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Pause for a Moment of Architecture Philosophy

I am currently working on a special project which is requiring me to delve into the history of the city of Dallas. I found this gem and thought it rather fascinating:  196 more words

Get dirty with the Texas Archeological Society

I am pleased to introduce Wendy Lockwood, president of the Texas Archeological Society

(www.txarch.org) today. Wendy is a former science teacher who fell in love with archeology and rock art more than 20 years ago, and has been active in these fields ever since.   1,220 more words


Texas History 4/21-4/25

This week in Texas History will be a little off due to STAAR Testing on Tuesday and Wednesday. So on Monday we will be working on Stanford review. 10 more words

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Victory at San Jacinto

That’s right, Texans!

April 21st is San Jacinto Day! In 1836, Texas defeated the tyrant Santa Anna in a battle that ultimately led to independence and the formation of the Lone Star Republic of Texas.  104 more words


Sam Houston's Problems With the Ladies

Before he became the hero of the Battle of San Jacinto and the first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston was the darling of all the… 808 more words


Parent volunteers needed for STAAR snack bags ...

Dear 7B parents,

As you may be aware, STAAR testing is next Tuesday and Wednesday (April 22-23). We thought it would be a great idea to provide our students with a small snack bag for testing to help keep them… 120 more words