The Comet's Tale  
COMETS' HOMECOMING:
An astronomical success! 
Congratulations to seniors Ramon Sanchez and Ana Safores, ASTEC's 2017 Homecoming King and Queen! 

After the games, students showed off their best dance moves at a Homecoming Mixer.  

These are the moments of high school that you'll remember forever! 

ASTEC stacks up
compared to state and national averages 
These ASTEC scholars really show up!

Congratulations to the following scholars for having PERFECT attendance for the second nine-weeks / first semester! 

Sixth Grade     
Mauricio Bariones Aguilar
Donovan Lorenz Cook
Cristina Hernandez
Paula Ruth Jaquez

Seventh Grade
Jaqueline Fuentes
Regie Bryce Lopez-Santizo

Eighth Grade
Christina Yolanda Alcala
Wendy Indira Diaz
Saul Roman

       Freshmen     
Wendy Maria Briones

Sophomores
Angelica Frias
Sebastian Rodriguez Gallegos
Adrian Garcia
Edward Jose Ochoa De Leon
Jessica Rodriguez

Juniors
Miriam Arredondo
Omar Ramirez Avila
Karina Frias
Juan Jose Ruiz

Seniors
Daniel Joseph Dolf
Abraham Jesus Mendieta
Johnny Tien Pham

ASTEC artists in their element 
ASTEC Art Teacher Ms. Bailey Lowe took ten scholars to their first of four mentorship sessions at [Artspace] at Untitled.

Obviously, these are some very talented artists! A huge thank you goes out to [Artspace] at Untitled for this great mentorship opportunity! 
Oklahoma Educators invited to participate in the 'The Big Idea' challenge 

This spring, the Brock International Prize in Education is hosting its third annual "The Big Idea Challenge." Educators are invited to submit a two to three minute video to tell the story of how their ideas have made a big difference for their students, institution, or community. The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 award and the winning video will be shown at the Brock Prize Symposium. Contest entries will be accepted from  February 1 to February 18

For more details, including official guidelines, submission deadlines, and entry form, visit the contest page on our website at:  http://brockinternationalprize.org/contest 

 
Free money, yours for the applying!
 
The OAGCT Cheryl Kennedy Award is a $500 grant awarded to educators for financing a research project, or training in gifted and talented education, such as Confratute or NAGC. 

The Gifted Oklahomans (GO) Foundation and Oklahoma Association of the Gifted, Creative & Talented Application is a scholarship for teachers of gifted students to pursue college course work or a master’s degree in the field of gifted education.



Scholarship opportunities for Gifted and Talented 
Each year OAGCT provides a number of awards and scholarships. The awards and scholarships are listed below with links to the application.

The Beverly Riggs Camp Scholarship pays up to $500 toward summer camp attendance for Oklahoma students who are identified as gifted.

The Outstanding Service Award is presented in recognition of service to Oklahoma’s gifted and talented students.

The Advocacy Award is presented in recognition of public support for Oklahoma’s gifted and talented students to the Legislature, colleges and universities or local school districts, and/or the Oklahoma State Board of Regents. 


  For more scholarship information, visit 
http://www.oagct.org/awards--scholarships.html. 
Edibles and Activities

MENUS

February 13 to February 17, 2017

All meals include fresh fruit. All breakfast meals include milk or juice and cereal as a choice. All lunch meals include milk or water and salad bar.

 Monday 

 Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy

 Lunch:Ravioli with chicken in cream  sauce, green beans and dinner woll

Tuesday

 Breakfast: Breakfast burrito

 Lunch: Nacho bar (beef, beans, queso), chips and salsa

 Wednesday

 Breakfast: Blueberry muffin, Trix  yogurt, 

 Lunch: Breaked chicken sandwich, tater tots

Thursday

 Breakfast: Toast, oatmeal

 Lunch: Pot roast, masthed potatoes, roasted carrots, dinner roll

 Friday 

 Breakfast: French toast sticks

 Lunch: Pizza, caesar salad


Mark Your Calendar!

February 13 to February 10, 2017

Feb. 6 through Feb. 17
Blue & Gold Sausage Fundraiser for Middle School

Monday Feb. 13
High School Basketball
ASTEC Comets vs. Riverside Braves
NW Baptist Church, 3030 NW 23rd St Girls at  6pm , Boys at  7:30pm

Wednesday, Feb. 15
O SU-OKC Career Exploration Event 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   
Mr.  Doane  will be taking 12 students

Thursday, Feb. 16   
High School Basketball
(SENIOR NIGHT)
ASTEC Comets  vs. OKC Storm
Girls at  6 p.m. , Boys at  7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 17
Art Club Field Trip to the
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 17  
Bowling
Oklahoma High School Bowling All Stars Tournament at Heritage Lanes Please see Mr. Tremain for more details.

Friday, Feb. 17 
Middle School Dance at ASTEC
  7 to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 18
Saturday School
8:30 a.m. to noon