Pirate Press

October 2, 2020

Staff Spot Light

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Kaitlan Blankenship

Ms. Kaitlan Blankenship is a first grade teacher. She joined our staff this school year. She graduated from Ingram Tom Moore and attended Texas Tech University. She is coming from a small school and loves the atmosphere of small school and the feeling of being in a tight knit community and knowing everyone. Her strength is building relationships with her students and connecting with them, her weakness is storing candy throughout her room and eating when she is stressed. Also her favorite color is Pink!


Welcome to Center Point ISD we are excited to have you!

20-21 NHS Members

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Sports Updates

JV Football

On September 17th, the JV Pirates beat the Ingram Warriors last Thursday 34-13. They fell behind early 13-16; but came back to score 28 unanswered points in the second half. Highlights of the game were a goal line stand at the 1 yard line where Casey Vincent led the wall of Pirates to deny Ingram a score. The very next play Derrick Grier ran 96 yards to the Ingram 3 yard line before he passed out due to the oxygen deprivation. Rene Rodrigues saved a touchdown by running down the fastest Warrior from behind at the 6 yard line. This set up the goal line stand. Numerous Pirates scored touchdowns and extra points in a true team effort.

MS Volleyball

The Middle School volleyball girls played Johnson City on Monday, Sept. 14th. The B team lost 6-25 and 7-25. The A team also lost to the very talented JC by the scores of 8-25 and 14-25.


The middle school volleyball girls played on Monday, Sept, 28th against the Junction Eagles. The B team played very well but lost to Junction in 3 games, The scores were 25-21, 22-25, and 0-15. The A team also played an exciting match. They lost to Junction in 3 games. The scores were 12-24, 25-22, and 7-25. The Lady Pirates will travel to Harper on Monday, October 5th

MS Football

September 17th @ Ingram


The Center Point Middle School Pirates battled hard at Ingram, but fell short, 36-12, to the Warriors. Kole Blackledge and Mauricio Gallegos led a strong effort from the defensive front by stepping up with the tackles in key spots. Gallegos also returned a kickoff for a touchdown. Jose Gallegos provided the other score on the long run.


October 1st @ Mason



The Center Point Middle School Pirates fought hard in Mason, but came up on short to the Punchers in both games. Alejandro Arreola led the 7th grade team in tackles. Jeremiah Duran had the top run of the night, going for 15 yards. Luke Laque led the team in rushing. Jonathan Castaneda provided the punch up front.


For the 8th grade team, Mauricio Gallegos led the way on the ground. Xander Winchell provided several key blocks. Up front, Dominick Rodriguez and Kole Blackledge guided the Pirates defense. Up next for the Pirates is trip to Ozona.

Cross Country

Wednesday, September 16th


The High School Cross Country team did well at the Junction meet. Freshmen Jude Hueber had a great personal run of 13:05. Along with freshmen, Jose Casteneda with a great personal run of 14:55. Their endurance and agility is tremendous and will be ready for any terrain they come across.


Saturday, September 19th @ Ingram


Both HS and JH performed well on Saturday at Ingram.


The high school runners Jude Hueber and Jose Casteneda bested their times from the Feast meet.


The Junior High had their first meet and it was a eye opener. The top performers were Julia Whitworth and Randon Foley both finishing in the top 25.


High School runners Jose Casteneda and Jude Hueber performed really excellent. They bested their times from the Feast meet.


Coach Seip says, he is very proud of both teams for finishing strong and not giving up!! He is also looking forward to the next competition! Go Pirates!


Saturday, September 26th


The Cross Country team traveled to Round Rock McNeil. The boys gave their all on a grueling course . David Lopez ran a 21:13 followed by Jude Hueber with a 25:29 and Jose Castaneda with a 27:39 . David bested his trail time by 4 minutes and Jude while nursing a hamstring injury gave all he had. Joe left his running shoes in the locker room had to run in his vans, but still ran the best he could. We look forward to our next meet Saturday, October 3rd, in Marble Falls.

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