Principal's Paws

Week of Sept 17, 2018

Last week of the Six Weeks/Skyward

This Friday is the last week of the six weeks. Students will be released at 1:30 on Friday so that teachers can complete grades. If you still do not have a Skyward account, you may need to update your email. You may go to our website and scroll down to the link to update your email information. Please allow 3 days for the system to update.

Homecoming 2018

Congratulations to our homecoming King and Queen Unique Lee and Nani Cuellar
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Senior Panoramic Picture

The senior Panoramic Pic will take place on Tuesday at the end of 1st period.

Texas Tech

Will be on campus 9/20. Please stop by the College Center in the library for more details.

Items dropped off to students

Because we do not have a large staff at the front office, we cannot accept items to be dropped off for students. We respectfully request that you ask your child to meet you when you need to give them items. We cannot be responsible for cash, credit cards, or personal items left for students.

Patriot Day Celebration

Midland High recognized Patriots’ Day with ceremony at Midland High Flagpole on Tuesday, September 11. The ceremony began at 0800 with the raising of the Stars and Stripes by the MHS AFJROTC Honor Guard to full staff as the Midland High Band played the National Anthem. Upon completion of the National Anthem, the flag was lowered to half-staff as Taps was played. Guest speakers for the ceremony included Federal District Judge David Counts and Mayor Jerry Morales along with the Country Sheriff, Fire Chief, and several police officers representing Midland’s first responders. Dr. Leslie Sparacello closed the ceremony by once again recognizing the importance of the day and thanking the guests for coming.

Seniors creating FAFSA ID's

Tomorrow Seniors will be creating FAFSA Id's through English Classes. These are very important for applying for financial aid for college and career institutes and are required for most scholarships. Students should complete the form below and bring it tomorrow to assist them.


September 17-19- MHS completing the FSA ID's with seniors.


October 15-18 - MHS completing applications to MC with seniors

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Men's Golf Wins in Monohans

MHS boys golf won the Monohans golf tournament on Monday. Harrison Boudreaux won the individual with a 76. The team consist of


Harrison Boudreaux

Alec Young

Dino Lara

J.D. Rivera

Joe Lesnick

Tennis Wins over Odessa

The Midland High tennis team opened District 2-6A play on Tuesday with a convincing 15-4 victory over Odessa High at the Midland High tennis courts. Nine of the matches went to a third-set tiebreaker and MHS won six of them. MHS next plays at Odessa Permian at 4 p.m. Sept. 18.

MIDLAND HIGH DEF. ODESSA HIGH, 15-4

MHS winners listed first unless otherwise noted


Boys Singles

1.Tyler Stewart def. Joseph Thomas, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Cole Carriger def. Sebastian Mora, 6-0, 6-4; 3. Nathan Boles def. Juan Diaz, 4-6, 6-1, 10-5; 4. Sean Daugherty def. Greg Andrade, 6-3, 6-4; 5. Ulysses Alvarez, OHS, def. Connor Carriger, 6-7, 7-5, 10-8; 6. Robert Rodriguez def. Joe Alvarado, 6-3, 6-5

Boys Doubles

1.Carriger-Carriger def. Thomas-Franco, 6-3, 6-2; 2. Boles-Daugherty def. Diaz-Mora, 6-3, 6-4; 3. C. Reece-W.Dworsky def. Alvarez-Moreno, 6-1, 1-6, 10-7



Girls Singles

1.Shaquila Sarapao def. Azarre Quezada, 7-5, 6-1; 2. Camille Courtney def. Kaysza Cox, 6-2, 6-2; 3. Harley Daniels, OHS, def. Shannon Hickey, 6-3, 6-3; 4. Laynie Gordon def. Melany Tarrango. 4-6, 6-4, 10-8; 5. Chase Flowers def. Jazmine Arenivas. 6-1, 4-6, 11-9; 6. Shelby Mayhew, OHS, def. Savannah Brown, 6-4, 4-6, 10-5

Girls Doubles

1.Sarapao-Hickey def. Quezada-Arenivas, 6-2, 3-6, 10-7; 2. Gordon-Flowers, 6-3, 1-6, 10-8; 2. Gordon-Flowers def. Tarrango-Daniels, 6-3, 1-6, 10-8; 3. Mayhew-Lampton, OHS, def. Venegas-Ochoa, 4-6, 6-0, 10-5

Mixed Doubles

Stewart-Courtney def. Andrade-Cox, 6-1, 6-2

Midland High Softball players will be participating in the high school Fall Ball league starting October 4th. Games are played at M.U.G.S. on Thursday nights.

Last Week to Order Shirts

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One-to-One Tutoring

Begins tomorrow. Please join the tutor volunteers to get help to end this six week's strong. Snacks are provided. Tutoring begins at First Presbyterian immediately after school.

Fall Choir Concert

Due to construction and electrical issues at the MHS Auditorium, the MHS Choir Fall Concert next Tuesday will be moved to the Bowie Fine Arts Academy Performing Arts Center.

Mandatory Rehearsal - Monday, 09.17, 4:30-6p @ Bowie PAC. Students may choose to walk, drive, or ride the 9 blocks north on "A" Street to the venue. The rehearsal will end promptly at 6:00p. Students needing transportation home will need to be picked up AT 6:00 at Bowie PAC - "A" Street parking lot. For your child's safety, thank you in advance for your consideration by arriving EARLY to pick your child up.

Fall Concert - Tuesday, 09.18, students meet at 6:00p @ Bowie PAC dressed and ready to go: choir shirt (tucked in), khakis (pants or skirt - no shorts), closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip-flops).

The concert will begin at 7:00p.

Varsity Tenor-Bass Choir, Varsity Treble Choir, Combined Mixed Choir, and Varsity Singers will be performing selections from the All-Region literature. The Non-Varsity Treble Choir (MFHS girls) will not perform.

Jeff Fentem, Director
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Clubs and Organizations

Do you have a great idea for a new club or organization on campus? It's as simple as picking up a form from Dr. S's office and finding a teacher to sponsor you. We have already had 4 news clubs/organizations started since the beginning of this school year and would love to see many more. Bring your idea and let's make it happen.