High School News
"We now have 21 qualifications for Regionals after competing in our first two tournaments of the competitive year. We will attend three more tournaments, which are Ardmore, Durant, and Latta. We are looking forward to Regionals in March at Wilburton and we hope to bring our largest group of qualifiers ever to that competition," Oklahoma teacher of year finalist and Madill speech coach Lori Hartin said.
Results are as follows:
Hannah Henry-3rd Original Oratory
Showna Cooper-2nd Standard Oratory
"We are so very proud of the hard work, growth, and dedication of our speech team!" Hartin said. "Go cats!"
photo courtesy Lori Hartin
The Madill ninth grade boys basketball team beat Davis Thursday at the Dickson Festival.
Frosh Boys Basketball Club Beats Lone Grove in Dickson, Girls Team Drops Contest; Both Return to Dickson to Play Nov. 19
The ninth grade boys basketball team defeated Lone Grove Nov. 17 at the Dickson Festival. However, the ninth grade girls lost to the Lady Longhorns. The Madill girls play at 1 p.m. today (Nov. 19) at Dickson. The boys play at 2 p.m.
The speech team competes in the tournament at Marlow Nov. 21. The wrestling team competes at the Southmoore Open on Nov. 21 and is slated for the Marlow Open Nov. 25. The basketball teams will continue gearing up next week. The girls and boys squads have scrimmages planned.
Ms. Huffstutlar's FACS class
baking pies before holiday
Ninth Grade Boys Score Win Against Sulphur at Dickson Festival Monday, Girls Fall; Both Clubs Face Lone Grove Nov. 17 Back in Dickson
The Madill ninth grade boys basketball team defeated Sulpur 20-18 Monday (Nov. 16) afternoon in the Dickson Festival. The ninth grade girls lost 42-40 to Dickson. The girls play Lone Grove at 5 p.m. Nov. 17 (today) in Dickson. The ninth grade girls face the Lady Longhorns at 6 p.m. today.
Madill wrestler Tyler Ramirez (132) won first place at the Westmoore Open on Nov. 14. Will Shelby (126) took fourth place. The Madill wrestlers compete at the Southmoore Open on Nov. 21.
Class 4A-Region 6 Regional at Plainview tomorrow (Nov. 14). The squad has a bye in round one and faces Pauls Valley at 11:45 a.m. in round two. The regional champion and runner-up advance to the area competition. There are eight total rounds in the regional.
Sallie Mae Offering 'Make College Happen Challenge' to Students for Opportunity to Gain Scholarship Funds
Sallie Mae is offering students ages 14-18 nationwide the opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship money through the Make College Happen Challenge. Students may answer the question of how they plan to pay for college. Students can discover the necessary information by clicking Make College Happen Challenge . The contest deadline is Dec. 15.
"It teaches them different approaches to literature, poetry and writing," Madill senior English teacher Nicole Erwin said about the festival.
By Alex MoralesMadill AP students discovered new ways to write poetry at the arts festival at East Central University in Ada on Nov. 12.
Students took advantage of their three choices in classes in learning new ways of poetry. Many students enjoyed the festival and learning new views on the literary arts.
"My favorite part of attending the Literary Arts Festival at ECU was meeting new people and being able to share my views of the literary arts with people who have the same passion as I do," MHS junior Roxy Avila said about the festival.
Other students enjoyed meeting new people and the learning from interesting classes.
"My favorite part of the Literary Arts Festival was Dr. Seuss Silliness, it really taught me a lot about poetry, and I really like meeting new people and sharing our views on literature," MHS freshman Colt Crowson said about the festival.
Every student enjoyed the meal afterwards, as well.
"I just liked the Taco Bell," MHS freshman Josh Huffstutlar said.