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Seven Mountaineers Added to National Honor Society
Three Santa Anna High School students were inducted into the Arleigh Harris Chapter of the National Honor Society Thursday, April 28, in the SAHS Auditorium in a ceremony attended by students, faculty, parents, and grandparents. The ceremony was marked by the Principal’s Charge from Chapter Sponsor, Principal Laurie Hunter.
National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. NHS serves to honor students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character-- traits that have been associated with the organization since it began in 1921. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but also challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and providing community service. The
Santa Anna chapter was established in 1976 and named for long-time teacher and Elementary Principal Arleigh Harris.
Current Members of SAHS Arleigh Harris Chapter of Nation Honor Society are seniors Breanna Fox, Jacob Gibson, Maria Juarez, and Abriana Enriquez. Inductees this year are juniors Katelynne Craig, Taylor Guerrero, Jacob Herrod, Jaylie Jones, Breanna Michon, Shelbie Murray, and Alexis Washington.
Santa Anna HS Student Honors at Academic Regional UIL Meet
Thirteen Santa Anna High School students competed at the Academic Regional UIL Meet on Saturday, April 23 and 8 placed and will be traveling to the UIL State meet in Austin on May 23-25.
1st Place Mathematics Team: Abriana Enriquez, Jaylie Jones, Jacob Gibson, and Breanna Fox will all be competing as a team.
Others will be competing individually:
Current Events and Issues: Chase McIver (2nd Place)
Editorial Writing: Marin Guthrie (3rd Place)
Computer Applications: Angie Calfa (4th Place, 1st Alternate)
Calculator: Jaylie Jones (4th Place, 1st Alternate)
Science: Angie Calfa (5th Place, 2nd Alternate)
Ready Writing: Katelynne Craig (5th Place, 2nd Alternate)
Santa Anna ISD Board member Paul Martin retires
The Santa Anna ISD faculty, staff, and administration would like to say a huge “Thank You” to Mr. Paul Martin. Paul has served Santa Anna ISD as a Board Trustee for the last 18 years. There have been many highs and lows during those 18 years, and Paul has always been there to assist the district with his leadership, knowledge and experience. We thank you again for service and dedication to Santa Anna ISD. (Pictured, Mrs. Janice Fellers, Board President, presenting Mr. Paul Martin with a plaque commemorating his 18 years of service to SAISD)
Santa Anna ISD tennis results
Results from the District Tennis Meet:
Marin Guthrie-2nd Place Singles Advancing to Regional
Angie Calfa-1st Place Singles
Jacob Gibson-3rd Place Singles
Colton Enriquez & Jacob Herrod 2nd Place Doubles Advancing to Regional
Branson Keeney & Carson Keeney 3rd Place Doubles
Trace Garrett 1st Place Singles
Domanic Enriquez & Rance Railsback 1st Place Doubles
Santa Anna HS Takes Top Honors at Academic District UIL Meet
Twenty four Santa Anna High School students competed at the Academic District Meet on Wednesday, April 6 and left the District Winner. Teams that placed first were Calculator Applications, Current Events and Issues, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Literary Criticism. Out of the 24 contestants, 16 will vie for Regional honors at the UIL Regional meet on Saturday, April 23 at Angelo State University.
1st Place Science Team: Adia Coleman (Individually 4th and Top Chemistry student), Angie Calfa (Individually 6th), Jaymee Corns (Individually 6th), Breanna Fox, Jaylie Jones, and Lindsey Marks.
1st Place Social Studies Team: Chase McIver (Individually 1st), Breanna Fox, Maria Juarez, and D. J. Mattes.
1st Place Calculator Team: Abriana Enriquez (Individually 1st), Mateo Lara (Individually 2nd), Jaylie Jones (Individually 3rd) and Maria Juarez (Individually 4th).
1st Place Mathematics Team: Abriana Enriquez (Individually 1st), Jaylie Jones (Individually 3rd), Jacob Gibson, and Breanna Fox.
1st Place Literary Criticism Team: Katelynne Craig (Individually 2nd), Mateo Lara (Individually 6th), and Breanna Michon.
1st Place Current Events and Issues Team: Chase McIver (Individually 2nd), Jacob Gibson (Individually 4th), Adia Coleman, and Lindsey Marks.
2nd Place Number Sense Team: Jaylie Jones (Individually 1st), Colton Enriquez (Individually 6th), Mateo Lara, and D. J. Mattes.
Computer Applications: Marin Guthrie (2nd Place), Angie Calfa (3rd Place), and Madison Diaz (6th Place.
Editorial Writing: Marin Guthrie (1st Place). Also competing were Adia Coleman and Breonna Hill.
Feature Writing: Ashley Beachamp (5th Place), Lindsey Marks (6th Place) and also competing was Maddie Perez.
Headline Writing competitors were Katelynne Craig, Hunter Hammond, and D. J. Mattes.
Informative Speaking: Abriana Enriquez (5th Place)
Persuasive Speaking: Maria Juarez (4th Place)
News Writing competitors were Ashley Beachamp, Breonna Hill, Chase McIver.
Ready Writing: Katelynne Craig (1st Place), Jake Smiley (3rd Place), Breanna Fox (5th Place).
Spelling competitors were Bailey Crossley, Hunter Hammond, Sydney Tucker, and Ashley Beachamp.
SAHS Varsity Cheerleaders
The 2016-2017 Santa Anna Varsity Cheerleaders are Kloey Guerrero, Taylor Guerrero, Madison Diaz, Madison Wise, Jaymee Corns – manager, Breanna Michon, Marin Guthrie, Jaylie Jones – head cheerleader, Delaynee Absher, and mascot- Alexis Washington.
Santa Anna Cemetery Donations and Memorials
The Santa Anna Cemetery Association wishes to thank the following for their donations and memorials. All gifts are greatly appreciated.
Memorials to the Santa Anna Cemetery by the following:
In memory of the Lowe family by Johnny and Caroyln Mayo
In memory of Sylvia Herring by Dorthea, Stephen, and Amelia Gilmore
In memory of Will Holt Family and Horace Turner Family by Robert Turner
In memory of Vicky Sanderson by Kathy and John Pearce
In memory of Casey Clifton by Ted and Nelda Clifton
In memory of Hal Souder by Marian Souder
In memory of the Bouchillan Family by Makaylah Hall
In memory of Maggie Robinett by:
In memory of Jack Kingsbery by:
First State Bank of Uvalde
Mr. & Mrs. Ron Chapman
Richard and Susie Bass
Tracy & Cheryl King
Margaret Ann Jarratt
Donations to the Santa Anna Cemetery by the following:
Janet R. Balke
Mary & Harold White
If you would like to make a memorial or donation to the Cemetery please mail it to:
Santa Anna Cemetery Association
PO Box 97
Santa Anna, TX 76878.
Lady Mountaineer Softball Report
Santa Anna 6 May 2
Congrats to Lady Mountaineers with a win over May. Our pitching and offense did great, defense was able to keep May from scoring more than 2 runs. Lady Mountaineers will continue to work hard to improve their batting. Lady Mountaineers will travel to Gorman on Friday 4-1-16 for game @ 5:00.
City of Bronte - Annual Citywide Garage Sale
The City of Bronte is hosting their Annual Citywide Garage Sale on May 7th.
A Mountaineer Ex-student is making a Mountaineer quilt out of old SA t-shirts, to be raffled next spring. If you have any old t-shirts you no longer wear please bring them to Mr. Guthrie.