouragement in the PTA fall Academic Recognition Chair and the other
membership campaign. We have 100% volunteers who passed out the treats.
staff participation and that is something I I would like to welcome Marla
am very proud of. Thank you also to all Schmidt to the board; she has agreed to
the parents who have joined. We had a chair the upcoming 8th grade dance. There
tremendously successful membership are some exciting new plans for the dance
Every child, one voice
drive this year. Your support of the PTA this year so stay tuned for more
allows to us sponsor many different information.
programs and activities for the students. Inside this issue:
Thank you to Lisa O’Brien for Darlene Selmarten
organizing the fall social. A good time was SCIS PTA President
had by all who attended. Thank you also
to all the teachers and parents who
PTA President / Principal 1
PTA Activities / News 2-9
A Message from the Principal Notes from the Librarian 10
The Life of a Seventh 10
Here we find ourselves in November, just at the beginning of the 2nd nine weeks. Grader
We recently received feedback on our 1st nine weeks assessments. Student at SCIS
have much to be proud of, consistently, throughout the grade levels and in all the Booster Clubs 11-17
various areas of content. As you read through this amazing newsletter, you’ll be able to Cardinal Sports Page 18-20
learn all about some of the wonderful things that have being happening around school.
In addition, several great snapshots have been included as well. Last night CCISD held District Academic Calendar 21
its first district-wide Band Exhibition. It was such a magnificent event! As we delve School Boundary Advisory 22-23
deeper into the fall and winter months, you’ll be in for one fabulous treat after another. Committee
Our athletics and fine arts programs have so much excellence to share with you, as you
Deadlines, Dates, 26
find yourself entertained in the process. Birthdays
I want to make sure that each of you know about our upcoming visitors. A team
of instructional experts from Texas and across the country will be visiting CCISD 11/9-
11/13 to conduct a Curriculum Management Audit. The Curriculum Management Audit is
a nationally recognized researched-based school district evaluation process. The audit
will focus on the components of curriculum and student achievement throughout our
district. CCISD is seeking members of the community to share their knowledge of these
components with the audit team. Interviews will be held Wednesday, 11/11 at 4:15 PM
in the board room at the Education Support Center, 2425 E. Main Street in League City,
TX 77573. If you are interested in participating please call the Office of Public informa-
tion at 281-284-0020 or email email@example.com.
Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SCISchool for the latest
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During our first PTA General Meeting on November 5th, 2009 at 1pm, the
Laura Recovery Center will speak to us about their “Choices - Impacting
the Lives of Teenagers” Program.
Every day, from the time we wake, we begin to make choices. While
most choices, like what we wear or what we have for breakfast, may
have little impact on our life, other choices, made in an instant, may
have life-long consequences.
The Laura Recovery Center (LRC) has developed a program for teens that
addresses issues they face most every day. These issues include the
* Running Away
* Dating Violence
* Internet Safety
* Substance Abuse
* Positive Choices
This will be a parent preview of the program which will be presented to
the student body at Space Center Intermediate later in the year.
Please plan to attend this event that can make a positive impact on your
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Space Center Intermediate School PTA
The Fall PTA Membership drive was a big success.
SCIS PTA has enrolled over 540 members to date. SCIS
parents are thrilled to receive this newsletter via email as
an added benefit to joining PTA. PTA is pleased to
announce we will receive many awards from Texas PTA
~ including the coveted GOLDEN APPLE award for
100% participation of the school full-time faculty. We
will also receive the MARS (Men are Really Super)
award, the Early Bird Award, and the "500 Club" for
having over 500 members.
The homeroom classes with the most
parental enrollment enjoyed an ICE
CREAM SUNDAE party courtesy of
PTA. These classes were: 6th Grade:
Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Harmon (tied);
7th Grade: Mrs. Grimes 8th Grade: Mr.
McCandless. Thanks so much to
those homeroom classes for their
overwhelming support of PTA.
DON’T FORGET - You can still Join PTA! The
form is available on the website (www.scipta.org/
membership.htm) to download and fill out. THANKS
to everyone who joined PTA this fall for your continued
support of our school and our students!
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2009 – 2010 PTA REFLECTIONS
Reflections Chair: Angela Schroder – firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry forms are now available for Intermediate Grades 6-8
Go to www.txpta.org to print entry form and get the details.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS DECEMBER 1st. TURN
IN ALL PROJECTS TO THE MAIN OFFICE.
