Reagan Dance Takes Top Honors At State Competition

Submitted By Carey Thomas, Reagan Spirit Board Historian

During the month of February and March, the talented Reagan Rattler Dancers were busy participating in local, regional, and state competitions. They have proven their expertise by winning multiple awards at every competition they entered. Led by Dance Director, Valeria Sisson, the teams have achieved many high honors and awards this year.  Congratulations to all!

Reagan Dance Comp 2In February, dancers performed at the ShowMakers of America State Dance Competition at Texas State. This is the biggest competition in the state of Texas. The teams perform various styles of dance including jazz, pom, military, lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop, and prop. Along with team routines, soloist, duets and ensemble dances were presented.

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May Educator of the Month Announced

 By Steve Johnson, Owner of College Nannies + Tutors

As the school year is entering the home stretch, it is our pleasure to highlight and recognize the Educator of the Month for May. This award, made with input from the school administration once again, recognizes educators in our area high schools that personify the three core values of College Nannies and Tutors: Can Do Attitudes, Growth and Results Driven and Leave It Better.

This month’s award winner from Ronald Reagan High School is Vastina Harris. Vastina is an assistant at Reagan High School. Her work ethic is to be commended. Her contribution to our students is consistent and well done! She has amazing patience and has a gift for interacting with Reagan students. She is always positive and seen as a ray of sunshine by staff and students alike.

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Rattler Guard And Diamondback Drill Teams Hit The Court

Submitted By John Tijerina

Each year, the varsity drill teams get the opportunity to show off their routines during the halftime of a San Antonio Spurs game. Both teams take part in the halftime show by demonstrating a portion of their respective exhibition routines, simultaneously.

18, 581 fans were on-hand to witness the Spurs 103-91 dismantling of the Oklahoma City Thunder and were awed by the display of our teams, as well. The teams had a good time and look forward to doing it again, next year.