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  • Dr. Glenn Mitchell

    Principal

     

    3501 S/Sgt. Lucian Adams Dr

    Port Arthur, TX 77642

    409-984-4000

     

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  • Port Arthur ISD will administer STAAR EOC Retests on these dates:

    Monday, June 25: English I
    Tuesday, June 26: Algebra I
    Wednesday, June 27: English II
    Thursday, June 28: Biology and U.S. History
    Friday, June 29: Makeups

    All tests will be given at Memorial High School, 3501 S/Sgt Lucian Adams Dr., Port Arthur, TX 77642. Testers should report to campus by 7:30 am and bring their picture ID.

    If students are not attending summer school, they should register for testing by calling Memorial High School at 409-984-4000 and asking to speak to a counselor.

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  • May 30, 2018.  Results from the 2018 TSSEC - Austin Texas2018UIL

     Solos

    Liliana Flores - 2, Excellent Rating

    Miguel Gutierrez - 2, Excellent Rating

    Carlos Rodriguez - 2, Excellent Rating

    Joaquin Sanchez - 3, Good Rating

    Blaze LaCroix - 3, Good Rating

    Kristie Pham - 3, Good Rating

    Pablo Reyes - 3, Good Rating

     

     

     

     

     

    Ensembles2018BrassUil

    Brass Sextet - 1, Superior Rating (1st time ever at MHS)

    Carlos Rodriguez, Angela Castro, Kristie Pham, Manuel Diaz, Lawrence James, Joseph Hines-Brooks

     

    Flute Quartet - 3, Good Rating

    Liz'Marie Nieves, Fabiola Reyna, Peyton Watkins, Kimberly Fernandez

     

    Clarinet Trio - 3, Good Rating

    Thuy Nguyen, Samserai Cardenas, Maria Mendoza

     

    Clarinet Trio - 3, Good Rating

    Miguel Gutierrez, Naomi Williams, Isaac Cardenas

     

    Saxophone Quartet - 3, Good Rating

    Kayla Broussard, Rebecca Arellano, Tyson Nguyen, Jahaira Rivas

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  • May 28, 2018. UIL Choral Results

    Monday May 28th, a few of our students from Memorial High School’s Choral Department competed at UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition. The competition takes place every year on the illustrious campus of University of Texas at Austin, TX where  students compete with over 15,000 students from around the state of Texas. Our students prepared solo and ensemble pieces for credible adjudicators at the university level, in which they performed with zeal, precision and passion. Congratulations! Special congratulations to JaQualin Jones for his acceptance to Baylor University Summer Choir Camp WITH SCHOLARSHIP! 

     Solos

    Danisha Shead (junior) - Superior

    Jacqueline Dugas (junior) - Superior

    Stephfan Lorthridge (senior) - Superior

    JaQualin Jones (junior) - Superior

    O'Neal Jenkins (sophomore) - Excellent

    Angel Meza (junior) - Excellent

    Kynadee Rowry (freshman) - Excellent

    Tharen Robertson (senior) - Excellent

     Ensembles

    Jacqueline Dugas (junior)

    Danisha Shead (junior)

    Diamisty Thibodeaux (sophomore)

    Jasmine Cormier (junior)

    Excellent Rating

    JaQualin Jones

    Tharen Robertson

    Gable Batiste (junior)

    Taylor Getwood (sophomore)

    Superior Rating

    After the students competed, the students took a brief tour of Baylor University and had a wonderful time. Students were mesmerized by the Baylor Science Building, the Student life Center (where the tallest free-standing rock climbing wall in Texas is located), the McCrary Music Building (where they tested the acoustics of Jones Hall), and ‘met’ the always sleepy Lady and Joy - Baylor’s mascots. 

    These students continue to amaze me with their perseverance and hard work! Congratulations, again!

    ~Lonnie T. Reed, Director of Choral Activities



     

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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 

     Poetry 

    1st Erisha Jones

    Sponsors: Henrietta Haynes/Corbin Winston 

      Prose 

    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.

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     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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  • 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.  

    PACG



     

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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.

     

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