* Dance Choreography * Musical Composition
* Film Production * Photography
* Literature * Visual Arts
DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO REPRESENT SPACE CENTER AND RECEIVE THE
Award of Merit or Award of Excellence and an Overall Award of Excellence to be awarded on
August 22, 2010 at the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin.
http://www.txpta.org/programs/reflections/ All Rules and Forms Are Located at the Site.
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Trash Bash 2010
Mark Your 2010 calendars now! The annual cleaning up our bays and
waterways Trash Bash will be held on Saturday, March 27th, 2010.
Please logon to www.trashbash.org to register and pick your clean-up
site. See you on the 27th of March.
Earth Day 2010
Start collecting your magazines now! We are going to have a contest to
see which 4th period class can collect the most magazines and the
winning class will receive their own recycle bags! the magazines will can
be brought up to the school starting the week of April 19th with the
final weigh-in occurring on April 22nd, Earth Day. The winning class will
be announced on Friday, April 23rd once the stacks have been
weighted and recorded by Student Council and National Junior Honor
Society. Start making you stacks now. See you on Earth Day.
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Red Ribbon Week
October 28 – October 30
The 2009-2010 Red Ribbon Week was observed October 28th through October
30th. Red Ribbon Week is designed to promote an understanding of the dangers of
alcohol and drug usage. Activities were planned for each day to help students
actively participate in becoming informed of the dangers of drugs and alcohol. In
conjunction with Red Ribbon Week, a drug awareness program was presented to
the students in their science classes. Red Ribbon Week Chair/Justine Powell and a
team of volunteers decorated our school with red ribbons on Tuesday, October
Red Ribbon Rally Day was the theme on Wednesday, October 28th when
students and staff donned as many red items as they can possibly can. All
students received a Red wristband to wear for the week. Students who
showed their Red Ribbon Week Spirit by wearing the most red were awarded
prizes during lunches. Katarina Tomasic, Austin Lovell, Kari Bush, Kelsey
Rosenbaum (pictured) and Caroline Gomez were among the winners!
I'm too "Bright" to do Drugs theme on Thursday, October 29th brought an
array of neon or bright colors throughout the campus. All students received a
“Space Center Intermediate - Too Bright to Do Drugs” Pencil in class.
"Team" up against Drugs theme on Friday, October 30th allowed everyone
to show support for his/her favorite sports team!
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"Take Me Out To The Ballgame" Fall Social
Our fall social, "Take Me Out To The Ballgame", was a big success ! A HUGE Thanks goes out to
all the parents, teachers and volunteers that helped to make our Fall Social such a great event. All of
the students had a fun evening and many went home with fantastic Prizes! We had four winners in
our Design-A-Tee Contest. Our First Place winners were Bailey Breaux and Kathryn Tanzberger;
Second Place went to Kari Bush and the Third Place winner was Jacquelyn O'Brien. Thank you to
all of those who participated ~ the shirts all looked great! We also had several winners in the Speed
Pitch Contest. The winners were: 6th grade: Anthony Colonetta and Kari Bush; 7th grade: Bradley
George and Alex Held, and 8th grade: William West and Tierney Conley. Our Raffle Winners for
the evening were: Samantha Nidini for the Girl's Luggage Set, Rachel Lopez for the Girl's
Accessory Set, and the big winner of the evening was Kyle Ruszkowski who won both the Lance
Berkman Autographed Jersey and the Roy Oswalt Autographed Baseball. Congratulations to all
the winners! Thanks to all for a great event!
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National Junior Honor Society
The Cardinal chapter of National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) met in October
and started planning our first fundraising project. NJHS will be selling candy-
grams to SCIS students during December. Members also decided which
committees they would be serving: candy cane, teacher assistance or public
relations. Upcoming service hour opportunities include Brookwood Carnival on
Saturday, November 14th from 9:30am to 4:30pm and Falcon Pass Carnival on
Saturday, February 6th. The next two meetings will be on November 13th and
November 20th. Members need to bring the 6 service hour records to the
November meetings or bring them to Mrs. Vitek in room 136. A copy of the 1st
nine weeks report card is also due at the November 13th meeting.
Student Council’s 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive
The SCIS Student Council's 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive. Last year, SCIS
collected over 6000 food items and all were donated to several local churches
and community food banks. This year's goal is 7000! The competition among
1st period classes will begin on November 9th through November 20th to see
which class can collect the most non-perishable foods. The winning class will
receive a pizza party and be announced on Monday, November 30th.
