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    3501 S/Sgt. Lucian Adams Dr

    Port Arthur, TX 77642



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  • Foreign Language Parent Night

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    Manuel Diaz Ayala wins 1st in the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council

    Manuel Diaz Ayala

    On behalf of Dr. Getwood, please accept this photo of our 1st Place winner from your school of questions taken from the African American video clips during the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council Meeting: Manuel Diaz Ayala, Memorial High School. Please congratulate him again from all of us.


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  • March 24, 2018. UIL Spring Meet Results : Advance to UIL Academic Regionals 


    1st Erisha Jones

    Sponsors: Henrietta Haynes/Corbin Winston 


    2nd Trenola Books 

    Sponsors: Henrietta Haynes/Corbin Winston 

     Current Issues

    Alternate:Cristina Reyes

    Sponsors: Stephaine Rhodes 

     Informative Speaking

    Alternate:Alberto Magallon 

    Sponsor: Roderick Weatherly 

    Also congratulations to the following sponsors for their hard work and dedication for the students at Memorial High School.


     UIL Sponsors 2018

    Stephanie Rhodes / Current Issue 

    Roderick Weatherly/ Informative Speaking 

    Azineth Buan/ Mathematics & Calculator Applications 

    Nichelle Thibodeaux/Journalism 

    Santiago MaBanta/ Number Sense

    Henrietta Haynes/ Prose & Poetry, UIL Academic Coordinator


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  • March 8, 2018. The counseling team would like to express our appreciation for all your efforts to help with this Career Expo to LIT. It was both an enjoyable and successful event for our students. Your enthusiasm was contagious as the students had positive and uplifting remarks about the event. Many of you went above and beyond providing additional explanations and comments to ensure that the students made the connections. You were awesome!!!

    Please share the picture with the students.

    Thank you,

    Fontenot, Moore, Watson



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  • February 11, 2018. Results from the VASE-Visual Arts Scholastic Event competition this past Saturday.

    Congratulations to Aniaya Hart and Yeferson Gomez. Both students received 3's on art submitted to competition.  Rating scale is 1 is the lowest and 4 the highest.


     Aniaya Hart  Yeferson Gomez   
     Aniaya Hart   Yeferson Gomez 


    I am very proud of the work they put into the artwork they entered and the time they spent preparing to be interviewed by the judge.

    Yeferson is a senior so he can use this experience for college interviews and add it to his resume.  Aniaya is interested in entering again next year, I am sure she will receive a 4.

    Also, we quickly ran through some of the art museum (Yeferson had to get back to Pt Arthur), but they were impressed by the art they did get to see.  Yeferson had never been to an art museum before and Aniaya barely remembered going to the Museum of SETX in Beaumont.  I would love to take some students to the Stark this spring for a tour and workshop.

    Thank you all for supporting these students, it was a great experience for them.

    ~Jacqui Hamel, Art Teacher, Memorial High School


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  • February 8, 2018.  MHS RYLA students attend Rotary Luncheon
    RYLA Juniors who were selected by the Port Arthur Rotary Club to attend the RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Conference in January were invited to the February 8th Rotary Luncheon at Southeast Texas Medical Center, along with Mrs. Duncan, one of the Junior Counselors.  They were able to reconnect with other participants and friends as they shared a meal with students from Bob Hope Charter School who also attended the leadership conference. 
    Students were able to experience a Rotary meeting, as well as have an opportunity to personally thank the members of the Port Arthur Rotary Club, who sponsored such a great event in January to build on their leadership skills.  Students were also treated to a Chemistry lesson, as the Museum of the Gulf Coast Curator was the guest speaker.  She explained some of the ways that artifacts and documents were restored after the extensive flooding, which has hit our communities hard the past several years, as well as preventative methods for preserving delicate pictures, old documents, and precious artifacts.  It was amazing how most of the methods were easy to do with simple cleaning supplies and transformed storage containers.  She also debunked some of the myths about handling artifacts and older documents.
    Students attending from Memorial High School were (from left):  Emily McElroy, Juan Funez-Mendoza, and Tiffany Tran.  The second picture was taken with the 11th-grade students from Bob Hope, who also represented the Port Arthur area at RYLA this year.RYLA2
    Lisa Duncan

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  • January 11, 2018. Congratulations to MHS' Art Teacher, Ms. Jacqueline Hamel, Recipient of a Port Arthur Education Foundation grant.


    PAEF The Port Arthur Education Foundation presented 19 grants totaling $15.238.08 to PAISD educators during the December 19th Leadership meeting. The photo contains the grant recipients, campus principals, Foundation Board members and the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mark Porterie.

    $807.92 - Hamel, Jacqueline






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  • November 27, 2017. MHS students  honored at the Thespian State Festival in Grapevine, Texas.

    theater Congratulations to the following students who were honored at the Thespian State Festival in Grapevine, Texas for their outstanding performance in the play "From the Mississippi Delta" written by Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland.
    Congratulations to Trenola Brooks, Kiala Billingsley, and Dymon Carrier.







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  • CONGRATULATIONS ALL-REGION BAND MEMBERS FOR 2017 - 2018.  Memorial High School is extremely proud of Carlos Rodriguez, Miguel Gutierrez, Liliana Flores, and Pablo Reyes-Sanchez.  




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  • November 30, 2017. Source: Nike Football
    “Every time we step on that field. Every play. Every snap. We do it for our city.”

    Refusing to be defeated by Hurricane Harvey, the Port Arthur Memorial High School community rallied around football to unify the city. Source: Nike Football

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  • Thank you Akron for Harvey Relief 


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  • Port Arthur Alumni Community Group gives donation to MHS.

    Friday, October 20, 2017.  A $2500 Harvey relief donation from the Port Arthur Alumni Community Group was given to Memorial High School to offset the the college application fees for MHS Seniors. They also donated 200 backpacks and other school supplies.  



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  • Our mission at Memorial High School is to promote independent and creative thinkers by building positive, trusting relationships, where students are continuously engaged in rigorous academic activities that promote higher level thinking and learning, which will empower them to be productive in their communities.