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Marble Falls Elementary School students raised $4,600 for the American Heart Association during their February program Jump for the Heart, which incorporated jump ropes, heart health lessons and a bit of fundraising. The top fundraisers were Kenley Virdell (second from left) and Cordyn Alderman. MFES physical education teacher David Woods (left) and Principal Michael Haley joined the two to celebrate the campus’ accomplishment. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Marble Falls Elementary raises $4,600 for American Heart Association

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Pecans are good for the human heart. Just ask Marble Falls Elementary School student Cordyn Alderman, who cracked and sold pecans on his way to earning $1,000 for the American Heart Association. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School students Tyler Ryan (left), Ryan Becker and Tyler Horn after the three qualified for the Texas High School Rodeo Association’s state rodeo finals. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls team ropers headed to high school state rodeo finals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF HAMILTON — Marble Falls High School students Ryan Becker, Tyler Ryan and Tyler Horn qualified March 8 for the state rodeo finals of the Texas High School Rodeo Association as team ropers. (more…)

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Spicewood Elementary

Rockets launch, planes fly at Spicewood school’s STEM Day

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — “All right, here we go,” Henry Vanicek called out to the group of students behind him. “3, 2, 1…” (more…)

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Spicewood Elementary School student Alese Martin (left) and Audra Stanfield don’t find examining a pig’s heart very enticing. Spicewood Elementary School nurse Allyson Black holds a heart lab each year during February to teach students about the heart. She talks about the makeup of the heart, how it works and how students can keep theirs healthy. It’s one of the most anticipated labs of the year — well, for some students. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Spicewood Elementary students get open heart lesson

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — Spicewood Elementary School student Audra Stanfield leaned back a bit in her chair and kept a few inches between herself and the table. (more…)

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Students of Marble Falls High School theater arts teacher Jon Clark smile for a group photo after they were honored with three 2015 Locals Love Us awards voted on by The Picayune readers and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune listeners: favorite organization, theater production (for ‘Paganini’) and community event (for Fright Night Theatre). Pictured are Ryan Counts (top, left), Isaac Manzanares, Jared Shields, Noah Guillen, Siler O’Connor, Christine Ashbaugh and Wolf Williams; Dex Bingham (middle, left), Emily Gunlock, Phoebe Greening, Rachel Coursey, London Gibson, Lupita Mora, Erin Downey, Katie Mintz and Morgan Harrison; and Nate Haywood (bottom, left), Holden Fox, Aiden Park, Corey Bogue, Taylor Wimbish and Alyssa Anderson. Not pictured is Jess Eddy. Staff photo by Jared Fields

LOCALS LOVE US: Marble Falls theater students take center stage with 3 awards

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS – It’s been one of those years for the Marble Falls High School theater program with the group riding a wave of success. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School social studies teacher Diane Woods, recipient of The Picayune’s 2015 Locals Love Us award for Marble Falls-area favorite teacher, says she encourages students to love learning and finds inspiration in historical figures such as Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr. Pictured with Woods (right) are her students Alexis Gomez (left), London Gibson and Aiden Park. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

LOCALS LOVE US: MFHS teacher Diane Woods inspires lifelong learning

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School social studies teacher Diane Woods finds her inspiration from her family, the “peacemakers” in history and lifelong learning. (more…)

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LOCALS LOVE US: Spicewood principal brings out best in others

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — A quick visit with Spicewood Elementary School principal Leslie Baty will make you wish you could go back to school. (more…)

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Colt Elementary School students take part in the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart program to raise money for for the AHA. Those interested in donating may contact PE teacher Debby Johnson at (830) 693-3474 or djohnson@mfisd.txed.net. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Colt Elementary students get jumping for their hearts and others

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — They can’t wait to show of their jumping skills. Even after Colt Elementary School physical education teacher Debby Johnson tells the fourth-graders they can stop jumping rope, the students keep going. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School students Matthew Lewis (left), Jacob Smith, Aaron Riley and Jeremy Murphy produced a 15-second public service announcement promoting school attendance that will begin showing Feb. 20 at ShowBiz Cinema in Marble Falls. Not pictured, but also part of the team, is Fernando Jaramillo. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls students hit the silver screen with attendance PSAs

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — As movie goers nestle into their seats at ShowBiz Cinema in Marble Falls starting Feb. 20, they’ll see several Marble Falls High School students on the silver screen during the previews. (more…)

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Rockin’ the Vineyard in Spicewood dishes out dinner, Duck Soup and scholarships

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SPICEWOOD — Even a game of chance can have lasting effects for six area high school graduates. The Spicewood Arts Society’s fifth annual Rockin’ the Vineyard is 6-10 p.m. Feb. 20. (more…)

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Spicewood school’s Robotics Club gets ball rolling toward science careers

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — There’s a Mindstorm rolling through Spicewood Elementary School every Friday after school. Fortunately, a group of dedicated students are meeting the challenge head on with lines of coding, scattered Lego pieces, electric motors and tons of ideas. (more…)

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Marble Falls ISD chief will shoulder assistant superintendent’s duties, for now

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Allen Roberts’ departure to become the assistant superintendent of human resources at Alvin Independent School District has left a void at Marble Falls Independent School District. (more…)

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Marble Falls, Burnet school districts see fuel cost savings

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet and Marble Falls school districts are enjoying the benefits of lower fuel costs, but where the savings goes depends on the needs of students. (more…)

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Aiden Park, a senior at Marble Falls High School, shoots footage of fellow senior Amber Clark while Jackie Winn observes for a documentary project he and four others are completing. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls High School turning up volume with A/V studio expansion

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — A bright green sheet hangs in between shelving units in Matt Turner’s class at Marble Falls High School. (more…)

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