District News and Announcements
BJHS Students at TMEA Region 27 All Region Concert
12/05/2022

 

After a competitive audition of almost 1000 students, these BJH band students placed in the top 40% of their region and participated in the TMEA Region 27 All Region Concert Winds. They had a beautiful concert and were wonderful representatives of Brenham Junior High. Congratulations! Photo (Back L-R) Fabian Lopez, Katelynn Lawhorn, Rhyan Jenkins (Front L-R): Zakirah Anderson, & Takumi Yamasaki


HEB Scholar of the Week
11/17/2022

Brenham ISD H-E-B Scholar of the Week


Student name: Allison Marburger

Favorite subject: Science (Specifically Biology)

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Markos

Favorite sport or extracurricular activity: Band

College or university plans:    I plan on going to Blinn then transferring to another college in Texas. While I’m not exactly sure where I want to go yet, my top picks are the University of Texas at Austin or Sam Houston State.

Advice to other students about preparing for the future: It’s important to take care of your schoolwork, so make sure not to wait until the last minute (like I always do). Get enough sleep too; it’s good for your health, both mental and physical.

What are you most proud of about Brenham? I am most proud of the diverse culture of Brenham. There are many new traditions and cultures I have experienced in this town.

FFA at District Leadership Development Events
11/14/2022

We are very proud of all 34 members who competed at the District Leadership Development Events at Blinn College Friday November 11. These students have spent many early mornings and late evenings practicing and preparing for today. Congratulations to each of you!

Results are as follows:
Senior Creed Speaking - Maddie Pierce - 5th
Junior Creed Speaking - Logan Fatheree - 4th
Senior Spanish Creed Speaking - Leslie Solis - 2nd, Advancing to Area
Junior Spanish Creed Speaking - Lizbeth Reyes - 3rd, Advancing to Area
Senior Skills Demonstration - Kaylin Jacobs, Kaylan Curl, Laci Strack, and Katie Seeker - 3rd, Advancing to Area
Junior Skills Demonstration - John Rodriquez, Evan Curtis, Calvin Wunderlich, Caleb Landry and Caleb Maurer - 4th
Ag Issues - Hayden Mika, Kaden Seeker, Quinn Bosse, and Jakob Sansom - 4th
Job Interview - Kendal Gurka - 8th
Radio Broadcasting - Haylie Niemeyer, Morgan Westerfeld, and Kaylee Sodolak - 7th
Greenhand Quiz - Teagan Thompson, McKenzie Tiemann, Kaitie Allen (3rd Individual), and Grace Sadler - 3rd, Advancing to Area
Senior Quiz - Shelby Prazak, Bryce Stein, Chasidy Nowicki, and Kaylan Curl - 10th
Public Relations - Adalynn Lange, Avila Colanter, and Kash Terry - 4th
Ag Advocacy - Shelby Prazak, Madison Moran, Jaleon Breedlove, McKenzie Tiemann, and Grasyn Hinze - 6th


BHS Region Choir
11/14/2022

11 BHS Choir members were selected to be a part of the TMEA Region 27 Choir. They made their premier performance on Saturday, November 5th at Stratford High School. Choir director Amanda Seymour said, "These students competed against hundreds of singers for this honor and I couldn't be more proud of them!". From the bottom up: Natalie Wood, Zeniyah Robbins, Lia Gonzalez, Callie Rhodes, Leah Rettig, Elizabeth Prinz, Kimbrea Massenburg, Jacqueline Ibarra, Hank Kopech, Aiden Milliron and Lukas Freeman


HEB Scholar of the Week
11/11/2022

Brenham ISD H-E-B Scholar of the Week


Student name: Noah Childs

Favorite subject: History

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Cindy Markos

Favorite sport or extracurricular activity: JROTC

College or university plans:   Attend Texas A&M University

Advice to other students about preparing for the future: Take your grades in your freshman and sophomore year seriously.

What are you most proud of about Brenham? I love the scenery in Washington County. Every time you think you’ve seen the prettiest part of the county, you’ll round a corner and see something even prettier.

