The DECA club competed with Richardson High School’s DECA club to collect canned foods. Students who brought five cans to the DECA room were entered into a drawing for free cookies for the rest of the school year.
Month: December 2014
Physics teacher Kathryn Parker created a Pearce food pantry. This food pantry helps students who do not have enough food.
The English as a Second Language department hosted a Thanksgiving celebration in the Corral on Nov. 20 and provided an introduction to the Thanksgiving tradition to the students in the program and their families.
The Cultural and International Awareness club was founded by Siqi Huang and Hannah Winge in order to learn more about various cultures around the world. They attend festivals and go to restaurants to have direct contact with different cultures.
This is the second year that Pearce has given $100 to a student for each math or science AP exam they pass. This money is provided by non-profits such as the National Math and Science Initiative.
Universities all over the country have been covering up instances of sexual assault.
The latest installment in the Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay Part 1, suffers from the filmmakers’ decision to split the source material in two. But the film’s intelligent handling of concepts like war and propaganda, as well as powerful performances from the cast, ensure that Mockingjay Part 1 lives up to high expectations.
Students from Pearce and Richardson high schools, as well a members of the wider Richardson ISD community, participated in a fundraiser for Brentfield Elementary custodian Jeffery Ballard, who is battling lung cancer.
The varsity football team lost to Jesuit in the playoffs 59-7 on Nov. 14. The team finished the season with a 5-5 record but was able to go 4-3 in division games.
Varsity volleyball player Chanel Cooper has been recruited by Fairfield University in Connecticut to play Division I volleyball. Her hard work and dedication to the sport have paid off with a full ride in college.