On Saturday, Jan. 23, Distributive Educations Clubs of America, the Pearce marketing club, attended the District Career Development Conference at North Garland High School. This marketing competition would determine whether or not students moved on to the state level of competition in San Antonio.
The Pearce AVID students have raised over $1 million in scholarship money this year. They have applied for many scholarships and have received a lot of money from them.
The Clothes Closet, in connection with the food pantry, has been flourishing due to donated clothes from the Pearce Community. The TOPS program helped to organize the closet to give items to students in need.
Several new students have been chosen for the All Region Orchestra. There was a rigorous audition process in order to be chosen.
Pearce’s AP Environmental Science classes mixed fun and education on their field trip to the Dallas Zoo. They spent the whole day learning about various species in their natural habitats.
Mr. Denton and the AP Environmental Science classes have been using a new program through Crayola to raise funds for class. The ColorCycle money will fund better in and out of class experiences.
Orchestra kids are selling chocolate to raise money for their trip to Corpus Christi. Orchestra has been selling chocolate for years and it helps kids afford the big trip.
The Friday of Homecoming will no longer include hallway decorations because of their uninclusive nature. Instead, there will be an extended lunch period with food trucks available to students.
The softball team will be holding a movie night for the first time as a fundraiser. Everyone is welcome and players are encouraging people to show up.
The 2015 Marching Show has been prepared by the Mighty Mustang Band. The band is using classical roots to create a contemporary performance.