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September 25, 2014
Change in High School Spelling and Vocabulary Contest

Beginning the 2014-15 school year, the UIL Spelling and Vocabulary contest will have a few changes.

During Part II and III, the pronouncer will define all words, not just the ones from outside of the list. The new instructions to the pronouncer will read:

Up to 20 percent of the words on the tests are "outside words”, words not included in this year's UIL Word Power, and they are noted on the Pronouncer's Copy with an asterisk. Please define not only the outside words, but also all words on the Pronouncer’s List. The part of speech has been provided for each word to assist you, if necessary, in formulating illustrative sentences.

We are also having a change in test writers this year. Linda Berrey will be writing all parts of the test and Marcia Hilsabeck will be serving as the proofreader. We do not anticipate significant changes, but there are always a few differences when we have a change in writers of any test.

 

September 25, 2014
Track and Field Championship Format

Explanation of the Track and Field postseason meets.

September 11, 2014
Complete Theatrical Design Prompt Now Posted

The complete 2014-15 Theatrical Design prompt is now posted.

September 02, 2014

Tickets for the 2015 UIL Girls and Boys Basketball State Championships being played at the San Antonio Alamodome are available for purchase. The Alamodome will host the tournaments for the first time.

August 28, 2014

An NFHS article on how to avoid Hyponatremia and the dangers of over-hydration. 

August 25, 2014

September 13 - West Texas A&M University, Canyon  
Tentative Schedule  Updated 9/4/2014

September 27 - Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi
Tentative Schedule   Updated 9/24/2014

November 1 - University of Texas at Austin   

November 15 - University of Texas at Arlington   

★ They're free! No pre-registration needed!

★ The Conferences begin at 9 a.m. and end by 1:30 p.m.

★ Designed for beginning students, advanced students and academic coordinators and coaches.

★ Lectures and demonstrations will be scheduled for all UIL academic contests, including One-Act Play.

★ Conferences feature lectures and presentations by UIL contest directors, college professors and high school teachers. Sessions will include discussions on contest preparation, demonstrations, performances and contest administration. Students may choose from novice and advanced sessions in some academic areas, as well as small-group sessions in specific UIL activities.

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