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MHS Homecoming Week

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“Friday Night Lights” is the theme of this year’s Manvel Homecoming Parade, set for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The parade is open to all groups and deadline for entries is Tuesday, Oct. 8. For more information, call 281-245-2313. The parade will begin and end at the student parking …

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ACC Foundations Awarded Grants

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A popular park adjacent to Alvin Community College will become a safer, more inviting space this fall thanks to a $10,000 grant announced this week by Texas-New Mexico Power. The grant, from the TNMP Fund, will be used to purchase solar lighting systems for the five-acre park. The park is …

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Voters to Decide School Bond Election

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Alvin Independent School District (AISD) Superintendent Dr. Fred Brent addressed members of the Alvin-Manvel Chamber of Commerce last week at their monthly networking luncheon. The primary focus of the presentation was an explanation of the bond referendum that was authorized by the district’s Board of Trustees at a specially convened …

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Next year’s budget to fund additional city staff

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More public safety positions are among the city’s plans for the upcoming fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. City Council on Monday adopted the final version of its $147.8 million operating budget Monday, along with a one-year budget for capital improvement of just under $53.21 million. The operating budget will …

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Volleyball Report

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The Pearland Lady Oilers smashed Sam Rayburn last week in a District 22-5A contest by the scores of 25-4, 25-3, 25-6.  The Lady Oilers were led by Brooke Botkin, Nicole Kirsner, and Alex Aguilera with seven kills apiece. Carolyn Shecterle served 10 aces in the match along with 18 assists. The Lady Oilers traveled …

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Upchurch nominated to All-American Bowl

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The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation’s “premier high school All-Star football game” and will take place in the Alamodome on January 14, 2014. Dawson wide receiver Tony Upchurch has been nominated to join the team as a stand-by.

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11 FHS students named National Merit semifinalists

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Friendswood High School has 11 students named semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship competition. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for approximately 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth $35 million that will be offered next spring. The FHS semifinalists are Annie S. …