Would you like to have each new issue of the Sync Up With Space Center
newsletter emailed to you when they are hot off the presses??? Just join the
SCIS PTA and you will be added to a mass email list that will receive the
newsletter via email. We hope this will lead to a more timely distribution of
news as well as being green!
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Notes from the Librarian
In December we will host author Tim Tingle. He will speak about Native American
culture and tribal customs. As a Native American himself and being the author of
numerous books on the subject, he is an authority in the field, and we are proud to
have him as a speaker in our 7th grade Social Studies classes.
On November 20th, I will take 30 lucky students to see the premiere of the movie
New Moon. A competition was held in late October to choose the 30 students to go
to the film. Twilight series fans have anticipated the release of this movie for some
time, and the opportunity to see it on opening day is exciting for all.
In October we celebrated Teen Read Week with a different activity in the library
each day. We had a great time and I plan to schedule another unofficial Teen Read
Week in the spring.
Speaking of the spring semester, we will launch the Read It Forward program. You
will receive more info on this exciting event after the Winter Break.
Thank you, and remember to check out a book or two to read over the holidays!
Mary Kate O’Grady
Space Center Intermediate School Librarian
The Life of a Seventh Grader
By Velocity Brown
I walked into school that first morning, and my two best friends screamed my name
and gave me a hug. You still have first day of school nerves, I do not think you will
ever get over those. Being a 7th grader is like the second hill on a rollercoaster. It is
different coming back to SCIS, yet also the same. You know most of the kids in
your class and you have the chance to do sports. Unlike in 6th grade when you only
knew the people you have known for most of your life. You make new friends and
keep the old ones. You can open your locker on the first try. And you still have
language arts twice a day. But when you come back to SCIS as a 7 grader, you
kind of know how things work. You know there are 7 periods in a day, you know
where most everything is, and you know that your friends and teachers will be there
to welcome you back. But the one thing all of the 7 graders are really looking
forward to is…BEING AN 8TH GRADER!!!
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Space Center Cardinal Bands Had a Spooktacular October!
It all started with minicamps for the 7th/8th grade bands on October 2 and 3. Everyone worked hard, played hard, and
hit the pizza hard in preparation for District/Regional Tryouts and the first concert of the year.
Marching Band Exhibition Cancellation
Heavy rain and lightning forced the last-minute cancellation of the CCISD Marching Band Exhibition scheduled for
October 12. Everyone was disappointed, but the safety of our students has to come first.
Region Band Auditions
Victory Lakes Intermediate hosted Region Band tryouts all day on October 17. Space Center requires these auditions
for Symphonic Band members, and encourages other students to audition. Band members performed superbly!
Among the hundreds of CCISD middle school students who auditioned, the following students qualified for Regional
Symphonic, Concert, or District Band. Those designated as First Chair Regional Symphonic Band, the highest
possible honor, are noted.
Flute: Mikala Rulander Oboe: Ben Monical
Meghan Brinton Katherine Hempel
Lucia Hue Daniel Saiz (Honors Band)
Clarinet: Jun Ha Ryu 1st Chair Region Symphonic Bass Clarinet: Evan Meyer 1st Chair Region Symphonic
Dean Tzouanas Tharindu Wanigatunga
Contra Clarinet: Sarah Sotsuda Bassoon: Megan Fitch
Baritone Sax: Megan Rasmussen Tenor Sax: Holly Fitch
Alto Sax: Claire Alford 1st Chair Region Symphonic Trumpet: Yutaro Haru
Josh Brog Emily Bigler (Honors Band)
Jessica Musler Eric Berno
Trombone: Chris Zhang French Horn: Monica Tice
Scott Cilento Michael Rupp
Akshat Patel Daniel Penley
Percussion: David Bahnsen 1st Chair Region Symphonic Euphonium: Drew Galvin
Cade Culver Pete Dunn
Julianna Berry Chris Glisan
Tuba: Josh Miller
Tuba: Josh Miller
(Cardinals Band Continued on page 12)
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Mark Your Calendars! All those selected for the Region Bands (Symphonic and Concert) will attend an all-day
clinic on November 7 at Westbrook Intermediate followed by a performance in the evening!
