Religion provides strong community, direction for masses

People blame religion for a lot of things that happen in life, but if they aren’t arguing about religion, then they will find something else to argue about. Even if people have different sets of beliefs, many things align within religions and can provide common ground for people to relate. Religion provides a majority of people with direction and purpose of some kind.

FCCLA students advanced to state

FCCLA students competed in Galveston last weekend. The following students will advance to state: Autumn Boyd – Gold Keilah Noriega – Gold Abraham Hernandez – Silver Andrew McComb – Silver Mark Duran – Silver Yamile Sanchez – Silver Rodney Young – Bronze Lorenzo Gomez – Bronze

Photography students advance to state, dominate competition

Photography students competed at the Skills USA competition in Beaumont last weekend. The following students placed (* advance to state): Employment application process: Jacob Barrios – 2nd* Action Skills: Steven Gonzalez – 4th Photography: Taylor Garcia – 4th* Megan Murski – 3rd* Rowdie Bright – 2nd* Bridget Craig – 1st* Projects Rowdie Bright – 1st […]

Graphics students advanced to state competition with SkillsUSA

Graphics students competed at the Skills USA competition in Beaumont last weekend.The following students placed and will advance to state: Valeria Mendoza: Ad design competition – 3rd place – Qualified for State technical exam. Ad design job exhibit – Superior **Best in show** Advances to state Samantha Torres and Valeria Mendoza Promotional Bulletin Board leadership […]

Freeze frame: Photography student captures emotions through digital media

Sweat drips from bodies as they’re pressed together, jumping to the rhythm that will leave them deafened by the end of the set. Smoke from the fog machine pours into the crowd as the lights blind everyone in the venue. The sound coming from the overly huge amps reverberates off every surface it can causing the ground to shake to the beat of the drums. Cellphone flashlights light the darkness of the pit like a galaxy of people. From the roaring crowd of a concert venue to the football stadium, and everything in between, there’s no shortage of opportunities for picture perfect memories to capture and senior Bridget Craig has positioned herself to be part of those moments.

Athletes cope with health issues, persevere to compete

Needles, injections, monitoring. The life of some student athletes revolves around these things as they struggle to maintain normally while dealing with the highs and lows, but most athletes learn to adjust. Students dealing with diabetes on a daily basis must take extra precautions when they are athletes. Senior cheerleader Kendall DeWitt understands the severity […]

Swimmers has golden day at state meet

Sophomore Julia Cook earned two gold medals at the state swim meet in Austin this weekend where she also set two new state records. In the 100-yard freestyle event she recorded a time of 49.27, crushing the old record of 49.63 During the finals for the 50-yard freestyle event Cook just missed her day-old record […]

Computer science students advance to state competition

Computer science students competed in computer programming and video game design this weekend at the Skills USA competition in Beaumont.The following students placed and will advance to state: Interactive Applications and Video Game Design: Austin Carter, Thomas Schwalen and Tanner Davis – 1st place team Computer Programming: Andre Montague – 1st place

Choir to host princess tea party

The Bryan High Choir will host a princess tea party, and YOU are invited! The tea party will take place February 27 in the Bryan High School Commons. This event is for children 12 and under and their parent(s). There will be singing, autographs, pictures, and more! We encourage your child to dress in their […]

Choir students earn division 1 ratings at solo, ensemble competition

Choir students competed at UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest on Thursday, Feb. 18. Of the 110 students that competed: 68 earned a division 1 rating 34 qualified for State

Architectural, engineering students advance to state competition

Architectural and Engineering students competed in the Skills USA District 7 contest at Lamar University in Beaumont where several students placed and advanced to the state meet in Corpus Christi. Architectural Design Project : Russell Oplinger Engineering Design Project : Mariah Guerrero (Best-of-Show) Reed Osburn Computer-Aided Technical Drafting Contest : John Imperial – Second Place […]

Auto technology students advance to state skills competition

Auto technology competed in the Skills USA District 7 contest at Lamar University in Beaumont Texas last week where several placed and will advance to the state competition in Corpus Christi. Diesel engine service technology : Josue Salazar 1st place Alberto Yanez 3rd Place Automotive technology quiz bowl : Team Josue Salazar and Alberto Yanez […]

School safety top priority for administration

The administration has taken steps to ensure the safety of students and staff members at Bryan High by being proactive before any serious incidents occur. Gates have been installed to prevent unwanted people from passing through campus and exterior doors have been locked to limit access to the building.

