From the Files: September 2019

From the Files: September 2019

Each month, we will republish Orange and White articles written in the same month, but in previous years. We love seeing how our school has simultaneously changed and held tradition throughout the years.


Aeronautics Offered This Year

September 10, 1942

A course in pre-flight aeronautics will be offered this term to juniors and seniors who have completed one ear of algebra and one year of plane geometry.

Some of the aims of this course will be (1) to get Young America to thinking in terms of air-travel, air-transportation, and air-flighting; (2) to familiarize pupils with aeronautical terms and the fundamental principles involved in flying; (3) to recognize different types of airplanes, and (4) to recognize the possibilities of aviation as a career.

This course is the ground instruction offered to students who are preparing to fly any kind of plane. Pupils taking the course will be required to purchase text books and other necessary supplies.


Teague Lions Win First Game

September 29, 1961

The Teague High Lions dealt the Mart Panthers a losing hand September 1 at Gregory Field. The Lions downed the Panthers 22-6. It was a stunning upset as the Lions outplayed the third ranking, Class A team in the state.

The Lions’ first touchdown came on a blocked punt, covered in the endzone by Jerry Maggard. Glen Inderman made the extra points.

Mart’s only tally came early in the second half with a touchdown pass caught by Melvin Richardson.

Inderman scored the Lions’ second touchdown and the two extra points were added by Mark Steen.

The Lions’ third and final touchdown came after a long drive, with Capers taking the ball over.

The Lions displayed a fine team effort from every standpoint, as they moved the ball consistantly and gave ground gradually. 


National Honor Society prepares for new year

September 22, 2005

With the new school year beginning to roll, National Honor Society has started booking actiities, With the help of sponsors Mrs. Black and Mrs. Whitaker, NHS is looking forward to a great year.

During the first meeting, senior members nominated and voted for officers for the 2005-2006 school year. The president is Heather Pope. “I’m really excited about NHS. Hopefully we will accomplish a lot while having fun,” she stated. Other officers are vice president Alex Kennedy, secretary Claudia Coronado, and treasurer Claudette Mehringer. 

The sponsors, officers, and embers have already set several dates for community service projects, as well as fundraisers. The NHS bulletin board, located in the math hall, will keep all members and future inductees informed of upcoming dates for events.

Mrs. Black and Mrs. Whitaker both say that this year the NHS is going to work hard and would like to remind all members that it is absolutely mandatory to turn in community service hours and participate in at least one academic UIL event. NHS members should start community service and sign up for a UIL event as soon as possible.