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March 29, 2023
NFHS Non-Compliant Softball Bat

USA Softball, the certification body used by NFHS Softball to approve bats, has informed us that a bat has been placed into the market that bears the USA Certification mark, but has not completed the certification process. The manufacturer is Data Driven Athletics, and the bat model is PI 3.14159. 

Link to the USA Softball Non-Approved Bats with Certification Marks

February 17, 2023
UIL Essay Competition

Best of luck to all contestants who have entered the UIL Essay Competition! Finalists will be selected and notified in mid-April. A list of the finalists will also be posted here at that time. 

February 13, 2023
Congratulations to Chisum Middle School A+ Students

Congratulations to Chisum Middle School A+ students in their UIL academic competitive accomplishments!

February 13, 2023
District Entries in Team Events – Six Entry Option

In spring Academic contests with a team component, each school may enter as many as four individuals in the district meet, or a maximum of six individuals with District Executive Committee approval. This applies to high school Accounting, Calculator Applications, Computer Science, Current Issues and Events, Literary Criticism, Mathematics, Number Sense, Social Studies, and Spelling and Vocabulary.

February 03, 2023
From Broadway Licensing (DPS): Lauren Gunderson Plays

Schools holding a performing license for the plays of Lauren Gunderson have permission to make cuts at their discretion, as needed, for UIL OAP competition.

Broadway Licensing has updated their internal policy to approve any Lauren Gunderson title cut requests as of this week. If you have any questions regarding your license, please contact Broadway Licensing directly.

Please do not contact the playwright. All communication regarding any Lauren Gunderson play must be directed to Broadway Licensing.

February 03, 2023
January 23, 2023
Fall 2022 Marching Band Rules Advisory Committee Agenda

Fall 2022 MB RAC Agenda

January 19, 2023
January Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter which includes information on spring competitions, events and other academic deadlines.

January 17, 2023
UIL Essay Competition Deadline

The deadline to enter the essay competitions is February 15th, so make sure to submit your essay here. One essay could qualify you as a UIL state finalist, so submit your polished paper for your chance to win!

January 09, 2023
To Kill a Mockingbird removed from Approved Long Plays List

To Kill a Mockingbird, the version by Christopher Sergel, has been removed from the UIL Approved Long Play List. Due to legal issues, Dramatic Publishing is no longer allowed to permit the script to be cut for any reason.

Schools can contact Dramatic Publishing with any questions.

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