Mathematical solutions mimic musical melodies

In African villages, a beat of a drum accompanied by the twang of a thumb piano. In a concert hall in France, sophisticated sounds of a violin sing out as the bow pulls across the strings. In China, the sharp call of a bamboo flute piques the interest of a passerby. In The United States, pop music plays through the window of a passing car. Music is a constant; a unifying force for humanity and though music is different around the world, freshman Joey Hendrix sees music connect the human spirit, transcending language barriers or cultural boundaries anywhere in the world.

Life long quest: One gender’s journey to find the Holy Grail

Finding a pair of jeans that fit just right is like finding the Holy Grail for a girl. Once a girl finds the perfect pair, she has to be prepared to pay a hefty price for the denim that fits over her lower half. Jeans are an essential in any wardrobe, but the struggle is real.

Student art on display at state capital

Two art students will have their work on display at the 2016 Texas Art Education Association Youth Art Month Capital Show from February 29-March 5 at the Texas State Capitol. Sophomore Rachel Petry’s piece and senior Joan Fackler’s piece were both recognized as exceptional pieces of work.

Language acquisition connects cultures, traditions through communication

Imaginary lines create border divisions. Commodity supply and demand creates wealth and poverty. Ideas. Religions. Beliefs. Culture. Customs. All serve as possible means of division, but those barriers can be breached with language acquisition. Being able to communicate with each other is the first step to truly understanding each other.

Wrestlers advance to state meet

The Viking wrestling team placed 3rd as a team at region and qualified 5 boys and 1 girl for the state meet in Austin this weekend. State Qualifiers are: 106 Aaron Salinas 2nd place 113 Larry Duron 2nd Place 138 Thomas Riojas 5th Place (alternate) 160 Cooper McCall 5th place (alternate) 195 Ezra Hernandez 1st […]

February 2016 Good Things

February Good Things

Wrestling advances all members to regional tournament

The wrestling team competed at the District 10-5A wrestling tournament at Huntsville High School on February 6. In the 14 weight classes for the boys varsity, Bryan advances 12 to the regional tournament and the other 2 qualified as alternates. Individual finishes: 106 Aaron Salinas 1st place 113 Larry Duron 3rd place 120 Spencer Pierce […]

Viking Club scholarship application available

The Viking Club will award $1000 scholarships to two (2) graduating seniors who have participated in the Bryan High School Athletic program and whose families have been actively involved in the Viking Club. Please click here to view the requirements and instructions.

Color guard earns first at competition

The color guard team competed at their first competition of the year on Saturday at Morton Ranch High School in Katy where they placed 1st out of 50 teams. They started the season with the highest score of their classification. This year’s show is entitled “The Day After” with a post-apocalyptic theme. The teams next […]

Orchestra members advanced to state solo, ensemble contest

Members of the orchestra competed in the solo and ensemble contest at A&M Consol High School on February 6. The following students qualified for the State Solo & Ensemble to be held at the University of Texas in Austin: Kimberly Lamb on violin and piano, Lois Warden on viola, and a string quartet consisting of […]

Shy-Annes earn awards at dance competition

The Shy-Annes performed three team routines at American Dance/Drill Team Competition at New Caney High School against 39 other teams on Saturday. The team placed 3rd in their division and 7th overall. Senior Destinee Vargas 6th place in her solo event and freshman Victoria Denena 5th place. Other awards included: Team Sweepstakes Gussie Nell Davis […]

Swimmer advances to state meet

Fourteen swimmers competed in the regional swim meet at the Texas A&M Rec Center on Friday and Saturday. Julia Cook: 1st in 100 free and 50 free (will advance to the State Swim Meet), also received the Girls Region Athlete of the Meet Award Joel Coppernoll: 6th in 500 free, 7th in 200 free Marco […]

Wrestling team goes 2-1 in last quad meet of regular season

The wrestling team finished their regular season last weekend in Austin at the Burger Center. They competed in a quad match with Austin Bowie, Austin Crockett, and San Marcos High School. Bryan beat Crockett 65-15 and San Marcos HS 46-28, but lost to Bowie 42-33. The teams overall record is 16-8 and 7-1 in district […]