Region auditions completed, it was on to the Fall Concert! October 22 saw all three 7th/8th grade bands assembled in
the SCIS commons for a rousing performance in front of a full house. Concert Band performed “Olympia,”
“Defender of Time,” and the very timely “Ghosts in the Graveyard.” Mr. Matt Barnhart was showing off with this
band, whose tone and timing were impeccable in all three pieces. Next, cheers from students and the audience
welcomed back Mr. Stanley Zavala directing the Honors Band who performed “Gates of Orion,” “Castles and
Dragons,” and “Dark Fortress.” It is no surprise that several members of this band auditioned for Region, and that
two members were recognized! Finally, Symphonic Band under the direction of Mr. Donald McCandless delighted
the audience with four pieces designed to showcase the band’s ensembles. Gorgeous brass fanfares and lyrical
woodwind passages led up to the closing number, appropriately named, “Into the Clouds.” Our young musicians are
indeed flying high!
November 7: Region Band Clinic and Concert, All Day, Westbrook Intermediate: for all members making Region
Concert or Symphonic Band
November 14: Beginner Band Fun Day @ Putt-Putt Fun House
Wishes for Halloween Treats to our marvelous directors, staff, and volunteers who make all these events both
possible and successful!
Photo by T.Q. Bui Photo by T.Q. Bui
Photo by Kathy Garland Photo by Kathy Garland
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Autumn is in the air…..So let’s get together for a Musical Affair...!
Photo by T.Q Bui
Photo by T.Q. Bui
Photo by T.Q. Bui
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The orchestras are hard at work preparing for their upcoming concerts and events. We will be
hearing from our Beginning, Philharmonic, Symphony and Chamber orchestras in the coming months. Led
by our tireless directors Lisa Black and Jennifer Kidwell, these students are making amazing progress!
We rocked the night away at our annual Rock-a-Thon on September 25th. The kids had a blast and
raised a lot of money for the spring Mark Woods concert. Mark Wood is an original member of the Trans-
Siberian Orchestra and he will be conducting classes for students district-wide this spring. Check out his
website www.electrifyyourstrings.com. This will be an amazing experience for our students. Thanks so
much to our energetic parent volunteers: Steve Alexander - Movie Room, Ed Potter, Gina Wendes, Valerie
Carrillo, and Eric Buschorn - Pizza servers and general "crowd control", Win Weber, Joy and Omar Sheikh,
Nelda Ishikawa-Ward, Ileana Gonzalas and Mary Koontz - General crowd control. A special thanks goes to
Elizabeth Arceneaux for obtaining great prizes without breaking the budget! As always, thanks to the SCOS
board for their continued support.
Our advanced students competed for a seat in the Region Orchestra on Saturday, October 24th.
These students competed against musicians from Lake Jackson and Pearland in addition to Friendswood and
other CCISD schools. Space Center Orchestra is proud to congratulate SO many of its students as members
of the Region Orchestra. The following students will be studying and performing with this esteemed group
Violin Viola Bass
Daniel He Simone Booker Sam Peck
Kristi Hack Robin Jeong Chris Meilchen
Samuel Yang Lauren Truong Keaton Richmond
Alan Chen Joel Herdrich Daston Arman
Marissa Suzuki Brandon Sparks Andrew Owusu
Jayant Leal Reed Giesinger James Ferguson (alternate)
Dylan Lee Zane Januhowski
Dara Lee Samira Choudhury Harp
Connie Liu Ami Artiz, (alternate) Rachael Wynkoop
Emily Abraham Emily Thomas (alternate)
Grace Lo Cello
Eric Santen Yusuf Khan
Delaney Morrow Sara Hwang
Adrian Chang Haley Derauf
Michelle Smith Kristen Kluber
Alexis Schneider Jeffrey Lee
Erica Valerio, (alternate)
Congratulations to these awesome musicians!!
On Tuesday, October 20 th the orchestra teamed up with the Theatre department for a magical night.
This was an entertaining spoof on our beloved Harry Potter presented by the SCIS Orchestras and Theater
Arts Department. It was a “Peter And The Wolf” style production with costumes, lights, actors, and music.
This time Harry was much more than a student of magic – he was a student of music. Harry learned about
the power of music, how to develop his talent on his Stradivarius 2006 violin, and how to avoid the evil
Voldemort who tried to break his strings and foil Harry’s performance during the big contest. Our beginning
students showed off their quick and magical progression into the musical world! Children were treated to an
early Halloween with candy and treats for all!
