GOOD LUCK to A-TECH’S Mock Trial Team as it competes at the Southern Nevada Regional Mock Trial Competition this Friday, February 21st!
The team has worked tirelessly all year, preparing for the Regional Competition, which is finally here!
A-TECH’s three Mock Trial Teams, the Purple Team, the Silver Team, and the Teal Team will compete against approximately 20 other teams, hoping to earn one of four qualifying spots at the State Mock Trial Competition in March.
BEST OF LUCK, Mock Trial Mavericks!
(L to R: Allen Bouchard, Kevin Graeser, and Ashley Shin)
This year’s Rotary 4-Way Test Speech Contest generated excellent speeches and great performances by all contestants.
SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS go to our three school winners who will represent A-TECH at the Club Level Speech Competition (in alphabetical order):
Rochelle Flores is Alternate #1 and Nicholas Laureano is Alternate #2. Sean Davis and Jeff Rada are school level Finalists.
They all did a fabulous job and followed through with their goals, on top of their many other A-TECH duties!
Thanks also to Ms. Guild, Ms. Lindemann, and Ms. Koprowski who came for the live announcement of the school winners yesterday and thanks to Ms. Crawford and Ms. Shriner who came to congratulate the kids after the announcement!
Now, on to the Club Level Competition!!!
Do you want to talk politics? Do you want a casual environment? Join Politics Club. Tuesday’s in Room 406
Hey Mavericks the Science fair is coming up on Feb 19th. Make sure to stop by and check out the projects your classmates have been working on the past few months! Also you may have noticed some teachers are offering extra credit if you attend and get three stamps. See you there Mavericks!
BSU is hosting next week’s spirit week. Tuesday wear your best Coachella fit, Wednesday is To Cool for School day so don’t forget your shades Thursday is Urban hip hop fashion so dress like you’re from the 90s or 80s and Friday is HBCU day so represent your college with your college gear. And remember be ready for BSU’s annual black history assembly
Congratulations to the following students who were selected as Student of the Month for January: Grecia Esparza, Hannah Marchand, Adrian Montenegro, Jonathan Rojas Morales, Anela Akiona, Benet Zheng, Poli’ahu Martinez, A’mya Williams, Dafne Gonzalez, Ahenzi Kaur, Sebastian Espinoza, Leonardo Gonzalez, Miguel Rivera Villareal, Melody Herrera and
Laura Sanchez Zavala
A-TECH’s Speech and Debate Team won the Garrett Meriwether Large Schools team trophy at the Palo Verde Tournament with an impressive team effort! Way to go Mavericks!
Individual efforts that helped the team to victory included:
Spencer Whitefoot – 3rd place
Jacob Kessler – 4th place
Ryan Frictel – 6th place
Jaden Nyugen – 2nd place
Justin Mykovich – 6th place
Nico Villafuerte & Sean Im – 3rd place
Lincoln Douglas JV A
Jack Marshall – 1st place
Kailyn Lemus – 1st place
Chasten Wilson – Quarterfinalist
Lincoln Douglas JV B
Abbigail Halpin – 2nd place
Elena Rosales – Semifinalist
Varsity Lincoln Douglas
Phillip Irving – 1st place
JV Public Forum
Jeshua Evans & Gavin Ide – 1st place
Varsity Public Forum
Ariana Boorboor & Yaseen Shah – 2nd place
Genevieve Noorigqn & Angel Sosa – 1st place
Sam Self & Jonah Gentleman – Semifinalists
Jackie Balonovsky & Raymond Behnke – Semifinalists
Aryan Mirchandani – 1st place
Sam Lyle – 2nd place
Cody Braun – 3rd place
Ben Heck – 5th place
Kristal Walker – 6th place
Wyatt Layland – 2nd place
David Johnson – 3rd place
Alejandro Gonzalez – 3rd place – Top Chair
Michael Gatto – 5th place
Congratulations A-TECH on receiving a prestigious Magnet Schools of America Merit Award of Excellence! This is the highest level of recognition for a magnet school from MSA.
Magnet schools are judged and scored on their demonstrated ability to raise student academic achievement, promote racial and socioeconomic diversity, provide integrated curricula and instruction, and create strong family and community partnerships that enhance the school’s magnet theme.
Outstanding job Mavericks!
Congratulations to the following students who were selected as Student of the Month for November: Cindy Zixuan Gan, Ryan Frichtel, Emma Mayo, Joanna Bieda, Anders Lovstuen, Oscar Resendiz, Derek Miller, Naomi Ramirez Rios, Ryo Wagley, James Geiselhart, Amelia Delevski, Kayla Vo, Ryan Huppert, and Cole Chicas.
On Friday, November 15, Mr. Synold and Mrs. Vallari attended a ceremony in Washington D.C. honoring A-TECH as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School. A-TECH is one of only eleven schools to receive this prestigious recognition three times. Congratulations Mavericks!