HEB Scholar of the Week
11/04/2022

Brenham ISD H-E-B Scholar of the Week


Student name: Emma Workman

Favorite subject: Calculus

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Cindy Markos

Favorite sport or extracurricular activity: Lifting weights

College or university plans:   Attend Texas A&M and major in kinesiology to hopefully become a PT or OT.

Advice to other students about preparing for the future: Enjoy the 4 years at high school, the time truly flies and even if you’re like me and can’t wait for college, the memories you will make through your high school years are ones you will hold onto forever.

What are you most proud of about Brenham? I am most proud about the school spirit we have in Brenham. No matter what, we always come out and support each other representing BHS.

District Spotlight: September & October
10/26/2022

Thank you to Dr. Rao & the Texas Vein & Wellness Institute for their generosity! Dr. Rao values what teacher and paraprofessionals do on a daily basis, from academic education to supporting social and emotional wellness of the future of our community.  Dr. Rao desired to give back to our schools and educators by giving a gift for each month's board recognized Teacher and Paraprofessional of the Month.

 

Photo 1: BHS Principal Jennifer Griffin presents checks to September Teacher of the Month Emma Bianchi-Korn, and Paraprofessional of the Month Karen Webb from Dr. Rao & the Texas Vein & Wellness Institute.

 

Photo 2: Pride Academy  Principal Allan Colvin presents checks to October Teacher of the Month Jessica Dluhos, and Paraprofessional of the Month Patricia Allen-Washington from Dr. Rao & the Texas Vein & Wellness Institute.


Brenham JROTC Takes Both Divisions in First Meet!
10/24/2022

 

Brenham JROTC Takes Both Divisions in First Meet

On October 10/22 Brenham competed at its 1st Drill meet of the season in Dayton TX. This competition is in the new format revised by JROTCs nationwide which splits teams into two divisions, Armed Drill and Unarmed Drill. Each team must compete in 4 separate events to place overall. Brenham’s Armed and Unarmed teams took 1st Place in both divisions. Including placing in the top 2 of all individual events except for one in which they placed 3rd. Additionally, Ximena Cervantes was awarded best unarmed regulation commander and Amelia Bayse was awarded best unarmed exhibition commander.


Brenham High School Students Awarded with Academic Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs
09/09/2022

Brenham High School students excelled in College Board assessments and schoolwork to earn these awards, which colleges use to identify academically competitive underrepresented students

Brenham, Texas – Brenham High School students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, helping them meaningfully connect to colleges and stand out during the admissions process. Colleges and scholarship programs identify students awarded National African American, Hispanic, Indigenous and/or Rural/Small Town Recognition through College Board’s Student Search Service.

The following student(s) have been awarded recognition (award key below):

Abbey Cross: NRSTA
Adrie Niemeyer: NRSTA
Alex Dallmeyer: NRSTA
Ashton Behrens: NRSTA
Brady Lawhorn: NRSTA
Eduardo Mendoza: NHRA, NRSTA
Eric Cruz: NHRA, NRSTA
Hank Kopech: NRSTA
Joshua Parker: NRSTA
Lia Gonzalez: NHRA
Marisa Cromwell: NRSTA
Matthew Chen: NRSTA
Peter Do: NRSTA
Saif Mohammed: NRSTA
Sam Lehmann: NRSTA
Xitlali Botello: NHRA

Award Key:

•National African American Recognition Award = NAARA
•National Hispanic Recognition Award = NHRA
•National Rural and Small Town Award = NRSTA
•National Indigenous Award = NIA
 
We’re thrilled that our students have earned this recognition. We are very proud of them for their achievements in their classrooms and on College Board assessments,” said Mrs. Jennifer Griffin “These programs help students from underrepresented backgrounds stand out to colleges during admissions.” 

Students who may be eligible have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have excelled on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10, or earned a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP Exams; and are African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.

Eligible students will be invited to apply during their sophomore or junior year and will be awarded at the beginning of the next school year. Students will receive their awards in time to include them on their college and scholarship applications.