(Orchestra Notes Continued on page 15)
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(Orchestra Notes Concluded)
On November 17th you can hear the SCIS Cello Choir performing at Robinson Elementary at the
dedication of their new outdoor teaching theatre. The event starts at 6:45. Come out and hear this new group
of talented cellists. We are anticipating a trip to the ice rink for some non-musical fun on ice. Look out
directors! These kids are much better with a bow than a pair of blades!
December brings cooler temperatures (finally!) and our Winter concerts. Our beginning orchestra
will show off on December 15th at 7 p.m. in the SCIS Commons. Come see the amazing progress of these
new virtuosos. Our orchestra students will be selling beautiful poinsettias during the month so don’t miss out
on these beautiful plants. What a nice way to deck your own halls during the holiday season. Also not to be
missed is the Sweet Serenade concert on December 11th at 7 p.m. also being held in the SCIS Commons.
Come and hear our truly talented advanced orchestras serenade us with holiday tunes. There will be plenty
of sweets to go around as our volunteers dish up some yummy desserts provided by our orchestra parents.
Please check out the orchestra website for additional information and performance schedules at
Photo by Sharon Potter
Photo by Sharon Potter
Photo by Sharon Potter
6th Grade Beginner Orchestra students participated in the Hogwarts’ School of Music’s Contest on October 20th
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Space Center Intermediate Boys Athletic Booster Club
The Space Center Intermediate Boys Athletic Booster Club is doing a great job of promoting
Cardinal Spirit ~ thanks to Merchandise Chair Stacey Neal. Sales of bright red football
t-shirts, hoodies, visors, yard signs and decals for all sports have gone so well, we have
added more great Cardinal merchandise.
* For girls and ladies, we are now selling red Space Center
bling (rhinestone) football t-shirts and volleyball
shirts with a cardinal outlined in the ball. Basketball
shirts will be available soon. Shirts come in junior sizes
and women’s sizes small through XXXL. Shirts are $30
each. An order form is available at the school store or you
can email Stacey Neal at email@example.com.
* We are selling merchandise at home football games and at school during lunch
on Wednesdays before games. Be sure to get a game face tattoo, only $1 or
$2 for a pair of eyeblacks. New items include cardinal megaphones ($2),
footballs ($3), and pom-pom shakers ($1) for fans to purchase at games and
cheer on our teams.
* We are proud to announce the Cardinal Web Store. Simply follow the link
and customize your Cardinal order on all kinds of accessories and fan gear:
including all sports (basketball, volleyball, tennis, track and field, golf, etc.)
and sizes range from baby, toddler to Men 6XL!
Ideal for Christmas Gifts! Check out all of the neat items available at
The annual football banquet is scheduled for Saturday, December 5th from 5-8pm in the
Commons. Thanks to Banquet Chair Jackie Schroeder and her committee, we will enjoy a
mouth watering barbecue dinner, great speakers, a silent auction and awesome raffle
prizes. It promises to be a great night celebrating our football team's hard work and
accomplishments throughout the season. Invitations will be sent out soon. November 20th
is the deadline to RSVP for the banquet. Tickets will not be available at the door. We are
still accepting sponsors and donations for raffle items. If you would like to volunteer or get
involved, please contact Jackie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-488-5919.
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Photo by Sandy Vail
Lauren V, Emily B, Neha G and Morgan C attending 10/13 Seabrook game - Cardinal Nathan F #70 getting
Clear Lake High School’s Intermediate Night against ready to kick as Cardinal Kyle P #50 looked on.
Clear Brook at the District Stadium.
Photo by Luis Orosco
Space Center Cheerleaders cheering on the Cardinals at District Stadium
Front row L to R: Taylor C, Ariana K, Amy S
Back row L to R: Sydney W, Sarah A, Angel T, Hope B, Megan S, Kendall N, Kate M
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The Cardinal Sports Page
Space Center Football Schedule 2009
October 13 7A - won against Seabrook; 7B - lost against Seabrook
October 14 8A & 8B - lost against Seabrook
October 20 7A & 7B - lost against Brookside
October 21 8A & 8B - lost against Brookside
October 27 7A & 7B - won against Clear Creek
October 28 8A - lost against Clear Creek; 8B - tied against Clear Creek
November 3 Victory Lakes (7B -Home)
November 4 Victory Lakes (8B -Home)
November 10 Creekside (7A-Home)
November 11 Creekside (8A-Home)
* All 7th Grade games will be on Tuesdays and start at 5:00pm.
* All 8th Grade games will be on Wednesdays and start at 5:00pm.
Photo by Luis Orosco
Cardinal Defense holding off the Spartans Offense
8A Cardinal Logan M #59 and Blake B #79 open a hole for Leo A #40 Photo by Luis Orosco
Photo by Tom Schmidt
8A Cardinal #13 Mason S brings down the ball carrier Cardinal #69 Cody K executes a flying tackle to save a touch down
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The Cardinal Sports Page (continued)
Space Center Volleyball Schedule 2009
October 1 7A - won against League City
October 2 & 3 7A - 2nd Place in District Tournament
October 15 7A lost against Seabrook
October 22 7A & 7B won against Brookside
7A & 7B won against Clear Creek; 8A & 8B won against Clear Creek
The standing after the October 29th games:
October 29 * 7A is in first place
* 8A is tied for first place with Victory Lakes
November 5 7th - Victory Lakes at Home 8th - SCIS at VLIS
November 12 7th - SCIS at Creekside 8th - CIS at Home
November 14 8A District Tournament at Clear Lake; 8B District Tournament at Brookside
* B team games start at 5:00 pm.
* A team games will start immediately after B games
Photo by Heather Blackmar
7th grade volleyball players Brooke B, Katie W and Hannah B preparing
for the for the band concert after beating Brookside Intermediate on
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The Cardinal Sports Page (continued)
Lady Cardinals took 2nd place in 7A District Tournament
Photo by Saffa Bell
Photo by Saffa Bell
Space Center's Lady Cardinals 7A Volleyball Team beat Lomax, Seabrook and Westbrook Intermediate
Schools to make it to the Championship round against Deer Park Intermediate during the October 3rd
CCISD District Tournament held at Victory Lakes. Coached by Jennifer Ford, the Lady Cardinals
captured the 2nd place trophy after an intense day of play. Pictured from left to right.
Back Row: Abby P, Coach Grimes, Alyssa P, Brooke B, Samantha A, Brooke B, Coach Ford.
Middle Row (kneeling): Rachel Z, Sierra B, Alex H.
Front Row (seated): Savannah S, Madison V, Jasmine D, Morgan R, Clarissa M.
Photo by Heather Blackmar Photo by Heather Blackmar
Cardinals 7A District Volleyball Tournament at Cardinals 7A District Volleyball Tournament at
Victory Lakes IS on 10/3/09: Abby P, Brooke Victory Lakes IS on 10/3/09: Madison V,
B and Jasmine D Brooke P and Morgan R
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School Boundary Advisory Committee (SBAC)
The Clear Creek Independent School District is proud to announce the results of
the 2009-2010 School Boundary Advisory Committee (SBAC). The committee is
made up of volunteers from the community and will contribute to redrawing
attendance zones for some high schools and intermediate campuses. The
committee formed in September 2009 will be setting boundaries for Intermediate
#10 and High School # 7 located at the CCISD Educational Village Site.
Assignment Last First Neighborhood School Cluster
Community Williams Deborah Northfork
Community Martin Trent Village of Oak Creek
Reeves Larry Heritage Park Vil. CBHS CBHS
Payne Joe Harbor Park CCHS CCHS
Zerecheck Janice Seabrook Island CLHS CLHS
Ennis Reeneea Friendswood Oaks CSHS CSHS
Bell Twayana Heritage Park Pointe Brookside CBHS
Clear Creek In-
Corrao Brandie Green Acres Clear Creek CCHS
Clear Lake In-
Tanner Troy Bay Pointe Clear Lake CLHS
Park Caron Rustic Oaks Creekside CSHS
League City In-
Moller Malinda Meadowbend League City CCHS
Peckham Craig Sea Ridge Seabrook CLHS
Stecker Carol Nassau Bay Space Center CCHS
Sparks Darcus Centerpointe Victory Lakes CCHS
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Assignment Last First Neighborhood School Cluster
Eng Khanh Scarsdale Westbrook CBHS
Brook Feeder # 1 Boutilier Julie Autumn Creek Landolt CBHS
Brook Feeder # 2 Sermons Paula Piper's Meadow Whitcomb CBHS
Brook Feeder # 3 Wilson Charlie Bay Knoll Ward CBHS
Creek Feeder # 1 Farmer Tracey Whispering Lakes Mossman CCHS
Creek Feeder # 2 Boyle Celia Webster Townsite McWhirter CCHS
Creek Feeder # 3 Smith Lucinda South Shore Harbour Hyde CCHS
Lake Feeder # 1 Cassidy Julie Taylor Lake Estates Robinson CLHS
Lake Feeder # 2 Olivier Vanessa Lake Cove Harbor Bay CLHS
Lake Feeder # 3 Hughes Martin El Lago White CLHS
Springs Feeder # 1 Woods Missy Magnolia Creek Gilmore CSHS
Springs Feeder # 2 Schultz Colton Oaks of Clear Creek Parr CSHS
Springs Feeder # 3 Connerly Jerry Westover Park Hall CSHS
Clear Creek Community Council of PTAS
Space Center Intermediate School PTA Future Newsletter Deadlines:
17400 Saturn Lane, Houston, TX 77058 If you would like to submit an article for a
future newsletter, please email the article to
T.Q. Bui at NewsletterEditor@scipta.org.
Sync Up With Space Center Here are the tentative deadlines:
is published monthly by SCIS PTA.
11/29 for December Issue
2009— 2010 Editor: Tu-Quynh (T.Q.) Bui 1/3 for January Issue
1/31 for February Issue
2/28 for March Issue
Be sure to visit our SCI PTA website
Be sure to visit our SCI PTA website 3/28 for April Issue
for updates and information 4/25 for May/June Issue
for updates and information
throughout the school year!
throughout the school year!
Some Important Dates for the 2009-2010 School Year
November Events 10th 6th Grade Band Rehearsal (4:15-5pm)
1st Daylight Savings Time Ends 10th 6th Grade Band Winter Concert (7:30pm)
4th Choir Board Meeting (6pm) 11th Sweet Serenade for Advanced Orchestras (7pm)
5th PTA Executive Board Meeting (12:15pm) 14th Rehearsal for Beginning Orchestra Concert (4-6pm)
5th PTA General Meeting: Laura Recovery Center’s 15th Beginning Orchestra Winter Concert (7pm)
“Choices-Impacting the Lives of Teenagers” (1pm) 15th 7th/8th Grade Bands Winter Concert @ UBC
7th Region Band Clinic and Concert @ Westbrook IS (7:30pm)
12th Band Booster Club Executive Board Meeting (7pm) 18th Early Release Day
14th Beginner Band Fun Day @ Putt-Putt Fun House 21-31 Christmas Holidays
12th Boys Basketball Tryouts
17th 7th Writing and 8th Reading Benchmarks January Events
16-17 Girls 8th Grade Basketball Tryouts (7:30am) 7th PTA Exec Board Meeting
18-20 Girls 7th Grade Basketball Tryouts (7:30am) 11-15 Second Nine Weeks Tests (All Subjects)
19th Theatre Arts Fall Showcase (7pm) 14th Band Booster Club Executive Board Meeting (1pm)
20th Early Release Day 14th PTA General meeting
23-27 Thanksgiving Holidays 15th Early Release Day
15th Boys and Girls Track Tryouts
December Events 18th Student Holidays
2nd Fundraiser Party (2:45-3:15pm/6th, 3-4pm/7&8th) 22-23 Region Concert and Clinic Weekend
3rd PTA Executive Board meeting 28-29 “I play for ice cream” Tests/Solos in Orchestra
5th Football Banquet (5-8pm) 29-30 7th/8th Grade Bands “Winter Mini-Camp”
9th 6th Grade Band Rehearsal (4:15-5:15pm) Rehearsals and Fun Activities
Best Wishes for a Happy Birthday go to…
November: December: January:
2 – Elizabeth Laurence 1 – Donna Johnson 6 - Nancy Fiegel
5 – Sybil Oliver 9 – Tom Chandler 10 – Lisa Hick, Laura Pearce-
8 – Reyes Hernandez 12 – Lisa Black, Vince Slatton, Ozinga
11 – Anthony Williams Katie Vitek 11 – Clay Barnett
17 – Ralph Hixson 13 – Kent Sullivan 15 – Shalimar Rice
22 – LeeAnn Yanda 14 – Jerri Stepp 21 – Jim Pellowski,
29 – Jennifer Walter 20 – Pat McDowell Tim Rogers
25 – Amy Zapp 23 – Diane Busch
27 – Lisette McClung 24 – Jennifer Kidwell
28 – Regina Stephens 25 – Julie Dittman